Carl W. Schmid

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Professor Emeritus


Molecular & Cellular Biology

Offices and Labs

149B Briggs Hall
(530) 752-3003


1971 PhD Biophysical Chemistry University of California, Berkeley
1967 BS Chemistry Drexel Institute of Technology

Research Interests

Human Alu repeats have a role in development associated with differential germ line methylation. Also, transcripts from these elements are heatshock inducible, suggesting a role in the cell st

CBS Grad Group Affiliations

Integrated Genetics and Genomics

Teaching Interests

Molecular genetics. Physical biochemistry.


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  • Chu WM, R Ballard, BW Carpick, BRG Williams, and CW Schmid. 1998. Potential Alu function: Regulation of the activity of double-stranded RNA-activated kinase PKR. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 18:58-68
  • Chu WM, RE Ballard, and CW Schmid. 1997. Palindromic sequences preceding the terminator increase polymerase III template activity. Nucleic Acids Research. 25:2077-2082
  • Chu WM, ZX Wang, RG Roeder, and CW Schmid. 1997. RNA polymerase III transcription repressed by Rb through its interactions with TFIIIB and TFIIIC2. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 272:14755-14761