Bio for Iwona A Buskiewicz, PhD Iwona A Buskiewicz, PhDAssistant Professor Department of Pathology Contact Information E-mail: Iwona.Buskiewicz@uvm.eduOffice Location: Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Stafford Room 214 Education1996 – 2000 M.Sc. in Chemistry and Bioorganic Chemistry, Adam Mickiewicz University,Poznan, Poland and Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Polish Academy of Science, Poznan, Poland2000 – 2005 Ph.D. in Molecular Biology, University of Witten / Herdecke, Germany.Functional conformation of the Signal Recognition Particle from Escherichia coli.Thesis advisors: Prof. Wolfgang Wintermeyer and Prof. Marina Rodnina.Academic Appointments2013-present Junior Faculty, Department of Medicine, Vermont Center for Immunology and InfectiousDiseases, Center of Biological Research Excellence (VCIID-COBRE), University of Vermont2012-present Research Associate College of Medicine, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont2012-present Graduate Faculty, University of Vermont2009-2012 Research Associate, Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics, University of VermontAwards and Honors2000-2004 Konrad-Schily-Foundation Fellowship NRW, Germany2003 Best Graduate Research Award - University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany2000 Distinguished Research Award for Master Thesis, PAN, Poland1996-2000 Honorary Stipend of the Polish Ministry of Science for Undergraduate ResearchPublications2013 Buskiewicz IA, Huber SA, Moussawi M, Roberts B, Russell JQ, Shi C, Koenig A, Lee SH, Jung JU,and Budd RC. Cellular Flip Short Increases Susceptibility to Myocarditis from Coxsackievirus B3 (2013) PlOS Pathogens in re-submission 2013 Buskiewicz IA, Huber SA. (2013) MDA5: The Almighty for the Myocardium. Circulatio Heart Failure. Under Review2012 Buskiewicz IA, Koenig A, Huber SA, Budd RC. Caspase-8 and FLIP regulate RIG-I/MDA5-inducedinnate immune host responses to picornaviruses. In press: Future Virol. 7(12), XXX–XXX (2012).2012 Buskiewicz IA and Burke JM. (2012) Folding of the hammerhead ribozyme: Pyrrolo-cytosinfluorescence separates core folding from global folding and reveals a pH-dependent conformation change. RNA 18:434-48.For a complete list of Iwona Buskiewicz's publications, please visit PubMed.