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 »

Poster award of EMBO meeting

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Image-based transcriptomics wins prestigious poster award of the Molecular Systems Biology journal at the EMBO meeting 2013, Europe’s largest conference on molecular biology. Congratulations to Thomas and Nico!!

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 »

Interview with Lucas in X-Letter 26

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In the beginning of 2013 Lucas assumed the chair of the SystemsX’s Scientific Executive Board (SEB). For X-Letter 26, Christa Smith and Matthias Scholer interviewed him about the SEB goals, the collaboration with the industry, and what still needs to be done for the Swiss Systems Biology initiative. Directly to the interview: 2013_05_07_X-Letter_Lucas_Interview X-Letter 26

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.