Lab news

Nov 28th, 2018: Congratulations, Ben, for winning an SNSF Eccellenza Professorial Fellowship!

let-7, LIN-41 adulthoodNov 5th, 2018: How to time initiation of adulthood – read our pre-print

Oct 1st, 2018: Welcome to our new PhD student Maike!

Pereira, sexual dimorphisms, bioRxiv 2018
Sep 19th, 2018: How to time differentiation into a sexually dimorphic nervous system  – read the pre-print of our fun collaboration with the Hobert lab here.

Aug 31st, 2018: Farewell to Florian! We wish you a good start in your new position at CSL Behring!

Aug 15th, 2018: Together with the group of Dr. Marc Bühler and in the context of the NCCR RNA & Disease, we have a position in bioinformatics/quantitative biology available – find details and a link to apply online here.

May 29th, 2018: Giovanna’s paper is collecting recommendations on F1000Prime: doi:10.3410/f.733028808.793544522 and doi:10.3410/f.733028808.793546212

May 24th, 2018: Join us for Helge’s public Habilitation lecture (in German!): “Die vierte Dimension: Zeitliche Steuerungsmechanismen in der Entwicklungsbiologie” – tomorrow, Friday, May 25th, 16:15 at FMI.

May 24th, 2018: Welcome to our new postdoc Smita!

LIN41 recognition sites - Kumari 2018Apr 20th, 2018: Florian’s collaborative work with Rafal Ciosk’s lab reveals an unusual mode of RNA recognition by LIN41/TRIM71 – summarized here and detailed here.

Apr 14th, 2018: Closing date for applications to the International PhD Program of the FMI approaching fast (May 1st) – find details and apply here.

graphical abstract_HG_var (002)_GB_HGMar 21st, 2018: Giovanna’s work on miRNA specificity and the effect of miRNA concentrations designated “NAR Breakthrough Article” – now online here. (Thank you, Kathrin, for helping with the graphical abstract!)

Mar 5th, 2018: Shkumatava lab shows that target-directed miRNA decay modulates vertebrate behavior – read our News & Views on this exciting piece of research here.

Jan 5th, 2018: Farewell Takashi! We wish you a smooth start in your new position as an Assistant Professor at the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry Polish Academy of Science, Posnan!

Dec 8th, 2017: FMI makes Novartis and University of Basel no. 1 in world-wide industry-academia research partnerships according to Nature.
Nov 21st, 2017: Take a peek at Giovanna’s manuscript on miRNA specificity – available as a preprint on bioRxiv.

Nov 14th, 2017: Read here about Sarah’s and Takashi’s views on how to achieve a productive wet lab–dry lab collaboration.

FMI PhDNov 7th, 2017: Closing date for applications to the International PhD Program of the FMI approaching fast (November 20th) – find details here.

Oct 31st, 2017: Congratulations, Giovanna, on defending successfully!

XRN2-image PR.001Oct 27th, 2017: Congratulations, Takashi and Sarah, on your joint experimental – computational paper on transcription termination (read more here)

Oct 16th, 2017: Welcome to our new PhD student Jana!