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CSHL News Release 
CSHL principal investigator Adrian Krainer was awarded together with C. Frank Benett from Ionis Pharmaceuticals  the 2019 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for the development of nusinersen (trade name Spinraza). Nusinersen is an antisense oligonucleotide drug for the treatment...

Congratulations to Oliver Mühlemann for being elected SNSF research councillor!

METTL16 is a m6A writer in addition to  METTL3/METTL14. The lab of NCCR principal investigator Ramesh Pillai (Department of Molecular Biology, University of Geneva) published their findings on the structure, target recognition and essential function in development of this methyltransferase  in a...

News Articles ETH Zurich and University of Bern
Sleeping sickness-causing parasites contain an unusual protein synthesis machinery. A team of researchers from ETH Zurich and the University of Bern resolved its very special structure for the first time.

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Interview in "uniaktuell" - The online magazine of the University of Bern

An interview with Kellie Cotter, who is a postdoctoral researcher in the lab of NCCR associate principal investigator Mark Rubin (Department for BioMedical Research, University of Bern), was published in "uniaktuell". Kellie...

Nature Reviews Genetics Article

Identifying long non-coding RNAs is still challenging with the currently available technologies. In the September issue of Nature Reviews Genetics a review was published entitled “Towards a complete map of the human long non-coding RNA transcriptome”, in which the...

We would like to welcome Sebastian Leidel as a new principal investigator of the NCCR RNA & Disease.

FMI News Article
A group of researchers coordinated by Alex Tuck from Marc Bühler's lab wanted to learn more about the role of long non-protein-coding RNAs (lncRNAs); these eukaryotic RNAs lacking protein-coding potential were first described about 15 years ago, but still little is known about their...

The group of NCCR junior principal investigator Magdalini Polymenidou (Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich) published their findings on the different localization of FUS in neurons and astrocytes under hypertonic stress in a Cell Reports paper. The group of former NCCR junior...

The eighth edition of the NCCR RNA & Disease Newsletter -The Messenger has been published.

Click here to read The Messenger