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A Current Opinion in Structural Biology article by the labs of Martin Jinek and Lori Passmore discusses recent advances made in gaining mechanistic insights into mRNA 3'-end processing. The article is part of a themed issue on protein nucleic acid interactions edited by Frédéric Allain and Martin...

They’re pursuing their passions, and can delve deeply into their chosen topic. Should doctoral students be able to regard their research as a regular job?

FMI News Article
The organization of chromatin in the three-dimensional space is complex and requires the help of many proteins, including CTFC. Researchers from the group of Marc Bühler have identified a new player in the process: the transcription factor ADNP. In a recent study, they show that...

The NCCR RNA & Disease seeks for up to 2 young group leaders with innovative research projects to become Junior Principal Investigators of the NCCR RNA & Disease. Junior NCCR Principal Investigators will receive funding for a Ph.D. position and they will become a member of the NCCR RNA & Disease...

Press Release / Medienmitteilung Universität Basel
Protein variations that result from the process of alternative splicing control the identity and function of nerve cells in the brain. This allows organisms to build a highly complex neuronal network with only a limited number of genes. The study...

We would like to welcome Jean-Yves Roignant as a new associate member of the NCCR RNA & Disease.

ETH D-BIOL News Article
Understanding the logic of biomolecular networks requires quantification of different molecule and reaction types. A recent "Nature Methods" paper led by Yaroslav Nikolaev (Allain lab) demonstrates the potential of NMR spectroscopy to obtain such multiplexed and dynamic...

FMI News Article
The protein TRIM71 is an important regulator of animal development and plays a role in various diseases. In close collaboration, scientists from the groups of Helge Grosshans and Marc Bühler at the FMI elucidated the mechanism by which TRIM71 binds and turns off its RNA targets....

Press Release Medical Faculty University of Geneva
The medical faculty of the University of Geneva announced the appointment of  their new dean including the team of vice-deans. Martine Collart became the new vice-dean in charge of the fundamental medicine section of the medical faculty of the...

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

Click here to read The Messenger