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This meeting took place in 2014

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RNA Silencing (A9)

Organizer(s) V. Narry Kim, David P. Bartel and Julius Brennecke
January 31—February 5, 2014
Sheraton Seattle Hotel • Seattle, WA USA
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Oct 10, 2013
Abstract Deadline: Nov 5, 2013
Scholarship Deadline: Oct 10, 2013
Discounted Registration Deadline: Dec 2, 2013

Supported by the Directors' Fund

Summary of Meeting:
Small regulatory RNAs have been implicated in virtually every developmental process and have key impacts on pathological pathways. Over the last 15 years, the field has rapidly discovered novel types of small RNAs and their associated silencing machineries in diverse species. Major gaps remain, however, in our understanding of the function and the molecular mechanisms of the diverse array of RNA silencing pathways. This meeting has been playing a central role in the field of small RNA silencing by mixing and synergizing expertise from diverse academic backgrounds. Since the beginning, it serves as an annual forum for researchers working on many different biological systems ranging from bacteria to plants and humans. The 2014 meeting will adhere to this tradition and puts an additional emphasis on translational research and therapeutics development, as well as emerging resources and technologies.

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Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund Scholarship Recipients

Eric Guo
Whitehead Institute, USA

Youngnam Jin
Massachusetts General Hospital, USA

Xuhang Liu
Rockefeller University, USA

Anup Mazumder
CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, India

Monica Z. Wu
University of Toronto, Canada

The Elkes Foundation Scholarship Recipients

Amy N. Dubinsky
University of California, San Diego, USA

Katherine McJunkin
NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA