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Faculty & Staff

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    Janet Newlands

    Senior Information Processing Consultant

    1543 Microbial Sciences Building
    Office: (608) 265-4418


I am responsible for administration of the department's file, email and web servers. I also provide network support, computer/peripheral setup and repair, software setup, upgrades and troubleshooting for departmental computers and printers.


B.S., Genetics, University of Wisconsin-Madison 1984
Ph.D., Genetics, University of Georgia, Athens 1992
Postdoctoral Research: Microbiology, University of Connecticut Health Center, 1992-1995

Research Papers

  • Orlova M, Newlands J, Das A, Goldfarb A, Borukhov S. (1995) Intrinsic transcript cleavage activity of RNA polymerase Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 92(10):4596-600. (PMC41991) · Pubmed

    No abstract available.

  • Newlands JT, Gaal T, Mecsas J, Gourse RL (1993) Transcription of the Escherichia coli rrnB P1 promoter by the heat shock RNA polymerase (E sigma 32) in vitro. J. Bacteriol. 175(3):661-8 (PMC196203) · Pubmed

    No abstract available.

  • Newlands JT, Josaitis CA, Ross W, Gourse RL (1992) Both fis-dependent and factor-independent upstream activation of the rrnB P1 promoter are face of the helix dependent. Nucleic Acids Res. 20(4):719-26 (PMC312010) · Pubmed

    No abstract available.

  • Newlands JT, Ross W, Gosink KK, Gourse RL (1991) Factor-independent activation of Escherichia coli rRNA transcription. II. characterization of complexes of rrnB P1 promoters containing or lacking the upstream activator region with Escherichia coli RNA polymerase. J. Mol. Biol. 220(3):569-83 · Pubmed

    No abstract available.

  • Ross W, Thompson JF, Newlands JT, Gourse RL (1990) E.coli Fis protein activates ribosomal RNA transcription in vitro and in vivo. EMBO J. 9(11):3733-42 (PMC552129) · Pubmed

    No abstract available.