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Noncoding RNAs: Mechanism, Function and Therapies (A1)

Scientific Organizers: Howard Y. Chang, Frank W. Rigo and Lynne E. Maquat


January 12—16, 2020

Fairmont Chateau Whistler, Whistler, BC, Canada


Sponsored by Moderna


IT’S NOT TOO LATE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT. Abstracts received can no longer be considered for short talks. Abstracts for poster display opportunities will be accepted until 6 weeks before meeting start date midnight MST.
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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Sep 24, 2019 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Sep 24, 2019 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Oct 10, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Nov 12, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2020-A1 "Noncoding RNAs: Mechanism, Function and Therapies" conference only.

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

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On September 24, 2019 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After September 24, 2019 until December 1, 2019 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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September 24, 2019 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 12, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After November 12, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On November 12, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After November 12, 2019 920.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: September 24, 2019

*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 October 10, 2019)

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: September 24, 2019

*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.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: October 10, 2019

*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 September 24, 2019)

Discounted Registration Deadline: November 12, 2019

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


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 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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We highly recommend that you not make a reservation with these companies or any other housing service! These companies' representations to participants have been misleading. Please report any calls or correspondence you might have received to Keystone Symposia and book only through lodging links in your Keystone Symposia account, an established travel agency or directly with the hotel(s) listed on our website.
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 Sunday, January 12 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, January 16 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, January 17 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 12

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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

MacDonald Foyer

MONDAY, JANUARY 13

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

MacDonald DEF
08:00—09:00
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

MacDonald ABC
Joan A. Steitz, Yale University, USA
Viral Noncoding RNAs: Approaching Answers

09:00—11:15
LncRNA Mechanisms
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

MacDonald ABC
Lynne E. Maquat, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA
3’UTR-Mediated Post-transcriptional Effects on Human Gene Expression via Staufen and SINEs

Coffee Break

Montserrat Anguera, University of Pennsylvania, USA
X-Chromosome Inactivation Maintenance in Immune Cells

Elsa R. Flores, Moffitt Cancer Center, USA
LncRNA and Cancer

Nicolas Jaé, Goethe-University Frankfurt, Germany
Short Talk: Control of Vessel Permeability by the Splicing-Regulatory lncRNA NTRAS

Amanda J. Whipple†, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Short Talk: Imprinted Maternally-Expressed microRNAs Antagonize Paternally-Driven Gene Programs in Neurons

11:15—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:15—13:00
Poster Setup

MacDonald DEF
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

MacDonald DEF
16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

MacDonald Foyer
17:00—19:00
Regulatory RNA Physiologic Functions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

MacDonald ABC
Alena Shkumatava, Institut Curie-Centre de Recherche, France
LncRNA in Vertebrate Development

Upasna Sharma, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Intergenerational Epigenetic Inheritance by Sperm Small RNAs

Tamer Sallam, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
LncRNA in Cardiometabolic Disease

Sathya Puthanveettil, The Scripps Research, USA
Short Talk: Activity Dependent Synaptic Targeting of Intronic lncRNA for Long-Term Memory Storage

Daniel Kim, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Short Talk: Noncoding RNA Landscape of Mutant KRAS-Driven Cellular Transformation

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

MacDonald DEF
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

MacDonald DEF

TUESDAY, JANUARY 14

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

MacDonald DEF
08:00—11:00
LncRNA Mechanisms
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

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

Susan B. Carpenter, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Characterization of the Conserved lncRNA, GAPLINC, and Its Role in Endotoxic Shock

Coffee Break

Joshua T. Mendell, HHMI/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Regulation and Function of Mammalian Noncoding RNAs

John L. Rinn, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Differential Contribution of Steady-State RNA and Active Transcription in Chromatin Organization

Nadya Dimitrova†, Yale University, USA
Short Talk: Investigation of the Mechanisms of lncRNAs in Tumorigenesis

Adam Schmitt, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Short Talk: Cancers Escape Tumor Suppression through Loss of the Long Noncoding RNA Dino

Prasanth V. Kannanganattu, University of Illinois, USA
Short Talk: A Family of Nucleolus-Enriched ncRNAs Regulate rDNA Expression by Coating the NOR-Containing Autosomes in a Monoallelic Fashion

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

MacDonald DEF
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

MacDonald DEF
14:30—16:30
Workshop

MacDonald ABC
Chen Davidovich, Monash University, Australia
RNA Mediates Context-Specific Regulation of Gene Repression through Interactions with the Regulatory Centre of the Histone Methyltransferase PRC2

Simon A. Hardwick, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
High Resolution Analysis of Long Non-Coding RNA Isoforms in Mouse Cortex

Tim Vierbuchen, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Regulation of Type I Interferon Responses in Human Phagocytes by the Long Non-Coding RNAs LUCAT1 and lncRNA-CMPK2

Ryan Alexander Flynn, Stanford University, USA
Mammalian Small RNAs Are Modified at Discrete Guanosine Residues with N-Glycans

Tasha Alease Morrison, National Institutes of Health, USA
Identification of a Long Noncoding RNA within an NK-Specific Super-Enhancer Uncovers Critical Role Ugcg Plays in NK Cells

