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2013 RNA Meetings

Posted in Conferences, RNA Conferences by YPAA on September 6, 2012

RNA Editing

Hotel Galvez  •  Galveston, TX
January 6 – 11, 2013

Scientific Organizers: Robert Reenan, Nina Papavasiliou, Jane Jackman and Michael Jantsch

Biogenesis and turnover of small RNAs

Royal Society  •  Edinburgh, Scotland
January 15 – 17, 2013

Scientific Organizers: Amy Buck, Javier Cáceres and Richard Bowater

Noncoding RNAs in Development and Cancer

Fairmount Hotel  •  Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
January 20 – 25, 2013

Scientific Organizers: Joshua T. Mendell, Phillip A. Sharp, Judy Lieberman and Howard Y. Chang

RNA Silencing

Whistler Conference Centre  •  Whistler, British Columbia, Canada
March 19 – 24, 2013

Scientific Organizers: David C. Baulcombe and Irene Bozzoni

Eukaryotic RNA turnover: From structural insights to diseases

IGBMC  •  Strasbourg, France
April 21 – 24, 2013

Scientific Organizers: Bertrand Séraphin, Georg Stoecklin and Roberto Gherzi

8th Microsymposium on Small RNAs

IMBA  •  Vienna, Austria
May 27 – 29, 2013

Scientific Organizers: Javier Martinez, Julius Brennecke and Stefan Ameres

Nucleic Acids

University of New England  •  Biddeford, ME
June 2 – 7, 2013

Scientific Organizers: Rachel Green, Karolin Luger, Wolf-Dietrich Heyer and Elena Conti

RNA 2013

Congress Center Davos  •  Davos, Switzerland
June 11 – 16, 2013

Scientific Organizers: Frédéric Allain, Witold Filipowicz, Adrian Krainer, Osamu Nureki and Sarah Woodson


Silverado Resort and Spa  •  Napa Valley, CA
July 9 – 12, 2013

Scientific Organizers: Jamie Cate and Jamie Williamson

Eukaryotic mRNA Processing

CSHL  •  Cold Spring Harbor, NY
August 20 – 24, 2013

Scientific Organizers: Tom Blumenthal, Kristen Lynch and Karla Neugebauer

Protein Synthesis and Translational Control

EMBL  •  Heidelberg, Germany
September 8 – 12, 2013

Scientific Organizers: Fatima Gebauer, Matthias Hentze, Alan Hinnebusch and Marat Yusupov

The Non-Coding Genome

EMBL  •  Heidelberg, Germany
October 9 – 12, 2013

Scientific Organizers: Elisa Izaurralde, David Bartel, Jörg Vogel and John Rinn


2012 RNA Meetings

Posted in Conferences, RNA Conferences by YPAA on September 26, 2011

Nucleic Acid Therapeutics: From Base Pairs to Bedsides

Eldorado Hotel & Spa  •  Santa Fe, NM
January 10 – 15, 2012

Scientific Organizers: Alan M. Gewirtz (in memoriam), Anastasia Khvorova and Mark A. Kay

Gene Silencing by Small RNAs

Fairmont Hotel  •  Vancouver, British Columbia
February 7 – 12, 2012

Scientific Organizers: Richard W. Carthew and Olivier Voinnet

Protein-RNA Interactions in Biology and Disease

Hilton/Historic Plaza  •  Santa Fe, NM
March 4 – 9, 2012

Scientific Organizers: Thomas Tuschl, Mikiko C. Siomi and Gideon Dreyfuss

Non-Coding RNAs

Snowbird Resort  •  Snowbird, UT
March 31 – April 5, 2012

Scientific Organizers: John S. Mattick, Jeannie T. Lee and Kevin V. Morris

7th Microsymposium on Small RNAs

Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research  •  Basel, Switzerland
May 21 – 23, 2012

Scientific Organizers: Marc Bühler, Helge Grosshans, Nicole Meisner

RNA 2012

University of Michigan  •  Ann Arbor, MI
May 29 – June 3, 2012

Scientific Organizers: Rachel Green, Nils Walter, Melissa Moore and Gerhart Wagner

Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation

Salve Regina University  •  Newport, RI
July 15 – 20, 2012

Scientific Organizers: Manual Ares and Melissa Moore

RNA regulators of gene expression

Robinson College  •  Cambridge, UK
July 22 – 25, 2012

Scientific Organizers: Kristine Arnvig and Andres Ramos

Regulatory & Non-Coding RNAs

CSHL  •  Cold Spring Harbor, NY
August 28 – September 1, 2012

Scientific Organizers: Gregory Hannon, Elisa Izaurralde, and Michael Terns

Translational Control

CSHL  •  Cold Spring Harbor, NY
September 4 – 8, 2012

Scientific Organizers: Thomas Dever, Ian Mohr, and Tatyana Pestova


Hôtel Chéribourg  •  Orford, Quebec
September 24 – 26, 2012

Scientific Organizers: Sherif Abou Elela, Benoît Chabot, Jean-Pierre Perreault, and Raymund Wellinger

