Monthly Archives: July 2019

Postdoc Positions Available – lncRNA Discovery and Function

lncRNA

Multiple positions are available to utilize novel screening approaches to discover, annotate, and elucidate the function of novel long non-coding lncRNAs. Candidates will work in a highly interactive, multi-PI group focused on lncRNA biology in, but not limited to, the cardiovascular system.  Candidates must have demonstrable expertise in the study of lncRNAs and molecular biology/biochemistry. There is also preference for ...

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Perfect Timing – Making the ‘Switch’ from Juvenile to Adult

lncRNA

Very little is known about how the onset of puberty is controlled in humans, but the discovery of a new gene in the roundworm C. elegans could be the “missing link” that determines when it’s time to make this juvenile-to-adult transition. Two genes, LIN28and MKRN3, are known to be associated with precocious puberty in humans, where juveniles as young as six may start developing ...

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