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Protein-RNA Interactions in Biology and Disease
Organizer(s): Thomas Tuschl, Mikiko C. Siomi and Gideon Dreyfuss
Date: March 04 - 09, 2012
Location: Hilton Santa Fe Historic Plaza Hotel, Santa Fe, NM, USA
Supported by the Directors' Fund
Summary of Meeting:
Cellular functions depend on numerous protein-coding and noncoding RNAs and the RNA-binding proteins (RBPs) associated with them, which form ribonucleoprotein complexes (RNPs). Mutations that disrupt either the RNA or protein components of RNPs or the factors required for their assembly can be deleterious. The discovery of disease-causing mutations in RNAs or their interacting RBPs not only adds to our growing understanding of RNA biology and chemistry, but also offers new therapeutic targets and contributes to ongoing efforts in developing mRNA-targeting antisense and RNAi therapeutics. This meeting focuses on a general understanding of post-transcriptional gene regulation and how perturbation of complex networks of RNA-protein and RNA-RNP interactions triggers disease.
Scholarship Deadline: November 2 2011
Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 2 2011
Abstract Deadline: December 8 2011
Discounted Registration Deadline: January 5 2012
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Integrated DNA Technologies
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EMBO (European Molecular Biology Organization)
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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
Grant No. 1R13NS076178-01
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