Charlene Chabata

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Charlene earned her BS in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from Brown University in 2016. She is currently a PhD student in Dr. Bruce Sullenger’s Lab.

Contact Information:

  • Email Address: charlene.chabata@duke.edu

Research Interests:

Charlene is interested in drug discovery and development and is currently working on improving anticoagulation during cardiopulmonary bypass surgery through the use of novel RNA aptamers.

Awards and Honors

CenterforBiomolecularTissueEngineering (CBTE) LewFellow 2017-2019

Duke BIOCORE Scholar: 2016 Cohort

Publications

Ryan VH, Chabata CV, Conicella AE, Amaya J, Silva R, Burke KA, Senyurt EI, Mittal J, Fawzi NL (2017) Disease mutation, protein interactions, and posttranslational modifications modulate hnRNPA2 liquid-liquid phase separation. Under review. 

Presentations

Experimental Biology 2016, San Diego, CA Apr 2016

Poster title: Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation of hnRNP A2: Implications for Structure and Disease Propagation

Annual North-Eastern Structure Symposium, Storrs, CT Oct 2015

Poster title: Determining the Structure and Interactions of Prion-like Domains of ALS-associated RNA-binding proteins