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Profile Publications(17)

Dr.  Rebecca S Hartley


Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology

Research Description

Post-transcriptional mechanisms of cell cycle regulation in the early embryo.

The goal of our laboratory is to define post-transcriptional mechanisms of cell cycle regulation in the early embryonic cell cycle of Xenopus laevis and in the cancer cell cycle. We study RNA binding proteins and microRNAs, post-transcriptional regulators responsible for regulating the early embryonic cell cycle, and whose expression is disrupted in cancer. Specifically, we are assessing the role of Human antigen R (HuR), cold-inducible RNA binding protein (CIRP) and microRNAs in co-reulating targets implicated in breast cancer etiology.

Lab Memberships

Hartley Lab (Principal Investigator/Director)


Department of Cell Biology and Physiology
University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center
Albuquerque, New Mexico
87131-0001, USA


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Phone:  319 335 7501
Fax:  319 335 7198