Welcome to the RNA Society. We’re a non-profit, international scientific society with more than 1000 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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Travel Award Applications Open

Applications for travel awards to RNA 2018 are now being accepted. Members only. Click here.

Successful 2017/2018 RNA Salon Applications

The RNA Society is delighted to announce the 37 newly selected RNA Salons for 2017/18! Find here a list of the current RNA Salons and a description of RNA Salon activities.

The RNA Society Announces Winners of the 2018 Scaringe Awards

The RNA Society is delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 Scaringe awards. Congratulations to Fuguo Jiang, Madeline Sherlock, and Boxuan Zhao! Read more about their accomplishments here.

The RNA Society Announces Winners of the 2018 RNA Society Early- and Mid-Career Awards

Congratulations to Andrei Korostelev, the 2018 RNA Society Early-Career Award Winner, and to Erik Sontheimer, the 2018 RNA Society Mid-Career Award Winner! Learn more about our awardees here.

Letter from the President

RNA Society President Juan Valcárcel presents his reflections from RNA2017 and his vision for the future. Read the whole letter here.

Member Spotlight Series

The RNA Society pleased to launch the Member Spotlight Series - a monthly feature highlighting the outstanding lives and accomplishments. We are looking for volunteers to work with us to interview members and help write the profiles! Members can find more information here.

Employment Opportunities

A NIH-funded post-doctoral position is available in the laboratory of Susan J. Baserga, MD, PhD, in the Departments of Molecular … more

The Fu Lab at the University of Rochester is seeking a postdoctoral candidate with strong experience in ribosome profiling and … more

Immagina Biotechnology s.r.l. is seeking an experienced postdoctoral fellow who is energetic, enthusiastic, and enjoys collaborative and applied science. For … more

Immagina Biotechnology s.r.l. is seeking a proactive, organized individual to manage and assist the scientific and business tasks of the … more

Hands-on, mentored research opportunities in RNA Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Genomics, and Bioinformatics The RNA Bioscience Initiative (RBI) at the University … more

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