17th RiboWest Symposium

The Western Canada RNA Conference, RiboWest, since 2005, brings together RNA scientists from across Canada and the northwestern United States for the purpose of disseminating current research and providing an opportunity for trainees to present their work. Presentations cover a wide range of RNA topics, including transcription, RNA processing, translation, viruses, genomics, bioinformatics, etc. The program includes plenary sessions, invited speakers, trainee talks, poster sessions, presentation and poster awards, and Careers in Science panel discussion. Meals and banquet are included in registration.

Plenary speakers:
Kathleen Collins, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
University of California, Berkeley 

Wendy Gilbert, Ph.D.
Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry
Yale School of Medicine, Yale

Benoît Chabot, Ph.D.
Department of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Université de Sherbrooke, QC Canada

Meeting organizers:
Tim Audas, Simon Fraser University
Ly Vu, University of British Columbia
Eric Jan, University of British Columbia
Gregg Morin, University of British Columbia

Symposium website: https://www.ribowest2022.com/

Accommodations: Inexpensive accommodations are available on campus, and include singles and suites (2-5 people): https://www.ribowest2022.com/accommodations.html

1 April – 20 May: Abstract submission
2 May: Early bird registration deadline
20 May: Registration deadline