2014-2015 UMass RNA Data Club Meeting Schedule

The 2014-2015 RNA Club meeting dates are listed below, however the speaker and presentation titles are incomplete at this time.  They will be forthcoming as the information becomes available. 

September 16, 2014

October 21, 2014

November 18, 2014

December 9, 2014

January 20, 2015

February 17, 2015

March 17, 2015

April 21, 2015

May 19, 2015

Past Meetings:

May, 2014:

  • “Analysis of RNA structure in vivo” Victor Ambros (Molecular Medicine/RNA Therapeutics Institute)
  • “Role of tRNA-derived fragments in transgenerational inheritance of paternal dietary effects” Upasna Sharma (Rando Lab) 
  • "Rhino complex sorts cluster transcripts for piRNA production" Zhao Zhang (Zamore and Theurkauf Labs)

April, 2014:

  • “Loss of microRNA-124 contributes to social behavioral deficits in a mouse model of frontotemporal dementia expressing a mutant ESCRT-III subunit” Eduardo Gascon Gonzalo (Gao Lab)
  • Modulation of nicotine reward-associated behaviors by microRNAs” Alison Casserly (Gardner Lab)

March, 2014:

  • “Human endogenous retrovirus H RNA and pluripotency” Jeremy Luban (Molecular Medicine)
  • “POS-1 blocks the adenylation of neg-1 mRNA to guard gut development” Ahmed Elewa (Mello Lab)
  • “Silencing of human Huntingtin using artificial miRNAs” Edith Pfister (Aronin Lab)