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RNA Collaborative Seminar Series

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The RNA Collaborative seminar series consists of a number of RNA research centers worldwide to provide online seminars during and beyond the COVID-19 institutional shutdowns. The RNA Collaborative aims to cross-promote RNA research to strengthen and connect the RNA scientific community.

Scientists are welcome to present RNA-related research spanning from foundational discoveries to potential therapeutic applications. Host centers can choose to present one hour-long seminar, two 30-minute seminars, four poster sessions with introductory lightning talks, or a combination of talks and poster sessions.

Seminars are held virtually every other Wednesday, at either 9:00 am ET or 4:00 pm ET, depending on the host institution, and are recorded and made freely available for viewing on the RNA Collaborative YouTube Channel.


These seminars are organized by the RNA Centers of the following institutions (21 current members and growing):

Alberta RNA Research and Training Institute (ARRTI); Cambridge RNA Club; European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL); Groupe de Recherche RNA (GDR); Harvard Medical School Initiative for RNA Medicine (HMS); Helmholtz Institute for RNA-based Infection Research; Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB); MD Anderson Center for RNA Interference and Non-Coding RNAs; NCI RNA Biology Initiative; NUS-CSI Singapore RNA Biology Center; Penn RNA Group, University of Pennsylvania; RiboClub SherbrookeRNA initiative at the Italian Institute of Technology (iRNA@IIT); RNA MaxiGroup, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Shanghai RNA Club; The Bay Area RNA Club (BARC); The RNA Institute, University at Albany; UCSC Center for Molecular Biology of RNA; UMass Medical School, RNA Therapeutics Institute; University of Michigan Center for RNA Biomedicine; University of Rochester Center for RNA Biology; University of Science and Technology of China RNA Institute; Yale Center for RNA Science and Medicine

Recordings of past sessions available here: YouTube Channel
RNA Society-sponsored page: RNA Collaborative

Please email Liz at for more information or to be added to the seminar distribution list​.



There are no upcoming seminars.