Laura Alina Mohr, M.Sc.

Laura Alina Mohr, M.Sc.

Laura Alina Mohr joined QIAGEN in 2015. She received her Master’s Degree in Chemical Biology at the Technical University Dortmund in Germany. During this time, she was involved in Systemic Cell Biology research at the prestigious Max Planck Institute. Before joining QIAGEN, Laura Alina worked at the Scripps Research Institute, San Diego, where she first focused on DNA damage/repair pathways and telomere biology. Later, she joined the Muscle Development, Aging and Regeneration program at the Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute. At QIAGEN she is interested in gene expression profiling focusing on various biological pathways, e.g. cancer research and neurodegeneration.

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Accelerate molecular research at AACR 2019

Organized by the American Association for Cancer Research, the AACR Annual Meeting 2019 is an immense gathering of the world’s most renowned oncologists and medical professionals excelling in every aspect of cancer sciences and research – and it’s approaching rapidly. As cancer is a highly complex disease, understanding the various alterations that together determine disease… Read article →




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Tiny plastic particles found in human feces

It’s a huge issue that everyone’s talking about: plastic microparticles polluting our oceans. For a long time we’ve known that humans are polluting not just the oceans but the entire earth, in many different ways. The plastics issue is relatively recent. Global plastics production increased substantially from the 1950s and continues to grow every year…. Read article →


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Young Scientist of the Month contest 2018 – the first winner!

As you may have heard, QIAGEN is running an ongoing Young Scientist of the Month Contest – it’s an initiative to encourage young scientists with a monthly prize to support their research. The judges select winners based on their research goals and ambitions. We’re happy to announce that Kwabena Owusu-Boateng is our first Young Scientist… Read article →