Symposium: The transcriptome - from functional RNAs to RNA drugs

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2012-08-24: Symposium on August 24th at 9:30-15:45. Location: Lundbeck Auditorium, Copenhagen Biocentre, Ole Maaløes Vej 5, Copenhagen. Read the program here .

9.30 – 10.10 Sakari Kauppinen, Professor, Aalborg University, Aalborg, Denmark ”Targeting of microRNAs for therapeutics
10.10-10-50 Art Levin, Executive vice president Research and Development at miRagen Therapeutics, Colorado, USA, “The art and science of oligonucleotide therapeutics: peering into the past for help with the future”
10.50 – 11.10 Coffee
11.10-11.50 Jørgen Kjems, Professor at Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark “Circular non-coding RNAs – new type of players in gene regulation”
11.50-12.30 Marie Öhman, Professor at Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden “Brain specific microRNAs regulated by A-to-I RNA editing during development”
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.10 Eduardo Eyras, Professor at Pompeu Fabra University, Barcelona, Spain “Epigenetic regulation of RNA“
14.10-14.50 Albin Sandelin, Ass. Professor at University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark “Non-coding RNA expression defines an in-vivo enhancer atlas in human primary cells and tissues”
14.50-15.05 Coffee
15.05-15.45 Steven Brenner, Professor at University of California, Berkeley, USA, ”Widespread alternative splicing coupled to nonsense-mediated mRNA decay, associations with networks of splicing regulation, and with ultraconservation”
15.45 End of programme  

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