Murn Jernej

Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, University of California, Riverside

Jernej Murn is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at University of California, Riverside. Prior to joining UC Riverside as faculty in 2017, he was a postdoctoral researcher at Harvard Medical School/Boston Children’s Hospital where he trained with Yang Shi in epigenetics and RNA biology. Prof. Murn completed his Ph.D. in molecular biology that he shared between University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, and CEA Laboratory for Functional Genomics in France. Research in his laboratory focuses on regulatory roles of RNA and RNA-binding proteins in interpreting genomic information in development and disease.