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Rebecca

PhD Doctor of Philosophy candidate

Expertise
Molecular mechanisms behind cellular processes
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Project ideas

Project ideas are meant to help inspire student thinking about their own project. Students are in the driver seat of their research and are free to use any or none of the ideas shared by their mentors.

How does RNA mediate translation?

Translation is the process of creating proteins from an mRNA. However, there are non-coding RNAs and RNA modifications that can influence the rate of this process. In this project, you will review primary literature and create a visual model for how RNA mediates translation. You can also explore how translation is dysregulated in diseases such as cancer.

Coding skills

Basic Python