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Schedule 2017-2018

 

 
 

Annual Schedule

  • SESSIONLABSPEAKER

    Session 8: 2017-Jun-05 - 16:30 Eastern Time
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Hanadi Sleiman lab
    McGill University
    Speaker: Michael Dore
    Title: Biomimetic methods for making functional RNA amphiphiles

    Session 8: 2017-Jun-05 - 16:30 Eastern Time
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Michelle Scott lab
    Université de Sherbrooke
    Speaker: Gabrielle Deschamps-Francoeur
    Title: CoCo: RNA-seq Read Assignment Correction for Embedded Genes and Multimapped Reads

    Session 8: 2017-Jun-05 - 16:30 Eastern Time
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Anne Gatignol lab
    McGill University
    Speaker: Olivier Del Corpo, MSc. student
    Title: Identification and optimization of U1 interference RNAs targeting HIV RNA for development as HIV gene therapies

    Session 8: 2017-Jun-05 - 16:30 Eastern Time
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Chantale Autexier lab
    McGill University
    Speaker: Hélène Bensoussan
    Title: When dyskerin met SUMO

    Session 7: 2017-May-08
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Eric Massé labSpeaker: Marie-Claude Carrier
    Title: Competition between a chaperone protein and a small RNA dictates the regulation of oppA in Escherichia coli

    Session 5: 2017-Mar-06
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Marc Bayfield labSpeaker: Ana Vakiloroayaei
    Title: The RNA chaperone La promotes pre-tRNA maturation via indiscriminate binding of hypomodified targets

    Session 3: 2017-Jan-09
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Hans-Joachim Wieden labSpeaker: Senthil Kumar Duraikannu Kailasam, Postdoctoral Fellow
    Title: Molecular dynamics simulation guided rational design of a L-Ribonucleic acid aptamer

    Session 4: 2017-Feb-06
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Eric Massé labSpeaker: Mélanie Geffroy
    Title: Leader peptide translation is directly involved in riboswitch regulation

    Session 4: 2017-Feb-06
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Michelle Scott labSpeaker: Vincent Boivin, M.Sc. student
    Title: Seeking the true abundance of different RNA species in the cell

    Session 4: 2017-Feb-06
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Marlene Oeffinger labSpeaker: Dr. Daniel Scott
    Title: Nol12: a multifunctional RNA/DNA endonuclease linking ribosome biogenesis, apoptosis and DNA damage

    Session 4: 2017-Feb-06
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Ute Kothe labSpeaker: Erin Kelly, M.Sc. student
    Title: RNA modification by H/ACA small Ribonucleoproteins

    Session 1: 2016-Nov-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    François Bachand labSpeaker: Caroline Telekawa, MSc student
    Title: Mapping a network of post-translational modifications on the RNA exosome; a functional study

    Session 2: 2016-Dec-05
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Luc Desgroseillers labSpeaker: Yulemi Gonzalez Quesada
    Title: Role of Staufen1 dsRBD2 in the control of cell proliferation

    Session 3: 2017-Jan-09
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Martin Bisaillon labSpeaker: Carolin Brand
    Title: West Nile virus RNA replication complex – identification of a new antiviral target?

    Session 2: 2016-Dec-05
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Jean-Pierre Perreault labSpeaker: Samuel Rouleau, Ph.D. student
    Title: G-Quadruplexes regulate the biogenesis and function of cancer related microRNAs

    Session 2: 2016-Dec-05
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Benoit Chabot labSpeaker: Muhammad Sohail, Post-Doc
    Title: Alternative Splicing Modulation and Growth Inhibition of Colorectal Cancer Cells by a Novel Class of Compounds

    Session 5: 2017-Mar-06
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Sherif Abou Elela labSpeaker: Delong Zhou
    Title: Finding the codes for cancer specific regulation of alternative splicing​

    Session 3: 2017-Jan-09
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Benoit Cousineau labSpeaker: Felix Laroche-Johnston
    Title: Bacterial group II introns: novel circularization pathway may lead to genic trans-splicing of cellular mRNAs

    Session 6: 2017-Apr-03
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Daniel Lafontaine lab
    Université de Sherbrooke
    Speaker: Jean-François Nadon, PhD candidate
    Title: Transcriptional traffic lights: using photochemistry to control RNA elongation

    Session 6: 2017-Apr-03
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Thomas Duchaine lab
    McGill University
    Speaker: Alexandra Lewis, PhD candidate
    Title: A family of nuclear-Argonaute interacting proteins suppresses nuclear RNAi in C. elegans

