Danish RNA Society's 4th Annual Meeting on RNA will take place at Oct 9, 2018 at the The Ceremonial Hall (Festsalen), University of Copenhagen, Frue Plads 4, Copenhagen K .
Registration for the meeting is no longer possible. To see your registration details go here.
Members may see the poster abstracts here: here.
9:30 – 10:30 Registration opens and coffee is served
10:30 –10:40 Welcome and introduction (Jan Gorodkin & Asli Silahtaroglu)
SESSION 1: RNA as facilitator in Genome Function (Chair:Asli Silahtaroglu)
10:40 – 11:25 Keynote Lecture: Andrés Aguilera, University of Seville: “RNA-mediated genome instability”
11:25 – 11:55 Henrik Nielsen, University of Copenhagen: “RNA guiding the way”.
11:55 – 12:15 Industrial talk: Lars Jønson, Roche: “LNAs in the sequencing space”
12:15 - 12:27 Selected poster talk: Martin Jansson, BRIC, University of Copenhagen: “Dynamic 2-O-methylation of the ribosomal RNA regulates translation
12:30 – 13:40 Lunch break
13:10 – 13.40 Danish RNA Society General Assembly
SESSION 2: RNA in Industry (Chairperson: Anne Breüner)
13:40 – 14:00 Astrid Mach-Aigner, TU Wien/Novozymes’ collaborator: “Regulatory interplay of a long non-coding RNA and a transactivator in a filamentous fungus”
14:00 – 14:20 Marcelo Lanz, Kem-En-Tec Nordic A/S: “How to develop an RNA Preparation kit. Insights from our R&D Division”
14:20 – 14:32 Selected poster talk: Uthra Gowthaman, University of Copenhagen: “Elucidating chromatin regulation of transcription directionality
14:32 - 15.10 Coffee Break and poster session
SESSION 3: Small Regulatory RNAs (Chairperson: Jan Gorodkin)
15:10 – 15:40 Sine Svenningsen, University of Copenhagen: “Rapid and extensive tRNA degradation is an integral part of the bacterial stress response”
15:40 – 16:10 Christian Kroun Damgaard, University of Aarhus: “Circular RNAs and neuronal differentiation”
16:10 – 16:34 Selected poster talks:
Mikkel Girke Jørgensen, University of South Denmark: "A small non-coding RNA controls the multi-cellular adhesive lifestyle of Escherichia coli"
Laura Arribas-Hernandez, University of Copenhagen "New insights into the mechanisms and functions of the m6A-YTH module: lessons to learn from plants"
16:35 – 17:10 Coffee Break and poster session. Cast votes for the best poster
SESSION 4: Single Cell Transcriptomics (Chairperson:Torben Heick Jensen)
17:10 – 17:40 EMBO Young Investigator Lecture:
Ana Cvejic, University of Cambridge: “Single Cell Analysis of Zebrafish Blood Development”
17:40 – 18:25 Keynote lecture:
Rickard Sandberg, Karolinska Institute: “Deciphering transcriptional kinetics from single-cell RNA sequencing”
18:25 – 18:35 Poster price winner announcement and closing remarks
(Jan Gorodkin and Sebastian Marquardt)
18:45 Departure to conference dinner for the signed up participants.
Venue: The Italian, Vester Voldgade 25, 1552 København
Organisers: On behalf of the RNA Society, Asli Silahtaroglu, Jan Gorodkin and Betina Wingren Jensen
Click HERE to see the poster