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This meeting will be conducted in English.

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Twitter hashtag for this meeting: #KSncRNA

Noncoding RNAs in Health and Disease (Q5)

joint with the meeting on Enhancer Malfunction in Cancer (Q6)

Scientific Organizers: Ramin Shiekhattar and Roberto Bonasio


February 21—24, 2016

Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA


Sponsored by Cell Research and Journal of Molecular Cell Biology (JMCB)


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 20, 2015


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 18, 2015)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


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 20, 2015


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 18, 2015


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 20, 2015)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 18, 2015


Registration Fee: 745.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 520.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 895.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 670.00 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 a few meeting participants have received calls and emails from a number of different housing services - "Exhibitors 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 and seek to take your lodging reservation and obtain your credit card number. 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 to Keystone Symposia any calls or correspondence you might have received and book only through the lodging link on our website, an established travel agency, or directly with the hotel.

Santa Fe Community Convention Center
Santa Fe, New Mexico USA


100 East San Francisco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2110
USA
Phone: 1-800-523-5002 ext 1 (US & Canada) or 505-954-3500
Fax: 505-954-3599
reservations@lafondasantafe.com
www.lafondasantafe.com


Click here to book your lodging at La Fonda on the Plaza

*Rooms with two beds are very limited - please call the La Fonda directly to check availability.

**If you are attempting to book lodging for dates OUTSIDE of the conference using the above link and are getting a “Sold Out” response, please call the resort directly to make your reservation. The dates might be available, however the link may not accept dates outside of the conference.

If calling or emailing to book your reservation - please make sure you reference that you are attending a Keystone Symposia conference to receive the discounted rate!
As a world famous landmark hotel, La Fonda on the Plaza offers you every convenience. Not the least of which is our unique location in the heart of town, on the renowned Santa Fe Plaza. Other amenities include: • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel • Fitness center with steam rooms • The Spa at La Fonda massage services • Covered parking • Nightly turndown service • Multi-lingual concierge services • Room service • Valet laundry • Child care services available • Complimentary 24-hour Business Center • Gift Shop with newsstand This hotel is located 2 blocks from the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Approximately a 10 minute walk.
(rates do not include taxes and/or surcharges)
Accommodations
Rates
Hotel Room, single or double $139 USD per night
Room rates are listed by the NIGHTLY rate for this meeting.
Rates do not include extra night stays beyond the conference dates.
Make your lodging arrangements early as space is limited.
Deposit and cancellation requirements vary from site to site;
please confirm directly with the hotel at the time of booking.



211 Old Santa Fe Trail
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2106
USA
Phone: 866-582-1646 (US & Canada) or 505-988-5531
Fax: 505-984-7964
lorettores@destinationhotels.com
www.innatloretto.com/


Click here to book your lodging at the Inn & Spa at Loretto

**If you are attempting to book lodging for dates OUTSIDE of the conference using the above link and are getting a “Sold Out” response, please call the resort directly to make your reservation. The dates might be available, however the link may not accept dates outside of the conference.

If calling or emailing to book your reservation - please make sure you reference that you are attending a Noncoding RNAs in Health, Keystone Symposia conference to receive the discounted rate!
The Inn and Spa at Loretto is pleased to announce that the iconic Santa Fe Inn is recognized on the Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards list of Top Large City Hotels in the U.S. Additionally, the Loretto has been honored on Conde Nast Traveler’s Gold List for 2012 and 2013. With 136 guest rooms including a Penthouse Suite, the Loretto is downtown Santa Fe’s premier boutique hotel whose location, accommodations, amenities and level of service are sure to set the scene for a fantastic Santa Fe experience. The Loretto features an elegant spa, art galleries, a tranquil garden and an outstanding restaurant, Luminaria. For your stay, we offer complimentary over-night valet parking, high-speed wireless internet in the guest rooms and common areas, in room organic tea and coffee, access to the fitness room and heated year-round outdoor pool. Check with concierge about weekly hotel activities. The Inn and Spa at Loretto looks forward to welcoming you and assisting you in creating an authentic Santa Fe retreat!
(rates do not include taxes and/or surcharges)
Accommodations
Rates
Hotel Room, single or double $109 USD per night
Room rates are listed by the NIGHTLY rate for this meeting.
Rates do not include extra night stays beyond the conference dates.
Make your lodging arrangements early as space is limited.
Deposit and cancellation requirements vary from site to site;
please confirm directly with the hotel at the time of booking.



330 East Palace Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2222
USA
Phone: 855-210-7210 (US & Canada) or 505-954-9675
Fax: 505-986-9646
Reservationsteam@lpdsf.com
www.laposadadesantafe.com


Click here to book your lodging at La Posada de Santa Fe

**If you are attempting to book lodging for dates OUTSIDE of the conference using the above link and are getting a “Sold Out” response, please call the resort directly to make your reservation. The dates might be available, however the link may not accept dates outside of the conference.

