L30 Research Group Meeting (revised)

Summer 2001

Mondays 3- 4 PM in PSB 264

Undergrads--you are expected to attend a Wednesday noontime talk series.

Grad students--you are expected to attend a monthly journal club starting June 7.

June 4--Lab intro, What's/Why research?, My research progress --SAW

Undergrads--Research Abstracts Due by June 8

June 11--JC CS RNA (2001) 7: 692-701 "Ribosomal protein L5 has a highly twisted concave surface and flexible arms responsible for rRNA binding" Nakashima et al.

JT, GL, EN--Research Progress

June 18--JC--EN RNA (2000) 6: (1773-1780) "The Odyssey of a regulated transcript" Vilardell et al.

JJS, CS--Research Progress

June 25–JC–2 RNA articles on L5 and L30 (CS & EN)

Independence Day--Kofi Annan receives Liberty Medal

July 2 —Research Progress --Everyone

July 9--JC--JJS Science 12 May 2001, 292: 1278, 1319-11325. "RNA-Catalyzed RNA Polymerization: Accurate and General RNA-Templated Primer Extension" Johnston et al.

CS, JT, GL --Research Progress

July 16--JC--GL J Virol 1997 May;71(5):3397-406 "Mutations in the kissing-loop hairpin of human immunodeficiency virus type 1 reduce viral infectivity as well as genomic RNA packaging and dimerization." Laughrea M et al. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov:80/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=9094609&dopt=Abstract

EN, JT, JJS--Research Progress

July 23--JC--JT J Biol Chem. 2001 Feb 23;276(8):5598-604 Identification of the in vitro HIV-2/SIV RNA dimerization site reveals striking differences with HIV-1. Jossinet F, Lodmell JS, Ehresmann C, Ehresmann B, Marquet R.

July 30--Practice Final Talk/Posters

Journal Club--Distribute copies of your article to each lab member in advance. RNA is in my office. Science, J. Virology, and J. Biol. Chem. should be available electronically from BMC computers.