The “Houska“ Prize, awarded annually by the B&C Foundation, is Austria´s biggest private award for applied research. Dr. Michael Nodine, Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology (GMI), was nominated for his work on the development of methods for nucleic acid quantification. A major issue they encountered was the lack of absolute quantification of small RNA levels, making the comparison between tissues difficult. To overcome this problem, Michael and his team, developed a set of synthetic small RNA Spike-Ins that could be added to these tissue samples. This technology allows us to accurately quantify the levels of different small RNAs that could play a role in several human diseases, ranging from cancer to cardiovascular disease. In 2019, GMI [...]
The sequencing advance allows genome scale analysis of miRNAs and promises a more efficient discovery approach for safety biomarkers, enabling retrospective analysis. Dr. Kseniya Khamina, TAmiRNA research scientist, will deliver a presentation on ‘Next-generation sequencing pipeline for genome-scale analysis of circulating microRNAs as discovery approach for safety biomarkers’ (P338) during the Biomarkers Poster Session on Day Two, CC Exhibit Hall, of the meeting. The poster was co-authored by TAmiRNA and researchers from the Functional Genomics Center Zurich, Eli Lilly and Company and Merck & Co. Take advantage, meet Kseniya and discuss our latest developments and how TAmiRNA's products and services can assist your business or make an appointment NOW!
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