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*SPECIAL EVENT* DBB Seminar: Wellness and Resilience Workshop Series - "Team Approaches to Vitality and Resilience"

Jeffrey Ring, PhD - Health Psychologist, Leadership Coach, and Health Justice Champion, Los Angeles, CA

Prior registration required, space is limited. View Workshop Descriptions 

 Feb 15, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Helen Wood Hall | Evarts Lounge 1W-133

Register Here (required)
Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat, Dr. Jeffrey Hayes, and Dr. Paul Boutz (co-sponsored by a supplement to the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences)

Wellness and Resilience Workshop Series (Faculty Only): "Taking Stock: Exploring Resilience and Well-Being in Academic Research"

Jeffrey Ring, PhD - Health Psychologist, Leadership Coach, and Health Justice Champion, Los Angeles, CA

Prior registration required, space is limited. View Workshop Descriptions 

 Feb 15, 2023 @ 3:45 p.m.
 Helen Wood Hall | Evarts Lounge 1W-133

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Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat, Dr. Jeffrey Hayes, and Dr. Paul Boutz (co-sponsored by a supplement to the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences)

Wellness and Resilience Workshop Series (Students/Postdocs/RAPs/Techs): "Taking Stock: Exploring Resilience and Well-Being in Academic Research"

Jeffrey Ring, PhD - Health Psychologist, Leadership Coach, and Health Justice Champion, Los Angeles, CA

Prior registration required, space is limited. View Workshop Descriptions 

 Feb 16, 2023 @ 10:15 a.m.
 Helen Wood Hall | Evarts Lounge 1W-133

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Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat, Dr. Jeffrey Hayes, and Dr. Paul Boutz (co-sponsored by a supplement to the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences)

Wellness and Resilience Workshop Series (Students/Postdocs/RAPs/Techs): "Exploring the Power of Peer Coaching and Deep Listening"

Jeffrey Ring, PhD - Health Psychologist, Leadership Coach, and Health Justice Champion, Los Angeles, CA

Prior registration required, space is limited. View Workshop Descriptions 

 Feb 16, 2023 @ 1:00 p.m.
 Helen Wood Hall | Evarts Lounge 1W-133

Register Here (required)
Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat, Dr. Jeffrey Hayes, and Dr. Paul Boutz (co-sponsored by a supplement to the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences)

*SPECIAL EVENT* GWIS Seminar: Wellness and Resilience Workshop Series - “Exploring Mindfulness and Self-Compassion”

Jeffrey Ring, PhD - Health Psychologist, Leadership Coach, and Health Justice Champion, Los Angeles, CA

Prior registration required, space is limited. View Workshop Descriptions 

 Feb 16, 2023 @ 3:00 p.m.
 Helen Wood Hall | Evarts Lounge 1W-133

Register Here (required)
Host: Drs. Lynne Maquat, Jeffrey Hayes, and Paul Boutz; co-sponsored by a supplement to the NIH NIGMS T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences (Maquat PI, Hayes Co-PI)

DBB Seminar: Protein Activity Regulation through mRNA-mediated Cytoplasmic Organization

Christine Mayr, MD, PhD - Professor, Department of Cancer Biology and Genetics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY

 Feb 22, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat and Dr. Xavier Rambout (co-sponsored by the Protein Synthesis Cluster, the RNA Society and Lexogen)

DBB Seminar: Getting the Message: The Mechanism of mRNA Recruitment to the Human Ribosome

Christopher Fraser, PhD - Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA

 Mar 01, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Dmitri Ermolenko (co-sponsored by the Protein Synthesis Cluster and the RNA Structure & Function Cluster)

DBB Seminar: Deciphering the m6A Code

Schraga Schwartz, PhD - Principal Investigator, Department of Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel; Visiting Scientist, Genentech, San Francisco, CA

 Mar 08, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Eric Phizicky (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure & Function Cluster)

GWIS Seminar (TUESDAY): Stumbling into a Career Studying Chromatin and Histone Modifications

Jerry Workman, PhD - Investigator; Director of Postdoc Affairs, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO

 Mar 14, 2023 @ 3:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Class of ‘62 G-9425

Host: Dr. Jeffrey Hayes

T32 Retreat & DBB Seminar: Signaling through Chromatin for Transcription and Metabolism

Jerry Workman, PhD - Investigator; Director of Postdoc Affairs, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, Kansas City, MO

 Mar 15, 2023 @ 1:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425)

Host: Dr. Jeffrey Hayes (co-sponsored by Graduate Women in Science GWIS)

2023 RNA Institute Annual Symposium (UAlbany and UR Center for RNA Biology)

2023 RNA Institute Annual Symposium flyerThe 2023 RNA Institute Symposium will be held March 16-17th at the University at Albany, in collaboration with the UR Center for RNA Biology.

