Cara Pager and Daniele Fabris were awarded a $1.9 million NIH grant to study how adding different chemical groups on RNA affects the infectious cycle of a virus.
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.
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
Professor J. Andrew Berglund will join the College of Arts and Sciences as Director of the RNA Institute and Professor of Biological Sciences in the Fall of 2018
The Hunt to End Disease ALBANY, N.Y. (March 8, 2018) – UAlbany chemists Max Royzen and Jia Sheng want to better understand how our body’s ribonucleic acid (RNA) can help fight some of the most challenging human diseases such as … Continued
ALBANY, NY (November 8, 2017) Dr. Ken Halvorsen, senior research scientist with The RNA Institute at the University at Albany recently received an Outstanding Investigator Award (R35) from the National Institute of Health. The award of $1.9 million will be … Continued
ALBANY, NY (July 11, 2017) – Three of Albany’s Business Review ‘40 Under 40’ are collaborating to bring STEM based programming to local area youths in search of opportunities to learn and discover science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Tony Hoang … Continued
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 31, 2017) – As part of the concerted outreach efforts at The RNA Institute at UAlbany, Dr. Paul Agris provided an opportunity for Burnt Hills – Ballston Lake High School student Mary Hamilla to work in his … Continued
ALBANY, N.Y. (January 24, 2017) — Thomas A. Steitz will become the third Nobel Prize-winning scientist to visit The RNA Institute in the past year when he delivers the keynote address at the Institute’s 4th Annual Symposium on RNA Science … Continued
Detecting Ebola with the naked eye is now possible due to a method developed by a University at Albany research team. The new method means a cost-effective, quick, and easy way to detect Ebola. With the method, detection results occur … Continued
ALBANY, N.Y. (May 11, 2017) –RNA and protein molecules serve as workhorses inside of all cellular organisms. Both play important roles in ensuring our cells function properly and are essential to human life. UAlbany chemists Alan Chen, Maksim Royzen and … Continued
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The research labs of The RNA Institute of the University at Albany have received a Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) silver designation.
Dr. Paul F. Agris, director of UAlbany’s RNA Institute will be a featured speaker at the 2015 Oligonucleotide-Based Therapeutic Conference in Washington D.C.
As part of its commitment to training the next generation of RNA scientists, the RNA Institute recently hosted students from two area schools…
RNA Institute Researchers Develop Enhanced View of RNA to Treat Disease at its Origins
The project is supported by a $225,000 small business technology transfer (STTR) grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA).
University at Albany biologist Prashanth Rangan has received a $1.43 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for his research into both preventing and inducing differentiation in stem cells in order to treat cancers and degenerative diseases. Rangan, … Continued
Distinguished Professor Marlene Belfort, renowned for her groundbreaking research in the field of genetics and biochemistry.