Carl W. Schmid

Carl Schmid

Position Title
Professor Emeritus

Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, College of Biological Sciences

149B Briggs Hall

Research Interests

Human Alu repeats have a role in development associated with differential germ line methylation. Also, transcripts from these elements are heatshock inducible, suggesting a role in the cell st

Grad Group Affiliations



  • 1967 BS Chemistry Drexel Institute of Technology
  • 1971 PhD Biophysical Chemistry University of California, Berkeley


Chu WM, R Ballard, BW Carpick, BRG Williams, and CW Schmid. 1998. Potential Alufunction: Regulation of the activity of double-stranded RNA-activated kinase PKR. Molecular and Cellular Biology. 18:58-68

Chu WM, RE Ballard, and CW Schmid. 1997. Palindromic sequences preceding the terminator increase polymerase III template activity. Nucleic Acids Research. 25:2077-2082

Chu WM, ZX Wang, RG Roeder, and CW Schmid. 1997. RNA polymerase III transcription repressed by Rb through its interactions with TFIIIB and TFIIIC2. Journal of Biological Chemistry. 272:14755-14761