Functional Characterization of lncRNAs

This issue focuses on non-coding RNAs, from the genomics functional analysis of large datasets to biological function and the various mechanisms of lncRNA actions. Included are reviews on lncRNA function in mammalian health and disease in animal models, lessons from other organisms, and new technologies.


  • Dr. Piero Carninci

    RIKEN Center for Integrative Medical Sciences (IMS), Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan. Email:

  • Prof. Lynne Maquat

    University of Rochester Medical Center, School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, NY 14642, USA. Email:

  • Dr. Rory Johnson

    University College Dublin, School of Biology and Environmental Science, Dublin, Republic of Ireland. Email:

  • Dr. Saba Valadkhan

    Case Comprehensive Cancer Center, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA. Email:

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