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Conference Schedule

If you are interested in participating in this conference, and in presenting a poster, or in being selected for a short talk, please register and get in touch with the conference secretariat. The program of the conference is being assembled and will be fully available by the end of 2016. 

 

Wednesday 21 June 2017

Thursday 22 June 2017

Friday 23 June 2017

Morning

The Biology of ncRNAs

Bioinformatics of ncRNAs

ncRNA Technologies

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

The Biology of ncRNAs

Bioinformatics of ncRNAs

ncRNA Technologies

Lunch and Poster Session

Lunch and Poster Session

Concluding Remarks

  Afternoon

Translational Applications
of ncRNAs as Biomarkers

ncRNA Therapeutics

Coffee Break

Coffee Break

Translational Applications
of ncRNAs as Biomarkers

ncRNA Therapeutics

(Networking dinner)

 

 

Conference Speakers

 

Prof. Sven Diederichs– MALAT1 and Beyond - Long Non-Coding RNAs in Lung Cancer

Division Head RNA Biology & Cancer 
DKFZ - Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Germany 

 

Prof. Thomas SchmittgenGene Knockouts Reveal Important Roles for MicroRNA During The Early Development of Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma

College of Pharmacy, University of Florida, Gainesville, USA

 

Prof. Manel EstellerEpigenetic Disruption of Non-Coding RNAs in Human Cancer

Leader of the Cancer Epigenetics Group 
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute (IDIBELL)
Barcelona, Spain

 

Prof. John S. Mattick– RNA as The Mediator of Gene-Environment Interactions

Institute Director and Head, RNA Biology and Plasticity Laboratory
Senior Principal Research Fellow, Garvan Institute of Medical Research
University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia 

 

Prof. Helge GrosshansBiological Timekeeping with RNA

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI)
Basel, Switzerland

  

Prof. Menashe Bar-EliA-to-I MicroRNA Editing and Melanoma Metastasis

Department of Cancer Biology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

 

Prof. Frank J. SlackMicroRNA- Based Therapeutics in Cancer

Professor, Pathology, Harvard Medical School
Professor, Pathology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center,
Boston, USA  

 

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