Symposium on RNA Biology IX: RNA Tool and Target

August 8, 2011

Durham, N.C. — This year’s Symposium on RNA Biology IX: RNA Tool and Target is scheduled for Friday, October 21 and Saturday, October 22, 2011. The symposium will be held in the North Carolina Biotechnology Center and Hilton at Research Triangle Park and will feature presentations from recognized experts in the field including:

Keynote Speakers

  • Jennifer Doudna
  • Thomas Tuschl

Other Featured Speakers

  • Robert Batey
  • Benjamin Blencowe
  • Elizabeth Gavis
  • Wendy Gilbert
  • John Rinn
  • Branko Stefanovic
  • Andrea Ventura
  • Jörg Vogel

Additional speakers will be selected from submitted abstracts. Young investigators will be given special consideration, and travel awards will be available.

Registration and Abstract Submission Deadline
September 30, 2011

For more information and registration details, please visit:

Event Contact:

Bryan R. Cullen, PhD
James B. Duke Professor
Director, Duke University Center for Virology
Tel: 919.684.3369