Bermuda Principles – Impact on Splicing 2nd Annual Conference

The 2nd annual Bermuda Principles – Impact on Splicing meeting will be held the Fairmont Southampton Hotel on the exotic island of Bermuda on February 21 – 25th, 2018.

Conference organizers
Carika Weldon (De Montfort University, Leicester)
Cyril Dominguez (Uni. of Leicester)
Isabelle Behm-Ansmant (CNRS-Lorraine)
Eduardo Eyras (PFU, Barcelona)

Keynotes
Adrain Krainer (CSHL)
Robin Reed (Harvard Medical School)
Franco Pagani (ICGEB, Italy)
Gil Ast (Tel Aviv University, Israel)
Tom Misteli (CCR, NIH)
Jean Beggs (Uni. of Edinburgh, Scotland)

Invited
Stephen Rader (UBC, Canada)
Jonathan Hall (ETH, Zurich)
Steve Wilton (Murdoch University, Australia)
Zodwa Dlamini (MUT, South Africa)

The session topics include: Splicing mechanisms; RNA structures; RNA – protein structures; Bioinformatics; Splicing and disease; Links to transcription; Therapeutics and Commercialization.

The remaining program is selected from the submitted abstracts and we strongly encourage graduate students and postdoctoral scientists to submit these for the opportunity to present.

All conference attendees will have the option to participate in public engagement mini-lectures about general science topics, delivered to local students, science teachers and healthcare practitioners. If you are interested in taking part in these public engagement mini-lectures, and/or have ideas about topics, please email eduardo.eyras@nullupf.edu or admin@nullbermudaprinciples.org.

We are glad to announce that with the support of the RNA Society we are able to offer travel fellowships for early-career researchers (PhD and post-docs) for those who otherwise would not be able to attend the meeting for financial reasons. The deadline for applications is October 20th, 2017.

Registration is now OPEN and the deadline is January 15th, 2018. Register early (by November 10th, 2017) for 10% off the fee. To be considered for a talk or poster, abstracts must be submitted by November 10th, 2017. One must be registered before sending an abstract.

More information can be found at the Bermuda Principles Conference website https://www.bermudaprinciples.org or by contacting the chief organizer (carika.weldon@nulldmu.ac.uk; chairman@nullbermudaprinciples.org)