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EMBO Member

Markus Stoffel

ETH Zurich | Switzerland

EMBO 2008

Metabolism & metabolic diseases

My overall research interest is to elucidate the fundamental molecular mechanisms that regulate glucose and lipid metabolism through the study of transcriptional and translational regulators that control energy homeostasis in response to physiological (i.e. fasting) and environmental (i.e. caloric excess) stress. Our work focuses on understanding transcriptional and microRNA regulatory networks and their interactions in pancreatic b-cells, liver, fat and hypothalamus.

Keywords: Metabolism / transcription / microRNAs / gene expression / signal transduction

Subject area(s): Cellular Metabolism | Molecular Medicine | RNA | Signal Transduction