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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Jean Beggs: 2018 RNA Society Lifetime Achievement Award

We are pleased to announce that Jean Beggs has been awarded the RNA Society’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. View the announcement here.

Beth Tran: 2018 RNA Society Lifetime Service Award

We are pleased to announce that Beth Tran has been awarded the RNA Society’s 2018 Lifetime Service Award. View the announcement here.

RNA Society openings for CFO and CEO

We seek individuals who are committed to the success of the RNA Society to fill important positions. Learn more here.

Spring 2018 Newsletter Available

The RNA Society's Spring 2018 Newsletter is now available for download. It features celebrations; vacancies; RNA Salons; travel fellowships; the 3-for-2 group registration incentive for RNA 2018; and more.

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.

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

The Research Assistant utilizes skills to provide technical research laboratory support in performing research experiments.  Maintains records of data collected.  … more

This position is seeking a Postdoctoral Candidate to work in a lab at the convergence of RNA biology and cancer … more

We are seeking a highly motivated applicant for a postdoctoral position to join the lab of Dr. Nara Lee in … more

The laboratory of Dr. Hani Zaher at Washington University in St. Louis is looking for highly motivated postdoctoral researchers (NIH-funded). … more

A postdoctoral fellow position is available in the laboratory of Professor Andrea L. Kasinski in the Department of Biological Sciences … more

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