Post-transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression

We study the post-transcriptional regulation of gene expression by RNA-binding proteins and small non-coding RNAs in the fruit fly, Drosophila melanogaster, using diverse techniques including genetics, genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and computational biology.

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’The Fly God' by Sergio Castrezana (courtesy of flystuff.com) 

“If you are too sloppy, then you never get reproducible results, and then you never can draw any conclusions; but if you are just a little sloppy, then when you see something startling you say ‘Oh, my God, what did I do, what did I do different this time?’ And if you really accidentally varied only one parameter, you nail it down…I called it the ‘Principle of Limited Sloppiness'.”  - Max Delbrück

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