Crystal L. Young-Erdos
Visiting Assistant Professor
Department/Affiliation: Chemistry, BCMB
Office Address: 213 Severance
- B.A., Chemistry and Spanish, Washington and Jefferson College, 2006
- M.Sc., Chemistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2008
- Ph.D., Chemical Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2012
Area of Research
- Yeast genetics and protein biochemistry approaches to understanding the roles of DEAD-box proteins (a type of RNA helicase) in assembly of the eukaryotic ribosome
- BCMB 303: Techniques in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
- BCMB 331: Principles of Biochemistry
- BCMB 332: Biochemistry of Metabolism
- BCMB 451 and 452: Senior Independent Study
Awards & Professional Memberships
- American Chemical Society
- RNA Society
- C. L. Young and K. Karbstein; “Co-factor Dependent Specificity of a DEAD-box Protein.” 2012. submitted.
- B. S. Strunk; M. N. Novak; C. L. Young and K. Karbstein; “A Translation-Like Cycle is a Quality Control Checkpoint for Maturing 40S Ribosome Subunits.” Cell, 2012, 150(1), 111-121.
- C. L. Young and K. Karbstein; “Analysis of Cofactor Effects on RNA Helicases.” Methods in Enzymology, 2012, 511, 213-37.
- C. L. Young and K. Karbstein; “The Roles of S1 RNA-binding Domains in Rrp5’s Interactions with pre-rRNA.” RNA, 2011, 17, 512-521.