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Paul Agris Director Director's Message



2nd Annual Symposium on
RNA Science and its Applications

March 17-20, 2015

(CRISPR Workshop 17th-19th, Simulation Workshop 19th, Symposium 20th)


Symposium Keynote Speakers:

Christine Guthrie, University of California - San Francisco

Peter Sarnow, Stanford University

Supriya Shivakumar, Sigma-Aldrich 

Robert Singer, Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Erik Sontheimer, RNA Therapeutics Institute, U Mass Medical School

Tentative Symposium Schedule

Abstract/CRISPR Workshop Application Site (All applications due 1/7/15)

Symposium Registration/Payment Site (Early registration until 2/19/15)


Travel: Visit the University map and directions page for various routes to UAlbany.

International atendees can fly into Albany International Airport which is 10 minutes away from campus. Alternatively, they can fly into JFK airport and then take the AirTrain to LIRR Jamaica Station to LIRR Penn Station. From Penn Station, Amtrak Trains run regularly to the Albany-Rensselaer Station.

Accommodations: Room Block at the Hilton Garden Inn (located across the street from U Albany). Discounted rates available untill 2/27/15.

Organizing Committee: Angel Garcia, Melinda Larsen, Prash Rangan, Joe Wade

Sponsored by:

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Contact Lori Chertoff with any questions you may have!


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