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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


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Abstract Deadline: November 2, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
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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:
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Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

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Registration Fee: 995.00 USD*
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Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, February 5 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, February 9 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, February 10 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 5

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Van Horne Foyer

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 6

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Session (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne A/B
* Kevin V. Morris, Center for Gene Therapy, City of Hope, USA

* Gene W. Yeo, University of California, San Diego, USA

Thomas R. Cech, HHMI/University of Colorado, USA
Noncoding RNA-Protein Interactions: Telomerase and PRC2

Gerald F. Joyce, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Tertiary Structured RNAs as Potential Therapeutic Targets

Coffee Break

09:50—11:15
Non-Coding RNAs and RNA/Protein Interactions (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne A/B
* Saba Valadkhan, Case Western Reserve University, USA

Gene W. Yeo, University of California, San Diego, USA
Large-Scale Assessment of the Functions and Targets of Hundreds of RNA Binding Proteins

Archa Fox, University of Western Australia, Australia
New Insights into NEAT1 Long Noncoding RNA and Paraspeckles

Eleonora Leucci, VIB-KU Leuven, Belgium
Short Talk: SAMMSON Coordinates Cell and Mitochondrial Ribosome Biogenesis to Promote Tumor Progression

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—19:00
Complete Characterization of RNP Proteomes: Coding and Non-Coding RNAs
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne C
* Jernej Ule, UCL & The Francis Crick Institute, UK

Matthias W. Hentze, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
Smartphone Proteins Connecting Gene Expression and Metabolism

Marlene Oeffinger, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montreal, Canada
Correlative Proteome-RNome Analysis to Investigate Variant Interactomes Along Gene Expression Pathways

Markus Landthaler, Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany
Exploring Regulatory Protein-mRNA Interactions

Eric L. Van Nostrand†, UCSD, USA
Short Talk: The Landscape of Protein-RNA Interactions: Insights from eCLIP of 126 RNA Binding Proteins

17:00—19:00
Disease Specific Noncoding RNAs: From Complex Genomic Interactions to Mechanism
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne A/B
* John L. Rinn, Harvard University, USA

Musa M. Mhlanga, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Higher Order Genome Architecture & lncRNAs Permit Robust Transcription of Immune Genes

Jane E. Freedman, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Expression of Noncoding RNAs in Human Populations and Disease

Howard Y. Chang, Stanford University, USA
Genome Regulation by Long Noncoding RNAs

Sarah D. Diermeier, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA
Short Talk: Mammary Tumor Associated RNAs (MaTARs) as Drivers of Tumor Cell Growth and Metastasis

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

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Mezzanine 2

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 7

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
07:30—08:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
08:00—17:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Protein-RNA Localization
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne C
* Gene W. Yeo, University of California, San Diego, USA

Eric Lecuyer, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montreal, Canada Join Institution, Canada
Systematic Characterization of the Subcellular Distribution Properties of Human RNA Binding Proteins

Roy R. Parker, HHMI/University of Colorado, USA
Stress Granules, P-Bodies

Coffee Break

Karla M. Neugebauer, Yale University, USA
Dynamic RNA-protein Interactions and Nuclear Organization Support Zebrafish Embryogenesis

Christine Mayr, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
3'UTR-Mediated Protein-Protein Interactions Regulate Protein Functions

Jessica Sheu-Gruttadauria†, The Scripps Research Institute, USA
Short Talk: Phase Separation Facilitates MicroRNA Mediated Gene Silencing

08:00—11:15
Molecular Mechanisms and Functional Studies of Protein Interactions with Non-Coding RNAs in Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne A/B
* Kevin V. Morris, Center for Gene Therapy, City of Hope, USA

John L. Rinn, Harvard University, USA
Chromatin Environment, Transcriptional Regulation, and Splicing Distinguish lincRNAs and mRNAs

Ingrid Grummt, German Cancer Research Center, Germany
DNA:RNA Triple Helices: A Liaison between Noncoding RNAs and Chromatin

Coffee Break

Saba Valadkhan, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Immune Modulatory Non-Coding RNAs in Disease

Charlie Bond, University of Western Australia, Australia
High-Resolution Structural Studies and Gel- and Filament-Forming Properties of Paraspeckle RNA-Binding Proteins

Kaveh Daneshvar, Harvard Medical School, MGH, USA
Short Talk: RNA-Aptamer Chimera Crosslinking and Pull-Down to Identify Proteins that Interact with the Long Noncoding RNA DIGIT

