Welcome to the Großhans Lab at FMI. We use C. elegans and mammalian cells to study developmental clocks and timers as well as RNA silencing pathways. Read more here.
The lab is interested in understanding the molecular and physiological functions of mechanisms that regulate gene expression. Our current major interests are linked to the three areas described in more detail below, namely Oscillatory Gene Expression, Cell Fate Control, and MicroRNAs. However, we are happy to let the data guide us and have thus also… Continue reading Research
Dec 10th, 2020: RNA meets protease – check out the preprint of Rajani’s work on how proteolytic processing control small RNAs. Dec 8th, 2020: Our new review on the C. elegans developmental clock now out on CTDB – download for free till January 26th here. Nov 27th, 2020: Congratulations, Dr. Chiara Azzi, on a successful… Continue reading Lab news
2020 Meuse, M.W.M.#, Hauser, Y.P.#, Morales Moreno, L.J., Hendriks, G.-J., Eglinger, J., Bogaarts, G., Tsiairis, C., Großhans, H.* (2020) Developmental function and state transitions of a gene expression oscillator in C. elegans. Mol Syst Biol. 16: e9498 (# equal contribution) Azzi, C.#, Aeschimann, F.#, Neagu, A., Großhans, H.* (2020) A branched heterochronic pathway directs juvenile-to-adult… Continue reading Publications