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Common host factors required for replication of coronaviruses identified

The Thiel lab, together with collaborators, conducted two genome-wide screens to identify host factors required by…
 

Ulrike Kutay receives ETH Alea Award

Congratulations to Ulrike Kutay, who received the 2020 ETH Alea Award. According to the awards's website: "The ALEA…
 

Aging muscles – uncovering the causes of sarcopenia

Biozentrum University of Basel News Article Age-related muscle loss has a huge impact on autonomy and life quality of…
 

Boosting CRISPR deletion efficiency with a small molecule

In their recent Genome Research publication the lab of Rory Johnson describes their findings how the efficiency of…
 

From structure to function: A single amino acid substitution in RRM1 of SRSF1 leads to SMN2 exon 7 inlcusion

The Allain lab (ETH Zurich) together with the Sponer (Czech Academy of Sciences, Brno, Czech Republic) and Zavolan…