RNA Club meets the second Thursday of each month from 5-6pm. Meetings are held over zoom. Zoom links are TBD. Check back to this page and subscribe to the UFGI email list for updates.

For anyone who wishes to join the RNA Club, please contact Maurice Swanson at mswanson@ufl.edu.

Spring 2022 Event

RNA Club Speaker, April 26

Peter Todd, MD, PhD

Bucky and Patti Harris Professor of Neurology, University of Michigan

“Repeat-associated translation in neuronal function and human disease.” 

12:00 PM at the Cancer Genetics Research Complex Auditorium (101) and on Zoom (passcode: 285483).

This event is co-sponsored by the UF Center for NeuroGenetics.

Fall 2021 Schedule

September 9th  |  Kotaro Fujii
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, COM

“Selectivity and fidelity: The dynamic ribosome in evolution and mammalian development”

October 14th  |  Eric Wang
Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, COM

Title TBA

November 11th  |  Mingyi Xie
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, COM

“Widespread microRNA degradation elements in target mRNAs can assist the encoded proteins”

December 9th  |  Valerie de Crecy-Lagard
Department of Microbiology and Cell Science, IFAS

“Deazaguanine synthesis, a cross talk between RNA and DNA modifications”

Spring 2022 Schedule

To be announced at a later date, with hopefully in-person meetings.