Description of Research Expertise

Biochemical and genetic studies of Ribonucleoproteins (RNPs) with emphasis on small regulatory RNPs such as microRNAs (miRNAs) and piRNAs (Piwi-associated RNAs).  Biochemical and genetic  studies of RNA dysregulation in the pathogenesis of neurodegeneration.

Description of Itmat Expertise

Dr. Mourelatos investigates the biogenesis and function of human microRNAs, of RNA interference (RNAi) and of piwi-associated RNAs (piRNAs).

Zissimos Mourelatos Research Lab website