27th international tRNA conference

The 27th International tRNA Conference “tRNA at the crossroad” will bring together researchers from around the world studying the many aspects of tRNA biology. The conference will be held at the “Palais de la Musique et des Congrès” in the heart of the beautiful historic city of Strasbourg, France.

The session topics include: tRNA biogenesis in evolution, tRNA modifications, tRNA in translation, non-canonical functions of tRNA, functions of tRNA derived fragments, tRNA in synthetic biology, aminoacyl tRNA synthetases biology, tRNA biology and diseases.

Speakers include Michael Levitt (Nobel Prize in Chemistry, 2013) Susan Ackerman, Juan Alfonzo, Zofia Chrzanowska-Lightowlers, Valérie de Crécy-Lagard, Anita Hopper, Michael Ibba, Pavel Ivanov, Sebastian Leidel, Eric Phizicky, Jody Publisi, Lluis Ribas de Pouplana, Paul Schimmel, Costas Stathopoulos, Tsutomu Suzuki, Xiang-Lei Yang. Talks from young researchers will be chosen upon abstract submission.

We are glad to announce that with the support of the RNA society, we are able to offer travel or accommodation support for early career researchers.

Registration is scheduled to open on March 24th, 2018 and is limited to 300 participants. Deadline for abstracts submission  to be considered for short talks on the conference program is June 24th. Closing of registration is August 24th. For more information, please check out the meeting website: https://trna2018.sciencesconf.org/