Eugene Makeyev


Eugene Makeyev was born in Kursk, Russia and graduated from Lomonosov Moscow State University and Institute of Protein Research, Russia. He 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 Department of 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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Selected publications:

Yap K, Mukhina S, Zhang G, Tan JSC, Ong HS, Makeyev EV (2018) A Short Tandem Repeat-Enriched RNA Assembles a Nuclear Compartment to Control Alternative Splicing and Promote Cell Survival. Mol Cell
Hamid FM, Makeyev EV (2017) A mechanism underlying position-specific regulation of alternative splicing. Nucleic Acids Res 45: 12455-12468
Verbeeren J, Verma B, Niemelä EH, Yap K, Makeyev EV, Frilander MJ (2017) Alternative exon definition events control the choice between nuclear retention and cytoplasmic export of U11/U12-65K mRNA. PLoS Genet 13: e1006824
Collins KM, Kainov YA, Christodolou E, Ray D, Morris Q, Hughes T, Taylor IA, Makeyev EV, Ramos A (2017) An RRM-ZnF RNA recognition module targets RBM10 to exonic sequences to promote exon exclusion. Nucleic Acids Res 45: 6761-6774