Juliane K. Strauss-Soukup, BS, PhD
Juliane K. Strauss-Soukup, BS, PhD

Juliane K. Strauss-Soukup, BS, PhD

Professor
Director, Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Chemistry

Position

  • Professor

Secondary Appointment

  • School of Medicine

Biography

A more complete listing of scholarship, teaching, and research interests can be found in my Curriculum Vitae.

Education

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center, Ph.D.,1993-1997
  • Creighton University, B.S.Chm, 1989-1993

Publications and Presentations

Books

  • Soukup, Juliane K. Chapter Five - The Structural and Functional Uniqueness of the glmS Ribozyme, Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science, 120, 173-194, 2013
  • Soukup, G.A. and Soukup, J.K. Structure and mechanism of the glmS ribozyme. In: Non-Protein Coding RNAs. Walter, N., Woodson, S., and Batey, R. (eds.), Springer, Berlin, Germany, 2009
  • Soukup, J.K. and Soukup, G.A. Identification of Metabolite-Riboswitch Interactions Using Nucleotide Analog Interference Mapping and Suppression. In: Methods in Molecular Biology: Riboswitches Methods and Protocols. Serganov A. (ed.), Humana Press, Inc, 2009
  • Strauss-Soukup, J.K. and Strobel, S.A. Ribozyme Enzymology. In: RNA. Söll, D., Nishimura, S., and Moore, P.B. (eds.),, Elsevier Science Ltd., 2001
  • Strauss-Soukup, J.K. and Strobel, S.A. Ribozyme Enzymology. In: Comprehensive Natural Products Chemistry, vol. 6 Prebiotic Chemistry, Molecular Fossils, Nucleosides, and RNA. Söll, D., Nishimura, S., and Moore, P.B. (Vol. eds.),, Elsevier Science Ltd., 1999
  • Strauss, J.K. and Maher, L.J. Asymmetric Phosphate Neutralization and DNA Bending. In: Biological Structure and Dynamics, vol. 2. Sarma, R.H. and Sarma, M.H. (eds.), Adenine Press, 1996

Articles

  • Hu G, Gong AY, Wang Y, Ma S, Chen X, Chen J, Su CJ, Shibata A, Strauss-Soukup JK, Drescher KM, and Chen XM. “LincRNA-Cox2 Promotes Late Inflammatory Gene Transcription in Macrophages through Modulating SWI/SNF-mediated Chromatin Remodeling”, 196, 2799-2808 , 2016
  • Fei X, Holmes T, *Diddle J, *Hintz L, *Delaney D, *Stock A, *Renner D, *McDevitt M, Berkowitz DB, Soukup JK. “Phosphatase-Inert Glucosamine 6-Phosphate Mimics Serve as Actuators of the glmS Riboswitch.”, ACS Chem Biol, 9, 2875-82, 2014
  • *Klawuhn, K., *Jansen, J.A., *Souchek, J., Soukup, G.A. and Soukup, J.K. “Analysis of Metal Ion-Dependence in glmS Ribozyme Self-Cleavage and Coenzyme Binding”., Chembiochem, 11, 2567-2571, 2010
  • *Jansen J.A., *McCarthy T.J., Soukup G.A., and Soukup J.K. “Backbone and nucleobase contacts to glucosamine-6- phosphate in the glmS ribozyme.”, Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, 13, 517-523, 2006
  • McCarthy, T. J., Plog, M. A., Floy, S. A., Jansen, J. A., Soukup, J. K., Soukup, G. A. Ligand requirements for glmS ribozyme self-cleavage, Chemistry & Biology, 12, 1221-1226, 2005
  • Soukup, J. K., Soukup, G. A. Riboswitches exert genetic control through metabolite-induced conformational change, Current Opinion in Structural Biology, 14, 344-349, 2004
  • Soukup, J.K., Minakawa, N., Matsuda, A., Strobel, S.A. "Identification of A-Minor Tertiary Interactions within a Bacterial Group I Intron Active Site by 3-Deazaadenosine Interference Mapping.", Biochemistry, 41, 10426-10438, 2002
  • Schmeing T.M., Seila A.C., Hansen J.L., Freeborn B., Soukup J.K., Scaringe S.A., Strobel S.A., Moore P.B., Steitz T.A. "A pre-translocational intermediate in protein synthesis observed in crystals of enzymatically active 50S subunits.", Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, 9, 225-230, 2002
  • Strauss-Soukup, J.K. and Strobel, S.A. Chemical Phylogeny of Group I Introns Based upon Interference Mapping of a Bacterial Ribozyme., Journal of Molecular Biology, 302, 339-358, 2000
  • Basu, S., Rambo, R.P., Strauss-Soukup, J., Cate, J.H., Ferré-D'Amare, A.R., Strobel, S.A., and Doudna, J.A. A Specific Monovalent Metal Ion Integral to the A-A Platform of the RNA Tetraloop Receptor., Nature Structural Biology, 5, 986-992, 1998
  • Strauss-Soukup, J.K., Rodrigues, P. and Maher, L.J. Effect of Base Composition on DNA Bending by Phosphate Neutralization., Biophysical Chemistry, 72, 297-306, 1998
  • Tomky, L., Strauss-Soukup, J.K. and Maher, L.J. Effects of Phosphate Neutralization on the Shape of the AP-1 Transcription Factor Binding Site in Duplex DNA., Nucleic Acids Research, 26, 2298-2305, 1998
  • Strauss-Soukup, J.K., and Maher, L.J. Electrostatic Effects in DNA Bending by GCN4 Mutants., Biochemistry, 37, 1060-1066, 1998
  • Strauss-Soukup, J.K., and Maher, L.J. Role of Asymmetric Phosphate Neutralization in DNA Bending by PU.1., Journal of Biological Chemistry, 272, 31570-31575, 1997
  • Strauss-Soukup, J.K. and Maher, L.J. DNA Bending by GCN4 Mutants Bearing Cationic Residues, Biochemistry, 36, 10026-10032, 1997
  • Strauss-Soukup, J.K., Vaghefi, M.M., Hogrefe, R.I., and Maher, L.J. Effects of Neutralization Pattern and Stereochemistry on DNA Bending by Methylphosphonate Substitutions., Biochemistry, 36, 8692-8698, 1997
  • Strauss, J.K., Roberts, C., Nelson, M.G., Switzer, C., and Maher, L.J. DNA Bending by Hexamethylene Tethered Ammonium Ions., Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 93, 9515-9520, 1996
  • Strauss, J.K., Prakash, T.P., Roberts, C., Switzer, C., and Maher, L.J. DNA Bending by a Phantom Protein, Chemistry & Biology, 3, 671-678, 1996
  • Strauss, J.K. and Maher, L.J. DNA Bending by Asymmetric Phosphate Neutralization, Science, 266, 1829-1834, 1994