    Session 5: 2017-Mar-06
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Eric Lécuyer labSpeaker: Ashley Chin
    Title: Identifying RNA binding proteins involved in regulating epithelial cell polarity

    Session 7: 2017-May-08
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Jonathan Perreault labSpeaker: Katia Smail
    Title: Function-based motif screening to discover non-coding RNAs regulating RNA-methyltransferases

    Session 7: 2017-May-08
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Raymund Wellinger labSpeaker: Yulia Vasianovich (Post-Doc)
    Title: Fluorescent imaging of yeast telomerase protein components using a signal amplification approach

    Session 6: 2017-Apr-03
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    François Bachand lab
    Université de Sherbrooke
    Speaker: Judit Hunyadkürti, PhD
    Title: Functional characterization of human Senetaxin (SETX) homologs in the fission yeast S. pombe

    Session 1: 2016-Nov-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Stephane Richard labSpeaker: Isabel Friedmann, MSc student
    Title: Defining RNA targets for QUAKING

    Session 1: 2016-Nov-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Pascale Legault labSpeaker: Nicolas Girard, PhD student
    Title: The VS ribozyme as a tool to explore the engineering potential of RNA

    Session 1: 2016-Nov-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Martin Simard labSpeaker: Pascale Michaud, PhD student
    Title: Contribution of distinct microRNA-induced silencing complex during animal development

    Session 3: 2017-Jan-09
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Pascal Chartrand labSpeaker: Maxime Lalonde, Ph.D. student
    Title: ell cycle-dependent spatial segregation of telomerase from sites of DNA damage Pascal Chartrand

    Session 2: 2016-Dec-05
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    François Major labSpeaker: Julie Robitaille, M.Sc. student
    Title: Characterizing Structural Determinants of microRNA Primary Transcripts

    Session 6: 2017-Apr-03
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Nahum Sonenberg lab
    McGill University
    Speaker: Clément Chapat, PhD
    Title: The cap-binding protein 4EHP effects translation silencing by microRNAs

    Session 7: 2017-May-08
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Bill Zerges labSpeaker: James Dhaliwal
    Title: Oxidized RNA localizes to cytoplasmic foci in diverse organisms
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    Session 6: 2016-03-07
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Malik Ghulam Mustafa
    Title: Differential expression and translation of duplicated ribosomal protein genes define the composition of yeast ribosom and its response to stress

    Session 6: 2016-03-07
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Marlene OeffingerSpeaker: Marc Delubac, PhD student
    Title: The role of Nol12 in mammalian ribosome biogenesis and its implication in Alzheimer's disease

    Session 3: 2015-12-07
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Stephen RaderSpeaker: Kirsten Reimer
    Title: What do donuts have to do with RNA splicing?

    Session 3: 2015-12-07
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Jocelyn CôtéSpeaker: Emma Bondy-Chorney, PhD candidate
    Title: RNA-binding protein Staufen1 Regulates Multiple Alternative Splicing Events in Myotonic Dystrophy Type 1

    Session 3: 2015-12-07
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Martin Simard and Jacques HuotSpeaker: Liang Zhong, PhD candidate
    Title: miR-31 mediates E-selectin-dependent metastasis of colon cancer cells

    Session 4: 2016-01-11
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Stephane RichardSpeaker: Naomi Li, PhD Candidate
    Title: Sam68 functions as a transcriptional coactivator of the p53 tumor suppressor

    Session 4: 2016-01-11
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Rachel Jodoin
    Title: The G-Quadruplex Translation Regulation of BAG-1; an mRNA Involved in Colorectal Cancer

    Session 4: 2016-01-11
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Dipankar SenSpeaker: Nisreen Shumayrikh, Ph.D. student
    Title: Heme-utilizing ribozymes and DNAzymes

    Session 4: 2016-01-11
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Peter UnrauSpeaker: Sunny Jeng, undergraduate student
    Title: Concerted fluorophore binding to RNA Mango provides superior binding and ligand discrimination

    Session 5: 2016-02-01
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Pierre Turcotte, MSc student
    Title: Regulation mechanism of the Escherichia coli lysine riboswitch

    Session 5: 2016-02-01
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Sébastien FaucherSpeaker: Nilmini Mendis, PhD student
    Title: The role of a small regulatory sRNA in the heat shock response of Legionella pneumophila in water

    Session 5: 2016-02-01
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Ute KotheSpeaker: Laura Keffer-Wilkes, PhD student
    Title: TruB, U and Psi: A fitness story

    Session 5: 2016-02-01
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Eric MasséSpeaker: Alex Eyraud, Post-doc fellow
    Title: Uncovering the targetome of the small RNA SgrS

    Session 1: 2015-10-05
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    University of LavalSpeaker: Mamadou Diallo, Msc PhD
    Title: Do mutations in the HIV-1 LTR region impact the disease progression?

