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August Staubus is a graduate researcher in the Chappell Lab. His research focuses on developing RNA-based tools for regulating gene expression, reporting on intracellular conditions, and biosensing. Specifically, his current work focuses on designing a self-splicing intron that responds to small molecules or to other RNAs. His skills include molecular cloning, library generation, high-throughput screening, and microbial engineering.

Research Areas

RNA Synthetic Biology, Topological Engineering, Biosensing, High-throughput screening

Societies & Organizations

Rice university, BA Biochemistry & Molecular Biology (2017)

Honors & Awards

Sam and Helen Worden First Year Fellowship

Evans Attwell Award

Phi Beta Kappa Society (member)