• Adjunct Professor, Department Of Biochemistry
  • Adjunct Professor, Biochemistry Research
  • Professor, Medicinal Chemistry

Research Keywords

  • RNA Structure
  • Nucleosides
  • NMR Spectroscopy
  • Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy


  • English, fluent.


  • Liu, S., Nelson, C., Xiao, L., Lu, L., Seth, P.P., Davis D.R., Hagedorn, C.H. (2011) Measuring Antiviral Activity of Benzimidazole Molecules that Alter IRES RNA Structure with an Infectious Hepatitis C Virus Chimera Expressing Renilla Luciferase. Antiviral Res., 89, 54-63. Published, 01/2011.
  • 10. Davis, D. R., and Seth, P. P. (2011) Therapeutic Targeting of the HCV internal entry site RNA. Antivir. Chem. Chemotherapy 21, 117-128. Published, 01/2011.
  • Paulsen, RB., Seth, P.P., Swayze, E.E., Griffey, R.H., Skalicky, J.J. Cheatham, T.E., Davis, D.R. (2010) Inhibitor Induced Structural Change in the HCV IRES Domain IIa RNA. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci, USA. Epub. Published, 04/01/2010.
  • Davis, D.R. (2010) Nucleoside Analogs In Comprehensive Natural Products II Chemistry and Biology; Mander, L., Lui, H.-W. Eds.; Elsevier: Oxford; volume 6, pp.663-682. Published, 2010.
  • Walewska, A., Skalicky, J. Davis, D.R., Zhang, M.M., Lopez-Vera, E., Watkins, M., Han, T., Yoshikami, D.,Olivera, B., Bulaj, G. (2008) NMR-Based Mapping of Disulfide Bridges in Cysteine-Rich Peptides: Application to the |*mu*|-Conotoxin SxIIIA. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 14280-14286. Published, 2008.
  • Klaiman, D., Amitsur, M., Blanga-Kanfi, S., Chai, M., Davis, D.R., Kaufmann, G. (2007) Parallel dimerization of PrrC-anticodon nuclease region implicated in tRNALys recognition. Nucleic Acids Res. 35, 4704-14. Published, 2007.