Karen Yap

Karen Yap

Research Associate



Biography:

Degree in National University of Singapore

PhD in Nanyang Technological University

Worked as a Clinical Trial Coordinator in Singapore General Hospital

Current project: Understanding the regulation of alternative splicing in neurodevelopment.

Related News:

Long noncoding RNAs and their diverse influences

16/10/18
"Meaningless" part of genome has important cellular functions and can promote malignancy

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
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
Yap K, Xiao Y, Friedman BA, Je HS, Makeyev EV (2016) Polarizing the Neuron through Sustained Co-expression of Alternatively Spliced Isoforms. Cell Rep 15: 1316-28
Neo WH, Yap K, Lee SH, Looi LS, Khandelia P, Neo SX, Makeyev EV, Su IH (2014) MicroRNA miR-124 controls the choice between neuronal and astrocyte differentiation by fine-tuning Ezh2 expression. J Biol Chem 289: 20788-801