Anjum Ansari

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    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Physics
    Secondary Department: Bioengineering
    Title: Professor
    Office: 2612 SES M/C 273 Phone: 9968735
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    Protein-DNA Interactions and Kinetics of RNA Folding

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week: 10

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Junior or senior standing; Knowledge of physical chemistry, biochemistry, and thermal physics; some experience with data analysis, preferably with MATLAB; some prior experience with biochemical sample preparation

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    The student will assist in the characterization of the flexibility and thermodynamic stability of duplex DNA and how these properties depend on DNA sequence. The student will also help develop analysis programs, and will assist in data analysis of ongoing projects.

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