Presentations

  • *Nicholas Bartschat, *Audrey Netzel, and Juliane Soukup, “Exploration Of Cell Wall Permeability To Antibiotic glmS Riboswitch Analogs”, Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2016., 2016
  • INVITED SPEAKER: Juliane Soukup, “Riboswitches turn students on to research.” Nebraska Academy of Sciences INVITED MAIBEN LECTURE SPEAKER, Lincoln, NE., 2016
  • *Adam Kotula, *Samantha Stoupa, *Shelby Lennon, *Heidi Klem, Garrett Soukup, and Juliane Soukup, “Artificial Actuators for the Bacterial glmS Riboswitch”, Creighton University Honors Day presentation, Creighton University, Omaha, NE., 2016
  • *Audrey Netzel, *Nicholas Bartschat, and Juliane Soukup, “Assessing the potential of glmS riboswitch analogs as antibacterial agents”, Creighton University Honors Day presentation, Creighton University, Omaha, NE., 2016
  • *Daniel Kresock, and Juliane K. Soukup, “Structural Characterization of a Spermine-binding Mammalian Riboswitch”, Creighton University Honors Day presentation, Creighton University, Omaha, NE., 2016
  • *Samantha Stoupa, *Daniel Poston, *Shelby Lennon, *Adam Kotula, *Heidi Klem, Garrett Soukup, and Juliane Soukup, “Identification of an Allosteric Twister Ribozyme for Use as a Synthetic Genetic Switch”, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 2016
  • *Adam Kotula, *Samantha Stoupa, *Shelby Lennon, *Heidi Klem, Garrett Soukup, and Juliane Soukup, “Artificial Actuators for the Bacterial glmS Riboswitch”, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, Omaha, NE., 2016
  • *Audrey Netzel, *Nicholas Bartschat, and Juliane Soukup, “Assessing the potential of glmS riboswitch analogs as antibacterial agents”, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, Omaha, NE., 2016
  • *Daniel Kresock, and Juliane K. Soukup, “Structural Characterization of a Spermine-binding Mammalian Riboswitch”, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, Omaha, NE., 2016
  • *Samantha Stoupa, *Daniel Poston, *Shelby Lennon, *Adam Kotula, *Heidi Klem, Garrett Soukup, and Juliane Soukup, “Identification of an Allosteric Twister Ribozyme for Use as a Synthetic Genetic Switch”, Pacifichem meeting, Honolulu, HI, 2015., 2015
  • Juliane Soukup and HollyAnn Harris, “Persistence in science & strong female role models”, Clare Boothe Luce 25th Anniversary Professors conference, New York, NY, 2015., 2015
  • *Samantha Stoupa, *Daniel Poston, *Audrey Netzel, *Shelby Lennon, *Adam Kotula, *Heidi Klem, Garrett Soukup, and Juliane Soukup, “Identification of an Allosteric Twister Ribozyme for Use as a Synthetic Genetic Switch”, Midwest Regional American Chemical Society meeting, Saint Joseph, MO, 2015. PRESENTATION PROMOTED TO SPECIAL SCI MIXER POSTER SESSION ON THE FIRST NIGHT OF THE CONFERENCE, 2015
  • *Daniel Kresock, and Juliane K. Soukup, “Structural Characterization of a Spermine-binding Mammalian Riboswitch”, Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship Program, Creighton University, Omaha, NE. 2015., 2015
  • Juliane K. Soukup, “Investigation of Riboswitches and Allosteric Ribozymes as Synthetic Genetic Switches”, Thirteenth Annual Nebraska IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2015., 2015
  • *Daniel Poston, *Brent Shishido, *Audrey Netzel, *Shweta Goswami, and Juliane K. Strauss-Soukup. “Biochemical Engineering and Optimization of the glmS Riboswitch for Use as a Synthetic Genetic Device”, Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2015., 2015
  • *Daniel Poston, *Brent Shishido, *Audrey Netzel, *Shweta Goswami, and Juliane K. Strauss-Soukup. “Biochemical Engineering and Optimization of the glmS Riboswitch for Use as a Synthetic Genetic Device”, Creighton University Honors Day presentation, Creighton University, Omaha, NE., 2015
  • *Daniel Poston, *Brent Shishido, *Audrey Netzel, *Shweta Goswami, and Juliane K. Strauss-Soukup. “Biochemical Engineering and Optimization of the glmS Riboswitch for Use as a Synthetic Genetic Device”, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, Omaha, NE., 2015
  • *Julianna Diddle, Tommy Holmes, *Alex Stock, *Lauren Hintz, *Dan Delaney, Xiang Fei, David Berkowitz and Juliane K. Soukup. “Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics for a Bacterial Riboswitch”, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, Omaha, NE., 2015
  • *Brent Shishido, *Daniel Poston, Garrett Soukup, and Juliane Soukup. “Examination of Bacterial glmS Ribozyme Function in Mammalian Cells”, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, Omaha, NE., 2015
  • *Daniel Poston, *Brent Shishido, *Audrey Netzel, *Shweta Goswami, and Juliane K. Strauss-Soukup. “Biochemical Engineering and Optimization of the glmS Riboswitch for Use as a Synthetic Genetic Device”, Chemistry department Baumann Scholars presentation, Creighton University, 2015., 2015
  • *Daniel Kresock, *Daniel Poston, *Katie Bauer, Garrett Soukup, and Juliane K. Soukup, “Mechanistic Investigation of a Spermine-Binding Riboswitch as a Potential Anti-Cancer Drug”, Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship Program, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 2014
