An international audience of over 500 attend the 8th Annual RNA Symposium

What a thrill it was to welcome our keynote speakers, including the 2023 Nobel Prize laureate for Physiology and Medicine Dr. Drew Weissman, and registrants to the U-M Ann Arbor campus on Friday, March 8, as well as those who joined us LIVE via Zoom.

U-M President Dr. Santa J. Ono opens the 2024 RNA Symposium

University of Michigan President Santa J. Ono, Ph.D., welcomed speakers and attendees to the Center for RNA Biomedicine’s 8th Annual RNA Symposium, “Unmasking the Power of RNA: From Structure to Medicine.”

A total of five distinguished keynote speakers presented talks on various RNA therapeutics topics: Drew Weissman, M.D., Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania; Victoria D’Souza, Ph.D., Harvard University; Brenton R. Graveley, Ph.D., University of Connecticut; Leemor Joshua-Tor, Ph.D., Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory; and Peter Todd, M.D., Ph.D., University of Michigan.

Over 300 scientists, researchers, students, faculty scholars, and professionals from the biomedical and pharmaceutical industries attended the symposium in person, with another 200 participating via Zoom from around the world, including France, Germany, Colombia, India, and Australia.

The Michigan Science Writers, a student organization dedicated to improving public understanding of science, were once again on hand to capture all the stories. Read the LIVE Tweets from MiSciWriters correspondents, and for a more in-depth look, check out their Blog posts written live during the event. Follow MiSciWriters’ coverage on Twitter with the hashtag #UMichRNA.

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RNA Translated 2024

If you didn’t pick up a copy of our latest issue of RNA Translated, we invite you to flip through an interactive, digital version online and download a pdf as well. Enjoy the read!

Save the Date!

Thank you to all our speakers, attendees, sponsors, friends, and colleagues for making this year’s symposium such a success. Be sure to save the date for next year’s event: the 9th Annual RNA Symposium on March 6-8, 2025!

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