RNA Therapeutics: From Base Pairs to Bedsides Symposium

28 June 2018 08:00 - 29 June 2018 18:00, Worcester, United States


Introduction
We live in an exciting time for the RNA research community. Throughout the latter half of the 20th century, we believed that RNA’s primary role was to intermediate between DNA and protein. Over the last three decades, those long-held beliefs have been shattered. From ncRNAs to RNAi, from CRISPR to circular RNAs, we have witnessed astonishing discoveries and equally amazing translation of these breakthroughs to therapy. Come and join the discussion as we explore the era of RNA therapeutics.


Joint Keynotes: Gary Ruvkun & Victor Ambros on ‘The history of microRNAs’
 
Speakers
  • Gary Ruvkun Harvard Medical School , United States
  • Victor Ambros UMass Medical School , United States
  • Rodolphe Barrangou North Carolina State University, United States
  • Lingling Chen Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry & Cell Biology, China
  • Rachel Haurwitz Caribou Biosciences, United States
  • Anastasia Khvorova UMass Medical School, United States
  • Narry Kim Seoul National University, South Korea
  • Arthur Krieg Checkmate Pharmaceuticals, United States
  • Arthur Levin Avidity Biosciences, United States
  • Craig Mello UMass Medical School, United States
  • Melissa Moore Moderna Therapeutics, United States
  • Aurélie Goyenvalle Université de Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines, France
  • Harry Noller University of California, Santa Cruz, United States
  • Olivia Rissland University of Colorado, United States
  • Phillip Sharp MIT, United States
  • Joan Steitz Yale University, United States

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University of Massachusetts

University of Massachusetts, University of Massachusetts Medical School , Albert Sherman Center , 368 Plantation Street, Worcester, 02462, United States

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