When calling or emailing to book your reservation - please make sure you reference that you are attending a Keystone Symposia conference to receive the discounted rate!
Conveniently located near the Plaza and approximately a 15 minute walk to the Santa Fe Convention Center, La Posada is the ideal Southwest Resort and a Starwood Luxury Hotel. Discover rustic beauty and a luxuriously restful environment. Each guestroom evokes the warmth and charm of Santa Fe. Enjoy the adobe-style architecture, vibrant art work and the world renowned La Posada Spa and fitness center. A New American / Continental Cuisine concept is available in all of La Posada’s Restaurant outlets. The new concept blends unique styles and flavors with a Santa Fe Flair and La Posada Hospitality.

Complimentary shuttle to the Convention Center.
(rates do not include taxes and/or surcharges)
Accommodations
Rates
Hotel Room, single or double $129 USD per night
Room rates are listed by the NIGHTLY rate for this meeting.
Rates do not include extra night stays beyond the conference dates.
Make your lodging arrangements early as space is limited.
Deposit and cancellation requirements vary from site to site;
please confirm directly with the hotel at the time of booking.



1501 Paseo de Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501-3721
USA
Phone: 800-825-9876 (US & Canada) or 505-982-1200
Fax: 505-955-7835
stay@hotelsantafe.com
www.hotelsantafe.com


Click here to book your lodging at the Hotel Santa Fe

**If you are attempting to book lodging for dates OUTSIDE of the conference using the above link and are getting a “Sold Out” response, please call the resort directly to make your reservation. The dates might be available, however the link may not accept dates outside of the conference.


When calling or emailing to book your reservation - please make sure you reference that you are attending a Keystone Symposia conference to receive the discounted rate!
Experience the warmth and heritage of Santa Fe’s only Native American Owned hotel. Located in Historic Downtown Santa Fe and in the heart of the new Guadalupe Railyard District with museums, galleries, shops and restaurants just outside our door. Hotel Santa Fe, The Hacienda and Spa offers a unique cultural experience, from our luxurious rooms and suites to the lilting notes of a Native flute to the casual and inviting atmosphere of our Amaya Restaurant. This difference truly sets Hotel Santa Fe, The Hacienda and Spa a world apart.

Approximately a 15 minute walk from the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Hotel Santa Fe will also provide complimentary shuttle service to the convention center and a deluxe continental breakfast.
(rates do not include taxes and/or surcharges)
Accommodations
Rates
Hotel Room, single or double $99 USD per night
Room rates are listed by the NIGHTLY rate for this meeting.
Rates do not include extra night stays beyond the conference dates.
Make your lodging arrangements early as space is limited.
Deposit and cancellation requirements vary from site to site;
please confirm directly with the hotel at the time of booking.



100 Sandoval Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2131
USA
Phone: 505-988-2811
Fax: 505-986-6435
www.historicplazahotelsantafe.com


Click here to book your lodging at the Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza Hotel

**If you are attempting to book lodging for dates OUTSIDE of the conference using the above link and are getting a “Sold Out” response, please call the resort directly to make your reservation. The dates might be available, however the link may not accept dates outside of the conference.

If calling or emailing to book your reservation - please make sure you reference that you are attending a Keystone Symposia conference to receive the discounted rate!
The Hilton Santa Fe/Historic Plaza is located within a few blocks of the Santa Fe marketplace, where local Indians exhibit and sell their hand-crafted products. Museums, art galleries and restaurants are easily accessible. Approximately a 5 minute walk from the Santa Fe Community Convention Center.
(rates do not include taxes and/or surcharges)
Accommodations
Rates
Hotel Room, single or double $135 USD per night
Room rates are listed by the NIGHTLY rate for this meeting.
Rates do not include extra night stays beyond the conference dates.
Make your lodging arrangements early as space is limited.
Deposit and cancellation requirements vary from site to site;
please confirm directly with the hotel at the time of booking.



309 West San Francisco Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2131
USA
Phone: 800-955-4455 (US & Canada) or 505-988-4455
Fax: 505-995-4543
eldoradoreservations@hhandr.com
www.eldoradohotel.com


Click here to book your lodging at the Eldorado Hotel & Spa

**If you are attempting to book lodging for dates OUTSIDE of the conference using the above link and are getting a “Sold Out” response, please call the resort directly to make your reservation. The dates might be available, however the link may not accept dates outside of the conference.

