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Levinger, Louis

Levinger, Louis
Professor
Professor
Biology
Areas of Expertise:
  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular Biology
  • Enzymology
  • Biotechnology
  • Nucleic Acid-Protein Interactions

Dr. Levinger studies RNA-Protein interactions using biochemistry and molecular biology. The reaction he investigates is the 3 end processing of tRNA precursors. All RNAs are transcribed as precursors and undergo maturation. Mature tRNAs are essential for protein synthesis. In this research project we construct mutations in both the enzyme and substrate and analyze their effects on this important reaction.

Education:
Degree Institution Field Dates
PhD  University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill  Biochemistry  1978 
BS  Antioch College  Biology  1973 

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Levinger, Louis
 

Levinger, Louis
Professor
Biology