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Mar 23, 2018

Breakthrough article on mechanistic features of microRNA targeting and activity

Giovanna Brancati and Helge Grosshans from the FMI have described target specialization of miRNAs of the let-7 family. They identified target site features that determine specificity, and revealed that specificity can be modulated in a manner that allows cells to integrate target site quality and miRNA abundance. Their findings address the unresolved question of how miRNA family members can be targeting different transcripts within the same cell. Read more

Mar 08, 2018

2018 Bressler Prize in Vision Science awarded to Botond Roska

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Jan 18, 2018

Silvia Arber receives 2018 Pradel Research Award

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Dec 18, 2017

Virus stamping - a versatile new method for genetic engineering of single cells

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Apr 30, 2018. Time: 10:00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Creating co-located research partnerships between large pharma and academia
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May 03, 2018. Time: 11:30  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Hunger gates responses to learned food cues in association cortex and amygdala
Mark Andermann, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA

May 07, 2018. Time: 13:30  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Computational Neuroscience Initiative Basel
Part 1 - Scientific Talk:
Learning, uncertainty and neural computation
Part 2 - Workshop:
Bayesian approach to neural computation

Alexandre Pouget, Laboratory of Cognitive Computational Neuroscience, University of Geneva

May 14, 2018. Time: 10:00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Moving in together - co-locating start-up companies, entrepreneurs & external scientists with research Institutes
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Recent Publications

Schnellmann R, Sack R, Hess D, Annis DS, Mosher DF, Apte SS, Chiquet-Ehrismann R A selective extracellular matrix proteomics approach identifies fibronectin proteolysis by ADAMTS16 and its impact on spheroid morphogenesis Mol Cell Proteomics. 2018 Apr; [Epub ahead of print]

Fadok JP, Markovic M, Tovote P, Lüthi A New perspectives on central amygdala function Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2018 Apr; 14:141-147

Fassnacht C, Tocchini C, Kumari P, Gaidatzis D, Stadler MB, Ciosk R The CSR-1 endogenous RNAi pathway ensures accurate transcriptional reprogramming during the oocyte-to-embryo transition in Caenorhabditis elegans PLoS Genet. 2018 Mar; 14(3):e1007252

Ferralli J, Tucker RP, Chiquet-Ehrismann R The teneurin C-terminal domain possesses nuclease activity and is apoptogenic Biol Open. 2018 Mar; 7(3)

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