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JLU immunologist Andreas Krueger joins with a project on miRNAs in T cell development

While the RTG’s renewal proposal was under evaluation, molecular immunologist Prof. Dr. Andreas Krueger was appointed as a professor at the Justus Liebig University Giessen. With his expertise on microRNAs (miRNAs) and their role in the development and regeneration of immune cells, Andreas Krueger was a great addition to the university’s focus on RNA biology. Furthermore, he constituted an excellent fit to the research programme of our RTG, and we are therefore happy to announce that the DFG recently approved funding for an additional RTG-project lead by Andreas Krueger: Together with doctoral candidate Hanna Steede, he will investigate how structural features of the mRNA targets and other context-dependent factors contribute to miRNA function in developing T cells.

JLU bioinformatician Stefan Janssen included in the RTG

For its current second funding period the RTG 2355 expanded its research focus to investigate the functional contributions of RNA structure and structural rearrangements. In order to better address this yet under-studied aspect of RNA biology and to foster respective collaborations, we recently included Prof. Dr. Stefan Janssen, bioinformatician at the Justus-Liebig-Universität Giessen, in our consortium.