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  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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  • Scholarship Information
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NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2017.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

All programs are subject to change. Check this site for updates.


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Twitter hashtag for this meeting: #KSmrna

mRNA Processing and Human Disease (C3)

Scientific Organizers: James L. Manley, Siddhartha Mukherjee and Gideon Dreyfuss


March 5—8, 2017

Sagebrush Inn & Suites, Taos, New Mexico, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 2, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 2, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 6, 2016 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 10, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-C3 "mRNA Processing and Human Disease" 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 November 2, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 2, 2016 until December 6, 2016 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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November 2, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 10, 2017 795.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 10, 2017 945.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 10, 2017 570.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 10, 2017 720.00 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.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 2, 2016


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 December 6, 2016)

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: November 2, 2016


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: December 6, 2016


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 November 2, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 10, 2017


Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 570.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 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.
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, March 5 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Wednesday, March 8 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Thursday, March 9 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 5

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina

MONDAY, MARCH 6

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Chamisa Ballroom 1
Phillip A. Sharp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
mRNA Processing and Links to Disease

09:00—11:15
mRNA Splicing and Links to Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Chamisa Ballroom 1
Juan Valcarcel Juarez, Centre De Regulacio Genomica, Spain
Splicing in Human Disease

Coffee Break

Robert B. Darnell, HHMI/Rockefeller University, USA
CLIPing RNA Regulatory Elements in Disease

Maurice S. Swanson, University of Florida, USA
RNA Mis-Processing in Microsatellite Expansion Disease

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Chamisa Ballroom 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Chamisa Ballroom 2
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Chamisa Lobby
17:00—19:00
RNPs and Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Chamisa Ballroom 1
Gideon Dreyfuss, HHMI/University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, USA
Telescripting: Overarching RNP-controlled Gene Expression Mechanism

Angus I. Lamond, University of Dundee, UK
Proteomic Analysis of Cell Transformation and Identification of pre-mRNA Splicing Modulation by a SUMO Protease Inhibitor

Joan A. Steitz, HHMI/Yale University, USA
Nuclear Noncoding RNAs: More Surprises

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

Chamisa Ballroom 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Chamisa Ballroom 2

TUESDAY, MARCH 7

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
08:00—11:00
MDS, Leukemia and Splicing
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Chamisa Ballroom 1
Seishi Ogawa, Kyoto University, Japan
Splicing Factor Mutations in MDS

Catherine Ju-Ying Wu, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
The Role of SF3B1 Mutations in Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia

Coffee Break

Siddhartha Mukherjee, Columbia University Medical Center, USA
Splicing Dysregulation in MDS and AML

Omar Abdel-Wahab, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Understanding and Targeting Spliceosomal Gene Mutations in Cancer

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Chamisa Ballroom 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Chamisa Ballroom 2
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Chamisa Lobby
17:00—19:00
RNA-Based Therapeutic Approaches
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Chamisa Ballroom 1
Adrian Krainer, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, USA
Mechanism-Based Antisense Therapy for Spinal Muscular Atrophy

Jonathan S. Weissman, University of California, San Francisco, USA
RNA-Based Approaches to Cancer

Masatoshi Hagiwara, Kyoto University, Japan
RBM24 is a Tissue-Specific Cryptic Splicing Enhancer of the IKBKAP Gene in Familial Dysautonomia

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

Chamisa Ballroom 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Chamisa Ballroom 2

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 8

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sagebrush Lobby & Cantina
08:00—11:00
Splicing and ALS
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Chamisa Ballroom 1
Thomas R. Cech, HHMI/University of Colorado, USA
PRC2-mRNA Interactions, Epigenetic Silencing and Cancer

Robin Reed, Harvard Medical School, USA
RNA Binding Proteins in ALS

Coffee Break

Don W. Cleveland, University of California, San Diego, USA
Splicing Dysregulation in ALS

James L. Manley, Columbia University, USA
Dysregulation of RNA Binding Proteins in ALS

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Chamisa Lobby
17:00—18:45
Further Links between RNA Processing and Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Chamisa Ballroom 1
Catriona H.M. Jamieson, University of California, San Diego, USA
mRNA Editing and Leukemia

Lynne E. Maquat, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA
Nonsense-Mediated mRNA Decay (NMD) and Human Disease: Genome Guardian and Executor

Nikolaus Rajewsky, Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany
circRNAs and Single Cell Sequencing

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/05/2017

Chamisa Ballroom 1
19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites

Chamisa Ballroom 2
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.

Chamisa Ballroom 2

THURSDAY, MARCH 9

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



We gratefully acknowledge support for this conference from:


Directors' Fund


These generous unrestricted gifts allow our Directors to schedule meetings in a wide variety of important areas, many of which are in the early stages of research.

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We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

Exiqon A/S

We appreciate the organizations that provide Keystone Symposia with additional support, such as marketing and advertising:


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Special thanks to the following for their support of Keystone Symposia initiatives to increase participation at this meeting by scientists from underrepresented backgrounds:


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If your organization is interested in joining these entities in support of Keystone Symposia, please contact: Sarah Lavicka, Assistant Director of Development, Email: sarahl@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2690

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