Dec 11, 2014

FMI scientists secure funding for two projects

Two out of nine newly funded projects in the category Medical Research and Development will come to the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research. Patrick Matthias will lead the VirX project, which aims to elucidate the role of the HDAC6/Ub/aggresome pathway and ubiquitin proteasome system in viral disease. Mohamed Bentires-Alj and Michael Stadler are part of the interdisciplinary consortium studying tumor heterogeneity during progression to metastases in breast cancer. Read more

Nov 28, 2014

Two former FMI PhD students honored for outstanding PhD theses

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Nov 21, 2014

Georg Keller receives SNSF Starting Grant

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Nov 19, 2014

New function for rods in daylight

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Dec 18, 2014. Time: 17.15  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Chemical biology with microRNA precursors
Jonathan Hall, Institute for Pharmaceutical Chemistry, ETH Zürich

Jan 13, 2015. Time: 12:15  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Cdk6 novel insights on an old kinase
Veronika Sexl, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria

Jan 15, 2015. Time: 16.00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

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Francois Spitz, Developmental Biology Unit, EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany

Jan 19, 2015. Time: 12:00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Towards personalized hormonal therapy selection in breast cancer through genomic profiling
Wilbert Zwart, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Recent Publications

Sreenivasan V, Karmakar K, Rijli FM, Petersen CC Parallel pathways from motor and somatosensory cortex for controlling whisker movements in mice Eur J Neurosci. 2014 Dec; [Epub ahead of print]

Arnold A, Rahman MM, Lee MC, Muehlhaeusser S, Katic I, Gaidatzis D, Hess D, Scheckel C, Wright JE, Stetak A, Boag PR, Ciosk R Functional characterization of C. elegans Y-box-binding proteins reveals tissue-specific functions and a critical role in the formation of polysomes Nucleic Acids Res. 2014 Dec; 42(21):13353-69

Lüthi A, Lüscher C Pathological circuit function underlying addiction and anxiety disorders Nat Neurosci. 2014 Dec; 17(12):1635-1643

Szikra T, Trenholm S, Drinnenberg A, Jüttner J, Raics Z, Farrow K, Biel M, Awatramani G, Clark DA, Sahel JA, da Silveira RA, Roska B Rods in daylight act as relay cells for cone-driven horizontal cell-mediated surround inhibition Nat Neurosci. 2014 Dec; 17(12):1728-35

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