Iwona K. Wower

Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Research Fellow
(Research Fellow IV)

334-844-1509
Fax: 334-844-1519
woweriw@auburn.edu




Education:

  Ph.D., University of Leeds, Leeds, Great Britain
  M.S., Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland

Research Program:

Investigation of the structure and role of tmRNA in regulation of translation and protein turnover in bacteria. The studies focus on the specific features of several critical interactions between tmRNA, its associated proteins, and the ribosome.

Experimental methods: site-directed mutagenesis, site-directed cross-linking and phylogenetic comparisons with the cloned components of the tmRNA system.

Research Support: National Institute of Health, "Genetic and chemical probes of trans- translation" (to Dr. J. Wower). 1998 -2003.

Last Updated: August 13, 2012

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