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!

Featured Spotlights

Dr. Elizabeth Tran is a Principal Investigator at the Department of Biochemistry in the Purdue University College of Agriculture. Written by Dr. Nik Tsotakos, this month’s piece describes her long time interest in RNA helicases, lncRNAs and their connections to cancer, as well as a few pieces of advice for RNA scientists. 

Yousuf Khan is a Knight-Hennessy Scholar and graduate student in the group Dr. Axel Brunger at Stanford University. Written by Dr. Rachel Niederer, this month’s piece describes Yousuf’s exciting search for ribosomal frameshifting signals in humans, his longstanding fascination with recoding, as well as his thoughtful advice to new graduate students.


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