Important dates:

  • Abstract submission15 January 2018
  • Paper submission15 January 2018
  • Early bird registration15 January 2018
  • Standard registration15 January 2018
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Dear Colleagues and Friends,

It is estimated that 30% of diseases caused by mutations can be linked to splicing. Mutation of a splice site can result in site loss of function and specificity, causing insertion or deletion of aminoacids or a disruption of the reading frame. The importance of understanding and properly decoding roles governing splicing have become a fact for the research community as demonstarted by the increasing number of manuscripts devoted to this subject. Splicing 2018 intends to join in a friendly academic environment all of us working or interested in moving to this area of research. The conference will take place in summer in one of the best beach areas from Portugal, the sea village of Caparica (South Lisbon area).  We aim you to present your latest results in Splicing and to join the best researchers in this area of knowledge. Please do not hesitate in contacting me should you have any suggestion to help us make of this event a remarkable one.

Subjects

  • RNA Splicing
  • Protein Splicing
  • DNA Splicing
  • Alternative Splicing
  • Splicing and disease
  • Splicing and nanotechnology
  • Autosplicing
  • Espliceosome
  • Computational Biology of Splicing
  • Translational Applications
  • Benoit Chabot, PhD Département de microbiologie et d’infectiologie, Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé, Univesite de Sherbrooke (Canada)Find out more
  • David Bates, PhD Division of Cancer and Stem Cells,School of Medicine,University of Nottingham (UK)Find out more
  • Eduardo Eyras, PhD Pompeu Fabra University & ICREA (Spain)Find out more
  • Francisco E. Baralle, PhD International Center for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, RNA Biology Group, Padriciano 99, Trieste (Italy)Find out more
  • Franco Pagani, PhD Human Molecular Genetics, International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (Italy)Find out more
  • Hermona Soreq, PhD Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem (Israel)Find out more
  • Peter Kloetzel, PhD Institut fur Biochemie Charité, Uniiversitätsmedizin Berlin, Berlin (Germany)Find out more
  • Ruth Sperling, PhD Department of Genetics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem (Israel)Find out more
  • Vânia Prado, PhD Professor Anatomy & Cell Biology /Physiology & Pharmacology The Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry University of Western Ontario Scientist- Molecular Medicine Group – Robarts Research Institute (Canada)Find out more

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