Location & dates EMBL Heidelberg, Germany 22 - 24 Apr 2020 Register Now
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Programme

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Day 1 - Wednesday 22 April 2020
TimeSpeaker
08:00-09:30 Registration
  Session 1: RNA modification I (m6A)
Chair: TBA
09:30-09:45 Opening remarks
09:45-10:45

Keynote Lecture:

RNA methylation in gene expression regulation
Chuan He - The University of Chicago, USA

10:45-11:15

Reading and writing epitranscriptomic modifications at mRNA caps and at internal sites
Samy Jaffrey - Weill Medical College, Cornell University, USA

11:15-11:30

Selected short talk

11:30-12:00

Gene regulation by RNA modifications

Ramesh Pillai - University of Geneva, Switzerland

12:00-13:30

Meet the speakers and Lunch

13:30-13:45 Selected short talk
13:45-14:00

Selected short talk

14:00-14:15

Selected short talk

14:15-14:30

Selected short talk

14:30-15:00

Coffee Break

Session 2: RNA modifications in stem cells and development
Chair: TBA

15:00-15:30

Role of RNA methylation in gene regulation and cancer
Richard Gregory - Boston Children's Hospital, USA

15:30-16:00

RNA pseudouridylation in development and tumorigenesis

Cristian Bellodi - Lund University, Sweden

16:00-16:15

Selected short talk

16:15-16:45

Tell-Tale Poly(A) Tails 
Amy Pasquinelli - University of California, San Diego, USA

16:45-19:00

Poster Session I with beer and snacks

19:00-21:00

Dinner

21:00-23:00 Welcome Reception
Day 2 - Thursday 23 April 2020
TimeSpeaker
  Session 2 (cont.) - RNA modifications in stem cells and development
Chair: TBA
09:00-09:30

tRNA m5C in cancer biology
Michaela Frye - Institute, Country

09:30-09:45

Selected short talk

Session 3: RNA modification II (m5C, m1A, 3’ terminal additions, etc)
Chair: TBA

09:45-10:15

Effects of RNA modifications on RNA structure
Janus Bujnicki - International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Poland

10:15-10:30

Selected short talk

10:30-11:00 Coffee break
11:00-11:30

Structure and Function of RNA m6A methyltransferases
Yunsun Nam - The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA

11:30-11:45

Selected short talk

11:45-12:00

Selected short talk

12:00-13:30

Meet the Speakers and Lunch

13:30-14:00

Terminal nucleoitde additions and mRNA decay
Narry Kim - Seoul National University, Korea

14:00-14:15

Selected short talk

14:15-14:45

The molecular mechanisms and interactome of human adenosine demethylases
Štěpánka Vaňáčová- CEITEC, Czech Republic

14:45-15:00

Selected short talk

15:00-15:30 Coffee break
Session 4 - RNA modification pathways in physiology and pathology
Chair: TBA
15:30-16:00 Targeting RNA modifications to eliminate cancer stem cells in acute myeloid leukaemia
Kamil Kranc - Barts Cancer Institute, Queen Mary University of London, UK
16:00-16:15

Selected short talk

16:15-16:45

Modifications of RNA: Their function and role in cancer
Tony Kouzarides - The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK

16:45-17:00

Selected short talk

17:00-19:00

Poster Session II

19:00-21:00

Dinner in the EMBL Canteen

21:00-24:00 Party in ATC Foyer
Day 3 - Friday 24 April 2020
TimeSpeaker
  Session 4 (cont.) - RNA modification pathways in physiology and pathology
Chair: TBA
09:00-09:30 mRNA cap regulation in cell fate decisions
Victoria Cowling - University of Dundee, UK
09:30-09:45

Selected short talk

09:45-10:00

Selected short talk

Session 5 - Emerging concepts
Chair: TBA
10:00-10:30

Cross-evolutionary analysis of RNA acetylation from single nucleotide to near-atomic resolution
Schragi Schwartz - Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel

10:30-10:45

Selected short talk

10:45-11:15

Coffee break

11:15-11:45

Regulating mammalian gene expression by RNA pseudouridylation
Wendy Gilbert - Yale University, USA

11:45-12:00

Selected short talk

12:00-12:30

Making RNA demethylation visible with NAIL-MS
Stefanie Kellner - Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

12:30-12:45

Selected short talk

12:45-13:15

Acetylation of cytidine in messenger RNA regulates translation

Shalini Oberdoerffer - National Cancer Institute, USA

13:15-13:30

Closing Remarks

13:45

Packed Lunch

Bus downtown and Frankfurt Airport (airport shuttle tickets for sale at registration desk)