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Nature Reviews Genetics Article

Identifying long non-coding RNAs is still challenging with the currently available technologies. In the September issue of Nature Reviews Genetics a review was published entitled “Towards a complete map of the human long non-coding RNA transcriptome”, in which the...

We would like to welcome Sebastian Leidel as a new principal investigator of the NCCR RNA & Disease.

FMI News Article
A group of researchers coordinated by Alex Tuck from Marc Bühler's lab wanted to learn more about the role of long non-protein-coding RNAs (lncRNAs); these eukaryotic RNAs lacking protein-coding potential were first described about 15 years ago, but still little is known about their...

The group of NCCR junior principal investigator Magdalini Polymenidou (Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich) published their findings on the different localization of FUS in neurons and astrocytes under hypertonic stress in a Cell Reports paper. The group of former NCCR junior...

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

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FMI News Article
In a study published today in Nature, Marc Bühler and his group at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI) have taken a major step forward in elucidating the mechanisms underlying a disorder known as Helsmoortel-Van der Aa syndrome. They clarify the role...

EPFL News Article
EPFL scientists have identified two enzymes that protect chromosomes from oxidative damage and shortening. Blocking them might be a new anticancer strategy for stopping telomerase, the enzyme that immortalizes tumors.

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FMI News Article
Today, the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) announced the election of Marc Bühler, Senior group leader at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, to its membership. He is among the 62 outstanding life scientists from Europe newly elected, joining a...

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

FMI News Article
In close collaboration, scientists from the groups of Rafal Ciosk and Helge Grosshans, and the protein structure and computational biology platforms, elucidated the RNA binding rules of LIN41, an important developmental regulator of the self-renewal versus differentiation decision....