User:Kevin Baldridge

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Kevin Baldridge (an artistic interpretation)
  • Kevin Baldridge
  • University of Texas at Austin
  • Cockrell School of Engineering
  • McKetta Department of Chemical Engineering
  • 200 E Dean Keeton St. Stop C0400
  • Austin, Texas 78712-1589
  • CPE 3.474 / tel: (512) 471-5014 / fax: (512) 475-7824
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I work in the Contreras & Sanchez groups at The University of Texas at Austin. I learned about OpenWetWare from registration required for class, and I've joined to contribute to general scientific knowledge, and as part of requirement for a course.


  • In Progress, PhD Chemical Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin
  • 2011, BS Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky
    • Specialization in Biopharmaceutical Engineering

Research interests

  1. Post-trancriptional modifications in RNA
    1. Damaging environmental effects on RNA
    2. Functional/intentional modifications for fine-tuning of regulatory RNA structure
    3. Development of tools for studying modified RNAs in vivo
  2. Thermodynamics of RNA-protein interactions
    1. Free volume signatures for cooperativity in RNA chaperones
    2. Mechanisms of specificity and affinity in engineered 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. ISBN:0879697164 [Book1]
All Medline abstracts: PubMed | HubMed

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