May 15, 2019
MicroRNAs (miRNAs) have emerged as powerful regulators of the genome and, through concerted efforts to identify their function and evaluate their ability to alter cell growth…
March 21, 2019
CRISPR-based genome editing has emerged as an exciting technology for biomedical and therapeutic applications. Since 2015, a number of studies have explored the effects of chemically modifying the guide RNA components of CRISPR enzymes and the spectrum of modifications that are compatible.
Presenter: David Corey PhD, University of Texas, USA Date: 6 December 2018 Description: After decades of research and development, synthetic nucleic acids are beginning to enjoy significant success in the clinic. Approved drugs have increased interest in the field and many basic research studies have focused on synthetic nucleic acids that are intended to control…
February 12, 2019
Prof. Michela Alessandra Denti is Principal Investigator of the Laboratory of RNA Biology and Biotechnology at the Centre for Integrative Biology of the University of Trento, Italy since 2008. Her laboratory has two main research interests: modulation of RNA splicing as a cure for inherited diseases and microRNAs as biomarkers of cancer, cardiac and neurodegenerative