Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

About the PNAS Member Editor
Name Chow, Louise T.
Location University of Alabama at Birmingham
Primary Field Genetics
Secondary Field Biochemistry
 Election Citation
Using electron microscopy, Chow and collaborators discovered mRNA splicing. Chow discovered alternative RNA splicing, and alternative promoter and polyadenylation utilization. Chow is also a pioneer in human papillomavirus biology, including achieving productive infection in epithelial tissue culture, thereby paving the way for further genetic analysis and antiviral drug discovery.

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