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Prof. Andreas Ladurner is the recipient of the Wilhelm Vaillant-Preis 2015. He won this price for his outstanding research on the molecular mechanisms for the development of cancer.

A key challenge in biology is to understand how genes are expressed in the right place, at the right time, and to the right level. This exquisite control of gene expression is perturbed in many diseases. In this article, we discuss the considerations needed when designing your own cell-type-specific experiment from the isolation of your starting material through selecting the appropriate controls and validating the data. more