Lynne Maquat, a long-time member of the RNA Society, is receiving the 2017 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science. Established by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 2006, the competitive prize honors women scientists with a "stellar record" of research accomplishments who have made significant contributions to mentoring other women in science. https://www.urmc.rochester.edu/news/story/5188/lynne-maquat-wins-vanderbilt-prize-in-biomedical-science.aspx
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.
The RNA Society is delighted to announce the winners of the 2018 Scaringe awards. Congratulations to Fuguo Jiang, Madeline Sherlock, and Boxuan Zhao! Read more about their accomplishments here.
Congratulations to Andrei Korostelev, the 2018 RNA Society Early-Career Award Winner, and to Erik Sontheimer, the 2018 RNA Society Mid-Career Award Winner! Learn more about our awardees here.
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.
Annual RNA Society Elections
Voting is now open for RNA Society Members of the Board. View the candidate biographies here. The election ballot will be sent separately, but if you don’t receive it, please contact the RNA Society CEO at [email protected].
The RNA Society stands in support of our colleagues affected by the US Immigration Ban. More