Board of Governors Professor
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Host: John Hunt
Title: "RNA polymerase: the molecular machine of transcription."
Abstract: The seminar will cover (1) use of nanopore tweezers to analyze translocation of RNA polymerase on DNA with sequence registration and sub‑nanometer, sub‑millisecond spatiotemporal resolution, and (2) anti-tuberculosis drug discovery targeting transcription.