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.

Urine liquid biopsies

Urine liquid biopsies as a promising biomarker source

The concept of “precision medicine,” an emerging approach using the genetic changes in a patient’s tumor to determine their disease treatment and prevention, can be seen as a new epoch in cancer management. Extracellular vesicles and exosomes are of high interest in the scientific community due to their role in intercellular communications. Especially the role… Read article →


SelectBio

Circulating Biomarkers World Congress 2019

This year the SelectBIO Annual Circulating Biomarkers World Congress 2019 took place on Coronado Island in San Diego, California. Researchers from all over the world who are interested in the most up-to-date technologies gathered to share and advance their expertise on the various classes of circulating biomarkers and their emerging applications. Visitors were able to… Read article →


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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 →