NCCR RNA & Disease Seminar Series

Seminars Fall Semester 2017

October: Chuan He - Department of Chemistry and Institute for Biophysical Dynamics, The University of Chicago,Chicago, USA

“RNA methylation in gene expression regulation“

30.10.2017,University of Bern
31.10.2017,ETH Zurich

He Lab Page(external link)

November: Mariano Garcia-Blanco - University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA

“Flaviviral RNAs and host innate immunity: a love-hate relationship“
Invited by the PhD students of the RNA Biology PhD Program

13.11.2017, University of Bern
14.11.2017, ETH Zurich

Garcia-Blanco Lab Page(external link)

December: Bertrand Séraphin - Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology, Strasbourg, France

“Starting from the ends: from eukaryotic mRNA decay mechanisms to diseases“

04.12.2017, University of Bern
05.12.2017, ETH Zurich

Séraphin Lab Page(external link)

Seminars Spring Semester 2018

February: Fátima Gebauer - Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain

“Role of RNA binding proteins in cancer progression“

26.02.2018, University of Bern
27.02.2018, ETH Zurich

Gebauer Lab Page(external link)

March: Jennifer Doudna - Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley, USA

“CRISPR Systems: From Biology to Biotechnology“

12.03.2018, University of Bern
13.03.2018, ETH Zurich

Doudna Lab Page(external link)

April: Gene Yeo - Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, University of California, San Diego, USA

“Understanding protein-RNA interactions at scale and manipulating RNA with RNA-targeting CRISPR/Cas“

09.04.2018, University of Bern
10.04.2018, ETH Zurich

Yeo Lab Page(external link)

May: Michelle Hastings - Chicago Medical School, Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago, USA

“RNA Therapeutics: Splice-switching Antisense Oligonucleotides for the Treatment of Neurological Disease“

07.05.2018, University of Bern
08.05.2018, ETH Zurich

Hastings Lab Page(external link)

May: Leemor Joshua-Tor - Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, USA

“Mad about U: regulating the let7 pre-miRNA“

14.05.2018, University of Bern
15.05.2018, ETH Zurich

Joshua-Tor Lab Page(external link)

Past NCCR & Disease Seminars:

Seminars 2016/2017

Seminars 2015/2016

Seminars 2014/2015

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