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RTI Seminars 2019-2020





Seminar Title

Sept. 19, 2019

Lin He, Ph.D.

University of California, Berkeley

Wen Xue

"MicroRNAs and Retrotransposons: Seeking Treasure in the Non-coding Genome"

Oct. 3, 2019

Hiten Madhani, M.D., Ph.D.

University of California, San Francisco

Erik Sontheimer

 "Epigenetic memory over geological timescales"

Oct. 24, 2019

Andrew York, Ph.D.

Calico Labs

David Grunwald

"Invention, Dissemination and Impact or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love DIY Publishing"

Nov. 7, 2019

Michael Axtell, Ph.D.

Pennsylvania State University

Phil Zamore

"Trans-species microRNAs from the parasitic plant Cuscuta target host mRNAs"

Dec. 12, 2019

Samie Jaffrey, M.D., Ph.D.

Weill Medical College, Cornell University

RTI Trainees

"Synthetic RNA Biology - Small RNAs for imagin and controlling cell biology"

Mar. 12, 2020

Vadim Gladyshev, Ph.D.

Harvard Medical School

Andrei Korostelev

"Mechanisms of aging and lifespan control"

Mar. 13, 2020

Katrin Karbstein, Ph.D

The Scripps Research Institute

Andre Korostelev

"Quality Control During 40S Ribosome Assembly"

Mar. 19, 2020

Annemieke Aartsma-Rus, Ph.D.

Leiden University Medical Center

Jon Watts


April 16, 2019

Brooke Rock, Ph.D.


Anastasia Khvorova


April 30, 2019

Sean Eddy, Ph.D.

Harvard University

Athma Pai


May 7, 2020

Luciano Marraffini, Ph.D.

Rockefeller University

RTI Trainees