Mark Chong

Group Leader
Division of Immunology
Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Melbourne, Australia

Fields of interest: 

MicroRNA biogenesis, T cell development, Type 1 diabetes


Recent publications:

Kirigin et al.:
Dynamic microRNA gene transcription and processing during T cell development.
J Immunol., 188:3257-67 (2012)

Kaneko et al.:
DICER dysregulation induces cytotoxic Alu RNA accumulation in age-related macular degeneration.
Nature, 471:325-30 (2011)

Chong et al.:
Canonical and alternate functions of the microRNA biogenesis machinery.
Genes Dev., 24:1951-60 (2010)

Cheloufi et al.:
A Dicer-independent miRNA biogenesis pathway that requires Argonaute catalysis.
Nature, 465:584-9 (2010)

Karginov et al.:
Diverse endonucleolytic cleavage sites in the mammalian transcriptome depend upon microRNAs, Drosha and additional nucleases.
Mol Cell, 38:781-8 (2010)