Meredith Corley, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, USA
Short Talk: An RNA Structure Mediated, Post-Transcriptional Model of alpha-1-Antitrypsin Deficiency

11:00—12:00
Lunch

Mezzanine 2
12:00—14:30
Poster Session 2

Mezzanine 2
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: RNA Localization in Development and Disease

Van Horne C
* Karla M. Neugebauer, Yale University, USA

Sahar Soltanieh†, IRCM, Canada
Defining the RNA Binding Protein Repertoire of Stress Granules

Michaela Müller-McNicoll†, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany
Cell Type-Specific NucleoCcytoplasmic Shuttling of SR Proteins Reveals Distinct Constellations of RNA-and Protein-Interactors

Takeshi Chujo†, Hokkaido University, Japan
Remarkable Semi-Extractability as the Hallmark of Nuclear Body-Associated Architectural Long Noncoding RNAs

Anastasios Vourekas†, University of Pennsylvania, USA
The Role of RNA Helicase DDX3X in theAactivation of HIV Replication in Latently Infected T Cells

Arnaud Hubstenberger†, Institute of Biology Valrose, France
P-Bodies Condense a Regulon of Coordinately Repressed mRNAs

Lilli Olgeiser†, Heinrich-Heine-University, Germany
Transcriptome-Wide Analysis of Endosomal mRNP Transport

Louis Philip Benoit Bouvrette†, Universite de Montreal, Canada
Systematic Characterization of Subcellular RNA Localization Through Fractionation-Sequencing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: Recent Observations of Non-Coding RNAs, from Function to Therapeutic Modulation

Van Horne A/B
* Gregory J. Goodall, SA Pathology, Australia

* Lingling Chen, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China

Paulo P. Amaral†, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK
Genomic Positional Conservation Identifies Topological Anchor Point (tap)RNAs Linked to Developmental Loci

Orna Issler†, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
The Role of Long Non-Coding RNAs in Depression

Martin Sauvageau, Harvard University, USA
The Tug1 lncRNA Locus is Essential for Male Fertility and Harbors a cis Repressive Element

Igor Ulitsky, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
A Subset of Conserved Mammalian Long Noncoding RNAs are Fossils of Ancestral Protein-Coding Genes

Mohamed Fareh, Kavli Institute, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Single-Molecule Fluorescence Reveals how Dicer-TRBP Recognizes Precursor microRNA in Crowded Cellular Environment

Benjamin Hawley, MRC Toxicology Unit, UK
A Novel Role for the microRNA Biogenesis Apparatus in the Repair of DNA Double-Strand Breaks

Puri Fortes, Foundation for Applied Medical Research, Spain
Antiviral Long Non-Coding RNA EGOT Functions as a Proviral Factor after HCV Infection

Kaitlyn Rinehold Scacalossi, New York University, USA
LncRNA CHROME Interacts with DNA to Regulate Transcription of Inflammatory Genes

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—19:15
Protein-RNA Recognition: Structural, Biochemical and Computational
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne C
* Zefeng Wang, CAS-MPG Partner Institute of Computational Biology, China

Frédéric H.T. Allain, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Structures of Protein RNA Complexes using Hybrid Structural Approaches

Clara L. Kielkopf, University of Rochester Center for RNA Biology, USA
Structures of Splicing Factors to Pre-mRNA in Cancer

Maria Barna†, Stanford University, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Linnea Jansson†, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Short Talk: Probing the Structure and Function of Human Telomerase

Ralf Ficner†, University of Goettingen, Germany
Short Talk: Structural Insights into the Mechanism of DEAH-box RNA Helicases

17:00—19:00
Molecular Mechanisms of ncRNA Protein Interactions in Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne A/B
* Archa Fox, University of Western Australia, Australia

Joan A. Steitz, HHMI/Yale University, USA
Viral Noncoding RNAs: Insights into Evolution

Marianne Farnebo, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Role of RNA Processing Factors in DNA Repair

Gregory J. Goodall, SA Pathology, Australia
Circular RNAs Regulated during Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition

Tetsuro Hirose, Hokkaido University, Japan
Short Talk: Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation and Paraspeckle Formation Induced by the Specific Region of NEAT1 lncRNA

19:15
On Own for Dinner


WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
Coding and Non-Coding RNP Complexes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne C
* Eric Lecuyer, Institut de Recherches Cliniques de Montreal, Canada Join Institution, Canada

