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Noncoding RNAs: Mechanism, Function and Therapies (A1)

Scientific Organizers: Howard Y. Chang, Frank W. Rigo and Lynne E. Maquat


January 12—16, 2020

Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, British Columbia, Canada


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 24, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 24, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Oct 10, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 12, 2019 [details]

If you have missed a deadline due to the US government shutdown, please contact our office.

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-A1 "Noncoding RNAs: Mechanism, Function and Therapies" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On September 24, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After September 24, 2019 until October 10, 2019 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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September 24, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 12, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After November 12, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 12, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After November 12, 2019 920.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: September 24, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is October 10, 2019)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: September 24, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: October 10, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is September 24, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 12, 2019

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, January 12 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, January 16 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, January 17 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 12

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


MONDAY, JANUARY 13

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

Joan A. Steitz, Yale University, USA
Regulatory RNAs

09:00—11:15
LncRNA Mechanisms
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

Lynne E. Maquat, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA
Enhancer RNAs and Transcription

Coffee Break

Montserrat Anguera, University of Pennsylvania, USA
X-Chromosome Inactivation Maintenance in Immune Cells

Elsa R. Flores, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA
LncRNA and Cancer

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Regulatory RNA Physiologic Functions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

Mikiko C. Siomi, University of Tokyo, Japan
piRNA Biogenesis and Function

Upasna Sharma, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Biogenesis and Function of Small RNAs during Sperm Development and Fertilization

Tamer Sallam, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
LncRNAs in Cardiometabolic Diseases

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


TUESDAY, JANUARY 14

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
LncRNA Mechanisms
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

Howard Y. Chang, Stanford University, USA
Genome Regulation by lncRNAs

Susan B. Carpenter, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
LncRNA in Immunity

Coffee Break

Joshua T. Mendell, HHMI/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Regulatory RNAs in Cancer

John L. Rinn, , USA
Noncodarnia

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
RNA Structure and Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

Yue Wan, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore
RNA Structurome Analysis

Anna Marie Pyle, Yale University, USA
LncRNA Structures

Robert Spitale, University of California, Irvine, USA
Emergent Chemical Methods for Probing RNA Structure Inside Living Cells

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
RNA Technologies
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

Silvana Konermann, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Cas13 and New CRISPR Technologies for Direct RNA Targeting

Gene W. Yeo, University of California, San Diego, USA
RNP Discovery and Manipulation

Coffee Break

J. Mauro Calabrese, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Functional Classification of lncRNA by k-mer Content

Mitchell Guttman, California Institute of Technology, USA
Global RNA-Chromosome Interactions

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Circular RNAs and RNA Modification
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

Nikolaus Rajewsky, Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany
Function of RNA by Single-Cell Sequencing in Space and Time

V. Narry Kim, Institute for Basic Science, South Korea
Regulatory RNA Processing

Chuan He, University of Chicago, USA
RNA Chemical Modification

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


THURSDAY, JANUARY 16

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
RNA Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

Frank W. Rigo, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, USA
Targeting RNA with Antisense Oligonucleotides to Treat Disease

Sara R. Cherry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Using Functional Genomics to Define the Interface between Viruses and Long Non-Coding RNAs

Coffee Break

Scott A. Ribich, Accent Therapeutics, USA
RNA-Modifying Proteins as Anticancer Targets

James Barsoum, Arrakis Therapeutics, USA
Targeting RNA Structures with Drug-Like Small Molecules

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Regulatory RNA in Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

Alena Shkumatava, Institut Curie-Centre de Recherche, France
LncRNA in Vertebrate Development

Christine Mayr, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
3’ UTR-Mediated Protein-Protein Interactions

Jason Shepherd, University of Utah, USA
Viral-Like Intercellular RNA Transfer in the Nervous System

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.


FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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