Princess Rodriguez, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Training & Education

Dr. Rodriguez received her Ph.D. in Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Vermont, studying altered epigenetic mechanisms in B-cell related disorders with Dr. Seth Frietze. For postdoctoral research, she continued to work with  Dr. Seth Frietze and applied Capture Hi-C on HSV1 or CMV-infected primary cells to profile the viral-DNA contacts genome-wide, before joining the Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics in 2022.

Teaching

MMG 231: Bioinformatics & Data Analysis (3 credits)

MMG 232: Advanced Bioinformatics (3 credits)

Featured Publications

Boyd, J, Rodriguez, P, Schjerven, H, and Seth Frietze. ssvQC: an integrated CUT&RUN quality control workflow for histone modifications and transcription factors. BMC Research Notes. 2021.

Rodriguez, PD, Mariani, M, Gay, J, Hogan, TC, Amiel, E, Deming, PB, and Seth Frietze. A guided-inquiry investigation of genetic variants using Oxford nanopore sequencing for an undergraduate molecular biology laboratory course. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education. 2021.

Rodriguez, PD, Paculova, H, Kogut, S, Heath, J, Scjerven, H, and Seth Frietze. Non-coding RNA Signatures of B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. International Journal of Molecular Science. 2021.

Contact Information

Office: Given Courtyard S357

Phone: 802-656-1718

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