Victor Lelyveld

Szostak Lab

Research Fellow

Department of Molecular Biology
Simches Research Center
Boston, MA 02114


  1. Ransey E, Björkbom A, Lelyveld VS, Biecek P, Pantano L, Szostak JW, Sliz P. Comparative analysis of LIN28-RNA binding sites identified at single nucleotide resolution. RNA Biol 2017 Sep 25.

  2. Li L, Prywes N, Tam CP, O'Flaherty DK, Lelyveld VS, Izgu EC, Pal A, Szostak JW. Enhanced Nonenzymatic RNA Copying with 2-Aminoimidazole Activated Nucleotides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017 Feb 08; 139(5):1810-1813.

  3. 2016
  4. Izgu EC, Björkbom A, Kamat NP, Lelyveld VS, Zhang W, Jia TZ, Szostak JW. N-Carboxyanhydride-Mediated Fatty Acylation of Amino Acids and Peptides for Functionalization of Protocell Membranes. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016 Dec 28; 138(51):16669-16676.

  5. Hai A, Cai LX, Lee T, Lelyveld VS, Jasanoff A. Molecular fMRI of Serotonin Transport. Neuron 2016 Nov 23; 92(4):754-765.

  6. Li L, Lelyveld VS, Prywes N, Szostak JW. Experimental and Computational Evidence for a Loose Transition State in Phosphoroimidazolide Hydrolysis. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2016 Mar 30; 138(12):3986-9.

  7. 2015
  8. Lelyveld VS, Björkbom A, Ransey EM, Sliz P, Szostak JW. Pinpointing RNA-Protein Cross-Links with Site-Specific Stable Isotope-Labeled Oligonucleotides. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015 Dec 16; 137(49):15378-81.

  9. Björkbom A, Lelyveld VS, Zhang S, Tam CP, Blain JC, Szostak JW. Bidirectional Direct Sequencing of Noncanonical RNA by Two-Dimensional Analysis of Mass Chromatograms. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015 Nov 18; 137(45):14430-8.

  10. 2014
  11. Lee T, Cai LX, Lelyveld VS, Hai A, Jasanoff A. Molecular-level functional magnetic resonance imaging of dopaminergic signaling. Science 2014 May 02; 344(6183):533-5.

  12. Rodriguez E, Lelyveld VS, Atanasijevic T, Okada S, Jasanoff A. Magnetic nanosensors optimized for rapid and reversible self-assembly. Chem. Commun. (Camb.) 2014 Apr 07; 50(27):3595-8.

  13. 2012
  14. Brustad EM, Lelyveld VS, Snow CD, Crook N, Jung ST, Martinez FM, Scholl TJ, Jasanoff A, Arnold FH. Structure-guided directed evolution of highly selective p450-based magnetic resonance imaging sensors for dopamine and serotonin. J. Mol. Biol. 2012 Sep 14; 422(2):245-62.

  15. 2011
  16. Lelyveld VS, Brustad E, Arnold FH, Jasanoff A. Metal-substituted protein MRI contrast agents engineered for enhanced relaxivity and ligand sensitivity. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011 Feb 02; 133(4):649-51.

  17. 2003
  18. Hemelaar J, Lelyveld VS, Kessler BM, Ploegh HL. A single protease, Apg4B, is specific for the autophagy-related ubiquitin-like proteins GATE-16, MAP1-LC3, GABARAP, and Apg8L. J. Biol. Chem. 2003 Dec 19; 278(51):51841-50.

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