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University of Colorado Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics

Jeffrey S. Kieft, Ph.D

HHMI Early Career Scientist

Phone: (303) 724-3257
E-mail: Jeffrey.Kieft

Links to HHMI:

HHMI Research

​Lab News:

  • Ben Akiyama joined the lab as a post-doc in October. Ben received his PhD at UC Santa Cruz in the lab of Michael Stone.
  • Andrea MacFadden joined the lab as a professional research assistant.
  • Zoe O’Donoghue started a rotation in the lab, she is working with Erich on characterizing Xrn1-resistant RNAs.
  • Natalie Herrera started her rotation in the lab, she is working with Zane on hepatitis C virus-like IRES-driven translation initiation.
  • Yumeng Hao’s paper has been published in RNA, and she was selected to give a talk at the Zing Nucleic Acids meeting in December. Congratulations!
  • Karen Vockrodt is taking over for Annie Vazquez to help out with administrative support. Thanks!
  • Recent publications from the lab have been featured in various places:

       NIH Biomedical Beat


       Nature SciBX 

       HHMI Bulletin