  • INVITED SPEAKER: “Catalytic Riboswitch Regulation of Gene Expression as a Target for Developing Novel Antibiotics”, Rachel Lloyd Memorial Conference on Women in Science, Lincoln, NE, 2014
  • Juliane Soukup & Angela Batson, “CURAS: Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship”, All Things Ignatian meeting, Creighton University, 2014
  • INVITED SPEAKER: “Examination of the Structure and Function of a Mammalian Riboswitch in Order to Design Anti-Cancer Drugs”, Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Machines on Genes Summer Conference, Snowmass Village, CO, 2014
  • *Brian Farrell, *Zachariah Holmes, *Katherine M. Bauer, *K. Del Vecchio, J. Soukup. “Structural Characterization of a Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway”, Creighton University Honors Day, 2014
  • Katherine M. Bauer & Juliane K. Soukup, “Examination of the Structure and Function of a Mammalian Riboswitch in order to Design Anti-Cancer Drugs”, Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2014
  • *Alexander Stock, *Julianna Diddle, Thomas Holmes, *Dan Delaney, *Erin Johnson, Rachel Fickes, Molly McDevitt, *Danielle Renner, Xiang Fei, David Berkowitz, and Juliane K. Soukup. “Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics for a Bacterial Riboswitch”, Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE,, 2014
  • *Alex Stock, *Lauren Hintz, Tommy Holmes, Xiang Fei, David Berkowitz and Juliane K. Soukup. “glmS Ribozyme Mechanism and Development and Delivery of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics. St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2014
  • *Julianna Diddle, Tommy Holmes, *Alex Stock, *Lauren Hintz, *Dan Delaney, Xiang Fei, David Berkowitz and Juliane K. Soukup. “Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics for a Bacterial Riboswitch.” St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University,, 2014
  • *Brian Farrell, *Zachariah Holmes, *Katherine M. Bauer, *K. Del Vecchio, M. McDevitt, J. Monahan, G. Soukup, J. Soukup. “Structural Characterization of a Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway”, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2014
  • *Katherine M. Bauer & Juliane K. Soukup, “Examination of the Structure and Function of a Mammalian Riboswitch in order to Design Anti-Cancer Drugs”, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2014
  • Xiang Fei, Thomas Holmes, *Julianna Diddle, *Lauren Hintz, *Alex Stock, *Dan Delaney, *Danielle Renner,*Molly McDevitt, Juliane K. Soukup, David B. Berkowitz. "Artificial Actuators for the Bacterial glmS Riboswitch". Keystone Long Noncoding RNAs meeting, 2014
  • Xiang Fei, Thomas Holmes, *Julianna Diddle, *Lauren Hintz, *Alex Stock, *Danielle Renner, Molly McDevitt, Juliane K. Soukup, David B. Berkowitz. Artificial Actuators for the Bacterial glmS Riboswitch. 247th American Chemical Society meeting, Dallas, TX, 2014
  • *Julianna Diddle, *Lauren Hintz, Tommy Holmes, *Alex Stock, *Dan Delaney, Xiang Fei, David Berkowitz and Juliane K. Soukup. "Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics for a Bacterial Riboswitch." Midwest Regional American Chemical Society meeting, Springfield, MO, 2013
  • *Katie Del Vecchio, Jodi S. Monahan, Molly McDevitt, and Garrett A. Soukup.. "A mammalian riboswitch in the spermine biosynthetic pathway." Twelfth Annual Nebraska IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Meeting, Grand Island, 2013
  • *Alex Stock, *Julianna Diddle, *Dan Delaney, Tommy Holmes, *Erin Johnson, Rachel Fickes, Xiang Fei, David Berkowitz and Juliane K. Soukup. Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics for a Bacterial Riboswitch. Twelfth Annual Nebraska IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Meeting, Grand Island, 2013
  • *Julianna Diddle, *Dan Delaney, Tommy Holmes, *Alex Stock, *Erin Johnson, Rachel Fickes, Xiang Fei, David Berkowitz and Juliane K. Soukup. "Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics for a Bacterial Riboswitch." Fourth Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics Workshop, Omaha, NE, 2013
  • *Zachariah Holmes, *K. Del Vecchio, M. McDevitt, J. Monahan, G. Soukup, J. Soukup. "Structural Characterization of a Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway." Fourth Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics Workshop, Omaha, NE, 2013
  • Juliane K. Soukup, *Katie Del Vecchio, Jodi S. Monahan, Molly McDevitt, and Garrett A. Soukup.. "A mammalian riboswitch in the spermine biosynthetic pathway." Fourth Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics Workshop, Omaha, NE, 2013
  • INVITED SPEAKER: "Structural Characterization of a Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway”, Bioorganic Chemistry Gordon Research Conference, Andover New Hampshire, 2013
  • *Dan Delaney, Tommy Holmes, Xiang Fei, David Berkowitz and Juliane Soukup. "Kinetic Analysis of Binding Affinity of Potential Antibiotics for the glmS Ribozyme." Creighton University Honors Day presentation, Omaha, NE, 2013
