A tremendous potential for biomedical applications
FIVE students receive Presidential Award!
Congratulations Javier Vilcapoma for winning “Best Undergraduate Poster”
Deadline: 20 March 2020
On February 25th students from Tech Valley High School visited the Fuchs Lab.
Male Faculty ‘Ambassadors’ Promote Gender Equity in STEM
November 21, 2019
On October 30 Dr. Marlene Belfort, Senior Advisor to the RNA Institute, was honored at the University at Albany Foundation’s Citizen Laureate Awards ceremony.
Neil Eisenband launches the RNA Student Enrichment & Legacy Endowment at UAlbany supporting student research at the RNA Institute.
RNA Science Training is Rewarded by NIH
Dr. Berglund’s Lab was recently funded by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) of NiH for a total of $2,678,285.
Published July 17 2019 in ACS Pharmacology and Translational Science
At the International Myontonic Dystrophy Consortium 12 (IDMC12) meeting, Gothenburg Sweden
The award is designed to support outstanding junior faculty to develop their careers as researchers and educators.
The grant will help Dr. Larsen identify potential therapies for people suffering from the condition
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