12 April 2022

At the recent EMBO Workshop PIWI proteins and piRNAs, Valerie Betting, theme Infectious diseases & global health, won a poster prize for her poster Elucidating the role of Yb in PIWI4/tapiR-mediated gene silencing.

Valerie presented her work on understanding the mechanism by which an evolutionary conserved small RNA degrades target RNAs in the mosquito Aedes aegypti, a process that is important for early embryonic development.

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