  • *Zoran Pavlovic, *Shweta Goswami and Juliane K. Soukup. "Evolutionary Conservation of a Potential Mammalian Riboswitch." Creighton University Honors Day presentation, Omaha, NE, 2013
  • *Shweta Goswami and Juliane K. Soukup. "Use Of A Bacterial Riboswitch To Control Mammalian Gene Expression." Creighton University Honors Day presentation, Omaha, NE, 2013
  • *Alexander Stock and Juliane K. Soukup. "glmS Ribozyme Mechanism and Development and Delivery of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics." 38th West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, San Diego, CA, 2013
  • *Zoran Pavlovic, *Shweta Goswami and Juliane K. Soukup. Evolutionary Conservation of a Potential Mammalian Riboswitch. 38th West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, San Diego, CA, 2013
  • *Shweta Goswami and Juliane K. Soukup. Use of a Bacterial Riboswitch to Control Mammalian Gene Expression. 38th West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, San Diego, CA, 2013
  • *Katherine M. Bauer & Juliane Soukup. "Examination of the Structure and Function of a Mammalian Riboswitch in Order to Design Anti-Cancer Drugs." Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2013
  • *Zachariah Holmes, *K. Del Vecchio, M. McDevitt, J. Monahan, G. Soukup, J. Soukup, "Structural Characterization of a Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway." Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2013
  • *Katherine M. Bauer & Juliane Soukup. Examination of the Structure and Function of a Mammalian Riboswitch in Order to Design Anti-Cancer Drugs. St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2013
  • *Zachariah Holmes, *K. Del Vecchio, M. McDevitt, J. Monahan, G. Soukup, J. Soukup, Structural Characterization of a Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway. St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2013
  • *Alexander Stock and Juliane K. Soukup. glmS Ribozyme Mechanism and Development and Delivery of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics. St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2013
  • *Zoran Pavlovic, *Shweta Goswami and Juliane K. Soukup. Evolutionary Conservation of a Potential Mammalian Riboswitch. St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2013
  • *Shweta Goswami and Juliane K. Soukup. Use of a Bacterial Riboswitch to Control Mammalian Gene Expression. St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2013
  • *Katie Del Vecchio, *Zachariah Holmes, Molly McDevitt, Jodi Manahan, Garrett Soukup and Juliane K. Soukup. "A Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway" Zing Nucleic Acids conference, Xcaret, Mexico, 2012
  • *Zachariah Holmes, *Katie Del Vecchio, Molly McDevitt, Jodi Monahan, Garrett Soukup, Juliane Soukup. Structural Characterization of a Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway. 47th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Omaha, NE, 2012
  • *Shweta Goswami, *Zoran Pavlovic, Molly McDevitt, and Juliane Soukup, Evolutionary Conservation of a Mammalian Riboswitch. 47th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Omaha, NE, 2012
  • Juliane K. Soukup, *Katie Del Vecchio, Jodi S. Monahan, Molly McDevitt, and Garrett A. Soukup. A Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway. 47th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Omaha, NE, 2012
  • Juliane Soukup, *Katie Del Vecchio, Jodi Manahan, Molly McDevitt, and Garrett Soukup. "A Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway", Eleventh Annual Nebraska IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Meeting, Grand Island, NE, 2012
  • *Zachariah Holmes, *Katie Del Vecchio, Garrett Soukup and Juliane Soukup. "Structural Characterization of a Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway", Eleventh Annual Nebraska IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Meeting, Grand Island, NE, 2012
  • *Katie Del Vecchio, *Zachariah Holmes, Molly McDevitt, Garrett Soukup, and Juliane Soukup. A Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway, Fourth Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE), Washington, D.C., 2012
  • *Zachariah Holmes, *Katie Del Vecchio, Jodi Monahan, *Chris Carlson, Juliane Soukup and Garrett Soukup. "Effect of microRNA-183 family on expression of genes that reinforce neurosensory cell fate in the inner ear." Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2012
  • *Katie Del Vecchio, Molly McDevitt, Jodi Manahan, Garrett Soukup and Juliane K. Soukup." A Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway", Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2012
  • *Christina Nguyen, *Donald Schrack and Juliane K. Soukup. Structural Characterization and Analysis of Pre-Queuosine Riboswitch. Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2012
