Congratulations to Jasmin Chahal who was awarded the 2018-2019 Wilfred Yaphe Award!

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Jasmin Chahal is one of two Ph.D. students in the Microbiology & Immunology Department to win this year’s Dr. Wilfred Yaphe Award for the top Ph.D. seminar in the Microbiology & Immunology student seminar series. Jasmin’s seminar, which was entitled “hAgo2:miR-122 interactions with the HCV genome alter the secondary structure of the viral 5’ terminus”, described her recently published work in Nucleic Acids Research. Congratulations Jasmin!

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Congratulations to Jasmin Chahal on her recent publication in Nucleic Acids Research!

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Congratulations to Jasmin Chahal (Ph.D. Candidate) who published her biophysical analysis of the miR-122 and HCV RNA interactions this week in Nucleic Acids Research. Jasmin provides a new model for the roles of miR-122 in the HCV life cycle. The study is entitled: “miR-122 and Ago interactions with the HCV genome alter the structure of the 5' terminus”.

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