Tentative Meeting Program

Thursday, September 9, 2021

4:30-5:25 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

Friday, September 10, 2021

8:30-10:20

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 of Jerusalem)

4 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

10:20-11:00
Coffee Break
11:00-12:15

Session: CRISPR-CAS

Invited Speaker: Peter Fineran (University of Otago, New Zealand)

Invited Speaker: Samuel Sternberg (Columbia University, USA)

3 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

12:15-2:00
Lunch
12:30-2:00

Career Development Lunch

3:00-4:40

Session: Processing and Modification of RNAs

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

5 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

4:40-5:00
Lightning Talk Poster Presentations (selected from abstracts)
5:00-7:00

Poster Session

Saturday, September 11, 2021

8:30-10:35

Session: Riboswitches and RNA Structure

Keynote Presentation: Ronald Breaker (Yale University, USA)

Invited Speaker: Michelle Meyer (Boston College, USA)

4 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

10:35-11:05
Coffee Break
11:05-12:15

Session: Signaling Nucleotides

Invited Speaker: Joel Belasco (New York University, USA)

3 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

12:15-2:00

Lunch

3:00-4:40

Session: Small RNAs: Discovery to Function

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

Invited Speaker: Jocelyne DiRuggiero (Johns Hopkins University)

4 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

4:40-5:00
Lightning Talk Poster Presentations (selected from abstracts)
5:00-7:00

Poster Session

Sunday, September 12, 2021

8:30-9:50

Session: Regulatory mRNAs

Invited Speaker: Gerhart Wagner (Uppsala University, Sweden)

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

2 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

9:50-10:30
Coffee Break
10:30-12:00

Session: RNA-Binding Proteins

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

4 Short Talks Selected from Abstracts

Closing Comments