James DeGregori, Ph.D., Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at the University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus, will use mouse models to ask whether the increase in leukemias associated with Down syndrome is actually caused by stem cell defects. The study could indicate ways to improve blood cell function and prevent leukemias in people with Down syndrome. More
David Bentley was recently awarded his third R01! David now has three R01 grants, NCI-“Mis-regulation of mRNA poly(A) site selection in cancer cells; NIGMS-“Elongation and termination of transcripts by RNA pol II”; NIGMS-“Coupling of transcription with pre-mRNA metabolism”
Aaron Johnson was featured in the 5.1.13 newsletter from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research. Dr. Aaron Johnson received his PhD from Rockefeller University and is presently Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics at UC Denver Anschutz Medical Campus. His work focuses on the formation and regulation of chromatin domains and their ultimate roles in the nucleus. More
Jay Hesselberth was recently awarded a four-year grant from the American Cancer Society, “Mechanisms governing deoxyuridine content in DNA”.