RNAi-2006-Boston Meeting on RNA interference: Biochemical Genetics to Drugs & Therapeutics (RNAi-2006-Boston)

Venue: Doubletree Guest Suites,

Location: Waltham, Massachusetts 02451, United States

Event Date/Time: May 01, 2006 End Date/Time: May 03, 2006
Registration Date: May 01, 2006
Early Registration Date: Mar 01, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Apr 01, 2006
Paper Submission Date: Apr 01, 2006
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Description

Meeting Description: Nobel laureate Richard Roberts (New England Biolabs), Eminent Biochemical Geneticist of the century Earl Stadtman (NIH), Gene suppression innovator Richard Jorgensen (Univ. of Arizona), and authorities in the RNAi field including: Frank Slack (Yale), Ulrike Gaul (Rockefeller), Marc Vidal and Andre Verdel (Harvard), Kuan-The Jeang (NIH), Olivier Voinnet (CNRS, France), Antonio Giraldez (NYU), Young-sik Lee (Northwestern), Tariq Rana (UMass), Ihor Lemischka (Princeton), Don Ganem (UCSF), Andrea Ventura (MIT), Ramin Shiekhattar (Wistar Inst), and several biotech and pharmaceutical Communities will be speaking on the biology of RNAi and their utilizations in Target validation, drug and therapeutic development.

The most-up-to-date developments will be addressed:
• The Biochemical Genetics of RNAi and microRNAs
• RNAi Biochemistry and Mechanisms in various organisms
• New vectors for RNAi delivery in vivo, in vitro
• microRNAs discovery and their diverse roles in biology
• Computational and Disease Biology of miRNAs
• Drug Target identification and Validation
• High throughput genome-wide screenings
• Innovative strategies to develop anti-viral, ocular and cancer therapeutics

Target audience:
 Executives, Directors and Scientists of R&D from biotech and pharmaceuticals.
 Graduate students, Post-docs, and Professors from Academia.
 Investors, Thought leaders and Business Development people in life sciences who need to know
the emerging technologies.

Venue

550 Winter Street
Waltham
United States
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Date: May 1-3: 2006 Title: 'RNAi-2006-Boston' Meeting on "RNA interference: Biochemical Genetics to Drugs & Therapeutics” Place: Doubletree Guest Suites, 550 Winter Street, Waltham, MA, 02451 USA Contact: GeneExpression Systems, Inc. Call: 781-891-8181. Fax: 781-891-8234. Email: Genexpsys@expressgenes.com. Web: www.expressgenes.com Price Academia: US$749; Industry US$1199