Public Outreach / Wissenschaft für Jedermann

Kurze Einführung für Familien mit PURA-Syndrom-Patienten und deren Bekannte.

Lab impressions from our two groups at the Ulm University and the Helmholtz Zentrum München

This presentation has been recorded in September 2020 as part of the Pint of Science festival Munich. For further reading on the experience having a child with a rare disease, we recommend the following article: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-Fe21qzSSI

 

Radiointerview mit Dierk Niessing durch Frank Riethdorf vom Radio free FM. Es geht um generelle Konzepte der Forschung und der Lehre an der Uni Ulm und dem Helmholtz Zentrum München. 

Dierk Niessing was interviewed by Frank Riethdorf from Radio free FM, a non-profit radio station based in Ulm. They discussed the general concept of structural biology as well as his research projects at the Ulm University and his partner lab at the Helmholtz Zentrum München.

Presentation by Dierk Niessing at the PURA Syndrome Conference in Boston, USA (June 2019). He gives an overview of current research activities within the so-called Global Research Network that is associated with the PURA Syndrome Foundation.

Presentation by Marcel Proske at the PURA Syndrome Conference in Boston, USA (June 2019). He summarizes the PURA research using the model systems zebrafish and human cell culture.

 Article by Linda Geddes on rare diseases and PURA Syndrome in the British newspaper The Guardian. The article includes interview sections with affected families and researchers.

Presentation by Lena Molitor (Niessing lab Munich) at the PURA Syndrome Conference (The Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, Hinxton, UK) in June 2019. She gives an overview of current state-of-the-art of iPSC-based reseaerch and genome editing methods to better understand the PURA Syndrome.

Presentation by Dierk Niessing at the PURA Syndrome Conference (The Wellcome Genome Campus Conference Centre, Hinxton, UK) in June 2019. He explains what genes and proteins are and how mutations affect genes and proteins, resulting in genetic diseases.