User:Joe Hanson

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Joe Hanson (an artistic interpretation)

I work in the lab of Alan M. Lambowitz at UT-Austin. I learned about OpenWetWare from Class referral, and I've joined because our Synthetic Biology class is using OWW for class wiki.


  • 2012 (expected), PhD, Cell & Molecular Biology - University of Texas at Austin
  • 2003, BA, Biochemistry - University of Texas at Austin

Research interests

  1. Catalytic RNAs
  2. Mobile Introns
  3. Directed evolution of ribozymes and intron-encoded proteins


  1. Goldbeter A and Koshland DE Jr. An amplified sensitivity arising from covalent modification in biological systems. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1981 Nov;78(11):6840-4. PubMed ID:6947258 | HubMed [Paper1]
  2. JACOB F and MONOD J. Genetic regulatory mechanisms in the synthesis of proteins. J Mol Biol. 1961 Jun;3:318-56. PubMed ID:13718526 | HubMed [Paper2]
    leave a comment about a paper here
  3. Mark Ptashne. A genetic switch. Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y.: Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, 2004. ISBN:0879697164 [Book1]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed

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