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, PhD (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.

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