Roy Parker, Ph.D. (U. Colorado, Boulder) - Webinar

Roy Parker, Ph.D. (U. Colorado, Boulder) - Webinar

Butler Seminar Series

Event Date/Location

April 7, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Thomas Laboratory

Speaker

  • Prof. Roy Parker

    Roy Parker, PhD.

    Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute
    Distinguished Professor and Cech-Leinwand Endowed Chair of Biochemistry
    Executive Director, BioFrontiers Institute
    University of Colorado, Boulder

    Roy Parker is an Investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Executive Director, BioFrontiers Institute; Cech-Leinwand Endowed Chair of Biochemistry and Distinguished Professor at the University of Colorado Boulder. He has a joint appointment with the Department of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, San Francisco and completed his Postdoctoral work at the University of Massachusetts, Worcester. His research focuses on the translation, localization and degradation of eukaryotic RNA, how cells regulate different steps in this process to modulate gene expression, and how alterations in RNA regulation lead to human disease. He has served on, and chaired, the NIH CDF-1 study section, and co-organized the Nucleic Acids Gordon Conference (1997), the RNA Processing Meeting at CSHL (2001), and the 2004 FASEB Conference on Post-Transcriptional Control (2004). He is, or has been, on the editorial boards of MCB, Science, Cell, RNA, Nucleic Acids Research, and was an editor of the Journal of Cell Biology and eLife. He was the President of the RNA Society (2010). He is an elected Fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences (2010) and Member of the National Academy of Sciences (2012). 

Topic

RNA mis-regulation in Tauopathies and the Innate Immune Response

Audience

Free and open to the university community and the public.

Host

Alexei Korennykh, Molecular Biology Dept.