Investigating tRNA Fragments Predicted to Bind SARS-CoV-2
Author: | September 29, 2020
Led by Lynne Bemis, PhD, professor of Biomedical Sciences, the study, "Investigating tRNA Fragments Predicted to Bind SARS-CoV-2," will assess if one or more tRFs binds and regulates SARS-CoV-2.
“New exploration of the binding of tRFs to SARS-CoV-2 will lead to new understanding of the RNA regulatory mechanisms, ultimately leading to new therapeutic interventions targeting SARS-CoV-2,” said Bemis.
This project is supported by the UMN Campus Public Health Officer's CO:VID (Collaborative Outcomes: Visionary Innovation & Discovery) grants program, which support University of Minnesota faculty to catalyze and energize small-scale research projects designed to address and mitigate the COVID-19 virus and its associated risks.