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).