RNA Regulation and Genome Integrity - An Emerging Connection in Parasitic Protists
Kausik Chakrabarti, Ph.D.
Department of Biological Sciences
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Dr. Chakrabarti is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences. Prior to joining UNC Charlotte, Dr. Chakrabarti was a Special Faculty in the Department of Chemistry at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) and led an independent research group at the Center for Nucleic Acids Science & Technology (CNAST). After completing his Ph.D at the University College of Science and Technology, Calcutta, India followed by postgraduate programs in ICGEB, in collaboration with LSTM, UK, he did his postdoctoral research on RNA biology in the lab of Dr. Manual Ares Jr., HHMI at the University of California Santa Cruz. Dr. Chakrabarti’s Lab currently focuses on genomics and molecular mechanism of RNA function in human parasites and viruses.
Host: Greg Gibson, Ph.D.