  • *Chris Carlson, Juliane K. Soukup and Garrett Soukup. "A Study of the Effects of a Mammalian Riboswitch on Antizyme Gene Expression and the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway", Creighton University Honors Day presentation, Omaha, NE, 2012
  • *Donald Schrack, *Christina Nguyen and Juliane K. Soukup. "Structural Characterization and Analysis of Pre-Queuosine Riboswitch". Creighton University Honors Day presentation, Omaha, NE, 2012
  • *Shweta Goswami and Juliane K. Soukup. "The Study of Riboswitches." Creighton University Honors Day presentation, Omaha, NE, 2012
  • *Zachariah Holmes, *Katie Del Vecchio, Jodi Monahan, *Chris Carlson, Juliane Soukup and Garrett Soukup. "Effect of microRNA-183 family on expression of genes that reinforce neurosensory cell fate in the inner ear." Creighton University Honors Day presentation, Omaha, NE, 2012
  • *Shweta Goswami, *Zoran Pavlovic, Molly McDevitt, and Juliane K. Soukup. Evolutionary Conservation of a Mammalian Riboswitch, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2012
  • *Katie Del Vecchio, *Zachariah Holmes, Molly McDevitt, Jodi Manahan, Garrett Soukup and Juliane K. Soukup. A Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2012
  • *Erin Johnson, *Dan Delaney, Rachel Fickes, Molly McDevitt, *Danielle N. Renner, David Berkowitz and Juliane K. Soukup. glmS Ribozyme Mechanism and Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2012
  • *Donald Schrack, *Christina Nguyen and Juliane K. Soukup. Structural Characterization and Analysis of Pre-Queuosine Riboswitch. St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2012
  • *Erin Johnson, Molly McDevitt, *Danielle N. Renner, Xiang Fei, David Berkowitz, Garrett Soukup and Juliane K. Soukup. glmS Ribozyme Mechanism and Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics, Joint Midwest/Great Lakes regional American Chemical Society meeting, St. Louis, MO, 2011
  • *Katie Del Vecchio, Jodi Monahan, Molly McDevitt, Garrett Soukup and Juliane Soukup. A Putative Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway, Joint Midwest/Great Lakes regional American Chemical Society meeting, St. Louis, MO, 2011
  • *Zachariah Holmes, Juliane Soukup and Garrett Soukup. Effect of microRNA-183 family on expression of genes that reinforce neurosensory cell fate in the inner ear. Tenth Annual Nebraska, Grand Island, NE, 2011
  • *Katie Del Vecchio, Jodi Monahan, Molly McDevitt, Garrett Soukup and Juliane Soukup. A Putative Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway, Tenth Annual Nebraska IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Meeting, Grand Island, NE, 2011
  • *Danielle N. Renner, Molly McDevitt, *Erin Johnson, David Berkowitz, Garrett Soukup and Juliane K. Soukup. glmS Ribozyme Mechanism and Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics, Tenth Annual Nebraska IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Meeting, Grand Island, NE, 2011
  • *Christina Nguyen, *Donald Schrack and Juliane K. Soukup. Structural Characterization and Analysis of Pre-Queuosine Riboswitch. Tenth Annual Nebraska IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Meeting, Grand Island, NE, 2011
  • *Katie Del Vecchio, *Andrew Kavan, Molly McDevitt and Juliane K. Soukup. Evolutionary Conservation of a Potential Mammalian Riboswitch. Fourth Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics Workshop, Omaha, NE, 2011
  • Juliane Soukup, Jodi Monahan, Molly McDevitt, *Katie Del Vecchio and Garrett Soukup. A Putative Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway, Fourth Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics Workshop, Omaha, NE, 2011
  • *Katie Del Vecchio, *Andrew Kavan, Molly McDevitt, and Juliane K. Soukup. Evolutionary Conservation of a Potential Mammalian Riboswitch, International RNA Society, Kyoto, Japan, 2011
  • Juliane Soukup, Jodi Monahan, Molly McDevitt and Garrett Soukup. A Putative Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway, International RNA Society, Kyoto, Japan, 2011
  • *Shweta Goswami, *Zoran Pavlovic, Molly McDevitt and Juliane K. Soukup. Evolutionary Conservation of a Potential Mammalian Riboswitch. Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship Program, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 2011
  • *Katie Del Vecchio, *Andrew Kavan, Molly McDevitt and Juliane K. Soukup. Evolutionary Conservation of a Potential Mammalian Riboswitch. 2011 Central Region National Institutes of Health IDeA conference, Omaha, NE, 2011
  • Juliane Soukup, Jodi Monahan, Molly McDevitt and Garrett Soukup. A Putative Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway, 2011 Central Region National Institutes of Health IDeA conference, Omaha, NE, 2011
  • *Christina Nguyen, *Donald Schrack and Juliane K. Soukup. Structural Characterization and Analysis of Pre-Queuosine Riboswitch. 2011 Central Region National Institutes of Health IDeA conference, Omaha, NE, 2011
  • *Andrew Kavan, Molly McDevitt and Juliane K. Soukup. Evolutionary Conservation of a Potential Mammalian Riboswitch. Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2011
