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Joshua Blose

Joshua Blose, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
(585) 395-2182
Office:  229 Smith Hall


  • Ph.D., Penn State

Teaching and Creative Interests

  • Stability and Folding of Secondary Structural Motifs
  • Small Functional Nucleic Acids


  • Patel, S., Blose J. M., Sokoloski, J. E., Pollack, L., Bevilacqua, P.C. "Specificity of the double-stranded RNA-binding domain from the RNA-activated protein kinase PKR for double-stranded RNA: insights from thermodynamics and small-angle X-ray scattering." Biochemistry, 2012, 51, 93129322
  • Blose, J. M., Pabit, S. A., Meisburger, S. P., Li, L., Jones, C. D., Pollack, L. "Effects of a protecting osmolyte on the ion atmosphere surrounding DNA duplexes." Biochemistry, 2011, 50, 8540-8547.
  • Blose, J. M., Lloyd, K. P., Bevilacqua, P. C. "Portability of the GN(R)A hairpin loop motif between RNA and DNA." Biochemistry, 2009, 48, 8787-8794.
  • Blose, J. M., Proctor, D. J., Veeraraghavan, N., Misra, V. K., Bevilacqua, P. C. "Contribution of the closing base pair to exceptional stability in RNA tetraloops: Roles for molecular mimicry and electrostatic factors." J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131, 8474-8484.
  • Blose, J. M., Silverman, S. K., Bevilacqua, P. C. "A simple molecular model for thermophilic adaptation in functional nucleic acids." Biochemistry, 2007, 46, 4232-4240.

Last Updated 10/27/20

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