2 papers in Nature Methods online

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The following 2 papers from the PelkmansLab are now online: Battich N*, Stoeger T*, Pelkmans L. Image-based transcriptomics in thousands of single human cells at single-molecule resolution. Nat Methods. 2013 doi: 10.1038/nmeth.2657. Epub 2013 Oct 06. *Contributed equally [Journal] Snijder B, Liberali P, Frechin M, Stoeger T, Pelkmans L. Predicting functional gene interactions with the hierarchical interaction score. Nat… Read more »

PelkmansLab at EMBO meeting 2013

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If you go to the EMBO meeting 2013 in Amsterdam from 21-24 Sep, don’t miss the following presentations from the PelkmansLab: Thomas gives a talk in the session Imaging Technologies on Sun 22 Sep at 15:00. Mathieu gives a talk in the session Membrane Organization on Tue 24 Sep at 10:15. Also, Mathieu, Thomas, and Nico will present posters.

Manuscript accepted!

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The work of Nico and Thomas on large-scale image-based in situ transcriptomics using single-molecule RNA FISH probes based on branched DNA has been accepted for publication in Nature Methods.

Manuscript accepted!

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The work of Berend on the Hierarchical Interaction Score, a novel statistic to infer functional interactions between genes from large-scale multivariate gene perturbation screens has been accepted for publication in Nature Methods.

Arpan joined the lab!

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On June 1, Arpan Rai joined our lab as a postdoctoral fellow. Arpan did his PhD in the laboratory of Roop Mallik at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) in Mumbai, India. He recently published his PhD work on molecular motor force measurements inside living cells with single-motor resolution in Cell. For more details, check here…. Read more »

Frank starts postdoc at EMBL

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Frank Wippich joined the lab of Anne Ephrussi at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory in Heidelberg, where he received the prestigious eipod postdoctoral fellowship. Congratulations for getting this fellowship, and we wish you good luck in your new research, which undoubtedly will be very productive as well.  

Research highlight of Frank’s paper

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Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology highlights Frank Wippich’s recent paper in Cell on the role of DYRK3 in coupling liquid unmixing with mTOR signalling. Check it out here.

Berend starts postdoc at CeMM

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Berend Snijder joined the lab of Giulio Superti-Furga at the CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine in Vienna as a postdoctoral fellow. We are sure that he will be very successful over there as well and wish him good luck. And of course, we look forward to some continued collaborations

Lab retreat (Winter 2013)

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From 30 January to 2 February 2013 we had a joint lab retreat with the group of Damian Brunner in Vals, Graubünden. Informal presentations and lengthy discussions were perfectly mixed with skiing, enjoying the thermal baths, great cheese fondue in a remote chalet accessible by a closed tunnel halfway on the Silvretta horn, down-hill sledging at… Read more »

Farewell party for Berend and Frank

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On 11 January, we had the farewell party of Berend Snijder and Frank Wippich at Lucas’ place. After some obligatory traditions, they received their trophy for surviving the lab and a particularly good (!!) bottle of wine for a special occasion. We will miss them a lot and wish them all the best in their… Read more »