Our lab studies the mechanism(s) and regulation of pre-mRNA splicing in fission yeast. My work aims at delineating the signals and factors that contribute to meiosis-specific splicing of two newly identified cyclin pre-mRNAs in S.pombe.
Averbeck, N. A., Sunder, S., Sample, N., Wise, J. A. and Leatherwood, J. K. (2005) Negative Control Contributes to an Extensive Program of Meiotic Splicing in Fission Yeast. Mol. Cell 18, 491-498. [PubMed]