Susan Baserga, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Using Cryo-Electron Microscopy to Discover Box C/D s(no)RNP Structure

Jeannie T. Lee, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Interaction of RNA with Polycomb Complexes: Regulation, Function and Cellular Consequences

Coffee Break

Jeffrey A. Chao, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland
Imaging the Life and Death of mRNAs in Single Cells

Melissa Jurica, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
The Dynamic Architecture of Human Spliceosomes

Olivia Rissland†, Hospital for Sick Children Research Institute, Canada
Short Talk: Widespread Reorganization of mRNA-Protein Complexes at the Mid-Blastula Transition

08:00—11:15
Nucleic Acid Based Strategies to Disrupt ncRNA and Gene Interactions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne A/B
* Joan A. Steitz, HHMI/Yale University, USA

Kevin V. Morris, Center for Gene Therapy, City of Hope, USA
Functional Roles of RNA in Nucleotide Content, Selection, and Gene Evolution

Judy Lieberman, Harvard University, USA
Knocking Down Cancer with Targeted RNAs

Coffee Break

David R. Corey, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Control of lncRNA Function by Small RNAs

Kim A. Lennox, Integrated DNA Technologies, USA
Optimal Knockdown of Long Non-coding RNAs is Dependent on Subcellular Localization: RNAi vs Antisense

Ben Berkhout, University of Amsterdam, Academic Medical Center, Netherlands
Short Talk: A Combinatorial CRISPR-Cas9 Attack on HIV-1 DNA Extinguishes all Infectious Provirus in Infected T Cell Cultures

Ankit Bhatta, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Short Talk: An Immune Regulated Annotated Long Noncoding RNA Encodes a Mitochondrial Micropeptide

11:00—14:30
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Mezzanine 2
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Mezzanine 2
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Coupling between Transcription and Post-Transcriptional Processes

Van Horne C
* Markus Landthaler, Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany

Yael Mandel-Gutfreund†, Technion, Israel
Revealing the Role of Dual DNA and RNA Binding Proteins in Human Embryonic Stem Cells

Philipp Neumann, Goethe-University, Germany
The Antisense Transcript of GATA6 Interacts With The H3K4me3 Deaminase LOXL2 and Epigenetically Regulates Endothelial Gene Expression

Ivanka Kamenova†, IGBMC GIE CERBM, France
Co-Translational Assembly of Transcription Complexes

Giorgia Benegiamo, The Salk Institute for biological studies, USA
NONO Coordinates Pre-mRNA Processing with Fasting/Feeding Cycles in the Mouse Liver

William J. Martin†, Vanderbilt University, USA
Structure-Specific Recognition of a G-Quadruplex RNA by the Histone Demethylase LSD1

John A. Smolka†, UC Davis, USA
Proteomic Identification and Functional Investigation of Novel Factors and Pathways in RNA:DNA Hybrid Metabolism

Muhammad Zoabi†, Technion institute of technology, Israel
High-Throughput Mapping of the RNA Interacting Molecules of KDM4 Lysine Demethylases

Wei Zhang†, Albany Medical College, USA
A Vascular Smooth Muscle-Enriched Long Non-coding RNA (MELRI) Interacts with Myocardin-Related Transcription Factor A and Promotes Inflammation

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: : Synthetic Nucleic Acids, Targeted Approaches to Disrupting Non-Coding RNA Pathways in Disease

Van Horne A/B
* Tetsuro Hirose, Hokkaido University, Japan

* David R. Corey, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA

Ferhat Alkan†, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
From Fast Computational Screen for RNA-RNA Interactions to siRNA Off-Target Prediction

John Liu, University of California, San Francisco, USA
Genome-Scale CRISPRi-Based Screening of lncRNAs Reveals Radiation Sensitizers for Glioma Therapy

Guia Guffanti, Harvard Medical School, USA
Differential Expression of Long Non-Coding RNA GAS5 in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Claudia Lang, Plant and Food Research, New Zealand
Genetic Variants of Plant MicroRNA miR168a Can Affect Regulatory Function with the Human Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor Adaptor Protein 1 (LDLRAP1) Transcript in vitro

Li Yang, CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology, China
Alternative Back-Splicing Landscape of circRNAs

Valerie Brid O'Leary†, Helmholtz Zentrum Muenchen, Germany
PARTICLE Triplex Formation Extends to WWOX and Potentially Genome-Wide Bridging Histone and DNA Methylation

