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William Salomon

  • Graduate Student
  • UMass Medical School
  • 8PublicationsNumber of items in William's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 1Followers

Research interests

mRNA stability and localizationGene regulation and expressionmiRNARNAi

About

After graduating from WPI in 2005, I worked in the biotech industry as an RA and got involved with RNAi. I worked briefly at CytRx which spun off the RNAi therapeutics company RXi. At RXi I was instrumental in the development of their RNAi technology platform. My research led to several presentations at conferences, a publication, and over a handful of patents. After 2.5 years of being a Sr. RA at RXi, I decided that a PhD would be advantageous to my career goals. I did not go far for graduate school, since UMASS Medical School is one of the premier institutes for RNAi research. I have joined Phil Zamore's lab to study the biochemistry of RNAi.

Groups

  • Zamore
    Zamore

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Publications (5)

  • Single-Molecule Imaging Reveals that Argonaute Reshapes the Binding Properties of Its Nucleic Acid Guides.

    • Salomon W
    • Jolly S
    • Moore M
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  • Rapid and specific purification of Argonaute-small RNA complexes from crude cell lysates.

    • Flores-Jasso C
    • Salomon W
    • Zamore P
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  • Argonaute divides its RNA guide into domains with distinct functions and RNA-binding properties.

    • Wee L
    • Flores-Jasso C
    • Salomon W
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  • Argonaute protein identity and pairing geometry determine cooperativity in mammalian RNA silencing.

    • Broderick J
    • Salomon W
    • Ryder S
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  • Glucan particles for selective delivery of siRNA to phagocytic cells in mice.

    • Tesz G
    • Aouadi M
    • Prot M
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Professional experience

Graduate Student

UMass Medical School

August 2009 - Present

Senior Research Associate

Rxi Pharmaceuticals

February 2007 - August 2009(3 years)

Research Associate

CytRx Corporation

June 2005 - February 2007(2 years)

Education

PhD Biomedical Sciences

UMass Medical School

August 2009 - Present

B.S. Biology and Biotechnology

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

September 2001 - May 2005(4 years)