    Session 1:2015-10-05
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Andrew MoulandSpeaker: Shringar Rao, PhD student
    Title: RNA surveillance and HIV-1

    Session 6: 2016-03-07
    Chairman: François Bachand

    François BachandSpeaker: Anne-Marie Landry-Voyer, PhD student
    Title: Human PDCD2L is a nuclear export signal-containing protein that promotes late stages of small ribosomal subunit production

    Session 7: 2016-04-04
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Pascal ChartrandSpeaker: David Guérit, Post-Doc
    Title: Development of live cell imaging assay for human telomerase RNA

    Session 7: 2016-04-04
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Raymund WellingerSpeaker: Nancy Laterreur, M.Sc./Res. Professional
    Title: Yeast telomerase and RNase P/MRP: when two worlds come together

    Session 7: 2016-04-04
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Chantale AutexierSpeaker: Josephine (Tsz Wai) Chu, Ph.D student
    Title: Telomere recruitment-defective human telomerase ‘insertion in fingers domain’ variants may contribute to premature aging disease phenotypes

    Session 7: 2016-04-04
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Lea HarringtonSpeaker: Mélanie Criqui, Ph.D. student
    Title: Involvement of the DNA damage response in the unstable differentiation of murine embryonic stem cells with short telomeres

    Session 8: 2016-05-09
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    François MajorSpeaker: Yifei Yan, Ph.D. student
    Title: Base pairings beyond the seed contribute to slicer activity of the human Ago2 in a domain-interdependent manner

    Session 8: 2016-05-09
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Jérôme WaldispühlSpeaker: Vladimir Reinharz, Ph.D. student
    Title: Combining structure probing data on RNA mutants with evolutionary information reveals RNA-binding interfaces

    Session 8: 2016-05-09
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Claudia KleinmanSpeaker: Claudia Kleinman
    Title: New tools to probe the dynamic transcriptional landscape of cells

    Session 8: 2016-05-09
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Michelle ScottSpeaker: Fabien Dupuis-Sandoval, M.Sc. student
    Title: Study of alternative snoRNAs characterization methods by deep sequencing

    Session 9: 2016-06-06
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Lawrence Berkeley National LaboratorySpeaker: Dr. Adam Arkin
    Title: Discovery and design of mRNA determinants of expression control

    Session 9: 2016-06-06
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Hans-Joachim WiedenSpeaker: Andrew Hudson, Post-doctoral fellow
    Title: Portable intrinsic terminator libraries for genetic engineering in diverse bacteria

    Session 9: 2016-06-06
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Patrick ProvostSpeaker: Abderrahim Benmoussa, PhD student
    Title: Insights into a natural source of dietary microRNAs

    Session 9: 2016-06-06
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Martin BisaillonSpeaker: Simon Boudreault, M.Sc. student
    Title: Reovirus Infection Alters Host Cell Alternative Splicing Landscape​

    Session 9: 2016-06-06
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Éric LécuyerSpeaker: Sahar Soltanieh, Post-doctoral fellow
    Title: Defining the RNA Binding Protein repertoire of human stress granules

    Session 2: 2015-11-02
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Eric JanSpeaker: Craig Kerr, Ph.D. student
    Title: Insights into the in vivo role of the Dicistrovirus intergenic region IRES

    Session 2: 2015-11-02
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Peter UnrauSpeaker: Shanker Shyam Sundhar Panchapakesan, Ph.D. student
    Title: Development of a native purification methodology for RNP complexes using RNA Mango

    Session 1:2015-10-05
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Brendan BellSpeaker: Emmanuelle Wilhelm, PhD student
    Title: A new histone deacetylase complex binds to the HIV core promoter to regulate viral transcription

    Session 2: 2015-11-02
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Jonathan PerreaultSpeaker: Mohammad Reza Naghdi, Ph.D. student
    Title: RiboGap: A database to easily find intergenic sequences and regulatory elements

    Session 3: 2015-12-07
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Nehad ThakorSpeaker: Nehad Thakor, Professor
    Title: Internal Initiation of Translation: A Phenomenon That Provides Critical Cell Survival Switch During Cancer Progression
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    Session 1: 2014-10-06
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Luc GaudreauSpeaker: Benoît Guillemette
    Title: A random sequence screen to decipher key functional residues in the H3 N-terminal tail

    Session 2: 2014-11-03
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Sébastien LemieuxSpeaker: Tariq Daouda
    Title: Untranslated, really? The secret role of non-coding RNAs in the adaptive immune system

