J. K. Wickiser Lab

Publications

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Peer Reviewed Articles

  1. Wickiser JK, Cheah MT, Breaker RR, Crothers DM. The kinetics of ligand binding by an adenine-sensing riboswitch. Biochemistry. 2005 Oct 11;44(40):13404-14.
  2. Wickiser JK, Winkler WC, Breaker RR, Crothers DM. The speed of RNA transcription and metabolite binding kinetics operate an FMN riboswitch. Mol Cell. 2005 Apr 1;18(1):49-60.
  3. Barrick JE, Corbino KA, Winkler WC, Nahvi A, Mandal M, Collins J, Lee M, Roth A, Sudarsan N, Jona I, Wickiser JK, Breaker RR. New RNA motifs suggest an expanded scope for riboswitches in bacterial genetic control. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2004 Apr 27;101(17):6421-6. Epub 2004 Apr 19.
  4. Sudarsan N, Wickiser JK, Nakamura S, Ebert MS, Breaker RR. An mRNA structure in bacteria that controls gene expression by binding lysine. Genes Dev. 2003 Nov 1;17(21):2688-97.

Review Articles

1. Wickiser JK, Kinetics of riboswitch regulation studied by in vitro transcription.  2009. Methods Mol Biol. 540:53-63.

Presentations

  1. Invited Talk, 17th Annual ARL-USMA Technology and Science Symposium, Using Animal Models to Study Biological Networks, Atlantic City, NJ, November 2009
  2. Invited Talk, 16th Annual ARL-USMA Technology and Science Symposium, The Study of Marine Animals using Hyperspectral Imagery, Atlantic City, NJ, October 2008
  3. BS&L Research Day, Camouflage and Sepia officinalis, USMA, 19 November 2007
  4. Invited Talk, “Riboswitches”, Department of Biology, Skidmore College, October 2006
  5. Invited Talk, “RNA Switches”, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, The Cooper Union, November 2005
  6. ACS Speaker Series, Invited talk, “Genetic control by metabolites binding directly to mRNA”, USMA, West Point, NY, October 2003
  7. DNA8, Speaker, Oligonucleotide-sensitive ribozymes as logic gates, Sapporo, Japan, June 2002

Posters

  1. Tri-Service Biotechnology Symposium, Using Animal Models to Study Biological Networks, February 2010.
  2. 17th Annual ARL-USMA Technology and Science Symposium, The Study of Marine Animals using Hyperspectral Imagery, Atlantic City, NJ, November 2009
  3. 16th Annual ARL-USMA Technology and Science Symposium, Camouflage and Sepia officinalis, Atlantic City, NJ, October 2008
  4. 15th Annual ARL-USMA Technology and Science Symposium, Camouflage and Sepia officinalis, Atlantic City, NJ, October 2007
  5. RNA 2005, The Modulation of RNA Structure by a Neuronal Splicing Factor; The Kinetics of Binding to an Adenine Sensing Riboswitch Banff, Canada, May 2005
  6. Gordon Research Conference on Nucleic Acids, The Kinetics of FMN and Adenine Binding Riboswitches, Salve Regina, RI, June 2004
  7. Gordon Research Conference on Nucleic Acids, The Kinetics of FMN Binding a Riboswitch, Salve Regina, RI, June 2003
  8. RNA 2003, The Kinetics of FMN Binding a Riboswitch, Vienna, Austria, July 2003
  9. DNA8, Oligonucleotide-sensitive ribozymes as logic gates, Sapporo, Japan, June 2002

Professional Activities

  1. Ad hoc member of the Autism Review Panel, AMEDD, SAIC-CMRP, July 2008

Awards/Funding

  1. Research Associate, The Network Science Center, June 2009-present
  2. Dean’s Research Award, September 2007
  3. Student Travel Prize, DNA8, June 2002
  4. Appointment, USMA, 1988
  5. All America, Swimming, 1988