Welcome

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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News

In Memoriam: Elisa Izaurralde

It is with great sadness that we announce the untimely passing of our friend and colleague Elisa Izaurralde, a cherished member of our Society, Editor of our journal, RNA, and Director of the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen. Elisa made pioneering contributions to our understanding of the processes and regulation of mRNA transport, decay and translation, as well as to many other aspects of RNA metabolism. She will be greatly missed.

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 Opening for CEO

We seek an individual committed to the success of the RNA Society to fill this important position. 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.

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

A postdoctoral position is available to work on a Wellcome Trust funded project to investigate the molecular mechanisms of regulation … more

A postdoc position is available in the laboratory of Dr. Elizabeth Tran in the Department of Biochemistry at Purdue University … more

The Ruepp group is seeking to appoint a senior postdoctoral fellow in Bioinformatics within the UK Dementia Research Institute (DRI) … more

Postdoctoral positions are available to study RNA-mediated stress responses, biology of tRNA-derived RNAs and RNA Granules. We are seeking to … more

Two postdoctoral positions are available at the University of California, Davis to work on an interdisciplinary research grant within the … more

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