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Nora C Vazquez-Laslop

Research Associate Professor, Center for Biomolecular Sciences

Research Associate Professor, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy

Contact Information

900 S. Ashland Avenue (870)
3018 MBRB
Chicago, IL 60607

Phone: (312) 996-4002

Research Interests

Molecular mechanisms of protein synthesis. Mechanisms of antibiotic action. Mechanisms of resistance to antibiotics.

Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article

  • Martínez AK, Gordon E, Sengupta A, Shirole N, Klepacki D, Martinez-Garriga B, Brown LM, Benedik MJ, Yanofsky C, Mankin A, Vazquez-Laslop NC, Sachs MS, Cruz-Vera LR. "Interactions of the TnaC nascent peptide with rRNA in the exit tunnel enable the ribosome to respond to free tryptophan.". Nucleic acids research. 2014;42(2):1245-56. doi:10.1093/nar/gkt923.
  • Vazquez-Laslop NC, Thum C, Mankin A. "Molecular mechanism of drug-dependent ribosome stalling.". Molecular cell. 2008;30(2):190-202. doi:10.1016/j.molcel.2008.02.026.