Education and Training

Postdoctoral University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Ph.D. Cornell University, New York, NY

B.Sc. University of Colombo, Sri Lanka


Keppetipola N, Sharma S, Li Q, and Black DL. (2012) “Neuronal regulation of Pre-mRNA Splicing by Polypyrimidine Tract Binding Proteins, PTBP1 and PTBP2” Crit Rev Biochem Mol Biol. 47(4):360-78.

Keppetipola N, Jain R, Meineke B, Diver M, and Shuman S. (2009) “Structure-activity relationships in Kluyveromyces lactis gamma-toxin, a eukaryal tRNA anticodon nuclease.” RNA 15, 1036-44

Keppetipola N, and Shuman S. (2008) “A phosphate-binding histidine of binuclear metallophosphodiesterase enzymes is a determinant of 2',3' cyclic nucleotide phosphodiesterase activity” J. Biol. Chem. 283, 30942-9.

Keppetipola N, and Shuman S. (2007) “Characterization of the 2’, 3’ cyclic phosphodiesterase activities of Clostridium thermocellum polynucleotide kinase-phosphatase and bacteriophage lambda phosphatase” Nucleic Acids Res. 35, 7721-32

Keppetipola N, Nandakumar J, and Shuman S. (2007) “Reprogramming the end healing pathway of a bacterial RNA repair enzyme.” Nucleic Acids. Res.35, 3624-3630