Post-transcriptional gene regulation: RNA-protein interactions, RNA processing, mRNA stability and localization



Session 1: MicroRNAs and post-transcriptional regulation: Opening Remarks

1:30pm-1:35pm       Opening Remarks   Quaid Morris 

1:35pm – 2:00pm     siRNA and microRNA transfections may reduce endogenous microRNA regulation Christina S. Leslie


2:00pm – 2:25pm     Sequence and structure requirements for miRNA-dependent RISC binding, mRNA degradation, and translation repression  Jean Hausser


2:25pm – 2:50pm     Global analysis of post-transcriptional regulation in Drosophila embryos         Howard Lipshitz

2:50pm – 2:55pm     Discussion


2:55pm – 3:05pm     Break


Session 2: The regulation of alternative splicing

3:05pm – 3:10pm     Opening Remarks   Ben Blencowe

3:10pm – 3:35pm     Ultraconserved nonsense: evolution of gene regulation by alternative splicing and RNA surveillance          Steven Brenner

3:35pm – 4:00pm     Global Analysis of the Role of the SR Family of Proteins in Alternative Splicing of pre-mRNAs in Drosophila  Marco Blanchette

4:00pm – 4:25pm     Genome-wide analysis of gene isoform expression using Exon Arrays                        Jacek Majewski


4:25pm – 4:30pm     Discussion