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Rawan AbukhairanCountry of origin: Palestine Currently in: Hungary, Budapest General field of specialization: Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Degrees2017 Master Chemical Sciences2013 Undergraduate Biological Systems and Organisms
Current Research Activities
Structural, Cell and Molecular Biology
Interaction of Intrinsically Disordered Regions (IDR) of Histone-methyl transferases (HMTs) with long non-coding RNAs (LncRNAs), and their liquid-liquid phase separation (LLPS) behaviour.
Publications resulting from Research:
Szabó, B.; Murvai, N.; Abukhairan, R.; Schád, É.; Kardos, J.; Szeder, B.; Buday, L.; Tantos, Á. Disordered
Regions of Mixed Lineage Leukemia 4 (MLL4) Protein Are Capable of RNA Binding. Int. J. Mol. Sci. 2018,
Mészáros, B.; Erd˝os, G.; Szabó, B.; Schád, É.; Tantos, Á.; Abukhairan, R.; Horváth, T.; Murvai, N.; Kovács, O.P.;
Kovács, M.; et al. PhaSePro: the database of proteins driving liquid-liquid phase separation. Nucleic Acids Res.
Current professionCurrent professional activities type:Higher Education StudyPhD student (Molecular Biology) - Research Assistant
Workshop and Conference Attended2019 Hungary, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME) 1st George Olah Conference2019 Hungary, Eger Hungarian Molecular Life Sciences Conference 20192020 Italy, Brixen (D2) Disorder in Disorders: pathogenic mechanisms of Intrinsically Disordered Proteins
AffiliationsResearch Centre for Natural Sciences, HAS - Institute of Enzymology
Presentation given2019Interaction of MLL4 with long non-coding RNAsHungary, Budapest University of Technology and Economics (BME)Event: 1st George Olah conference
Other AwardsSep 2020Varga Jozsef Foundation Presentation PrizeBest presentation prize at 1st George Olah Conference