RNA Biology: 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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Image by Christian Guthier

“No matter how counterintuitive it may seem, basic research remains the lifeline of practical advances in medicine; pioneering inventions are the source of industrial strength. The future is not predicted, it is invented” – Arthur Kornberg, 1959 Nobel Laureate