Stephanie Ceman

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423 Medical Sciences Building
Associate Professor



Professor Stephanie Ceman received a B.S., from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Bacteriology, Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Genetics
She was a Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Chicago in Immunology

and a Postdoctoral fellow at Emory University in Atlanta, where she began her work on Fragile X syndrome. 

She is currently an associate professor in the department of Cell and Developmental Biology at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign with affiliations with the Neuroscience Program, Beckman Institute and the Institute for Genomic Biology. 

Her research is focused on understanding how protein translation regulation in the brain participates in learning and memory. 


Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Professor, Cell and Developmental Biology
Associate Professor, Carle Illinois College of Medicine
Associate Professor, Pathology
Affiliate, Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology
Associate Professor, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology

Recent Publications

DeThorne, L. S., & Ceman, S. S. (2018). Genetic testing and autism: Tutorial for communication sciences and disorders. Journal of Communication Disorders, 74, 61-73.

Skariah, G., Perry, K. J., Drnevich, J., Henry, J. J., & Ceman, S. S. (2018). RNA helicase Mov10 is essential for gastrulation and central nervous system development. Developmental Dynamics, 247(4), 660-671.

Skariah, G., Seimetz, J., Norsworthy, M., Lannom, M. C., Kenny, P. J., Elrakhawy, M., ... Ceman, S. S. (2017). Mov10 suppresses retroelements and regulates neuronal development and function in the developing brain. BMC Biology, 15(1), [54].

Kenny, P., & Ceman, S. (2016). RNA secondary structure modulates FMRP’s bi-functional role in the microRNA pathway. International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 17(6), [985].

Kenny, P. J., Zhou, H., Kim, M., Skariah, G., Khetani, R. S., Drnevich, J., ... Ceman, S. (2014). MOV10 and FMRP Regulate AGO2 Association with MicroRNA Recognition Elements. Cell Reports, 9(5), 1729-1741.

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