Visit to Berkeley National Lab

Ivaylo visited Lawrence Berkeley National Lab in Feb. 2018 and gave a talk “DNA sculpting as a strategy for base extrusion and damage selection by the repair glycosylase TDG” at the Advanced Light Source synchrotron facility.


Ivaylo attended the 2018 Keystone Symposium “Cryo-EM from Cells to Molecules: Multi-Scale Visualization of Biological Systems” and presented our new findings on the transcription initiation by RNA polymerase I.

New Paper in the Journal eLife

Congratulation to Dr. Chunli Yan who published a new paper on combining computational modeling and Cryo-electron microscopy to uncover the mechanisms of transcription initiation. Han, Y.; Yan, C.; Nguyen, K.; Jackobel, A.; Ivanov, I.; Knutson, B.A.; He, Y. Structural mechanism of ATP-independent transcription initiation by RNA polymerase I. eLife (2017) 6, e27414, doi:10.7554/eLife.27414