Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society

Interview with M.Sc. Philipp Niklas Ostermann, PhD Student

June 1st, 2022|Categories: Featured Members|

M.Sc. Philipp Niklas Ostermann PhD Student Heiner Schaal Lab Institute of Virology University Hospital Düsseldorf How did you become interested in the field of oligonucleotides? I first encountered the use of antisense oligonucleotides as potential therapeutics during my master’s thesis, which was about inhibition of [...]

Interview with Erin M. McConnell, Ph.D. (Chemistry)

October 8th, 2021|Categories: Featured Members|

My introduction to the field was through functional nucleic acids called aptamers – small pieces of DNA that act as molecular recognition tools. I learned about them as an undergraduate student while completing my B.Sc. in neuroscience and chemistry at Carleton University, from Prof. Maria C. DeRosa, who would become my Ph.D. supervisor.

Interview with Julia Alterman

January 31st, 2021|Categories: Featured Members|

Julia Alterman, PhD RNA Therapeutics Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical School How did you become interested in the field of oligonucleotides? After finishing my bachelor’s degree at the University of Vermont I started my scientific career in the vibrant Boston biotech community. My first [...]

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