Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 20 - 22 Apr 2016
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Why attend?

  • 3' Non-templated nucleotide additions & RNA editing
  • Direct RNA modification & Methods for detection of RNA base modifications
  • RNA binding proteins; readers and regulators of the transcriptome
  • RNA modifications/modifiers in development and disease

The regulation of the transcriptome is key to cellular processes that underpin cell biology, development and tissue function. All classes of cellular RNA are subject to posttranscriptional modification, be it by direct chemical modification, editing or non-templated nucleotide additions. Furthermore, regulatory RNA binding proteins and enzymes that can specifically recognise posttranscriptional RNA modifications have been identified. It is now emerging that the modification status of the transcriptome is dynamic and responsive to environmental/developmental cues. Together, this has elicited the realisation of an ‘epitranscriptome’ where posttranscriptional RNA modification coupled with recruitment of effector RNA binding proteins dynamically regulates genomic output and RNA function.  Importantly, mutations in core-regulators of the epitranscriptome are causative in many human  diseases or congenital disorders.


This meeting aims to explore all aspects of this emerging topic, from methods development to molecular mechanism as well as the mammalian physiological function of RNA modification and RNA binding proteins.


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