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Registered attendees (and speakers, organizers, etc.) will have access to the following items from their Account page:

  • 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.

  • Full participant list, including joint meeting participants
  • Printable Invoices and Invitation Letters
  • Scholarship Information
  • Lodging Information

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Noncoding RNAs: Form, Function, Physiology (C2)

Scientific Organizers: Joshua T. Mendell, Igor Ulitsky and Sohail F. Tavazoie


February 25—March 1, 2018

Keystone Resort, Keystone, Colorado, USA


Sponsored by Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for oral short talks. Abstracts for poster display opportunities will be accepted until 6 weeks before meeting start date midnight MST.
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Keystone Symposia is committed to maintaining a positive and respectful environment at its meetings. To this end, please review and comply with our policies.

DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 24, 2017 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 24, 2017 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Nov 21, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 19, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2018-C2 "Noncoding RNAs: Form, Function, Physiology" 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 October 24, 2017 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After October 24, 2017 until January 14, 2018 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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October 24, 2017 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 19, 2017 820.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After December 19, 2017 1020.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On December 19, 2017 595.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After December 19, 2017 795.00 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: October 24, 2017


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 21, 2017)

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 24, 2017


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 21, 2017


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 24, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 19, 2017


Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 595.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1020.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 795.00 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, February 25 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 1 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 2 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 25

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

Longs Peak Foyer

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Grays Peak
Caroline Dean, John Innes Centre, UK
Antisense-Mediated Chromatin Silencing at FLC

09:00—11:15
Evolution and Structure of Noncoding RNAs
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Grays Peak
Igor Ulitsky, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Sequences Enriched in Alu Repeats Drive Nuclear Localization of Long RNAs in Human Cells

Coffee Break

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

Kevin Weeks, University of North Carolina, USA
Structure-Based Discovery of New Functions in Large RNAs

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

Longs/Quandary Peaks
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Longs/Quandary Peaks
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Prokaryotic and Viral Noncoding RNAs
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Grays Peak
Jörg Vogel, University of Würzburg, Germany
Grad-seq Discovers the Third Domain of Small RNA-mediated Gene Regulation in Bacteria

Ronald R. Breaker, Yale University, USA
Comprehensive Discovery of Ribozymes and Riboswitches

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.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Longs/Quandary Peaks

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 27

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
08:00—11:00
Noncoding RNAs in Epigenetic Regulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Grays Peak
Jeannie T. Lee, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Initiation and Maintenance of X-Inactivation

Roberto Bonasio, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Regulation of Chromatin Complexes by Protein–RNA Interactions

Coffee Break

Xiaohua Shen, Tsinghua University, China
Cis-acting lncRNAs in Transcription and Chromatin Regulation

Mitchell Guttman, California Institute of Technology, USA
Functional Dissection of Noncoding RNAs

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Longs/Quandary Peaks
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Longs/Quandary Peaks
14:30—16:30
Workshop: Highlights of Submitted Abstracts

Longs/Quandary Peaks
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Noncoding RNAs in Subcellular Organization
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Grays Peak
Tetsuro Hirose, Hokkaido University, Japan
Dissection of Elements and Machinery of Architectural Noncoding RNAs

David L. Spector, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA
Targeting Long Non-Coding RNAs to Impact Breast Cancer Progression

John L. Rinn, University of Colorado, Boulder, USA
High-Throughput Identification of RNA Nuclear Enrichment Sequences

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.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Longs/Quandary Peaks

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 28

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
08:00—11:00
Transcriptional and Post-Transcriptional Regulation by Noncoding RNAs
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Grays Peak
Joshua T. Mendell, HHMI/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Noncoding RNAs in Post-Transcriptional Regulatory Circuits

Irene Bozzoni, University La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Long Noncoding RNAs and Circular RNAs in the Control of Muscle Differentiation

Coffee Break

Reuven Agami, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
Functional Dissection of Enhancer RNAs

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Longs/Quandary Peaks
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Longs/Quandary Peaks
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—19:00
Non-Canonical Roles of tRNAs, snoRNAs, and Repetitive RNAs
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Grays Peak
Sohail F. Tavazoie, Rockefeller University, USA
tRNA Fragments in Hypoxic Response and Cancer Progression

Britt Glaunsinger, University of California, Berkeley/HHMI, USA
Repetitive Noncoding RNAs in Viral Pathogenesis

Matthias W. Hentze, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
Regulation of Selective Autophagy by the Small Non-Coding Vault RNA1-1

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.

Longs/Quandary Peaks
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3

Longs/Quandary Peaks

THURSDAY, MARCH 1

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Longs/Quandary Peaks
08:00—11:00
Noncoding RNAs in Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Grays Peak
Stefanie Dimmeler, University of Frankfurt, Germany
Non-coding RNAs in Cardiovascular Diseases

Nadya Dimitrova, Yale University, USA
Investigation of Long Noncoding RNAs in Tumorigenesis

Coffee Break

Caroline Woo, Translate Bio, USA
Targeting lncRNAs for Gene Upregulation Using Oligonucleotides as a Therapeutic Modality

Silvia Zucchelli, TransSINE Technologies, Japan
SINEUPs: A Versatile Tool to Increase Protein Synthesis

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Longs Peak Foyer
17:00—18:45
Unconventional RNA Form and Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

Grays Peak
Jeremy E. Wilusz, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Controlling Circular RNA Levels

Antonio J. Giraldez, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Noncoding RNAs and Peptides in Zebrafish Development

Lingling Chen, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Biogenesis of Circular RNAs

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 01/25/2018

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

Longs/Quandary Peaks
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.

Longs/Quandary Peaks

FRIDAY, MARCH 2

 
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.

Click here to view all of the donors who support the Directors' Fund.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor for generously supporting this meeting:

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

Arraystar Inc. Integrated DNA Technologies
Oncotarget
 

We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



RaNA Therapeutics Inc.


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


Click here to view more of these organizations


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, Director of Development, Email: sarahl@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2690

Click here for more information on Industry Support and Recognition Opportunities.

If you are interested in becoming an advertising/marketing in-kind partner, please contact:
Yvonne Psaila, Director, Marketing and Communications, Email: yvonnep@keystonesymposia.org,
Phone:+1 970-262-2676