University at Buffalo
The Witebsky Center


The Witebsky Center
University at Buffalo
Bacteriology Host-Microbe Interactions Immunology Parasitology Virology
The Witebsky Center The Witebsky Center


The 2013 Molecular Recognition in Biological Systems Strategic Strength Research Symposium

The Many Lives of RNA

October 4, 2013

Ramada Hotel & Conference Center
2402 North Forest Road
Amherst, New York

Registrations and Abstracts due September 13th, 2013

Keynote Speakers

Phillip D. Zamore, Ph.D.
Co-Director, RNA Therapeutics Institute
University of Massachusetts Medical School
"RNA Silencing: Biology and Mechanism"

Sarah Woodson, Ph.D.
Professor of Biophysics
The John Hopkins University

"Visualizing RNA Folding During Ribosome Assembly"

Dorothy Shippen, Ph.D.
Professor of Biophysics and Biochemistry
Texas A&M University
"Alternative Telomerase RNAs: A New Mode of Regulation for an Old Enzyme"

Sponsored by Life Technologies

Brenton R. Graveley, Ph.D.
Professor of Genetics and Developmental Biology
University of Connecticut
"Eccentric Splicing in Drosophila"