BUMC RNA Club Meetings 2019-2020

With generous support from the RNA Society,  Dr. Daniel Cifuentes and Dr. Ruslan Afasizhev are promoting these meetings to facilitate research discussions focused on RNA biology and gene regulation.  Below is the latest schedule of meetings on certain Fridays, K103, 12:30 PM.  

Check this page frequently for any updates to the schedule.  Contact us if your lab wishes to participate.

Fall 2019 to Spring 2020 Schedule
October 4 – Afasizhev lab
*Room E434, Evans 4th floor


Takuma Suematsu (Afasizhev Lab)
“Architecture of mitochondrial 3′ processome in Trypanosoma Bruce.”



August 30 – Afasizheva Lab and Cifuentes Lab
*Room E434, Evans 4th floor


Mikhail Mesitov (Afasizheva Lab)
“PPR Protein-Containing Polyadenylation Complex Determines Stability and Controls 3’end Processing of Mitochondrial mRNAs in Trypanosoma brucei.”

Dmitry Kretov (Cifuentes Lab)
“Cross-talk between the canonical and Ago2-dependent microRNA processing pathways.”