If calling or emailing to book your reservation - please make sure you reference that you are attending a Keystone Symposia conference AND the group code 4821 to receive the discounted rate!
Approximately a 5 minute walk from the Santa Fe Community Convention Center.
(rates do not include taxes and/or surcharges)
Accommodations
Rates
Hotel Room, single or double $135 USD per night
Room rates are listed by the NIGHTLY rate for this meeting.
Rates do not include extra night stays beyond the conference dates.
Make your lodging arrangements early as space is limited.
Deposit and cancellation requirements vary from site to site;
please confirm directly with the hotel at the time of booking.



828 Paseo De Peralta
Santa Fe, NM 87501
USA
Phone: 800-378-7946 (US & Canada) or 505-424-2175
http://druryplazasantafe.com/

If calling to book your reservation - please make sure you reference that you are attending a Keystone Symposia conference AND the group code 2255783 to receive the discounted rate!
The 182-room hotel features all of the renowned amenities of Drury Hotels, as well as modern, spacious, light-filled rooms with stupendous views of the Santa Fe skies. Guests will enjoy entrées in the restaurant, which draws from local ingredients and influences to create a mouthwatering cuisine; relaxing at the rooftop bar by the pool with breathtaking views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains; and shopping in the galleries around the property. The fully renovated buildings are steeped in history, and surrounded by a pedestrian oasis - ”all in downtown Santa Fe. The nearby Cross of the Martyrs is a great spot to enjoy Santa Fe's bold, colorful sunsets and grab some beautiful pictures. But in our opinion, the best views of the gorgeous, blood-orange sunsets are from our rooftop bar. We look forward to seeing you at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Santa Fe.

Approximately a 9 minute walk from the Santa Fe Community Convention Center.
(rates do not include taxes and/or surcharges)
Accommodations
Rates
Hotel Room, single or double $119 USD per night
Room rates are listed by the NIGHTLY rate for this meeting.
Rates do not include extra night stays beyond the conference dates.
Make your lodging arrangements early as space is limited.
Deposit and cancellation requirements vary from site to site;
please confirm directly with the hotel at the time of booking.



210 Don Gaspar Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2122
USA
Phone: 800-529-5700 (US & Canada) or 505-992-5858
Fax: 505-992-5865
nhines@hhandr.com
www.hotelstfrancis.com


Click here to book your lodging at the Hotel St. Francis

**If you are attempting to book lodging for dates OUTSIDE of the conference using the above link and are getting a “Sold Out” response, please call the resort directly to make your reservation. The dates might be available, however the link may not accept dates outside of the conference.

If calling or emailing to book your reservation - please make sure you reference that you are attending a Keystone Symposia conference to receive the discounted rate!
Inspired by the early presence of the Franciscan missionaries in New Mexico, the spectacularly renovated Hotel St. Francis is designed in a style where peace and tranquility are the key design elements throughout. Each guestroom features furniture pieces that resonate to a period when the Franciscan Missionaries first settled New Mexico. Other amenities include: • Smoke free environment • High Speed Wireless Internet Access • Refrigerator • Business Center • Multi-Lingual Concierge This hotel is located 4 blocks from the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Approximately a 8 minute walk.
(rates do not include taxes and/or surcharges)
Accommodations
Rates
Hotel Room, single or double $119 USD per night
Room rates are listed by the NIGHTLY rate for this meeting.
Rates do not include extra night stays beyond the conference dates.
Make your lodging arrangements early as space is limited.
Deposit and cancellation requirements vary from site to site;
please confirm directly with the hotel at the time of booking.



125 Washington Avenue
Santa Fe, NM 87501-2016
USA
Phone: 888-563-4373 (US & Canada) or 505-992-5858
Fax: 505-992-5865
nhines@hhandr.com
http://www.hotelchimayo.com/

Nestled in the heart of downtown Santa Fe, just steps from the historic Santa Fe Plaza, Hotel Chimayo de Santa Fe (formerly Hotel Plaza Real) offers an authentic Northern New Mexico escape. More than 400 years of authentic, artistic tradition welcomes guests to Hotel Chimayó de Santa Fe, creating an ambience drawing from the multi-layered story of the community. From the original artwork in every room to the décor and colors of the public areas, the unique traditions of Northern New Mexico infuse even the smallest decorative element. More than 70 Chimayó artists contributed their talents to the design and decoration of the hotel. Complimentary Hi-Speed wireless and a complimentary shuttle to the convention center is available to all guests. This hotel is located 1.5 blocks from the Santa Fe Community Convention Center. Approximately a 5 minute walk.
(rates do not include taxes and/or surcharges)
Accommodations
Rates
Hotel Room, single or double SOLD OUT
Room rates are listed by the NIGHTLY rate for this meeting.
Rates do not include extra night stays beyond the conference dates.
Make your lodging arrangements early as space is limited.
Deposit and cancellation requirements vary from site to site;
please confirm directly with the hotel at the time of booking.