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Press Release / Medienmitteilung Universität Bern
Trypanosomes are single-celled parasites that cause diseases such as human African sleeping sickness and Nagana in animals. But they are also used in basic research as a model system to study fundamental biological questions. Researchers of the...

Press Release / Medienmitteilung Universität Basel 
Lipid, also known as fat, is an optimal energy source and an important cell component. Much is required for the rapid and uncontrolled growth of cancer cells. Researchers from the Biozentrum of the University of Basel and from the University of...

The seventh edition of the NCCR RNA & Disease Newsletter -The Messenger has been published:

  • Editorial Norbert Polacek
  • Interview with Juan Valcárcel ""RNA should in a way be an icon of our culture.""
  • Research Highlights It matters how we (or RNA) are born / Sending a second messenger
  • 2nd NCCR RNA &...

CRG News Article/Medienmitteilung Universität Bern  
Scientists at the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG) in Barcelona, have developed a new method, which improved the most important catalogue of genes -GENCODE-, including characterization of new genes in the DNA “Dark Matter”. Their new method,...

Congratulations to Jeffrey Chao(FMI Basel) and Magdalini Polymenidou (University of Zurich) for having been selected as EMBO Young Investigators!

FMI News Article
Jeff Chao, Junior group leader at the FMI, and his group developed a sophisticated method to measure mRNA degradation in single cells. They developed a fluorescent biosensor that allows the distinction of intact transcripts and degradation intermediates. This novel method,...

FMI News Article
Helge Grosshans and his group at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) have identified two distinct modes of transcription termination – one dependent on, and one independent of, the highly conserved exoribonuclease XRN2. In a fruitful collaboration ...

We would like to welcome Steve Pascolo (left picture) and Gerhard Schratt (right picture) who became associate members of the NCCR RNA & Disease.

Medienmitteilung Universität Basel
Vor zehn Tagen durfte Michael Hall, Professor am Biozentrum der Universität Basel, in New York den renommierten Lasker Award entgegennehmen. Am vergangenen Montag lud Rektorin Andrea Schenker-Wicki zu seinen Ehren ins Wildt’sche Haus ein.

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We would like to welcome Stefanie Jonas as junior principal investigator of the NCCR RNA & Disease!