News items related to the Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences.
ERC Consolidator grant for Michiel Vermeulen1 December 2017
We are very proud to announce that Michiel Vermeulen, theme Cancer development and immune defense, has been awarded a prestigious ERC consolidator grant (€2 million) with his project entitled: A systems biology approach to investigate cell fate switches in intestinal organoids.
Women are more sensitive to pain than men30 November 2017
Their pain sensitivity can be reduced by watching a painfull movie. Together with the television program “de kennis van nu”, Monique Steegers and Esmeralda Blaney Davidson have performed an online study on pain sensitivity in the dutch population.
Reading RNA modifications This work was recently published in the prestigious journal Nature Structural and Molecular Biology.5 September 2017
Researchers in the lab of Michiel Vermeulen performed a global mass spectrometry-based interaction screening for m6A readers in various cell types and mRNA sequence contexts.
Publication in Human Mutation Using homologous relationships of protein domains in the human genome to interpret genetic variation4 September 2017
This publication is part of the PhD project of Laurens van de Wiel and shows how homologous protein domain relations may be used to interpret normal and pathogenic variation at a much finer scale than previously possible.