Biology

Marc Spingola

 

Assistant Teaching Professor
Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Post-doctorate, University of California, Santa Cruz

Phone 314-516-6749
Fax 314-516-6233
E-mail: spingola@umsl.edu

Teaching
Genetics and Genetics Lab
Cell Biology
Molecular Biology
Virology
Senior and Graduate Seminars

Advising
Bio Majors with last names starting with SHI to Z
Biochemistry and Biotechnology Majors with last names A-L
Please contact me by email to schedule an appointment for advisement.

Publications
Scherrer FW, Jr., Spingola M. 2006. A subset of Mer1p-dependent introns requires Bud13p for splicing activation and nuclear retention. RNA. 12: 1361-1372

Spingola M, Armisen J, Ares M, Jr. 2004. Mer1p is a modular splicing factor whose function depends on the conserved U2 snRNP protein Snu17p. Nucleic Acids Res 32:1242-1250.

Spingola M, Ares M Jr. 2000. A Yeast Intronic Splicing Enhancer and Nam8p are Required for Mer1p-Activated Splicing. Molecular Cell 6: 329-338.

Davis C A, Grate L, Spingola M, and Ares M Jr. 2000. Test of intron predictions reveals novel splice sites, alternatively spliced mRNAs and new introns in meiotically regulated genes of yeast. Nucleic Acids Res 28: 1700-1706.

Spingola M, Grate L, Haussler D, and Ares M Jr. 1998. Genome-wide bioinformatic and molecular analysis of introns in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. RNA 5: 221-234.

Hirao I, Spingola M, Peabody D, Ellington AD. 1998. The limits of specificity: an experimental analysis with RNA aptamers to MS2 coat protein variants. Mol Divers 4:75-89.

Spingola M, and Peabody DS. 1997. MS2 Coat Protein Mutants which Bind Q RNA. Nucleic Acids Research 25: 2808-2815.

Lim F, Spingola M, and Peabody DS. 1996. The RNA-Binding Site of the Bacteriophage Q. J. Biol. Chem. 271: 31839-31845.

Lim F, Spingola M, and Peabody DS. 1994. Altering the RNA Binding Specificity of a Translational Repressor. J. Biol Chem.269: 9006-9010.