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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 during our inaugural conference at the RNA Therapeutics Institute.


Important Dates

Oral Abstract Deadline: March 9, 2018
Poster Abstract Deadline: April 27, 2018
Early Registration Deadline: May 1, 2018


Joint Keynote Speakers

Victor Ambros RNA Therapeutics Conference | Symposium 2018

Victor Ambros

UMass Medical School

Gary Ruvkun RNA Therapeutics Conference | Symposium 2018

Gary Ruvkun

Harvard Medical School 

Speakers & Panelists 

Rodolphe Barrangou, North Carolina State University

Lingling Chen, Shanghai Institute of Biochemistry & Cell Biology

Vasant Jadhav, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

Aurélie Goyenvalle, Université de Versailles Saint Quentin en Yvelines

Rachel Haurwitz, Caribou Biosciences

Scott Johnson, The Medicines Company

Anastasia Khvorova, UMass Medical School

Adrian Krainer, Cold Spring Harbor Labs

Arthur Krieg, Checkmate Pharmaceuticals

Narry KimSeoul National University 

Arthur A. LevinAvidity Biosciences

Craig Mello, UMass Medical School

Melissa Moore, Moderna Therapeutics

Harry Noller, University of California, Santa Cruz

Olivia Rissland, University of Colorado

Marie Wikström Lindholm,  Silence Therapeutics

 Phillip SharpMassachusetts Institute of Technology

Joan Steitz, Yale University

Walter StrappsIntellia Therapeutics, Inc.

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