RiboWest 2019 – The Western Canada RNA Conference

Organizing Committee:

Dr. Sean McKenna
Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba

Dr. Michael Charette
Department of Chemistry, Brandon University

Dr. Jiuyong Xie
Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, University of Manitoba

Dr. Trushar Patel
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Lethbridge

The Western Canada RNA Conference, RiboWest, 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 at the meeting have covered a wide range of RNA topics, including transcription, RNA processing, translation, viruses, genomics, bioinformatics, etc.


Registration                                                     May 15th

Abstract submission                                        May 20th

Travel award application for students                        May 13


For more information, including a full list of speakers, and to register, please visit:



Follow the conference on Twitter: @RiboWest