Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society

Congratulations to the Winner of the 2015 OTS Lifetime Achievement Award!

May 13th, 2015|Categories: Lifetime Achievement Award|

Fritz Eckstein, PhD Max Planck Institute for Experimental Medicine Dr. Eckstein received a Ph.D. in chemistry in 1960 at the University of Bonn in Germany. This was followed by a postdoctoral time at the University of Toronto for 2 years with Prof. H. Baer [...]

2015 Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship Winner: Jana McCaskill, PhD

March 15th, 2015|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Jana McCaskill, PhD University of Edinburgh Biography: Jana received her PhD in 2014, working with Nigel McMillan at the University of Queensland Diamantina Institute (Australia). Her doctoral work focused on the development and systemic liposomal delivery of respiratory syncytial virus and Hendra virus targeted siRNAs. [...]

2015 OTS Young Investigator Award Winner Frank Rigo, PhD

February 15th, 2015|Categories: Young Investigator Award|

Frank Rigo, PhD Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Biography: In 2002, Frank completed his undergraduate studies in molecular biology and biochemistry at Marquette University. From 2002-2008, Frank earned his Ph.D. at UCLA in the Biochemistry Department under Harold Martinson. There, he dissected the mechanistic basis for how [...]

Interview with Takenori Shimo, Doctoral Candidate at Osaka University

August 21st, 2014|Categories: Featured Members|

Takenori Shimo received both his B.S. and M.Sc. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Osaka University, Japan. He is currently a doctoral candidate in the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Osaka University. His research interests include nucleic acid chemistry, especially modulating splicing by using antisense oligonucleotides.

2014 Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship Winner: Dale Guenther

March 15th, 2014|Categories: Dr. Alan M. Gewirtz Memorial Scholarship|

Dale Guenther University of Idaho Biography: Dale Guenther is a graduate student at the University of Idaho working under the supervision of Dr. Patrick Hrdlicka. Her graduate research centers on the development of energetically activated duplexes, termed Invader probes, for mixed-sequence recognition of dsDNA. These [...]

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