Welcome, Gem!

New rotation student

Gemma (Gem) Martin is a first year BSP student. Gem has bravely taken on a project to enrich for and sequence DUX4 transcript isoforms from FSHD and unaffected myotubes understand which isoforms contribute to FSHD pathogenesis. We are so excited to have them in the lab! [Read More]
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Laura's last day

It is so bittersweet when a trainee moves on to bigger and better things. We said goodbye to Laura today after two wonderful years in the lab. :’( [Read More]
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New paper on FSHD!

Preprint

Check out our latest work on FSHD: The myopathic transcription factor DUX4 induces the production of truncated RNA-binding proteins in human muscle cells! [Read More]
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New grant to study the mechanism of NMD inhibition by DUX4 in FSHD

FSHD Society

We have been awarded an investigator-initiated research grant by the FSHD Society to support our work on identifying the mechanism by which DUX4 inhibits nonsense-mediated RNA decay (NMD) in the human muscle disease facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD). We are grateful for the continued support from the FSHD Society for our... [Read More]
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