Eric C. Achberger

Eric  C.  Achberger

Associate Professor
BMB Division

PhD: The Pennsylvania State University

Phone: 225-578‐2790 Lab Phone: 225-578‐2005

Office: 520 Life Sciences Building
Lab: 522 / 529 Life Sciences Building

Area of Interest

Molecular biology; biochemical and genetic analysis of protein-DNA interactions in transcription initiation and DNA restriction.

Selected Publications

Beary, T. P., H. D. Braymer and E. C. Achberger. 1997. Evidence of participation of McrBS in McrBC restriction in Escherichia coli K-12. J. Bacteriol. 179:7768-7775.

Silverman, H., S. J. Nichols, J. S. Cherry, E. C. Achberger, J. W. Lynn, and T. H. Dietz. 1997. Clearance of laboratory-cultured bacteria by freshwater bivalves: difference between lentic and lotic unioids. Can. J. Zool. 75:1857-1866.

Nickerson C.A. and E.C. Achberger. 1995. RNA Polymerase from Escherichia coli Structures the Promoter in the Presence of Curved DNA. J. Bacteriol. 177:5756-5761.

Kawagoe, Y., E.C. Achberger, S.G. Bartlett, and N. Murai. 1995. A nuclear-encoded chloroplast RNP-80 protein from bean binds to a thymine-rich sequence of single stranded DNA. Plant Science 111:199-207.

Ross, T. K., E. C. Achberger, and H. D. Braymer. 1989. Identification of a second protein required for the McrB restriction of 5-methylcytosine-containing DNA in Escherichia coli K-12. Mol. Gen. Genet. 216:402-407.