Call for Abstracts

We are pleased to announce our upcoming 2023 Annual RNA Institute Symposium hosted by the RNA Institute at the University at Albany in collaboration with the RNA Center for Biology at the University of Rochester. This year's meeting will focus on strengthening connections between academia and industry, hosting invited speakers from New York State Biotech and Pharma Industries as well as academia.

Event Highlights

Speakers from NY Biotech & Pharma Industries and Academia
Networking Opportunities with Industry Scientists

Trainee Talks
Lightning Talks of Selected Posters

Poster Sessions
Cash Awards for trainee talks and Posters

Abstract submission and registrations are now open.

Abstract submission closes by February 3, 2023. Feel free to pass along the attached advertisement to your friends and colleagues.

Submit your abstract and register at the link below

Register Today

 

 Mar 16, 2023 @ 9:00 a.m.

https://www.albany.edu/rna/rna-symposium

DBB Seminar: RNA Kinks, Knots, and Switches Controlling Gene Expression

Silvi Rouskin, PhD - Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology, Harvard Medical School, Division of Medical Sciences, Boston, MA

 Mar 22, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Dmitri Ermolenko (co-sponsored by the Bioinformatics Cluster and the RNA Structure & Function Cluster)

DBB Seminar: Exploring Spliceosome Mechanism with Small Molecule Inhibitors

Melissa Jurica, PhD - Professor, Department of Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology, University of California at Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA

 Mar 29, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Paul Boutz and Dr. Lynne Maquat (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure & Function Cluster, RNA Society and Lexogen)

DBB Seminar: Utilization of Antisense oligos (ASOs) to Modulate Splicing to Rescue NF1 Expression and Function

Deeann Wallis, PhD - Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL

 Apr 05, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Yi-Tao Yu (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure & Function Cluster)

DBB Seminar: RNA Binding Protein Networks: Their Elucidation and Application to RNA Therapeutics

Gene Yeo, PhD, MBA - Professor, Department of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, School of Medicine, University of California at San Diego, La Jolla, CA

 Apr 12, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Mitch O’Connell and Dr. Doug Anderson (co-sponsored by the RNA Structure & Function Cluster)

DBB Seminar: Discovery and Characterization of Splicing Regulatory Networks Implicated in Brain Disorders

Ben Blencowe, PhD, FRS - Canada Research Chair in RNA Biology and Genomics; Banbury Chair in Medical Research; Professor, Donnelly Centre and Department of Molecular Genetics, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

 Apr 19, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | K-307 (3-6408)

Host: Dr. Paul Boutz and Dr. Lynne Maquat (co-sponsored by the RNA Society and Lexogen)

GWIS Seminar: Flexibility and Adaptability in a Challenging Job Market

Ana Jimenez, PhD - Associate Professor, Department of Biology, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

 Apr 20, 2023 @ 3:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Adolph Lower Aud 1-7619

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (co-sponsored by the RNA Society and Lexogen)

* SPECIAL EVENT * NIH T32 CBMS Minisymposium Featuring the T32 External Advisory Committee for the NIH T32 in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences (CBMS)

Anita Corbett, PhD; Karin Musier-Forsyth, PhD; Kimberly Mowry, PhD - Robin Chemers Neustein Professor of Biomedicine; Chair, Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology and Biochemistry, Brown University, Providence, RI; Samuel C. Dobbs Professor, Department of Biology, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Professor and Ohio Eminent Scholar, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

 Nov 15, 2023 @ 2:00 p.m.
 Medical Center | Class of '62 Auditorium (G-9425)

Host: Dr. Lynne Maquat (PI), and Dr. Jeff Hayes (Co-PI); co-sponsored by the NIH T32 Training Grant in Cellular, Biochemical and Molecular Sciences