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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...

To answer this question the lab of NCCR RNA & Disease principal investigator Mariusz Nowacki joined forces with researchers from two biotechnology companies and applied different technological approaches. Their findings were published in a PLoS One article entitled "Determination of the presence of...

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

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

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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