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==Useful Links==
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*Follow me on [http://www.quora.com/Christopher-VanLang Quora]
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*[http://eterna.cs.cmu.edu/ EteRNA Game]
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*Connect with me at [http://www.linkedin.com/profile?viewProfile=&key=13838237&locale=en_US&trk=tab_pro LinkedIn]
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Latest revision as of 16:25, 27 May 2014

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Christopher VanLang

Graduate Student
Chemical Engineering
Stanford University
Swartz Lab
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2013, Ph.D. Candidate Chemical Engineering, Stanford University
2008, B.S. Chemical Engineering, Yale University, Branford College


  • After throwing around the frisbee and wrestling for several years, Chris has hung up his boots to understand how the structures of riboswitches are perturbed by their ligands. Between experiments, Chris is always hunting for music and dances to the tunes in his head.


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Research interests

  • RNA structure
  • Mechanisms of riboswitch function
  • Kinetic modeling

Past Research



  1. Cordero P, Kladwang W, VanLang CC, and Das R. The mutate-and-map protocol for inferring base pairs in structured RNA. Methods Mol Biol. 2014;1086:53-77. DOI:10.1007/978-1-62703-667-2_4 | PubMed ID:24136598 | HubMed [VanLang-MMB-2014]
  2. Cordero P, Kladwang W, VanLang CC, and Das R. Quantitative dimethyl sulfate mapping for automated RNA secondary structure inference. Biochemistry. 2012 Sep 11;51(36):7037-9. DOI:10.1021/bi3008802 | PubMed ID:22913637 | HubMed [VanLang-Biochem-2012]
  3. Kladwang W, VanLang CC, Cordero P, and Das R. A two-dimensional mutate-and-map strategy for non-coding RNA structure. Nat Chem. 2011 Oct 30;3(12):954-62. DOI:10.1038/nchem.1176 | PubMed ID:22109276 | HubMed [VanLang-NChem-2011]
  4. Kladwang W, VanLang CC, Cordero P, and Das R. Understanding the errors of SHAPE-directed RNA structure modeling. Biochemistry. 2011 Sep 20;50(37):8049-56. DOI:10.1021/bi200524n | PubMed ID:21842868 | HubMed [VanLang-Biochem-2011]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed

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