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

Kenna Kulani Sarka is a PhD candidate at the Department of Chemical Biology, Biochemistry and Biophysics at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Written by Dr. Jen Quick-Cleveland, this month’s piece describes her exciting work on tri-snRNPs role in fidelity of splicing and how she overcame struggles and discovered her love for science.

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. 


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