Angela Nicholson-Shaw



B.S. - Biochemistry, Biola University, La Mirada, CA


I joined the Pasquinelli lab in Spring 2016. I'm interested in studying how polyA tails of messenger RNAs contribute to gene regulation. Outside of the lab I enjoy bike riding, coffee, and hanging out with my Golden Retriever.


NSF-GRFP Fellow (2017-2020)

GradSlam UCSD Campus Champion 2019 (TED-style 3 min speaking competition)


Nicholson AL, & Pasquinelli AE. (2019). Tales of Detailed Poly(A) Tails. Trends in Cell Biology [Link]

Azoubel Lima S, Chipman LB, Nicholson AL, Chen YH, Yee BA, Yeo GW, Coller J & Pasquinelli, AE. (2017). Short polyA tails are a conserved feature of highly expressed genes. Nature Structural and Molecular Biology [Link]