  • *Katie Del Vecchio, Molly McDevitt, Jodi Manahan, Garrett Soukup and Juliane K. Soukup. A Putative Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway, Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2011
  • *Christina Nguyen, *Donald Schrack and Juliane K. Soukup. Structural Characterization and Analysis of Pre-Queuosine Riboswitch. Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2011
  • *Katie Del Vecchio, Molly McDevitt, Jodi Manahan, Garrett Soukup and Juliane K. Soukup. A Putative Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2011
  • *Erin Johnson, Molly McDevitt, *Danielle N. Renner, David Berkowitz and Juliane K. Soukup. glmS Ribozyme Mechanism and Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics, St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2011
  • *Donald Schrack, *Christina Nguyen and Juliane K. Soukup. Structural Characterization and Analysis of Pre-Queuosine Riboswitch. St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University,, 2011
  • INVITED SPEAKER: *Danielle Renner, Molly McDevitt, *Erin Johnson, David Berkowitz, Garrett Soukup and Juliane K. Soukup. glmS Ribozyme Mechanism and Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics. Zing Nucleic Acids conference, Puerto Morelos, Mexico, 2010
  • INVITED SPEAKER: Jodi S. Monahan, Molly McDevitt, *Kelley M. Wanzeck, *Natalie C. Erbs, Juliane K. Soukup and Garrett A. Soukup. A Putative Mammalian Riboswitch in the Spermine Biosynthetic Pathway. Zing Nucleic Acids conference, Puerto Morelos, Mexico, 2010
  • *Erin Johnson, Molly McDevitt, *Danielle N. Renner and Juliane K. Soukup. Antibiotic Development by Investigation of the glmS Riboswitch. Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship Program, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 2010
  • *Donald Schrack, *Christina Nguyen and Juliane K. Soukup. Structural Characterization and Analysis of Pre-Queuosine Riboswitch. Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship Program, Creighton University, Omaha, NE, 2010
  • *Andrew Kavan, Molly McDevitt, and Juliane K. Soukup. Structure and Function of a Potential Animal/Mammalian Riboswitch, Ninth Annual Nebraska IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Meeting, Grand Island, NE, 2010
  • *Danielle Renner, *Erin Johnson, Molly McDevitt, Garrett A. Soukup and Juliane K. Strauss-Soukup. glmS Ribozyme Mechanism and Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics, Ninth Annual Nebraska IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Meeting, Grand Island, NE, 2010
  • Juliane K. Soukup. glmS Ribozyme Mechanism and Development of Artificial Agonists as Candidate Antibiotics. Third Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence (NISBRE), Washington, D.C., 2010
  • *Danielle Renner, *Erin Johnson and Juliane K. Soukup. Antibiotic Development by Investigation of the glmS Riboswitch. Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2010
  • *Kelley Wanzeck, *Natalie Erbs, *Katie Del Vecchio and Juliane K. Soukup. Confirmation of Binding Specificity and Genetic Control by Potential Mammalian Riboswitch. Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2010
  • *Andrew Kavan, Molly McDevitt and Juliane K. Soukup. Evolutionary Conservation of a Potential Animal/Mammalian Riboswitch. Nebraska Academy of Sciences annual meeting, Lincoln, NE, 2010
  • *Danielle Renner, Molly McDevitt and Juliane K. Soukup. Antibiotic Development by Investigation of the glmS Riboswitch. St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2010
  • *Kelley Wanzeck, *Natalie Erbs, *Katie Del Vecchio and Juliane K. Soukup. Confirmation of Binding Specificity and Genetic Control by Potential Mammalian Riboswitch. St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2010
  • *Erin Johnson, *Danielle N. Renner, Molly McDevitt and Juliane K. Soukup. Structure and Mechanism of the glmS Riboswitch. St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2010
  • *Donald Schrack, *Ngoc Trang Nguyen and Juliane K. Soukup. Structural Characterization and Analysis of Pre- Queuosine Riboswitch. St. Albert’s Day/Research Symposium, Creighton University, 2010
  • *Kelley Wanzeck, *Natalie Erbs, *Katie Del Vecchio, and Juliane K. Soukup. Structure and Function of a Potential Mammalian Riboswitch. 239th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco, CA (PRESENTATION PROMOTED TO SPECIAL SCI MIXER POSTER SESSION ON THE FIRST NIGHT OF THE CONFERENCE), 2010
  • *Danielle Renner and Juliane K. Soukup. Antibiotic Development by Investigation of the glmS Riboswitch. 54th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, San Francisco, CA, 2010
  • *Kelley Wanzeck, *Natalie Erbs, *Katie Del Vecchio, and Juliane K. Soukup. Structure and Function of a Potential Mammalian Riboswitch. 54th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, San Francisco, CA, 2010
  • Juliane K. Soukup and *Danielle N. Renner. Structure and Mechanism of the glmS Riboswitch. 54th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, San Francisco, CA, 2010

