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The invisible sign of the genome

Traditionally it has been thought that only a few percent of our genome plays a role. Research has previously focused on the coding DNA, but also areas outside the focus area may have an impact. Scientists are starting to sort out the huge pile of genetic material called non-coding RNA.

2016.01.13 | Lisbeth Heilesen

Radio broadcast, "Videnskabens Verden" (The World of Science), 13 January 2016 at 9:05-10:00.


  • Torben Heick Jensen; professor Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Aarhus University
  • John Rinn; Professor, Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology på Harvard University
  • Ashot Margaryan; Phd, Centre for Geogenetics, University of Copenhagen
  • Morten Allentoft; Associate Professor, Centre for Geogenetics University of Copenhagen
  • Jørgen Bojesen-Koefod; Senior Researcher at GEUS.

Listen to the broadcast (in Danish)

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Professor Torben Heick Jensen

Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics
Centre for mRNP Biogenese og Metabolisme
Aarhus University

thj@mb.au.dk - phone: +45 60202705