Lab Members

Principle Investigator

M. Thomas Record, Jr.

Position title: Principal Investigator


Steenbock Professor in Chemical Sciences
John D. Ferry Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry
B.A., Yale University
Ph.D., University of California-San Diego

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Graduate Researchers

Max Rector

Position title: Graduate Student


Program: Integrated Program in Biochemistry (IPiB)
Subgroup: RNA polymerase
Research Description: Using solute probes (urea) to determine points of large structural shifts during initial transcription.  Using FRET/PIFE to DNA wrapping/unwrapping during open complex formation and transcription initiation.