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • National Institutes of Health INBRE Program, "Nebraska Research Network in Functional Genomics"
  • National Institutes of Health INBRE Program, “Understanding Genetic Regulation Through Structural Studies of Riboswitch-Metabolite Complexes”
  • National Institutes of Health, renewal of “Antibiotic Properties of Artificial Agonists for a Bacterial Riboswitch”
  • National Institutes of Health INBRE Program, "Nebraska Research Network in Functional Genomics"
  • Gordon Research Conference PUI (Predominantly Undergraduate Institution) Award
  • National Institutes of Health INBRE Program, supplement to "Nebraska Research Network in Functional Genomics", equipment and pilot project funding
  • National Institutes of Health, ARRA competitive supplement to “Development of Artificial Agonists for a Bacterial Riboswitch”
  • National Institutes of Health ARRA shared instrumentation grant, purchase of shared PhosphorImager Typhoon 9140,
  • National Institutes of Health, “Development of Artificial Agonists for a Bacterial Riboswitch”
  • Internal: Dr. George F. Haddix President’s Faculty Research Fund, Creighton University, “Using bacterial RNA switches as synthetic genetic devices”
  • Internal: Dr. George F. Haddix President’s Faculty Research Fund, Creighton University, “Examination of spermine riboswitch function from different organisms for the development of antibiological agents”
  • Internal: Research Incentive Grant, Creighton University College of Arts & Sciences, “Determination of Key Structural Features of a Mammalian Riboswitch in Order to Design Novel Anti-Cancer Agents”
  • Dr. George F. Haddix President’s Faculty Research Fund, Creighton University, “Identification of an Allosteric Twister Ribozyme for Use as a Synthetic Genetic Switch In Mammalian Systems”
  • CURAS Faculty Research Fund, “Antibiotic Properties of Artificial Agonists for a Bacterial Riboswitch”
  • CURAS Faculty Research Fund, “Modulators of glmS Riboswitch Function”
  • National Institutes of Health R01 grant, “Molecular Basis of Intestinal Cryptosporidiosis”
  • National Institutes of Health INBRE Program, "Examination of spermine riboswitch structure and function for the development of antibiological agents",
  • National Institutes of Health INBRE Program, "Nebraska Research Network in Functional Genomics"
  • National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates, “REU Site: Building Bridges and Biomolecules to Understand Chemical Systems through Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research
  • National Institutes of Health, “Mechanisms of gastrointestinal defense suppression in neonates and infants"
  • National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Administrative supplement grant with Dr. Patrick Swanson, purchase of shared PhosphorImager Typhoon FLA 9500

