4th International Caparica Conference in SPLICING 2021

26th – 29th July 2021 | Caparica | Portugal

Plenary Speakers

Lorna Harries, PhD

Affiliation: University of Exeter Medical School, Exeter (UK)

Title: A tale of three FOXes – Forkhead genes at the interface between RNA biology and longevity.

Benoit Chabot, PhD

Affiliation: Département de microbiologie et d’infectiologie, Faculté de médecine et des sciences de la santé, Université de Sherbrooke (Canada)

Title: Splicing modulators to control cancer and senescence.

Steve Wilton, PhD

Affiliation: Murdoch University (Australia)

Title: Antisense oligomer induced spliceoform switching: from Duchenne muscular dystrophy to common serious inherited and acquired diseases.

Ruth Sperling, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Genetics, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem (Israel)

Title: The endogenous spliceosome – a multi-task machine.

Yi Xing, PhD

Affiliation: Center for Computational and Genomic Medicine The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (USA)

Title: Alternative splicing in cancer transcriptomes.

Raymond Kaempfer, PhD

Affiliation: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine, The Hebrew University (Israel)

Title: HIV-1 co-opts a cellular antiviral mechanism, activation of PKR by its RNA, to control mRNA splicing.

Frans Cremers, PhD

Affiliation: Department of Human Genetics, Radboud University Medical Center, Nijmegen (The Netherlands)

Title: Stargardt disease-associated deep-intronic variants in ABCA4 result in complex splicing defects.



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