Eric Jan

Associate Professor

Research Classification

Virus
Nucleic Acids

Research Interests

Virology
Virus
Antiviral innate immunity
translation
Protein synthesis
RNA
RNA structure function
tRNA
ribosome
RNA virus
protease
molecular biology
picornavirus

Relevant Degree Programs

 

Recruitment

Master's students
Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
Outstanding candidates can expect a full funding package offer
Any time / year round
2018
2019
2020

Projects include
- elucidating virus host interactions such as antiviral innate immunity and viral proteins that modulate cellular processes
- identifying host protein substrates by viral proteinases
- non-canonical protein synthesis mechanisms used by viruses and cellular mRNAs

Approaches include biochemical, molecular and cell biology methods, proteomics and genome-wide deep sequencing

I support experiential learning experiences, such as internships and work placements, for my graduate students and Postdocs.
I am open to hosting Visiting International Research Students (non-degree, up to 12 months).
I am interested in hiring Co-op students for research placements.

Graduate Student Supervision

Master's Student Supervision (2010-2016)
  • Translational Regulation of Growth Arrest and DNA Damage-inducible Gene GADDD34 Via its 5 Untranslated Region Upstream Open Reading Frame During Eukaryotic Initiation Factor 2 Alpha Phosphaylation (2010)

Membership Status

Member of G+PS

Program Affiliations

 

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