We are expert in genome biology, with a specific focus on the “dark side” of the genome, composed by non-coding repetitive elements whose functions have been largely ignored till now.

LINE1 elements are spliced in non-canonical transcript variants to control gene expression in human T cell quiescence and exhaustion

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Montini G, Viale G, Torre O, Harari S, Grifantini R, Soldà G, Biffo S, Abrignani S, Bodega B.
Nat Genet. 2022 Jan 17, doi: 10.1038/s41588-021-00989-7.