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Mar 25, 2019

A key player in the maturation of sexual organs

Puberty is a period of extensive changes of body morphology and function. As much as we are familiar with these life-altering changes, relatively little is known about what sets the whole process in motion. Thanks to studies in the tiny worm C. elegans, the group of Helge Grosshans is getting closer to understanding how the onset of puberty is genetically controlled. Recently they uncovered a mechanism that initiates sexual organs maturation. Read more

Mar 25, 2019

Silvia Arber receives the International Prize of the Fyssen Foundation

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Mar 19, 2019

A distinct form of epigenetic memory

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Mar 13, 2019

New Marie Curie and EMBO Fellows at the FMI

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Mar 28, 2019. Time: 13:00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Part of the Basel Worm Meeting 2019
Integrating reward and aversion during learning

Arantza Barrios, University College London, London UK
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Mar 28, 2019. Time: 15:45  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Part of the Basel Worm Meeting 2019
Ubiquitin sets the timer: coordination of protein homeostasis and aging

Thorsten Hoppe, University of Koeln, Koeln, Germany
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Apr 02, 2019. Time: 10:00  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

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Johannes Bigenzahn, Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (CeMM), Vienna, Austria

Apr 04, 2019. Time: 11:30  FMI Room 530  Add to my calendar  Register for this event

Neural mechanism of bodily self-consciousness
Olaf Blanke, EPFL, Lausanne

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Recent Publications

Obradovic MMS, Hamelin B, Manevski N, Couto JP, Sethi A, Coissieux MM, Münst S, Okamoto R, Kohler H, Schmidt A, Bentires-Alj M Glucocorticoids promote breast cancer metastasis. Nature. 2019 Mar 13

Wilbertz JH, Voigt F, Horvathova I, Roth G, Zhan Y, Chao JA Single-Molecule Imaging of mRNA Localization and Regulation during the Integrated Stress Response. Mol Cell. 2019 Mar 7;73(5):946-958.e7

Duempelmann L, Mohn F, Shimada Y, Oberti D, Andriollo A, Lochs S, Bühler M Inheritance of a Phenotypically Neutral Epimutation Evokes Gene Silencing in Later Generations. Mol Cell. 2019 Mar 5

Hurst V, Gasser SM The study of protein recruitment to UV-induced DNA lesions can be distorted by photoconversion of DNA dyes like Hoechst or DAPI. F1000Res. 2019;8:104

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