Protein-RNA Interactions: Scale, Mechanisms, Structure and Function of Coding and Noncoding RNPs (J6)

joint with the meeting on Noncoding RNAs: From Disease to Targeted Therapeutics (J5)

Scientific Organizers: Gene W. Yeo, Jernej Ule, Karla Neugebauer and Melissa J. Moore


February 5—9, 2017

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Supported by the Directors' Fund


BEWARE of booking lodging through companies unaffiliated with Keystone Symposia. Click here for more details.

Keystone Symposia is committed to maintaining a positive and respectful environment at its meetings. To this end, please review and comply with our policies.

Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

** Meeting has ended **

Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 5, 2016

*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 November 2, 2016)

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.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: October 5, 2016

*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: November 2, 2016

*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 October 5, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 6, 2016

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


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 995.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 770.00 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.

Please be advised that some meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services, including "Exhibitors Housing Services," “Expo Housing Services,” "Global Housing," etc. THESE COMPANIES ARE NOT AFFILIATED WITH KEYSTONE SYMPOSIA and are not authorized by Keystone Symposia to contact you. These companies may tell you that the meeting is filling, without any actual knowledge to that effect, and pressure you into giving them your credit card number to make a lodging reservation with them.

We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.

Things to Do

Walking distance  = Walking distance (within 1/2 mile of conference center)  FREE Shuttle/Bus available  = FREE Shuttle/Bus available
Shuttle/Bus required  = Shuttle/Bus required  Car/Taxi required  = Car/Taxi required  not available  = Not Available

PLEASE NOTE THAT 2019 DISCOUNTED SKI RATES WILL BE POSTED ONCE THEY ARE NEGOTIATED WITH THE RESORTS. CHECK BACK IN EARLY DECEMBER.

Suggestion: To find other attendees who may want to join you in activities, use the message board located near the Registration Desk. Post your contact information and activity of interest, and be sure to check the message board during the meeting for posts by fellow attendees.
Not a skier? Take one of the discounted tours offered by White Mountain Adventures! Representatives will be available daily in the Registration area for tour sign-up. For even more ideas, visit Fairmont Banff Springs - Activities and Services
Sightseeing FREE Shuttle/Bus available White Mountain Adventures specializes in group activities, teambuilding events and adventure tours across Western Canada and the Canadian Rockies, and offers attendees discounted icewalks, snowshoeing and wildlife-watching tours. White Mountain Adventures will be set up near the Registration Desk and will be taking reservations for WINTER ACTIVITIES IN THE ROCKIES!
Special Early Bird Online Rates will be offered - a $TBD savings per activity by booking through the links below NO LATER THAN 48 hours before :
To Book Lake Louise Winterland, Johnston Canyon, or either of the Snowshoeing Tours: Click Here,

For dates and times of the tours for the J5 & J6 Meetings Click here.
For dates and times of the tours for the X3 & X4 Meeting's Click here.
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When booking any of the above options, in order to get the $TBD discount, put "KEYTSTONE" in the voucher code book. After clicking the use voucher button, the $TBD will be taken off the total price.
Skiing FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required Complimentary Ski Buses for all Tri-Area Lift Ticket holders will depart daily to Norquay, Sunshine and Lake Louise
  More Ski Information:

Ski Area Notes:  In addition, Norquay night skiing is available on Friday and Saturday nights from 5-10pm, from January to March. Night skiing is accessible on the Tri-Area Big 3 Pass.



Ski Area Website: www.skibig3.com/
Snowboarding FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required Complimentary ski buses for all Tri-Area Lift Ticket holders will depart daily to Norquay, Sunshine or Lake Louise.
Other Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required Canadian Rockies Hot Springs, 888-773-8888 (general inquiries), 613-860-1251 (international)

Fitness Center Walking distance Further more guests have complimentary access to fitness center opened 24rhs a day and fitness classes run 3 times daily. For fitness schedule and more information about the spa please visit the website: Fairmont Banff Springs - Fitness Facilities & Services, 800-404-1772
Spa Walking distance Fairmont Banff Springs - Willow Stream Spa, 800-404-1772, offers a wide variety of spa and treatment services for guests. To see what else the spa has to offer browse their brochure or this information sheet.
Day Spa Access includes access to steam, sauna, inhalation room, mineral pool, Jacuzzi, lap pool, outdoor heated pool and locker facilities.
We highly recommend to make an advance booking for the spa services to ensure that there is space available by calling the number above or emailing bsh.spareservations@fairmont.com
For a full list of services and prices, click here.
Swimming Walking distance Banff Springs has two exceptional swimming pools which are complimentary to hotel guests. Indoor lap pool and outdoor heated pool. Also, there is a children's wading pool and indoor whirlpool. Facilities are opened 6am until 11pm.
Other Walking distance Fairmont Banff Springs - Bowling & Entertainment Centre


Bars/Pubs Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Banff Lake Louise - Bars, Lounges & Pubs
Dining Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required Fairmont Banff Springs - Dining
Coffee Shops Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Fairmont Banff Springs - Stock
Market/Grocery Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required Banff Market/Grocery
Amounts are in Canadian dollars
The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.