Jennifer Perez Boza†, , Belgium
The RNA Sub-Classes Distribution of Small RNAs Differs Between Cells and Exosomes

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—19:15
RNA Landscape and Conformation at Scale: Interaction and Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne C
* Jeffrey A. Chao, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland

Robert Spitale, University of California, Irvine, USA
Chemo-Transcriptomic Methods to Measure RNA Structure Inside Living Cells

Yue Wan, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore
In vivo Mapping of Eukaryotic RNA Interactomes Reveals Principles of Higher-Order Organization and Regulation

Jernej Ule, UCL & The Francis Crick Institute, UK
hiCLIP Reveals the Importance of Long-Range Secondary Structures in the 3' UTRs of Mammalian mRNAs

Mihir Metkar, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Short Talk: Understanding Higher Order Structure of Spliced RNPs

Yoosik Kim†, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, KAIST, South Korea
Short Talk: PKR is Activated by Mitochondrial ncRNAs and Serves as a Coordinator of Mitochondrial-Nuclear Communication

17:00—19:00
RNA and DNA Control of Genes and Gene Networks in Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne A/B
* Adrian Krainer, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, USA

Lingling Chen, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
The Diversity of Sno-processed lncRNAs and their Roles in Gene Regulation

Jean-Jacques Toulme, University of Bordeaux, France
Aptamer-Based Riboswitches

Jacob M. Berlin, Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, USA
Small Molecule Targeting of Regulatory lncRNAs

Stuart F.J. Le Grice, National Cancer Institute, USA
Short Talk: Small Molecule Targeting of KSHV Polyadenylated Nuclear RNA (PAN)

19:15—20:15
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Mezzanine 2
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Mezzanine 2

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Mezzanine 2
08:00—11:00
RNA Modifications of Noncoding and Coding RNAs
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne C
* Melissa Jurica, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA

Jin Billy Li, Stanford University, USA
New Insights of RNA Editing Regulation

Jeremy E. Wilusz, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Regulation of MALAT1 and Other Non-Polyadenylated RNAs

Coffee Break

Wendy V. Gilbert, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Regulated RNA Modifications

Chuan He, University of Chicago, USA
RNA Methylation in Gene Expression Regulation

Marie Ohman†, Stockholm University, Sweden
Short Talk: RNA Editing Regulates Synaptic miRNAs

08:00—11:15
Synthetic RNAs, from Evolution to Catalysis to Functional Gene Targeting
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne A/B
* Ryszard Kole, Sarepta Therapeutics, USA

Paloma Hoban Giangrande, University of Iowa, USA
RNA Aptamer-Conjugates: Targeting Disease Relevant Genes and RNAs

Muthiah Manoharan, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., USA
Chemically Modified siRNAs for RNAi Based Human Therapeutics

Coffee Break

Adrian Krainer, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, USA
Mechanism-based Antisense Therapeutics Targeting Splicing or NMD

Paolo G. V. Martini, Elpidera, A Moderna Venture, USA
Messenger RNA Therapy for Monogenic Disorders

Aline Koch, Justus Liebig University, Germany
Short Talk: RNA Spray Fights Fungus

Brian H. Johnston, Somagenics Inc., USA
Short Talk: Local delivery of sshRNAs Accelerate Wound Healing in Diabetic Mice

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Van Horne Foyer
17:00—18:45
Molecular Engineering of RNA and Protein Complexes
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne C
Zefeng Wang, CAS-MPG Partner Institute of Computational Biology, China
Manipulation of RNA Metabolism Using Engineered Proteins

Samie Jaffrey, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, USA
Imaging Cellular Messengers with Genetically Encoded Sensors Composed of Circular RNA

Stephen N. Floor, University of California Berkeley, USA
Measuring and Engineering Translation at Transcript Isoform Resolution

17:00—18:45
Therapeutic Approaches to Disrupting or Mimicking lncRNA Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne A/B
* Paloma Hoban Giangrande, University of Iowa, USA

Stefano Gustincich, Italian Institute of Technology, Italy
SINEUPs: A New Functional Class of Natural and Synthetic lncRNAs that Activates Translation

Ryszard Kole, Sarepta Therapeutics, USA
PMO Targeting of mRNAs in Human Disease

Fabio Romerio, University of Maryland School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: The HIV-1 Antisense Transcript AST Promotes Latency by Recruiting PRC2 to the 5'LTR

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

Van Horne C
18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/05/2017

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

Mezzanine 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.

Mezzanine 2

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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