Rodney King, Ph.D. Med. Coll. of Va, VCU
Office: TCCW 331
BIOL 226/7 Microbial Biology & Diversity
BIOL 275 Genome Discovery & Exploration
BIOL 407 Virology
BIOL 470 Pathogenic Microbiology
Microbial Genetics, Regulation of transcription.
Graham F. Hatfull1*, Science Education Alliance Phage Hunters Advancing Genomics and Evolutionary Science (SEA-PHAGES) program2, KwaZulu-Natal Research Institute for Tuberculosis and HIV (K-RITH) Mycobacterial Genetics Course1,3,4, Phage Hunters Integrating Research and Education (PHIRE) program1. The complete genome sequences of 138 mycobacteriophages. 2012. Journal of Virology, 2012, 86(4):2382-2384.
King, R.A., Alice Wright*, Courtney Miles*, Christopher S. Pendleton*, Andrew Ebelhar* Stephanie Lane* and Prasanna Tamarapu Parthasarathy*. (2011). Newly Discovered Antiterminator RNAs in Bacteriophage. Journal of Bacteriology 193: 5784–5792. *Denotes WKU student authors
Hawtrey, S.*, Lovell, L.* and King, R.A. (2011) Isolation, Characterization and Annotation: The search for novel bacteriophage genomes. The Journal for Experimental Secondary Science. *Denotes WKU student authors. October 2011 issue. http://www.jes2s.com/index.html. Sammi and Lori’s article was featured on the cover.
Natalia Komissarova, Tatiana Velikodvorskaya, Ranjan Sen, Rodney A. King, Sarbani Banik_Maiti and Robert A. Weisberg (2008). Inhibition of a Transcriptional Pause by RNA Anchoring to RNA polymerase. Molecular Cell 31:683-694. Featured in Cell Magazine’s Molecular Biology Select: Cell 135, October 3, 2008.
McLaughlin, M.R. and King R. A. (2008) Characterization of Salmonella bacteriophages isolated from swine lagoon effluent. Current Microbiology 56:208-213.
Sloan, Sieghild, Rutkai, E., King, R.A., Velikodvorskaya, T. and Weisberg R.A. (2007). Protection of antiterminator RNA by the transcript elongation complex. Molecular Microbiology 63: 1197-1208.