In recognition of the outstanding lives and accomplishments of our members, each month we profile two RNA Society members—one Full member and one Student/Post-doctoral Fellow member—as part of our Member Spotlight Series.
Read about your colleagues’ career paths, their advice for succeeding in science, and their favorite RNA!
Dr. Michael Kearse is a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Pennsylvania and a recent awardee of an NIH K99/R00 Pathway to Independence grant. Learn about his unusual career trajectory, love of non-canonical translation start sites, and suggestions for finding a great training environment.
Dr. Mary Anne O’Connell is the European Research Area Chair in RNA and Immunity at the Central European Institute of Technology. A pioneer in the RNA editing field, Dr. O’Connell is also a long-time member and active participant in the RNA Society. Read about her favorite moment at an annual meeting and key advice for achieving scientific success.