Jill Dembowski, PhD

Research Assistant Professor

Dr. Jill Dembowski


Fax: 412-624-1401

547 Brideside Point II

450 Technology Drive

Pittsburgh, PA 15219


PhD in Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of Pittsburgh, 2009

BS in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, 2004

Research Lab Affiliation

Areas of Interest

Herpes Virology


Dembowski J.A. and DeLuca N.A. (2015) Selective recruitment of nuclear factors to productively replicating herpes simplex virus genomes. PLoS Pathog. 11: e1004939. |  View Abstract

Dembowski J.A. and Grabowski P. (2013) Splicing Decisions Shape Neuronal Protein Function Across the Transcriptome. In Wu J, ed., Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation: RNA Processing in Eukaryotes, Wiley-Blackwell, 163-180. |  

Dembowski J.A; Ramesh M; McManus C.J. and Woolford, J.L., Jr. (2013) Identification of the binding site of Rlp7 on assembling 60S ribosomal subunits in Saccharomyces cerevisiae. RNA. 19: 1639-1647. |  View Abstract

Dembowski J; Kuo B. and Woolford J.L., Jr. (2013) Has1 regulates consecutive maturation and processing steps for assembly of 60S ribosomal subunits. Nucleic Acids Res. 41: 74889-78904. |  View Abstract

Dembowski J.A; An P; Scoulos-Hanson M; Yeo G; Han J; Fu X.D. and Grabowski P.J. (2012) Alternative Splicing of a Novel Inducible Exon Diversifies the CASK Guanylate Kinase Domain. J Nucleic Acids. 2012: 816237. |  View Abstract

Sahasranaman A; Dembowski J; Strahler J; Andrews P; Maddock J. and Woolford J.L., Jr. (2011) Assembly of Saccharomyces cerevisiae 60S ribosomal subunits: role of factors required for 27S pre-rRNA processing. EMBO J. 30: 4020-4032. |  View Abstract

Dembowski J.A. and Grabowski P.J. (2009) The CUGBP2 splicing factor regulates an ensemble of branchpoints from perimeter binding sites with implications for autoregulation. PLoS Genet. 5: e1000595. |  View Abstract