qPCR Applications of microRNA and Other Noncoding RNAs



October 18, 2011

Thomas D. Schmittgen is an associate professor in the College of Pharmacy at Ohio State University. He received his B.S. and Ph.D. at Ohio State. Following a post doc at the University of Southern California, he spent 7 years on the faculty at Washington State University before returning to Ohio State in 2002. For the past 7 years he has been working on the role of noncoding RNAs in cancer. Dr. Schmittgen developed the first real-time quantitative PCR assay to detect microRNA in 2004. He is currently working to develop microRNA-based biomarker assays for the early detection of pancreatic cancer.

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