The Christine Mayr Lab

We recently discovered that alternative 3’UTRs can determine protein localization and protein function. They do so by acting as scaffolds to allow co-translational protein complex formation.

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Pictured: Christine Mayr

Christine Mayr, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Research Focus

Molecular biologist Christine Mayr studies how the noncoding parts of transcription units (3’UTRs) determine protein function and protein localization.
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Education

  • MD, Free University Berlin
  • PhD, Humboldt University Berlin

Lab Members

Selected Achievements

  • Pershing Square Sohn Prize for Young Investigators in Cancer Research (2015)
  • Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award, Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation (2012)
  • Kimmel Scholar Award, Sidney Kimmel Foundation (2011)