    Session 3: 2014-12-01
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Sylvain MelocheSpeaker: Éric Vaillancourt-Jean, Ph.D. student
    Title: Novel substrates of ERK1/2 involved in alternative splicing regulation

    Session 3: 2014-12-01
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Andrew J. MoulandSpeaker: Valerie Le Sage, Ph.D. student
    Title: Subversion of the nuclear pore complex by HIV-1

    Session 3: 2014-12-01
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Delong Zhou, M.Sc. student
    Title: Identification of the pre-mRNA targets of the cancer associated RNA binding proteins RBFOX2 and QKI

    Session 3: 2014-12-01
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Mark BayfieldSpeaker: Jyotsna Vinayak, M.Sc. student
    Title: Investigating new RNA binding modes for the human La protein

    Session 4: 2015-01-12
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Charith Raj Adkar Purushothama
    Title: Viroids invade plants by silencing the defence genes

    Session 4: 2015-01-12
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Jerry PelletierSpeaker: Jennifer Chu
    Title: Probing the mechanism of action of silvestrol through genetic engineering of a eIF4A allele

    Session 4: 2015-01-12
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Pascale LegaultSpeaker: Eric Bonneau
    Title: NMR strategies for structural characterization of large RNA molecules; insights into the Neurospora VS ribozyme

    Session 4: 2015-01-12
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Jonathan PerreaultSpeaker: Balasubramanian Sellamuthu
    Title: New SAM riboswitch variants extend the structural complexity as well as regulatory and phylogenetic scope of the SAM-II/V classes

    Session 5: 2015-02-02
    Chairman: Eric Masse

    Sylvain MoineauSpeaker: Alexander Hynes, Post-Doc
    Title: Prokaryotic adaptive immunity: the 'adaptation' stage in CRISPR-Cas systems

    Session 1: 2014-10-06
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Brendan BellSpeaker: Taharima Habib
    Title: PICH115: a novel host cell factor that regulates HIV transcription

    Session 2: 2014-11-03
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Sébastien RodrigueSpeaker: Dominick Matteau
    Title: Combining RNAseq, 5’-RACE and ChIP-exo to characterize promoter architecture in bacteria

    Session 5: 2015-02-02
    Chairman: Eric Masse

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Adrien Chauvier, Ph.D. student
    Title: Deciphering the molecular mechanism of the thiC riboswitch

    Session 6: 2015-03-02
    Chairman: Francois Bachand

    Peter MoffettSpeaker: Chantal Brosseau, PhD Student
    Title: The roles of Argonaute proteins in RNAi-mediated defense against plant RNA viruses

    Session 6: 2015-03-02
    Chairman: Francois Bachand

    Stephane RichardSpeaker: Jingwen Song, PhD Student
    Title: Sam68 regulates S6K1 alternative splicing during adipogenesis

    Session 6: 2015-03-02
    Chairman: Francois Bachand

    Eric LécuyerSpeaker: Fabio Alexis Lefebvre, PhD student
    Title: The Migrant Transcripts : Emerging Roles of Extracellular Vesicles in RNA-mediated Intercellular Signaling

    Session 6: 2015-03-02
    Chairman: Francois Bachand

    Léa Brakier-GingrasSpeaker: Neylen Del Toro, PhD Student
    Title: Changes in the fidelity of translation of ribosomes in senescent cells

    Session 7: 2015-04-13
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Francois BachandSpeaker: Duy Nguyen, Post-Doc
    Title: A polyadenylation-dependent 3' end maturation pathway is required for the synthesis of the human telomerase RNA

    Session 7: 2015-04-13
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Pascal ChartrandSpeaker: Maxime Lalonde, Ph.D. Student
    Title: Linking sister chromatid cohesion and telomeric transcription

    Session 7: 2015-04-13
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Chantal AutexierSpeaker: Deanna MacNeill, M.Sc. Student
    Title: Telomerase Regulation through Post-translational Modifications of Dyskerin

    Session 7: 2015-04-13
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Raymund WellingerSpeaker: Emmanuel Bajon, Ph.D. Student
    Title: Yeast telomerase is single again; again

    Session 8:2015-05-04
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Pierre-Étienne JacquesSpeaker: Pierre-Étienne Jacques
    Title: Taking advantage of public genomic data through GenAP

    Session 8:2015-05-04
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    François MajorSpeaker: Mathieu Dupont
    Title: Computationally grasping RNA dynamics

    Session 8:2015-05-04
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Jean-Pierre Perreault and Michelle ScottSpeaker: Jean-Michel Garant
    Title: G4RNA, an RNA G-Quadruplex Database

