Christine Dunham (Emory University)

Christine Dunham (Emory University)

Butler Seminar Series

Event Date/Location

September 20, 2017 - 12:00 pm
Thomas Laboratory 003


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    Christine M. Dunham

    Associate Professor
    Emory University School of Medicine
    Department of Biochemistry

    Dr. Christine Dunham received her undergraduate degree in Biochemistry from Barnard College, Columbia University. She did her Ph.D. thesis work in the laboratory of Prof. William G. Scott in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of California, Santa Cruz studying the structure and function of RNA enzymes. She was an American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Venki Ramakrishnan’s laboratory at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge, England where she studied bacterial translation. Currently, Dr. Dunham is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at Emory School of Medicine where her lab studies the regulation of gene expression and specifically, protein synthesis. Dr. Dunham was a former Pew Biomedical Fellow, a NSF CAREER awardee, and is currently a Burroughs Wellcome Investigator in the Pathogenesis of Infectious Diseases.


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