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  • Academy Events

  • Targeting RNA Using Small Molecules

    Tuesday, September 26, 2017 | 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    The New York Academy of Sciences

    Presented by the Biochemical Pharmacology Discussion Group and the New York Academy of Sciences

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    Recent advances in our understanding of the structure and function of RNA has opened up a wealth of putative therapeutic targets, greatly enriching drug discovery research programs. Nonetheless, the ability to selectively target RNA remains difficult, hampered by both the screening tools available and by our limited understanding of RNA-small molecule interactions.

    This symposium will explore leading edge research on RNA dynamics covering currently available assays, detection tools, and imaging platforms, while also providing an in-depth discussion of recent advances for studying RNA function, and ultimately targeting RNA for treating and curing disease.

    Call for Abstracts

    Abstract submissions are invited for a poster session, and two abstracts will be selected for short talks. For complete submission instructions, please visit our online portal. The deadline for abstract submission is July 28, 2017.

    Registration Pricing

    Member $60
    Member (Student / Postdoc / Fellow) $25
    Nonmember (Academia) $105
    Nonmember (Corporate) $160
    Nonmember (Non-profit) $105
    Nonmember (Student / Postdoc / Fellow) $70


    The Biochemical Pharmacology Discussion Group is proudly supported by:

    • Boehringer Ingelheim
    • Regeneron

    ACS New York Section


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