Custom-Made RNA
The Unfolding Story of Telomerase
In the Nesbitt Laboratory
Way Faster than a Speeding Bullet

Highlighted Publications

C. - H. Chang and Nesbitt, D. J. , Sub-Doppler Infrared Spectroscopy of Propargyl Radical (H2CCCH) in a Slit Supersonic ExpansionChi, Journal of Chemical Physics, Submitted.
Y. Liu, Holmstrom, E. , Yu, P. , Wang, J. , Zhang, J. , Dyba, M. A. , Chen, D. , Lockett, S. , Nesbitt, D. J. , Ferre-D’Amare, A. , Sousa, R. , Stagno, J. R. , and Wang, Y. - X. , Targeted assembly of RNA constructs with selective nucleotide composition and applications, Nature, Submitted.


The Nesbitt Group routinely has openings for postdoctoral associates and graduate students. In addition, the Nesbitt group also has traditionally made undergraduate research opportunities available for especially motivated and independent students.

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About the Nesbitt Laboratory

The Nesbitt Laboratory pursues research in four main areas:
1) High resolution laser spectroscopy of radicals, ions and molecular ion clusters
2) Chemical Reaction Dynamics: Gas Phase and Interfaces
3) Quantum nanostructures and photonic nanomaterials
4) Single Molecule Biophysics: Microscopy, Kinetics and Thermodynamics