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NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2021.
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: #KSNoncodingRNA21

Non-Coding RNAs: Biology and Applications (D2)

Scientific Organizers: Ling-Ling Chen, Anna Marie Pyle and David L. Spector


May 10—14, 2021

Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel, Palm Springs, California, USA


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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** Registration opens in January 2020 **



Discounted Abstract Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

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 )

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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.


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Scholarship Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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.

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Abstract Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


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 )

Discounted Registration Deadline: March 10, 2021

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 845.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 620.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1045.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 820.00 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.

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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 Monday, May 10 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Friday, May 14 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Saturday, May 15 in order to fully experience the meeting.

MONDAY, MAY 10

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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


TUESDAY, MAY 11

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/10/2021

Edith Heard†, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
X-Inactivation in Mammals

09:00—11:15
Regulation of Long Noncoding RNA in Nuclear Condensates
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/10/2021

Tetsuro Hirose, Hokkaido University, Japan
The Elements and Machinery of Architectural Long Noncoding RNAs

Coffee Break

Prasanth V. Kannanganattu, University of Illinois, USA
Repeat-Containing Noncoding RNAs in the Nucleolus

Ling-Ling Chen, Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Linking Long Noncoding RNA Processing and Function

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: New Technologies in RNA Biology

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Noncoding RNA in Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/10/2021

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

Arul M. Chinnaiyan†, University of Michigan, USA
Clinical Potential Long Noncoding RNAs in Prostate Cancer

Sarah D. Diermeier, University of Otago, New Zealand
Mammary Tumor Associated RNAs as Drivers of Tumor Cell Growth and Metastasis

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


WEDNESDAY, MAY 12

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Mechanisms of Long Noncoding RNA Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/10/2021

Caroline Dean†, John Innes Centre, UK
Control of FLC Epigenetic Silencing in Vernalization

Xuetao Cao†, Nankai University and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences, China
Funations of Long Noncoding RNAs in Innate Immunity

Coffee Break

Igor Ulitsky, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Functions of Long Noncoding RNAs in Mammalian Cells

Karen Adelman, Harvard Medical School, USA
Transcriptional Pausing and Elongation Control at Enhancers

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Enhancer RNAs and Circular RNAs
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/10/2021

Ramin Shiekhattar, University of Miami, USA
Biogenesis and Functions of Enhancer RNAs

Jeremy E. Wilusz, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Controlling Circular RNA Levels and Nuclear Export

Nikolaus Rajewsky†, Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany
Functions of Circular RNAs in Animals

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


THURSDAY, MAY 13

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
RNA Structure and Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/10/2021

Anna Marie Pyle, Yale University, USA
Structure Insights into Noncoding RNA Function

Amanda E. Hargrove, Duke University, USA
Targeting Long Noncoding RNA with Small Molecules

Coffee Break

Matthew D. Simon, Yale University, USA
Chemical Probing of RNA Structure in Cells

Marco Marcia, EMBL Grenoble, France
Structure-Functional Relationships in Long Non-Coding RNAs

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
RNA Technologies
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/10/2021

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

Samie Jaffrey†, Weill Medical College of Cornell University, USA
Imaging RNA with Aptamers in Living Cells

Lydia M. Contreras, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Expanding Roles and Targeting of ncRNAs via Novel in vivo Characterization Approaches

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


FRIDAY, MAY 14

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Noncoding RNA in Development and Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/10/2021

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

Lin He, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Noncoding RNAs and Retrotransposons in Development

Coffee Break

Erwei Song, Sun-Yat-Sen Memorial Hospital, China
Long Noncoding RNA Regulation in Tumor-Immune Evasion

John L. Rinn, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Long noncoding RNA Regulation in Development

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: The Diversity of Long Noncoding RNA Functions

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
Repetitive RNAs in Gene Regulation and Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/10/2021

Edward B. Chuong, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Retrotransposons as Regulators of Innate Immunity

Maria-Elena Torres-Padilla, Helmholtz Centre Munich, Germany
Transposon Regulation in Early Development

Lynne E. Maquat, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA
Retrotransposons as Regulators of Gene Expression

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 04/10/2021

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

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.


SATURDAY, MAY 15

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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