GEne Regulatory mechanisms

Small RNAs | Chromatin

In the Rogers lab, we are interested in understanding the molecular mechanisms that regulate small RNA pathways and the fate of their target transcripts. The lab is investigating the impact of adverse environmental conditions on small RNA-mediated regulation and the physiological consequences of mis-regulation of small RNA pathways. We use the nematode, Caenorhabditis elegans, and employ genetics, experimental molecular biology, biochemistry, imaging, high-throughput sequencing, and bioinformatics techniques.


The Rogers lab is an inclusive and supportive environment where all are welcome. We believe that a diverse STEM community, that includes individuals from all genders, ethnicities, classes, nationalities, abilities, and orientations, is fundamental to the progression of science. We value inclusivity and diversity and strive to build a space that fosters learning and creativity.

Dr. Rogers gained her first research experience as a work-study student and is a first generation PhD. She strongly encourages women and individuals from underrepresented communities in STEM to apply to her lab!

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