Christiane Olivero, Yale University, USA
p53 Activates the lncRNA Pvt1b to Inhibit Myc and Suppress Tumorigenesis

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

MacDonald Foyer
17:00—19:00
RNA Structure and Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

MacDonald ABC
Yue Wan, Genome Institute of Singapore, Singapore
Studying RNA Structures Using Direct RNA Sequencing on Nanopores

Anna Marie Pyle, Yale University, USA
LncRNA Structures

Robert Spitale, University of California, Irvine, USA
Emergent Chemical Methods for Probing RNA Structure Inside Living Cells

Allison Marly Porman, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, USA
Short Talk: N6-Methyladenosine and YTHDC1 Regulate Long Noncoding RNA HOTAIR Function in Breast Cancer

Hala Abou Assi, Duke University, USA
Short Talk: Investigating the Impact of Epitranscriptomic Modifications on RNA Structural Dynamics

Chase Weidmann, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Short Talk: RNP-MaP: RNA-Protein Interaction Networks in Living Cells

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

MacDonald DEF
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

MacDonald DEF

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

MacDonald DEF
08:00—11:00
RNA Technologies
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

MacDonald ABC
Silvana Konermann, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Cas13 and New CRISPR Technologies for Direct RNA Targeting

Gene W. Yeo, University of California, San Diego, USA
RNP Discovery and Manipulation

Coffee Break

J. Mauro Calabrese, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
Studying lncRNAs through K-Mer Based Methods of Sequence Comparison

Mitchell Guttman, California Institute of Technology, USA
A Widespread Role for RNA in Demarcating Distinct 3D Spatial Territories within the Nucleus

Hyaeyeong Kim, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Chemogenetic Control of Phase Separations in Live Cells Templated by Small Molecule-Regulated RNA Dimerization

Alexander Pertsemlidis†, UT Health Science Center at San Atonio, USA
Short Talk: Identifying Biomarkers of Metastasis through Biosynthetic Tagging

Kengo Sato†, Keio University, Japan
Short Talk: A Max-Margin Training of RNA Secondary Structure Prediction Integrated with the Thermodynamic Model

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

MacDonald Foyer
17:00—19:00
Circular RNAs and RNA Modification
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

MacDonald ABC
Nikolaus Rajewsky, Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany
Gene Expression in Space and Time

V. Narry Kim, Institute for Basic Science, South Korea
Regulatory RNA Processing

Chuan He, University of Chicago, USA
RNA Methylation in Gene Expression Regulation

Ramiro Garzon, Ohio State University, USA
Short Talk: CircPCMTD1: A Protein-Coding Circular RNA That Regulates DNA Synthesis in Leukemia

Rui Zhou, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Function and Regulation of the Circular RNA Edis in Innate Immunity and Neurodevelopment

Christopher Lee Holley, Duke University, USA
Short Talk: Modification of Messenger RNA by 2′-O-Methylation Regulates Gene Expression

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

MacDonald DEF

THURSDAY, JANUARY 16

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

MacDonald DEF
08:00—11:00
RNA Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

MacDonald ABC
Sven Diederichs, University of Freiburg & German Cancer Research Center, Germany
RNA-Dependent Proteins and Non-Coding RNAs in Cancer

Sara R. Cherry, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Defining the Landscape of Antiviral Long Noncoding RNAs

Coffee Break

Scott A. Ribich, Accent Therapeutics, USA
The RNA Editor ADAR1 is a Therapeutic Target in Cancers with Intrinsic Elevated Type I Interferon Signaling

James Barsoum, Arrakis Therapeutics, USA
Targeting RNA Structures with Drug-Like Small Molecules

Timothy Bredy†, University of Queensland, Australia
Short Talk: RNA Modifications and Experience-Dependent Plasticity

Chun-Kan Chen, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Short Talk: Structured Elements Drive Circular RNA Translation and Expand the Human Proteome

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

MacDonald Foyer
17:00—18:45
Regulatory RNA in Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

MacDonald ABC
Mikiko C. Siomi, University of Tokyo, Japan
piRNA Biogenesis and Function

Christine Mayr, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Enhancer-Mediated Control of 3′UTR Ratios Regulates PTEN Phosphatase Activity

Jason Shepherd, University of Utah, USA
Virus-Like Intercellular RNA Transfer in the Nervous System

Kevin G. Nyberg, Northwestern University, USA
Short Talk: Investigation of the Role of a Pair of Divergent lncRNAs in Drosophila Eggshell Development

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 12/12/2019

MacDonald ABC
Frank Rigo, Ionis Pharmaceuticals, USA

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

MacDonald DEF
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.

MacDonald DEF

FRIDAY, JANUARY 17

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsors for generously supporting this meeting:

Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Moderna

We gratefully acknowledge additional support from these exhibitors at this conference:

Eclipse Bioinnovations, Inc.
Please stop by to meet these exhibitors during the conference.


We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:

Arraystar Inc.

We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:



Accent Therapeutics


Arrakis Therapeutics


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