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

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Press Release / Medienmitteilung Universität Basel
The translation of the genetic code into proteins is a vital process in any cell. Prof. Mihaela Zavolan's team at the Biozentrum, University of Basel, has now uncovered important factors that influence the speed of protein synthesis in the cell....

Press Release / Medienmitteilung Universität Basel
The Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) has announced that its 2019 Nakasone Award will be awarded to Prof. Michael Hall of the Biozentrum, University of Basel, for his discovery of the master regulator of cell growth, the target of rapamycin...

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

The May issue of the Chimia journal is a topcal issue on the NCCR RNA & Disease. Member and associate member groups contributed eight review articles.

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

An interview with Jennifer Doudna was published in German in the Folio magazine of the Neue Zürcher Zeitung. This month's edition is on the topic of heredity. The interview was conducted in the context of Jennifer Doudna's visit to Switzerland in March 2019 as a speaker in the NCCR's seminar series....

Today the sixth year of operations of the NCCR RNA & Disease started. We would like to thank everybody who contributed to the network's progress over the years.

For a look back at the first phase (2014-2018) check out the retrospect article and the interview with the co-directors orginally...

Applications can now be submitted for the Predoc Program RNA & Disease Switzerland 2019 Call:

The program offers to prospective PhD students the possibility to explore different research directions and environments by performing 3 rotations of 4 months each in participating labs of the NCCR RNA &...

Circadian clock transcripts show abundant translation of upstream open reading frames (uORFs), and cells deficient for the translation reinitiation factor DENR display shortened circadian period. A study published in Nucleic Acids Research by the Gatfield lab (University of Lausanne), in...