Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: Using single-molecule fluorescence analysis, Institute for Genomic Biology professor Sua Myong and physics professor Taekjip Ha led a team that discovered the mechanism by which the hepatitis C helicase unwinds DNA and RNA for replication. Ha is also affiliated with the Institute for Genomic Biology and the Howard Hughes Medical Center.
Credit: Photo by L. Brian Stauffer, U. of I. News Bureau
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