Eugene Makeyev

Eugene Makeyev

Professor of Molecular Biosciences, Group Leader


Eugene Makeyev obtained his Ph.D. degree at the University of Helsinki, Finland in 2001 and was subsequently a postdoc in Tom Maniatis?s laboratory at Harvard University, USA. In 2008, he started his own group at the School of Biological Sciences, NTU, Singapore. He moved to the Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, KCL in 2013. Eugene?s awards and recognitions include Helsinki Biocenter Prize for the Best Ph.D. Thesis (2001), Helsinki University Docentship (2003), Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Career Development Award (2004), and Singapore National Research Foundation Fellowship (2008).



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Related News:

PTBP1 links co-transcriptional splicing and epigenetic regulation in developing neurons

New publication from the Makeyev lab

Novel ALS hallmark may trigger motor degeneration

New publication from the Houart lab

Hybridisation-proximity labelling sheds new light on subcellular compartments

New findings from the Makeyev lab

Selected publications:

Yap K, Chung TH, Makeyev EV (2022) Hybridization-proximity labeling reveals spatially ordered interactions of nuclear RNA compartments. Mol Cell 82: 463-478.e11
Tuvikene J, Esvald EE, Rähni A, Uustalu K, Zhuravskaya A, Avarlaid A, Makeyev EV, Timmusk T (2021) Intronic enhancer region governs transcript-specific Bdnf expression in rodent neurons. Elife 10
Gordon PM, Hamid F, Makeyev EV, Houart C (2021) A conserved role for the ALS-linked splicing factor SFPQ in repression of pathogenic cryptic last exons. Nat Commun 12: 1918
Ramos SI, Makeyev EV, Salierno M, Kodama T, Kawakami Y, Sahara S (2020) Tuba8 Drives Differentiation of Cortical Radial Glia into Apical Intermediate Progenitors by Tuning Modifications of Tubulin C Termini. Dev Cell 52: 477-491.e8