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Kevin Ryan
Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: City College of New York
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph. D.
Research Interests: Organic chemistry, RNA biochemistry, and medicinal chemistry.

Bioorganic studies of olfactory molecular recognition. 
Mammalian pre-mRNA 3' end processing regulation by protein phosphorylation.
Synthetic delivery vectors for small RNA

Selective Publications:

"Circular Single-Stranded Synthetic DNA Delivery Vectors for MicroRNA," C. Seidl and K. Ryan*, PLoS One, Feb. 2011 6(2): e16925. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0016925

"Discrimination of Saturated Aldehydes by the Rat I7 Olfactory Receptor," M.D. Kurland, M.B. Newcomer, Z. Peterlin, K. Ryan, S. Firestein, and V.S. Batista*, Biochemistry, 2010, 3, 49(30):6302-4.

"Molecular Shape and the Sense of Smell," Kevin Ryan* and Xiaozhou P. Ryan, book chapter in The 2010 McGraw-Hill Yearbook of Science and Technology, 2010, 243-245.

"Small molecule activators of pre-mRNA 3' cleavage." Kevin Ryan*, Asya Khleborodova, Jingyi Pan, and Xiaozhou P. Ryan, RNA, 2009 15:483-492.

The Importance of Odorant Conformation to the Binding and Activation of a Representative Olfactory Receptor." Zita Peterlin‡, Yadi Li‡, Grant Sun, Rohan Shah, Stuart Firestein, and Kevin Ryan* ( ‡ equally contributing first authors ), Chemistry & Biology, 2008 Volume 15, Issue 12.

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