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United States

Aspiring educator

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
Services
Scientific writing White paper, Grant proposal, Journal article, Educational content
Data science & analysis Simple data analysis, Complex data analysis, Data visualization
Academic research Internet research, Evidence-based answers, Secondary data compilation, Literature search
Work Experience

Scientific Review Officer

CSRA Inc

2015 - Present

AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow

National Science Foundation

2012 - 2014

Research Associate

National Academy of Sciences

2012 - 2012

Christine Mirzayan Science and Technology Policy Graduate Fellow

National Academy of Sciences

2011 - 2011

Postdoctoral Research Scientist

University of Dundee Biological Sciences

2006 - 2010

Education

PhD (Chemistry)

Pennsylvania State University

June 1998 - August 2004

BS (Chemistry, Biology)

Lock Haven University

August 1994 - May 1998

Certifications
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Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLE
A conformationally restricted guanosine analog reveals the catalytic relevance of three structures of an RNA enzyme.
Contribution of the closing base pair to exceptional stability in RNA tetraloops: roles for molecular mimicry and electrostatic factors.
Exploring the energy landscape of a small RNA hairpin.
Mechanistic characterization of the HDV genomic ribozyme: assessing the catalytic and structural contributions of divalent metal ions within a multichannel reaction mechanism.
Folding thermodynamics and kinetics of YNMG RNA hairpins: specific incorporation of 8-bromoguanosine leads to stabilization by enhancement of the folding rate.
Restricting the conformational heterogeneity of RNA by specific incorporation of 8-bromoguanosine.
Isolation and characterization of a family of stable RNA tetraloops with the motif YNMG that participate in tertiary interactions.