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The RNA Society announced that its 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Adrian Krainer (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory). Adrian Krainer and his co-workers made seminal discoveries in the field of alternative splicing. Their contributions were essential for the development of the drug Spinraza for...

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Two hallmarks of the integrated stress response of cells are the inhibition of translation and the formation of stress granules (SGs) and processing bodies (PBs). However, it is not well understood how both processes are coupled. In a study published in Molecular Cell, researchers...

The third NCCR RNA & Disease Summer School on "RNA Regulation in Health and Disease: Genome architecture and gene expression - RNA turnover - Epitranscriptomics - Phase separation" will take place in Saas-Fee, Switzerland from August 26th to 30th 2019.

Press Release / Medienmitteilung Universität Bern 
Researchers of the University of Bern have discovered a new molecular regulatory mechanism in unicellular parasites which has never before been observed. RNA fragments do not act as brakes in the cell apparatus, but on the contrary as...

We would like to welcome Françoise Stutz as a new associate member of the NCCR RNA & Disease.

We would like to welcome Francesco Bertoni as a new associate member of the NCCR RNA & Disease.

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

Click here to read The Messenger

Press Release / Medienmitteilung Universität Basel 
For his achievements in cancer research, the cell biologist Prof. Michael N. Hall, from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel, has been awarded the Charles Rodolphe Brupbacher Prize 2019. The Prize Ceremony will take place on January 31, 2019,...

The NCCR RNA & Disease would like to congratulate Lukas Jeker (University of Basel) and Martin Jinek (University of Zurich) on being awarded ERC Consolidator Grants. The project of Lukas Jeker with the acronym "TALE" is on "Therapeutic Allele Engineering: A novel technology for cell therapy", while...

The Zeb1/miR200 axis has been implicated in the regulation of a crucial transition in cancer. However, in vivo studies of the relevance of this axis have been lacking. The lab of NCCR RNA & Disease principal investigator Markus Stoffel now reports their in vivo findings regarding this axis in a...