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Judith R. Levine

Professor, Biological Sciences and Chemistry

Hoffberger Science Building 222
410-337-6525
jlevin@goucher.edu
http://faculty.goucher.edu/jlevin/


Education

B.A. (Biochemical Sciences), Harvard University, 1979
Ph.D. (Biochemistry), University of California, Berkeley, 1985
Postdoctoral Training , University of California, San Francisco and the Johns Hopkins University


Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Biochemistry, Molecular Biology


Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

Lanka, C. (Goucher ’10), Marino, L. (Goucher ’09), Palangat, M., Landick, R. and Levin, J., “The Effect of A-Tract-Induced DNA Bending on Transcriptional Elongation by E. coli RNA Polymerase,” Poster Presentation, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference on “Mechanisms and Regulation of Prokaryotic Transcription,” Saxtons River, VT, June 21-26, 2009.

Wang, Q., Tullius, T.D. and Levin, J.R., “Effects of Discontinuities in the DNA Template on Abortive Initiation and Promoter Escape by Escherichia coli RNA Polymerase,” Journal of Biological Chemistry, 282, 26917-26927, 2007.

Levin, J.R., Blake, J.J., Ganunis, R.A. and Tullius, T.D., “The Roles of Specific Template Nucleosides in the Formation of Stable Transcription Complexes by Escherichia coli RNA Polymerase,” Journal of Biological Chemistry, 275, 6885-6893, 2000.


Funded Research

NIH Research Grant, $150,000, “The Effect of DNA Bending on Transcriptional Elongation by E. coli RNA Polymerase,” 2007-2010

NIH American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Administrative Supplement, $69,439, “The Effect of DNA Bending on Transcriptional Elongation by E. coli RNA Polymerase,” 2009-2010


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