Syllabus for CLBY/MBIO/BIOC 599 RNA Structure and Function Spring 2012

The class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2:30 in RT 100-1

Date Title Instructor Reading assignments
Jan 17 Course Introduction and background lecture Dr. Valadkhan PPT, PDF 1, PDF 2
19 Lecture: Long non-coding RNA: cellular roles Dr. Valadkhan PDF 1, PDF 2, PDF 3
24 Literature discussion by instructor Dr. Valadkhan PDF 1, PDF 2
26 Literature discussion by Daniel Mitchell Dr. Valadkhan PDF 1, PDF 2, PDF 3
31 Lecture: RNA editing Dr. Gott PDF, PDF
Feb 2 Literature discussion by instructor Dr. Gott PDF, PDF
7 Literature discussion by Callie Merry and Courtney Niland Dr. Gott Student #1: PDF 1, PDF 2
Student #2: PDF
9 Lecture: RNAi Dr. Wise PDF 1, PDF 2
14 Literature discussion by instructor Dr. Wise PDF 1, PDF 2
16 Literature discussion by William Bechtold and Frank Tedeschi Dr. Wise Student #1: PDF 1, PDF 2, PDF 3
Student #2: PDF 1, PDF 2, PDF 3
21 Lecture: RNA helicases Dr. Jankowsky PDF
23 Literature discussion by instructor Dr. Jankowsky PDF
28 Literature discussion by Armend Azhemi and Jeff Krimmel Dr. Jankowsky Student #1: PDF
Student #2: PDF
March 1 Lecture: Ribosome as an RNA machine Dr. Coller PDF
6 Literature discussion by instructor Dr. Coller PDF
8 Literature discussion by Abner Murray Dr. Coller PDF 1, PDF 2
20 Lecture: Regulation by modulation of RNA structure: riboswitches and other elements. Dr. deHaseth PDF 1, PDF 2
22 Literature discussion by instructor Dr. deHaseth PDF
27 Literature discussion by Xuan Ye Dr. deHaseth PDF 1, PDF 2, PDF 3, PDF 4
29 Lecture: large scale transcriptome analyses Dr. Licatalosi PDF, PDF
April 3 Literature discussion by instructor Dr. Licatalosi PDF
5 Literature discussion by Hsuan-Chun Lin Dr. Licatalosi PDF
10 Lecture: long non-coding RNAs: mechanism Dr. Khalil PDF
12 Literature discussion by instructor Dr. Khalil PDF
17 Literature discussion by Mahshid Malakootian and Nicole Janay Dr. Khalil Student #1: PDF
Student #2: PDF
05/03/12 Exam: Mini-grant to be submitted by May 3. Graded by faculty