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26th Annual University of Minnesota Developmental Biology Symposium

RNA Rules: Developmental Regulation by RNA

Monday, October 2, 2017
Coffman Memorial Union, Minneapolis Campus

Registration: FREE, but required
Banquet: $15/person. Register online.
Deadline: September 15, 2017


Maria Barna
Stanford University
Stanford, California
“Novel Modes of Cellular Communication: From Specialized Ribosomes to Signaling Filopodia” 

Douglas Black
University of California
Los Angeles, California
“Mechanisms and Programs of Posttranscriptional Gene Regulation in Neurons”

Anne Ephrussi
European Molecular Biology Laboratory
Heidelberg, Germany
“Assembly and Transport of Oskar RNPs in the Drosophila Oocyte”

Antonio Giraldez
Yale University
New Haven, Connecticut
“Uncovering Novel Regulatory Codes in Development”

Eric Miska
Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
“RNA and Epigenetics: New Insights from C. elegans and Rift Lake Cichlids” 

Craig Pikaard
Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana
“Mechanisms of Selective Gene Silencing in Plants”

Dinner Speaker

Howard Lipshitz
University of Toronto
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
“Post-Transcriptional Regulation of Gene Expression in Drosophila”


  • Details
  • Submit poster titles by September 15, 2017
  • Prizes for the best posters from students and postdocs
  • Organizers: Karen Echeverri, Aaron Goldstrohm, David Greenstein, Yasu Kawakami (chair) and Ann Rougvie
  • Sponsored by the Developmental Biology Center, the College of Biological Sciences, The Company of Biologists and the Medical School
August, 2017