Welcome

Welcome to the RNA Society. We’re a non-profit, international scientific society with more than 1800 members dedicated to fostering research and education in the field of RNA science. We host a peer-reviewed scientific journal, RNA, and an annual scientific conference, along with sponsoring other RNA-related scientific conferences through direct financial support and student travel grants. Mostly, we are a community of scientists who are passionate about better understanding the fascinating world of RNA biology.

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Annual RNA Society Elections

Voting is now open for RNA Society Members of the Board. View the candidate biographies here. The election ballot will be sent separately, but if you don’t receive it, please contact the RNA Society CEO at [email protected]

In Memoriam: Marie Öhman

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our friend and colleague Marie Öhman on February 3, 2019, to colon cancer. Marie was graduate student with Gerhart Wagner and Britt-Marie Sjöberg, and did postdoctoral work with Brenda Bass before becoming a professor in the Department of Molecular Biosciences, The Wenner-Gren Institute, at Stockholm University. Her research added important details regarding the functional consequences of adenosine to inosine (A-to-I) RNA editing in neurons and in understanding how editing contributes to the variety of the transcriptome during brain development and neuronal stimulation. Marie served the RNA Society as a member of the editorial board for the journal, RNA, as a member of the Meetings Committee, and as a poster judge at our annual meetings. She is survived by her husband, her brother, and two wonderful sons of whom she was very proud.

RiboClub Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominations are being accepted for the 2019 RiboClub Lifetime Achievement Award. More details here.

Spring 2019 Newsletter Available

The RNA Society's Spring 2019 Newsletter is now available for download. Hear from President Anna Marie Pyle, read previews of RNA 2019, find out about this year’s award recipients, and more.

Employment Opportunities

The Department of Cardiovascular Sciences at the Houston Methodist Research Institute (HMRI) welcomes applications for Faculty Fellow in RNA biology … more

An 18-month post-doctoral position is available immediately at the University of Edinburgh to establish whether mammalian RNA-binding proteins (approx. 1500 … more

The Postdoctoral Fellow will carry out studies of eukaryotic epigenetic regulation using mostly biochemical, genetic, and cell biological techniques in … more

TITLE: Scientist, Analytical Development (mRNA-LNP) COMPANY: Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. LOCATION: South San Francisco, CA 94080 DEPARTMENT: CMC AD/QC WORK TYPE: … more

Panorama Medicine is seeking an experienced computational geneticist with a strong background in human and medical genetics at their Philadelphia … more

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