The Complex Life of mRNA

EMBL  •  Heidelberg, Germany
October 7 – 12, 2012

Scientific Organizers: Anne Ephrussi, Nahum Sonenberg, Joan A. Steitz, David Tollervery

RNA Biology

Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center  •  Suzhou, China
October 8 – 12, 2012

Scientific Organizers: Fátima Gebauer, Narry Kim, Adrian Krainer, and Mutsuhito Ohno

Regulatory RNA Meetings of Note in 2011

Posted in Conferences, RNA Conferences by YPAA on November 24, 2010

New Year’s resolution: don’t get scooped. But enjoy a meeting.

Hit the slopes in Banff, run to the aquarium in Monterey, or just trip out in Austria and Japan.

MicroRNAs and Non-Coding RNAs and Cancer (Keystone Symposia)

Fairmont Banff Springs  •  Banff, Alberta
February 11 – 16, 2011

Scientific Organizers: Gregory J. Hannon, Curtis C. Harris and Martine F. Roussel

MicroRNAs and Human Disease (Keystone Symposia)

Fairmont Banff Springs  •  Banff, Alberta
February 11 – 16, 2011

Scientific Organizers: Eric N. Olson, Sakari Kauppinen and Eva van Rooij

ASM Conference on Regulating with RNA in Bacteria

InterContinental San Juan Resort and Casino  •  San Juan, Puerto Rico
March 7 – 11, 2011

Scientific Organizers: Gisela Storz, Jörg Vogel, Karen Wassarman

Mechanism and Biology of Silencing (Keystone Symposia)

Portola Hotel & Spa  •  Monterey, California
March 20 – 25, 2011

Scientific Organizers: Elisa Izaurralde, Victor Ambros and V. Narry Kim

Mechanisms of RNA-mediated Regulation (Mosbacher Kolloquium)

Alte Mälzerei  •  Mosbach/Baden, Germany
April 7 – 9, 2011

Scientific Organizer: Dagmar Klostermeier

6th Microsymposium on Small RNAs

IMBA  •  Vienna, Austria
May 16 – 18, 2011

Scientific Organizers: Javier Martinez & Julius Brennecke

Nucleic Acids (Gordon Research Conference)

University of New England  •  Biddeford, Maine
June 5 – 10, 2011

Chairs and Vice Chairs: Christopher D. Lima & Roland Kanaar; Rachel A. Green & Karolin Luger

RNA 2011

Kyoto International Conference Center  •  Kyoto, Japan
June 14 – 19, 2011

Scientific Organizers: Eric Westhof, Yoshikazu Nakamura, Lynne Maquat, Haruhiko Shiomi, Jamie Williamson, Melissa Jurica

Regulatory RNAs (Cell Symposia)

Wyndham Hotel  •  Chicago, Illinois
October 10 – 12, 2011

Scientific Organizers: Erik Sontheimer, Howard Chang, John Pham, Fabiola Rivas

RNAi Related Meetings of Note in 2010

Posted in Conferences, RNA Conferences by YPAA on January 1, 2010

So many good meetings, so little $$$.

This is not an exhaustive list, but these are all solid meetings. They’re all largely academic–fewer industry scroungers. (Just kidding industry folk, you’re probably heavily funding all these meetings! We love/need you.)

RNA Silencing: Mechanism, Biology and Application (Keystone Symposia)

Keystone Resort • Keystone, Colorado, USA
January 14 – 19, 2010

Scientific Organizers: Phillip D. Zamore and Beverly L. Davidson

RNA Silencing Mechanisms in Plants (Keystone Symposia)

Hilton Santa Fe/Historic Plaza • Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA
February 21 – 26, 2010

Scientific Organizers: Marjori Ann Matzke and James C. Carrington

The Complex Life of mRNA: From Synthesis to Decay

EMBL Heidelberg, Germany
Thursday 18 March – Saturday 20 March 2010

Scientific Organisers: Utz Fischer, Matthias Hentze, Elmar Wahle

5th Microsymposium on Small RNAs

IMBA, Vienna, Austria
May 17-19, 2010

Scientific Organizers: Javier Martinez and Julius Brennecke

RNA 2010

Seattle, WA, USA
June 22-27, 2010

Scientific Organizers: Tim Nilsen, Doug Black, Julie Feigon and Elisa Izaurralde

Post-Transcriptional Gene Regulation, The Biology Of (Gordon Research Conferences)

Salve Regina University, Newport, RI, USA
July 18-23, 2010

Scientific Organizers: Lynne E. Maquat and Manuel Ares

The Non-Coding Genome

EMBL Advanced Training Centre, Heidelberg, Germany
Wednesday 13 October – Saturday 16 October 2010

Scientific Organisers: David Bartel, Thomas Gingeras, Elisa Izaurralde, Gerhart Wagner