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Minisymposium 20

Minisymposium 20: RNA Biology

4:40-7:15 pm
Room 119B
Co-Chairs: Maria Barna, Stanford University; and Sandra Wolin, National Cancer Institute, NIH

4:40 pm       Introduction

4:45 pm   M199    A new class of repeat-enriched non-coding RNAs regulating activity of RNA-binding proteins. K. Yap1, E.V. Makeyev1; 1Centre for Developmental Neurobiology, King’s College London, London, United Kingdom

5:00 pm   M200    RNA structure drives stress granule assembly in yeast extracts. K. Begovich1, J.E. Wilhelm1; 1Biological Sciences, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

5:15 pm   M201    RNA sequence determines specificity and identity of polyQ-driven phase separations. E.M. Langdon1, A.S. Gladfelter1; 1Biology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

5:30 pm   M202    Probing the search dynamics of RNA polymerase in live E. coli cells. K.E. Bettridge1, C.H. Bohrer1, J. Xiao1; 1Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD

5:45 pm   M203    Ire1 RNase specificity separates transcriptional and post-transcriptional regulation of ER protein homeostasis. W. Li1, V. Okreglak1, J. Peschek1, P. Kimmig1, P. Walter1,2; 1Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California San Francisco , San Francisco, CA, 2Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of California San Francisco , San Francisco, CA

6:00 pm   M204    The RNA exosome regulates differentiation of human embryonic stem cells. C. Belair1,2, K. Kim3, Y. Tanaka3, I. Park3, S.L. Wolin1,2; 1RNA Biology Laboratory, National Cancer Institute, Frederick, MD, 2Cell Biology, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, 3Yale Stem Cell Center, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, CT

6:15 pm   M205    Asymmetric Distribution of Hexose Transporter mRNA Provides a Growth Advantage. T. Stahl1, S. Hümmer1, A. Spang1; 1Biozentrum, University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland

6:30 pm   M206    Ribosome Heterogeneity in Translating the Genetic Code. M. Barna1; 1Developmental Biology and Genetics, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA

6:45 pm   M207    mRNAs that transfer between mammalian cells are translated in acceptor cells. G. Haimovich1, S. Dasgupta1, J.E. Gerst1, R.H. Singer2,3; 1Molecular Genetics, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 2Anatomy & Structural Biology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, 3Janelia Research Campus of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Ashburn, VA

7:00 pm   M208    Long-range function of secreted small nucleolar RNAs that direct 2′-O-methylation. J.M. Rimer1, J. Lee1, C.L. Holley1, R.J. Crowder1, D.L. Chen2, P.I. Hanson3, D.S. Ory1, J.E. Schaffer1; 1Medicine, Washington University, St Louis, MO, 2Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University, St Louis, MO, 3Cell Biology  Physiology, Washington University, St Louis, MO

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