RNA 2018

Preliminary programme

 

 

MONDAY, 19th March

Chairman: Silvano Riva

 

08.00

Pick up from Hotel

 

 

Course registration

ICGEB Foyer, 'W' Building

09.30

Welcome address 

Mauro Giacca, ICGEB Trieste, Italy

10.00

Course introduction and presentations

Silvano Riva, CNR, Pavia, Italy

10.30

Studying the origin of genetic systems

Michael Yarus,University of Colorado, USA

11.15

Coffee Break

ICGEB Foyer, 'W' Building

12.00

Nonsense-mediated mRNA Decay

Lynne Maquat, University of Rochester, NY, USA

12.45

Aberrant RNA processing in neurodegeneration

Emanuele Buratti, ICGEB Trieste, Italy

13.30

Get-together (Light lunch)

ICGEB Foyer, 'W' Building

14.30

Cell metabolism impacts the splicing profile of SRSF1 transcripts

Giuseppe Biamonti, CNR, Pavia, Italy

15.15

Effects of sgRNA-mediated dCas9 positioning on transcription in vitro

Aleksei Agapov, Institute of Molecular Genetics, Moscow, Russia

15.30

The human Apurinic/apyrimidinic endonuclease (APE1) regulates gene expression through controlling miRNA processing and its interactome provides a link to RNA metabolism

Giulia Antoniali, University of Udine, Italy

15.45

Linking SHAPE reactivity and RNA structure using a machine-learning approach

Nicola Calonaci, SISSA, Trieste, Italy

16.00

Coffee Break

ICGEB Foyer, 'W' Building

17.00

The long non-coding RNA MALAT1 is involved in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis through alternative splicing regulation

Giulia Cardamone, Humanitas University, Milan, Italy

17.15

Predicting RNA structure based on direct co-evolutionary couplings obtained with Boltzmann learning techniques

Francesca Cuturello, SISSA, Trieste, Italy

17.30

Plant miRNAs: Do they Play A Key Role In Cross Kingdom Gene Regulation?

Sangeeta Saxena, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India

17.45

Bus to Hotel

 

 

 

TUESDAY, 20th March

Chairman: Silvano Riva

 

08.30

Pick up from Hotel

 

09.15

Control of cardiac cell identity and behavior via targeting long noncoding RNAs

Thierry Pedrazzini, Lausanne University, Switzerland

10.00

Developmental splicing regulation of mutually exclusive exon 5N and 5A in voltage gated sodium channels

Marco Baralle, ICGEB Trieste, Italy

10.45

Long non-coding satellite III RNAs and defects in chromosome migration during mitosis

Giuseppe Biamonti

11.30

Coffee Break

ICGEB Foyer, 'W' Building

12.00

Molecular mechanism of mRNA translation

Marat Yusupov, IGBMC, France

12.45

Discussion

 

13.30

Lunch

Area Science Park cafeteria, ground floor, 'C' Building

14.30

Tudor-SN-mediated endonucleolytic decay of human cell microRNAs promotes G1/S phase transition

Lynne Maquat

15.15

An inherited phenotype arises readily in ribonucleotide pools

Michael Yarus

16.00

Coffee Break

ICGEB Foyer, 'W' Building

 

Poster presentations from students

 

17.30

Bus to Hotel

 

 

 

WEDNESDAY, 21st March

Chairman: Emanuele Buratti

 

08.30

Pick up from Hotel

 

09.15

Vertebrate lncRNAs: Advances and Challenges

Alena Shkumatava, Curie Institute, France

10.00

Crystal structures of eukaryotic and bacterial ribosomes

Marat Yusupov

10.45

Coffee Break

ICGEB Foyer, 'W' Building

11.30

The PIWI-piRNA pathway, guardians of genome integrity

Donal O’Carroll, Edinburgh University, Scotland

12.15

High content RNAi functional screening: from large libraries to functional hits

Luca Braga and Lorena Zentilin, ICGEB Trieste, Italy

13.00

Discussion

 

13.30

Lunch

Area Science Park cafeteria, ground floor, 'C' Building

14.30

Dissecting the In Vivo Functions & Mechanisms of Action of lncRNAs

Alena Shkumatava

15.15

RNA Drugs for Heart Regeneration

Mauro Giacca

16.00

Coffee Break

ICGEB Foyer, 'W' Building

16.30

Analysis of lncRNAs expression during mouse meiosis

Maria Fernanda Trovero, Molecular Biology Department, Montevideo, Uruguay

16.45

Could RNA based studies help to ascertain the pathogenicity of variants found in Genodermatosis patients?

Laura Elena Valinotto, Hospital de Niños Dr. Ricardo Gutiérrez, Buenos Aires, Argentina

17.00

Summary and Discussion

 

18.00

Bus to Hotel

 

 

 

 

 

THURSDAY, 22nd March

Chairman: Emanuele Buratti

 

08.30

Pick up from Hotel

 

09.00

RNA modification and the immortal lineage

Donal O’Carroll

09.45

RNA splicing therapy in Pompe disease.

Emanuele Buratti

10.30

Coffee Break

ICGEB Foyer, 'W' Building

11.00

Summary and discussion

 

11.30

Conclusions

 

12.30

VISIT to the ICGEB Laboratories

 

13.30

Lunch

Area Science Park cafeteria, ground floor, 'C' Building

18.00

Bus to Hotel

 

 

 

Meetings&CoursesUnit 21/03/2017