Alan Cochrane, Ph.D.
University of Toronto
Medical Sciences Building, Room 4383
1 King's College Circle
Toronto, ON, M5S 1A8
Phone #: 416-978-2500
HIV-1 RNA processing by host factor
Postdoctoral Fellow: Roche Institute of Molecular Biology
Ph.D.: Queen's University
B.Sc.: McMaster University
Fields of Interest:
- Cellular and Molecular Structure and Function
- Molecular Microbiology and Infectious Disease
HIV-1 replication is critically dependent upon tight regulation of RNA processing. From a single transcript, over 40 mRNAs are generated. My lab is focused on identify host cellular factors which regulate this process and characterizing small molecules that disrupt it in the hope of developing novel treatments for this disease.
Currently Accepting Graduate Students
Dr. Cochrane is an active member of the CanCURE research consortium (Canadian HIV Cure Enterprise)