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Heather Conrad-Webb, Ph.D.

Heather Conrad-Webb

Associate Professor
Biology
PO Box 425799
Texas Woman's University
Denton, TX 76204-5799

Office Location: GRB 225
Office Phone: 940-898-2449
Lab Phone:
Fax: 940-898-2382
Email: hconradwebb@twu.edu

Teaching Area: Molecular Cell Biology Gene Expression, Molecular Cell Biology, Advanced Molecular Biology and Advanced Genetics
Research Area: rRNA synthesis, Yeast Genetics

Education

Degree Date Institution Field
Ph.D. 1987 The Ohio State University Genetics
B.S. 1980 Baylor University Biology

Major Academic/Research Interest

Keywords

In all organisms the synthesis of rRNA is exquisitely regulated with respect to the physiological state of the cell.

Project List

Select Publications

  1. Sanchirico, M., Tzellas, A., Fox, T. D., Conrad-Webb, H. M., Perlman, P. S., and T. L. Mason. 1995. Relocation of the unusual VAR1 gene from the mitochondrion to the nucleus. Biochemistry and Cell Biology 73: 987-995.
  2. Conrad-Webb, H. M. and R. A. Butow. 1995 A Polymerase Switch in the Synthesis of rRNA in Yeast. Mole. Cell. Biol., 15, 2420-2428.
  3. Parikh, V. S., Conrad-Webb, H. M., Docherty, R., and R. A. Butow. 1989. Interaction between the Yeast Mitochondrial and Nuclear Genomes Influences the Abundance of Novel Transcripts Derived from the Spacer Region of the Nuclear Ribosomal DNA Repeat. Molecular and Cellular Biology, 9, 1897-1907.
  4. Conrad-Webb, H. M., Perlman, P. S., Zhu, H., and R. A. Butow. 1990. The Nuclear SUV3-1 Mutation Affects a Variety of Post-transcriptional Processes in Yeast Mitochondria. Nucleic Acids Research, 18, 1369-1376.
  5. Zhu, H., Conrad-Webb, H. M., Liao, X. S., Perlman, P. S., and R. A. Butow. 1989. Expression of an Intron-Encoded Protein Requires RNA Processing at a Conserved Dodecamer at the 3’ end of the Gene. Molecular and Cellular Biology, 9, 1507-1512.
  6. Butow, R. A., Zhu, H., Perlman, P. S., and H. M. Conrad-Webb, 1989. The Role of a Conserved Dodecamer Sequence in Yeast Mitochondrial Gene Expression. Genome, 31, 757-760.

Courses and Teaching Responsibilities

Keywords

Molecular Cell Biology Gene Expression, Molecular Cell Biology, Advanced Molecular Biology and Advanced Genetics

Project List

Undergraduate Courses:

  • Biol 4813 Molecular Cell: Gene Expression
  • Biol 4811 Molecular Cell: Gene Expression Laboratory
  • Biol 4823 Molecular Cell: Genetics and Inheritance
  • Biol 4821 Molecular Cell: Genetics and Inheritance Laboratory
  • Biol 4681 Undergraduate Seminar
  • Biol 3123 Genetics
  • Biol 4013 Human Genetics

Graduate courses:

  • Biol 6513 Advanced Molecular Biology
  • Biol 6734 Advanced Genetics
  • Biol 5681 Graduate Seminar
  • Biol 5611 Journal Club

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