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Deanna Gotte, M.S.

  • Center for Cancer Research
  • National Cancer Institute
HIV Dynamics and Replication Program


Deanna Gotte earned her M.S. in applied microbiology from Northern Arizona University.  She provides laboratory support for the Zheng lab.  Her current research is focused on understanding the role of nonsense-mediated RNA decay in human papillomavirus (HPV) RNA processing and half-life.  Deanna’s research career has spanned over many disciplines including retroviral proteases, HIV-1 subtype analysis, and transcription fidelity of Saccharomyces cerevisiae RNA polymerase II.

Areas of Expertise

1) RNA processing, 2) RNA-protein interactions, 3) regulatory RNAs, 4) tumor viruses