Dissertation Topics

Prof. (Emeritus) Ruth Sperling
Structure and Function of the Nuclear Pre-mRNA Processing Machine

1. The endogenous spliceosome – structure and function in controlling posttranscriptional gene expression.

2. A new quality control mechanism within the endogenous spliceosome.

3. Small non-coding RNA as novel regulators of RNA processing and splicing.

4. Nuclear microRNA in cancer.