The RNA Institute is positioned to make significant contributions towards understanding the role of RNA in fundamental biological processes, developing RNA as a tool for science and harnessing this knowledge to improve human health. The Institute brings together teams of researchers from multiple Departments and Universities with expertise in Biology, Bioinformatics, Chemistry, Engineering, Genetics and Structural Biology to achieve our goals.
RNA Fellow and student in Cara Pager’s lab, Rachel Netzband, will be interning with local pharmaceutical company Regeneron this summer.
Dr. Jia Sheng recently published “High-resolution DNA quadruplex structure containing all the A-, G-, C-, T-tetrads” in Nucleic Acids Research.
The 6th Annual RNA Symposium, The Language of RNA in Disease and Development, will be held at the University at Albany from March 21-22, 2019.
RNA Institute Researcher Arun Richard Chandrasekaran recently published an article in Trends in Biomedical Sciences entitled “DNA Nanocarriers: Programmed to Deliver.” In this review, Dr. Chandrasekaran and his co-authors discuss the strategies used to transform DNA nanostructures into drug delivery … Continued
Dr. Andrew Berglund recently published new research with clinical significance for myotonic dystrophy (DM) therapies
RNA Institute Director, Dr. Andrew Berglund is attending the Myotonic Dystrophy Foundation’s 2018 Annual Conference on September 14-15 to present new research with clinical significance for myotonic dystrophy (DM) therapies. Dr. Berglund will be presenting his lab’s progress on developing … Continued