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2019-11-04
Congratulations Matias for the "Best Poster" award at the X International Conference on Bioinformatics - Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of SoIBio and 10th Anniversary of the Master in Bioinformatics Uruguay.
2019-10-03
"Statins: Complex outcomes but increasingly helpful treatment options for patients" by Mohammadkhani, Korsching et al. has been published by European Journal of Pharmacology.
Goto
2019-10-01
Congratulations to Marten - another successful Master of Science.
2019-09-16
"An integrated genome-wide multi-omics analysis of gene expression dynamics in the preimplantation mouse embryo" by Israel, Makalowski et al. has been published by Scientific Reports.
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2019-08-05
"Bioinformatics of nanopore sequencing" by Makalowski and Shabardina has been published by Journal of Human Genetics
Goto
2019-07-23
Researchers in the field of bioinformatics at Muenster University, Germany and Mr. Fujihiko Minamoto (second from left)
Goto
2019-06-18
Felix defended his master
2019-05-29
Wolfgang takes his retirement
2019-05-29
Jonas made his defense
2019-01-24
"NanoPipe - a web server for nanopore MinION sequencing data analysis" by Shabardina et al. has been published by GigaScience.
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Amit Pande

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My work mainly focuses on the biology of transposable elements with an emphasis on the role of Alu elements in alternative splicing and gene regulation.

Alu elements are the most abundant repetitive elements in the human genome; they emerged 65 million years ago from a fusion of the 7SL RNA-originated monomers and amplified throughout the human genome by retrotransposition to reach the present number of more than one million copies. Over the last years, several lines of evidence demonstrated that these elements modulate gene expression at the post-transcriptional level in at least three independent manners. They have been shown to be involved in alternative splicing, RNA editing and translation regulation.

Delineating the role of Alu elements, participating as basal/core and proximal promoters , in Primates, is currently the focus of my work here since July 2008. The evolutionary context in which these non-autonomous elements give rise to the formation of "new genes" in Primates enthralls me further.

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