Current Research

RNA Chemistry Laboratory successfully collaborate with many foreign and domestic research groups on many subjects and the most intensive collaborations include:

1/ Prof. Douglas H. Turner, Department of Chemistry, University of Rochester, Rochester, USA. Collaboration concerns studies of the RNA folding, RNA secondary structure prediction, thermodynamic of modified RNA, isoenergetic RNA microarrays. Link to Turner group: http://rna.chem.rochester.edu

2/ Prof. Philip C. Bevilacqua, Department of Chemistry, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, USA. Collaboration concern research on application of modified oligonucleotides to studies of RNA structure. Link to Bevilacqua group: http://research.chem.psu.edu/pcbgroup

3/ Prof. David H. Mathews, Department of Biochemistry & Biophysics University of Rochester Medical Center Rochester, USA. Collaboration concerns investigations of RNA folding. Link to Mathews group: http://rna.urmc.rochester.edu

4/ Prof Thomas H. Eickbush, Department of Biology, University of Rochester, Rochester, USA. Collaboration concerns solving the secondary structure of five R2 5’RNA. Link to Eickbush group: http://www.rochester.edu/college/bio/professors/eickbush.html

5/ Prof Beatrix Susses, Department of Biology, University of Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany. Collaboration concerns solving the structure of the regulatory RNA from Streptomyces coelicolor. Link to Susses group: http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/fb/fb15/english/Faculty/index.html

6/ Prof Edward Darzynkiewicz, Department of Biophysics, University of Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland. Collaboration concerns chemical synthesis of the modified analogues of CAP. Link to Darzynkiewicz group: http://www.biogeo.uw.edu.pl/people/edek.html

7/ Prof. Barbara Nawrot, Centre of Molecular and Macromolecular Studies Polish Academy of Sciences. Lodz, Poland. Collaboration concern application of modified oligonucleotides to regulate the biological activities of RNA. Link to Nawrot group: http://www.cbmm.lodz.pl/en/nawrot.html