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Luisa Orlando

Luisa Orlando

Advisor: Ambro van Hoof, PhD

GSBS Start Date:  Fall 2015

About TAP Program: “What I like most about being a TAP student is that the program puts the needs of the students first. Students choose what courses are best for them and their project and to take an on or off- topic candidacy.”

Education & Training

B.A. in Chemistry with a minor in Economics from the University of California-San Diego, San Diego, CA, 2015

A.S. in Chemistry from Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA, 2012

A.A. in Mathematics from Southwestern College, Chula Vista, CA, 2012

Research Info

Saccharomyces cerevisiae, cytoplasmic and nuclear RNA degradation, mRNA, non-coding RNA, rRNA, snRNA, snoRNA, tRNA, RNA exosome complex cofactors, RNA helicase, SKI2, MTR4, RRP6, protein-protein interactions, N-terminal domain mediated protein binding, trichohepatoenteric syndrome, THES, premature ovarian insufficiency, POI, molecular cloning, mutagenesis, PCR, yeast and bacterial transformations, immunoblotting for protein expression, western blot, proximity labeling by biotinylation