Awards and Honors

  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2016
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2016
  • Summer Internship Program in Biomedical Research (SIP), National Institutes of Health, 2016
  • Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship, CURAS, 2016
  • Maiben lecture invited speaker, Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 2016
  • Invited Speaker, 2016
  • Council on Undergraduate Research Councilor, Elected by Council on Undergradiate Research, 2016
  • Invited Speaker, 2015
  • Chosen for SciMix Poster Presentation, American Chemical Society, 2015
  • Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship, CURAS, 2015
  • Summer Undergraduate Research Program, Mayo Clinic, 2015
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2015
  • Invited Speaker, 2015
  • Invited Speaker, 2015
  • Invited Speaker, 2015
  • Summer Research Fellowship, Creighton Honors Program, 2014
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2014
  • Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship, CURAS, 2014
  • Nominee for Undergraduate Research Fellows Award, 2014
  • Soukup, J.K., Soukup, G.A. “Examination of spermine riboswitch function from different organisms for the development of antibiological agents”, Filed September 20, 2013, 61/880,553, 2013
  • Gordon Research Conference PUI Travel Award, 2013
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2013
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2013
  • Best Oral Presentation, 38th West Coast Biological Sciences Undergraduate Research Conference, 2013
  • Best Undergraduate Poster, St. Albert's Day Research Symposium, 2013
  • Honorary Inductee, Creighton University Alpha SIgma Nu (Jesuit Honor Society), 2013
  • College Award for Professional Excellence in Major Advising, Creighton College of Arts & Sciences, 2013
  • Award Winner, Gordon Research Conference, 2013
  • Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship, College of Arts & Sciences, 2012
  • Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship, College of Arts & Sciences, 2012
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2012
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2012
  • Outstanding Undergraduate Research in Biological Sciences, Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 2012
  • Creighton University Research Award, 2012
  • Richard Holland Future Scientist Award, Nebraska IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence Meeting, 2011
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2011
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2011
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2011
  • Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship, College of Arts & Sciences, 2011
  • Contributor, Luce Foundation, 2011
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2010
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2010
  • Richard Holland Future Scientist Award, 2010
  • Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship, College of Arts & Sciences, 2010
  • Ferlic Summer Research Fellowship, College of Arts & Sciences, 2010
  • INBRE Scholars Program, National Institutes of Health, 2010
  • Chosen for SciMix Poster Presentation, American Chemical Society, 2010
  • Nominee for Creighton University Research Award, 2010
  • Creighton Representative, 2010
  • Nominee for Carnegie Foundation U.S. Professors of the Year award, 2009
  • Soukup, G.A., Soukup, J.K. “GlmS ribozyme coenzymes and methods of use thereof,” International Patent Cooperation Treaty Application PCT/US 2006/21965, 2006