DR. REBECCA L. SEIPELT-THIEMANN
Post-doctoral Work, 1996-1997, Division of Hematology and Oncology, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, "Spectrin gene regulation in the human red blood cell"
Ph.D., Medical Microbiology and Immunology, 1996, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, Kentucky, "Regulated Alternative mRNA Processing in Tissue Culture Cells and Transgenic Mice"
B.A., Biology, 1991, cum laude, Berea College, Berea, Kentucky
R. L. Seipelt, B. Zheng, and B. C. Rymond. (1999) U1 snRNA is cleaved by RNase III and processed through an Sm site dependent pathway. Nucleic Acids Res. 27(2):587-495.
S. Lybarger, K. Beickman, V. Brown, N. Dembla-Rajpal, K. Morey, R. Seipelt, and B. C. Rymond. (1999) Elevated levels of a novel snRNP protein, Spp381p, rescue a mutant defective in spliceosome maturation. Mol. Cell. Biol. 19(1):577-584.
R. L. Seipelt, B. T. Spear, E. C. Snow, and M. L. Peterson. (1998) A non-immunoglobulin transgene and the endogenous Ig m gene are coordinately regulated by alternative RNA processing during B cell maturation. Mol. Cell. Biol. 18(2):1042-1048.
Y. Takagaki, R. L. Seipelt, M. L. Peterson, and J. L. Manley. (1996) The polyadenylation factor CstF-64 regulates alternative processing of IgM heavy chain pre-mRNA during B cell differentiation. Cell 87:941-952.
R. L. Seipelt and M. L. Peterson. (1995) Alternative RNA processing of the IgA gene to produce as and am mRNA responds like the IgM to alterations in the efficiency of the competing splice and cleavage-polyadenylation reactions. Molecular Immunology 32(4):277-285.
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