Dr. Robert E. Rhoads

Dr. Rhoads’ major research interests are protein synthesis in eukaryotic cells, viral pathogenesis involving translation, messenger RNA structure and function, and the regulation of cell growth. Department of Biochemistryand Molecular BiologyLSU Health Sciences Center1501 Kings HighwayShreveport, Louisiana 71130-3932 Phone: (318) 675-5161Fax: (318) 675-5180Email: [email protected]

Dr. Arrigo De Benedetti

Dr. De Benedetti’s major research interests include understanding the regulation and functions of the protein synthesis initiation factor eIF4E (cap-binding protein), altered protein synthesis in solid tumors, and radioresistance conferred by the protein kinase Tousled. Department of Biochemistry and Molecular BiologyLSU Health Sciences Center1501 Kings HighwayShreveport, Louisiana 71130-3932 Phone: (318) …