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  • Abstracts from speakers and poster sessions, including the joint meeting abstracts, available 30 days prior to the meeting (You can edit your own abstract from My Account page as well)

    NOTE: Abstract authors/submitters may choose to not have their abstract available online and in the secure mobile app until a week before the meeting.

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  • Scholarship Information
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Small Regulatory RNAs (D7)

Scientific Organizers: V. Narry Kim, Gregory J. Hannon and Lin He


April 14—18, 2019

Daejeon Convention Center, Daejeon, South Korea


Developed in collaboration with the Institute for Basic Science

Supported by the Directors' Fund


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DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Dec 19, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 19, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jan 16, 2019 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Feb 13, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-D7 "Small Regulatory RNAs" 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 December 19, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After December 19, 2018 until January 16, 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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December 19, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 13, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After February 13, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 13, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After February 13, 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.

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Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 19, 2018

*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 January 16, 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.


Click here to learn more about Global Health Travel Awards.

Scholarship Deadline: December 19, 2018

*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: January 16, 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 December 19, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: February 13, 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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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, April 14 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, April 18 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, April 19 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, APRIL 14

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

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


MONDAY, APRIL 15

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Individual Hotel
08:30—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Address
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/14/2019

David P. Bartel, HHMI, MIT and Whitehead Institute, USA
MicroRNAs

09:30—11:45
MicroRNA Biogenesis and Turnover
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/14/2019

Gunter Meister, University of Regensburg, Germany
Regulators of microRNA Biogenesis

Coffee Break

V. Narry Kim, Institute for Basic Science
MicroRNA Processing Machinery

Helge Großhans, Friedrich Miescher Institute - FMI, Switzerland
Mechanism of microRNA Turnover

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
MicroRNA Function in Development and Stem Cells
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/14/2019

Victor R. Ambros, University of Massachusetts, USA
MicroRNA Function in Nematodes

Lin He, University of California, Berkeley, USA
MiR-34 in the Regulation of Stem Cells

Stefania Nicoli, Yale University, USA
Role of microRNAs in Neuro-Vascular Development in Zebrafish

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


TUESDAY, APRIL 16

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Individual Hotel
08:30—11:30
MicroRNA Function in Disease
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/14/2019

Phillip A. Sharp, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
MicroRNA Network in Cancer

Gregory J. Hannon, University of Cambridge, UK
A Small RNA-based Innate Immune System Guards the Integrity of Germ Cell Genomes

Coffee Break

Kwangseog Ahn, Seoul National University, School of Biological Sciences, South Korea
Regulation of Innate Antiviral Defenses by RNA-Mediated Interactions between Virus and Host

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Small RNAs as Therapeutic and Diagnostic Tools
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/14/2019

Anastasia Khvorova, University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA
Modification of Oligonucleotide for in vivo Delivery

Speaker to be Announced

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


WEDNESDAY, APRIL 17

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Individual Hotel
08:30—11:30
Mechanism of RNA Silencing
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/14/2019

Xuemei Chen, University of California, Riverside, USA
MicroRNA Regulation in Arabidopsis

Speaker to be Announced

Coffee Break

Joshua T. Mendell, HHMI/University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA
Regulation of Argonaute by Posttranslational Modification

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:30—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Lessons from CRISPR
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/14/2019

Speaker to be Announced

Yanli Wang, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Structural Studies of the CRISPR System

Jin-Soo Kim, Institute for Basic Science, South Korea
CRISPR Genome Editing

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

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

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


THURSDAY, APRIL 18

07:30—08:30
Breakfast

Individual Hotel
08:30—11:30
Diverse Small RNA Pathways
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/14/2019

Mikiko C. Siomi, University of Tokyo, Japan
PiRNA Biogenesis

Alexei A. Aravin, California Institute of Technology, USA
PiRNA in DNA Methylation in Mouse Male Germ Cells

Coffee Break

Yukihide Tomari, University of Tokyo, Japan
Biochemical and Biophysical Dissection of RNA Silencing

Yijun Qi, Tsinghua University, China
Small RNAs in Epigenetic Control

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:30—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
New Technologies and Bioinformatics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/14/2019

Speaker to be Announced

Chirlmin Joo, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands
Single-Molecule Analysis of Fast and Accurate Target Recognition by Small RNAs

Speaker to be Announced

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/14/2019

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

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.


FRIDAY, APRIL 19

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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Institute for Basic Science

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