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Four PhD applications open

01/11/2021

1. CRISPR-mediated precision gene editing in algae 

(EASTBIO competition-funded PhD)

Congratulations to Dr Aron Ferenzci

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Congratulations to Dr Aron Ferenzci who passed his VIVA with flying colours on 10 December 2021!

New article published in Nature Communications

19/11/2021

Mechanistic and genetic basis of single-strand templated repair at Cas12a-induced DNA breaks in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii

Aron Ferenczi, Yen Peng Chew, Erika Kroll, Charlotte von Koppenfels, Andrew Hudson & Attila Molnar

New article published in New Phytologist

29/6/2021

Temperature modulates virus-induced transcriptional gene silencing via secondary small RNAs

Yue Fei, Douglas E. Pyott, Attila Molnar

Congratulations to Dr Muriel Monteiro

Congratulations to Dr Muriel Monteiro who passed her VIVA on 18th March 2021!

New article published in Nucleic Acid Research

02/02/2021

Non-perfectly matching small RNAs can induce stable and heritable epigenetic modifications and can be used as molecular markers to trace the origin and fate of silencing RNAs 

Yue Fei, Tünde Nyikó, Attila Molnar

New PhD application open

02/02/2021

Producing broad spectrum antiviral therapeutics from cyanobacteria

Two PhD applications open

25/11/2020

1. How do epigenetic modifications affect evolution in phytoplankton? 

(EASTBIO competition-funded PhD)

New PhD application open

16/07/2020

Establishing Chlamydomonas reinhardtii as an industrial chassis for the production of high value biochemicals 

New article published in Current Opinion in Virology

05/06/2020

Potential for gene editing in antiviral resistance

Douglas E. Pyott, Yue Fei, Attila Molnar