NCCR RNA & DiseaseRNA Society


January 25, 2019

Frédéric Allain,
Marc Bühler,
Oliver Mühlemann and
Françoise Stutz

Universität Bern, UniS, Schanzeneckstr. 1,
Hörsaal A003

The venue is located within 5 minutes walking distance from Bern central railway station.
The meeting will start at 09:15 and trains from all major Swiss cities arrive shortly before 9:00h.








Company Sponsors:

transparentAxonlab & CieMicrosynth AGTakaraMacherey NagelHorizon DiscoveryMerckQiagenFisherScientific

Keynote speakers:

Eric Miska, Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
"An ancient machinery drives piRNA transcription in C. elegans"
Miska Lab Website

Alena Shkumatava, Curie Institute, Paris, France
"Dissecting the in vivo functions and mechanisms of action of lncRNAs"
Shkumatava Lab Website



This workshop will cover a broad range of topics including RNA structure, processing, transport, localization, translation, turnover, non-coding RNAs and RNA-binding proteins. It is also an opportunity to meet other Swiss and foreign scientists with expertise and research interests in this rapidly expanding field.

Besides our two internationally renowned keynote speakers, short presentations will be selected by the organizers from the submitted abstracts. Additionally the poster session and breaks will offer ample time for discussions. Moreover, our commercial sponsors will be present in the foyer with information stands.


Registration closed.

Tentative Program:

09:15 Opening remarks
09:20-10:40 Oral session 1, followed by coffee break
11:10-12.50 Oral session 2
12:50-14:50 Lunch and poster session
14:50-16:30 Oral session 3, followed by coffee break
17:00-18:45 Oral session 4 and conclusion


Last modified: January 17, 2019