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Jan 06, 2015

Trigger mechanism for recovery after spinal cord injury revealed

After an incomplete spinal cord injury, the body can partially recover basic motor function. So-called muscle spindles and associated sensory circuits back to the spinal cord promote the establishment of novel neuronal connections after injury. This circuit-level mechanism behind the process of motor recovery was elucidated by Silvia Arber's research group at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research and the Biozentrum, University of Basel. Their findings may contribute to designing novel strategies for treatment after spinal cord injuries and have been published in the journal "Cell". Read more

Dec 19, 2014

Two-armed control of ATR, a master regulator of the DNA damage checkpoint

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Dec 11, 2014

FMI scientists secure funding for two SystemsX.ch projects

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Nov 28, 2014

Two former FMI PhD students honored for outstanding PhD theses

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Jan 26, 2015. Time: 16.00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Introduction to Computational Neuroscience
Correlations and computation

Peter Latham, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London, UK

Jan 26, 2015. Time: 17.00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Learning and Bayes: probabilities are important at the nanometer scale
Peter Latham, Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London, UK

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Regulation of cell fate decisions in the airway
Aron Jaffe, Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Cambridge, MA, USA

Jan 27, 2015. Time: 12.15  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Using budding yeast to uncover synthetic genetic interactions and discover novel anticancer therapeutic targets
Rodney Rothstein, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA

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Recent Publications

Baubec T, Colombo DF, Wirbelauer C, Schmidt J, Burger L, Krebs AR, Akalin A, Schübeler D Genomic profiling of DNA methyltransferases reveals a role for DNMT3B in genic methylation Nature. 2015 Jan; [Epub ahead of print]

Schuebeler, D ESCI award lecture: Regulation, function and biomarker potential of DNA methylation Eur J Clin Invest. 2015 Jan; [Epub ahead of print]

Schübeler D Function and information content of DNA methylation Nature. 2015 Jan; 517(7534):321-6

Goetz C, Pivetta C, Arber S Distinct limb and trunk premotor circuits establish laterality in the spinal cord Neuron. 2015 Jan; 85(1):131-44

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