Current Members

Hani Zaher

Assistant Professor

I am interested in the functional role of RNA during the process of translation. My long-term goal is to investigate the mechanism of ribosome function and to understand how other cellular factors and alterations to RNA modulate its function.

Sam Powers

Graduate Student, Plant and Microbial Biosciences Program
Danforth Plant Science Fellow

Project:  Molecular basis of IBA-to-IAA metabolism and ARF protein interactions

Linda Small


Linda is our lead technician. She works on several different research projects, trains new lab members, and basically keeps the lab running.