Peer Review Committee for RNA Mechanisms in Cancer (RMC)

Areas Reviewed

Functional and structural changes in RNA in carcinogenesis including:

  • RNA processing 
  • miRNAs
  • translation
  • protein interactions with nucleotides
  • biophysical determination of structure of macromolecules

Committee Members

Jay R. Hesselberth, PhD – Chair
Univ. of Colorado Denver, Anschutz Medical Campus and DC
Aurora, CO

Nicholas Conrad, PhD – Vice-Chair
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas
Dallas, TX

Wendy Gilbert, PhD
Yale University
New Haven, CT

Aaron Goldstrohm, PhD
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Hani Goodarzi, PhD
University of California, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA

Eva Gottwein, PhD
Northwestern University, Chicago Campus
Chicago, IL

Andrew Grimson, PhD
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Heather A. Hundley, PhD
Indiana University, Indianapolis
Bloomington, IN

Nicholas Ingolia, PhD
University of California, Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

Ben Iwaszewicz, Stakeholder
Albany, CA

Anthony K. Leung, PhD
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Baltimore, MD

Christopher Maher, PhD
Washington University, St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

Mo Motamedi, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Charlestown, MA

Joel R. Neilson, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Jeffrey Pleiss, PhD
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY

Aristotelis Tsirigos, PhD
New York University School of Medicine
New York, NY