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Tag: Lynne Maquat

COVID-19: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

COVID-19: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

April 28, 2020

RNA research at the University of Rochester provides an important foundation for developing antiviral drugs, vaccines, and other therapeutics to disrupt the global spread of coronavirus.

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Unraveling RNA and stereotypes with Lynne Maquat

Unraveling RNA and stereotypes with Lynne Maquat

August 29, 2017

The Rochester biochemist is best known for unraveling RNA’s role in sickness and in health and for advocating for young women in the sciences.

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Study points to new way to slow cancer cell growth

Study points to new way to slow cancer cell growth

May 25, 2017

Researchers from the Center for RNA Biology have identified a new way to potentially slow the fast-growing cells that characterize all types of cancer.

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Maquat receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Science from International RNA Society

Maquat receives Lifetime Achievement Award in Science from International RNA Society

February 7, 2017

Lynne E. Maquat, the J. Lowell Orbison Endowed Chair and Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, has spent her career unraveling what happens in our cells during disease.

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Blocking cellular quality control mechanism gives cancer chemotherapy a boost

Blocking cellular quality control mechanism gives cancer chemotherapy a boost

March 26, 2015

A University team found a way to make chemotherapy more effective by exposing cancer cells to a molecule that inhibits NMD (nonsense-mediated mRNA decay) prior to treatment with doxorubicin, a drug used to treat leukemia, breast, bone, lung and other cancers.

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Scientist Lynne E. Maquat named 2014 Athena Award winner

Scientist Lynne E. Maquat named 2014 Athena Award winner

January 16, 2014

The award recognizes women who excel in their professions, give back to their communities and mentor other women.

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