Meeting Program

Monday, January 3, 2022

4:30-5:20 pm

Opening Remarks, Gisela Storz (National Institutes of Health, USA)

Keynote Presentation: Jörg Vogel (University of Würzburg, Germany)

5:30-7:15 pm

Session: RNAs in Pathogenesis

Invited Speaker: Cynthia Sharma (University of Würzburg, Germany)

5 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

7:15-9:00 pm

Poolside Opening Reception

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

9:00-10:15 am

Session: CRISPR-CAS

Invited Speaker: Michael Terns (University of Georgia, USA)

3 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

10:15-10:45
Coffee Break
10:45-12:45

Session: Regulatory RNA in Space and Time

Invited Speaker: Cari Vanderpool (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA)

Invited Speaker: Orna Amster-Choder (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)

4 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

12:45-2:00
Lunch
12:45-2:00

Career Development Lunch

3:00-4:45

Session: Processing and Modification of RNAs

Invited Speaker: Ciaran Condon (Institute of Physico-Chemical Biology-CNRS, France)

5 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

4:45-5:00
Lightning Talk Poster Talks (selected from abstracts)
5:00-7:00

Poster Session 1

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

9:00-10:30

Session: Regulation During RNA and Protein Synthesis

Invited Speaker: Frances Yap (Northwestern University, USA)

Invited Speaker: Alexander Mankin (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)

2 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

10:30-11:00
Coffee Break
11:00-12:45

Session: Small RNAs: Discovery to Function

Invited Speaker: Lydia Contreras (University of Texas, USA)

Invited Speaker: Jocelyne DiRuggiero (Johns Hopkins University, USA)

3 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

12:45-2:00

Lunch

3:00-3:40
Keynote Presentation: Ronald Breaker (Yale University, USA)
3:40-4:55

Session: Riboswitches and RNA Structure

Invited Speaker: Michelle Meyer (Boston College, USA)

3 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

5:00-7:00

Poster Session 2

Thursday, January 6, 2022

8:30-9:30

Session: Signaling Nucleotides

Invited Speaker: Andreas Möglich (University of Bayreuth, Germany)

2 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

9:30-10:00

Session: RNA-Binding Proteins

Invited Speaker: Shoshy Altuvia (Hebrew University, Jerusalem)

10:00-10:30
Coffee Break
10:30-12:10

Session: RNA-Binding Proteins, continued

6 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

Closing Comments