Stefanie Chen

Teaching Postdoctoral Scholar


  • Current Topics in Biotechnology
  • High-throughput Discovery
  • Manipulation of Recombinant DNA: Core Technologies in Molecular Biology
  • Protein Interactions
  • Virus Biotechnology: Pathogens to Therapeutics



 ·     S.H. Chen, R.T. Byrne-Nash, and M.M. Cox. “Escherichia coli RadD Protein Functionally Interacts with the Single-stranded DNA-binding Protein.” J Biol Chem. 2016. Sep 23;291(39):20779-86.  Link:
·     V. Petrova, S.H. Chen, E.T. Molzberger, E. Tomko, S. Chitteni-Pattu, H. Jia, Y. Ordabayev, T.M. Lohman, and M.M. Cox. "Active displacement of RecA filaments by UvrD translocase activity." Nucleic Acids Research. 2015 Apr 30; 43(8):4133-49.  Link:
·     S.H. Chen, R.T. Byrne, E.A. Wood, and M.M. Cox. “Escherichia coli radD (yejH) gene: a novel function involved in radiation resistance and double-strand break repair." Mol Microbiol. 2014 Nov 25.  Link:
·     R.T. Byrne, S.H. Chen, E.A. Wood, E.L. Cabot, and M.M. Cox. “Escherichia coli genes and pathways involved in surviving extreme exposure to ionizing radiation." J Bacteriol. 2014 Oct; 196(20):3534-45.  Link:
·     S.H. Chen, J.L. Plank, S. Willcox, J.D. Griffith, and T.S. Hsieh. “Top3-alpha is required during the convergent migration step of double Holliday junction dissolution.” PLoS One. 2014.  Link:
·     S.H. Chen, N.L. Chan, and T.S. Hsieh. “New Mechanistic and Functional Insights into DNA Topoisomerases.” Annual Reviews in Biochemistry. 2013. 82:139-170.
·     S.H. Chen, C.H. Wu, J.L. Plank, and T.S. Hsieh. “Essential functions of C terminus of Drosophila Topoisomerase III-alpha in double Holliday junction dissolution.” J Biol Chem. 2012. 287(23):19346-53.  Link:
·     S.H. Chen, J.L. Plank, S. Willcox, J.D. Griffith, and T.S. Hsieh. “Improved methods for creating migratable Holliday junction substrates.” Nucleic Acids Research. 2012.  Link:
·     S. Hartman, S.A. Taleb, T. Geng, K. Gyenai, X. Guan, and E. Smith. “Comparison of plasma uric acid levels in five varieties of the domestic turkey, Meleagris gallopavo.” Poultry Science. 2006. 85:1791-1794.  Link:
·     S. Hartman, G. Touchton, J. Wynn, T. Geng, N.W. Chong, and E. Smith. “Characterization of expressed sequence tags from a Gallus gallus pineal gland cDNA library.” Comparative and Functional Genomics. 2005. 6:301-306.  Link: