Inhaltspezifische Aktionen

Symposium (2019)

RTG Minisymposium in Schloss Rauischholzhausen

November 21/22, 2019

The program included scientific talks of 9 invited speakers from academic institutions as well as three speakers from pharma industry. In addition, a poster session was organized, where all PhD students presented the status of their projects.

Invited speakers from pharma industry

Dr. Mustafa Diken
Bringing the message to dendritic cells with messenger RNA

BioNTech SE, Mainz

Dr. Dipankar Bhandari
mRNA as medicine of the future – Chances & Challenges

CureVac AG, Tübingen

Dr. Julia Ulrich
RNAi: Identification of lethal genes for application in pest control

BAYER AG, Monheim

Invited speakers from academic institutions

Prof. Dr. Sven Diederichs
Non-coding RNAs & RNA-dependent protein complexes in cancer

Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg & German Cancer Research Center (DKFZ)

Dr. Arne Weiberg
Pathogen small RNAs as host immune suppressors

Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich

Prof. Dr. Elmar Wahle
Understanding development in biochemical terms: Post-transcriptional regulation of the Drosophila nanos mRNA

Martin-Luther-University of Halle-Wittenberg

Prof. Dr. Niels Gehring
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly - insights into mRNA biology from almost failed experiments

University of Cologne

Prof. Dr. Gunter Meister
Circular RNAs in colorectal cancer and their potential turnover pathways

University of Regensburg

Prof. Dr. Sebastian Leidel
tRNA modifications: Tiny changes - big effects

University of Bern

Prof. Dr. Mark Helm
RNA modifications in mRNA and the rest of the epitranscriptome: prediction is easy, validation is hard

Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz

Prof. Dr. Rolf Backofen
How to make sense out of CLIP-seq data

Albert-Ludwigs-University of Freiburg

Dr. Julian König
Genomic views of the RNA world

Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz


Corinna Ulshöfer (PI: Bindereif)
Functional analysis of the RNA-binding protein IMP3

Christina Pfafenrot (PI: Bindereif)
Small circular RNAs with antisense function

Janina Breuer (PI: Rossbach)
Artificial circular RNA sponges as a novel tool in molecular biology and medicine

Marie Mosbach (PI: Bindereif)
Sequence- and size-dependent release of EV-associated RNAs

Francisca Amoah (PI: Sträßer)
Functional characterization of the helicase Sub2

Matthias Miosga (PI: Friedhoff)
Sub2 and Tho1 remodel mRNA before export out of the nucleus

Daniel-Timon Spanka (PI: Klug)
Generation of bacterial sRNAs from sRNA-mRNA cotranscripts

Julian Grützner (PI: Klug)
sRNA-mediated RNA processing regulates bacterial cell division

Robina Scheuer (PI: Evguenieva-Hackenberg)
Posttranscriptional regulation of SAM in the alpha-proteobacterium Sinorhizobium meliloti

Hendrik Melior (PI: Evguenieva-Hackenberg)
Posttranscriptional regulation of ribosomal genes by an antibiotic-dependent complex of the attenuator sRNA rnTrpL and the leader peptide peTrpL

Patrick Barth (PI: Goesmann)
Workflow management systems for reproducible data analysis

Dimitar Veselinov Nachev (PI: Niepmann)
tRNA mimicry: RNA signals in viral and Cellular mRNAs that are regulated by glycyl-tRNA synthetase

Timo Schlemmer (PI: Koch/Kogel)
The ESCRT-III pathway in Arabidopsis thaliana regulates HIGS-mediated resistance against Fusarium graminearum

Amri Schlüter (PI: Hartmann)
Global transcriptional control by the noncoding 6S RNAs in the Bacillus subtilis wild type strain

Jana Wiegard (PI: Hartmann)
Mechanistic studies on σA release during transcriptional regulation by 6S-1 RNA in Bacillus subtilis

Alix Hallmann (PI: Boettger)
Function of lncRNAs in the cardiovascular system

Yvonne Eibach (PI: Schneider)
Investigation of RNA and protein composition of RNP granules

Shan Lin (PI: Schneider)
The function of RNA-binding proteins RBPMS and RBPMS2 in the cardiovascular system

Philip Fleischhauer (PI: Kilchert)
Exosome-specific RNA decay in S.pombe - A question of posttranscriptional regulation

Ebru Aydin (PI: Kilchert)
The role of DEAD-box RNA helicase, Dbp2, in transcriptional gene regulation in S. pombe