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.
We are pleased to announce that Jean Beggs has been awarded the RNA Society’s 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award. View the announcement here.
We are pleased to announce that Beth Tran has been awarded the RNA Society’s 2018 Lifetime Service Award. View the announcement here.
We seek individuals who are committed to the success of the RNA Society to fill important positions. Learn more here.
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.
Applications for travel awards to RNA 2018 are now being accepted. Members only. Click here.
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.
RNA Society President Juan Valcárcel presents his reflections from RNA2017 and his vision for the future. Read the whole letter here.
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.
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 … moreView All Job Postings
What's Hot in RNA Selected from the Society's Journal
RNA Salons are reoccurring, regional RNA science-based gatherings that cultivate year-long interaction, engagement, sharing of knowledge among RNA researchers and support of junior scientists. Read more about RNA Salons here.
In 2017/18, the RNA Society is supporting 37 RNA Salons worldwide. A complete list of funded RNA Salons can be found here.
The RNA Society regularly features the activities of exemplary RNA Salons. Read more about the Dutch RNA Salon.