    Session 9: 2015-06-01
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Angela PearsonSpeaker: Angela Pearson, Ph.D.
    Title: Alternative polyadenylation in herpes simplex virus replication

    Session 9: 2015-06-01
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Martin BisaillonSpeaker: Marie-Pier Tremblay, M.Sc. student
    Title: Modification of alternative splicing events induced by HBx protein of Hepatitis B virus

    Session 9: 2015-06-01
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Ute KotheSpeaker: Evan Caton, Ph.D. student
    Title: Biochemical Characterization of S. cerevisiae H/ACA small nucleolar Ribonucleoproteins

    Session 2: 2014-11-03
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    William ZergesSpeaker: Yu Zhan
    Title: Oxidized RNA in the chloroplast; its control and compartmentalization

    Session 5: 2015-02-02
    Chairman: Eric Masse

    Gerardo FerbeyreSpeaker: Fred Lessard, Post-Doc
    Title: Senescence as a result of impaired ribosome biogenesis

    Session 1: 2014-10-06
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Christine Vande VeldeSpeaker: Guillaume Caron, MSc student
    Title: Impact of ALS-causing mutations in TDP-43 on RNA granule dynamics

    Session 5: 2015-02-02
    Chairman: Eric Masse

    Hans-Joachim WiedenSpeaker: Justin Vigar, MSc student
    Title: Functional screening of a non-canonical translation initiation element using phenotypic sorting and high-throughput sequencing

    Session 2: 2014-11-03
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Carl ErnstSpeaker: Carl Ernst
    Title: Regulation of mRNA expression in gene dosage disorders
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    Session 1: 2013-10-07
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Philip JohnsonSpeaker: Oren Reinstein, PhD student
    Title: Thermodynamic and Strucural Analysis of High Affinity Off-target Ligand Binding by the Cocaine Binding Aptamer

    Session 6: 2014-03-03
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Jonathan PerreaultSpeaker: Jonathan Perreault
    Title: RNAstem and RiboGap: Bioinformatic Tools to Help Discover Noncoding RNAs

    Session 2: 2013-11-04
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    François BachandSpeaker: Gheorghe Pal, MSc student
    Title: Auto-regulation of PABPN1, the gene mutated in oculopharyngeal muscular dystrophy

    Session 2: 2013-11-04
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Pascale LegaultSpeaker: Alexandre Desjardins, PhD student
    Title: Multimeric assembly of Lin28 proteins on let-7 miRNAs precursors

    Session 3: 2013-12-02
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Mark BayfieldSpeaker: Ana Vakiloroayaei, Ph D student
    Title: Investigating how the RNA chaperone La engages folded versus unfolded RNA substrates

    Session 3: 2013-12-02
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Chantal AutexierSpeaker: Philippe Rousseau
    Title: Inactive C-terminal Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase Insertion Splicing Variants are Dominant-negative Inhibitors of Telomerase

    Session 3: 2013-12-02
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Rachel Jodoin, Ph D student
    Title: A new scoring system for the RNA G-quadruplexes

    Session 4: 2014-01-13
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Martin SimardSpeaker: Gabriel Bossé, Ph.D Student
    Title: Identification of a new modulator of microRNA turnover.

    Session 4: 2014-01-13
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Éric MasséSpeaker: David Lalaouna
    Title: How to catch a predator. A sponge's story.

    Session 4: 2014-01-13
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Daniel ZenklusenSpeaker: To be determined
    Title: To be determined

    Session 5: 2014-02-03
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Hans-Joachim WiedenSpeaker: Dylan Girodat, Msc Student
    Title: Charting the Thermodynamic Landscape of Nucleotide Binding in EF-Tu.

    Session 5: 2014-02-03
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Michelle ScottSpeaker: Michelle Scott
    Title: Differential processing for human box C/D snoRNAs

    Session 5: 2014-02-03
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Paul JoyceSpeaker: Matthew Leibovitch
    Title: Relating changes in the localization of Arabidopsis tRNA nucleotidyltransferase to changes in its structure, stability and activity.

    Session 6: 2014-03-03
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Daniel Lafontaine & Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Marc-Andre Comeau, PhD. Student
    Title: Characterisation of an RNA motif that modulates yeast RNase III activity

    Session 2: 2013-11-04
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Luc DesgroseillersSpeaker: Xin Zhang
    Title: Stau2 expression in response to DNA damages

    Session 1: 2013-10-07
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Nahum SonenbergSpeaker: Tommy Alain, Ph.D.
    Title: Translation control of innate immunity and viral oncolysis.

    Session 7: 2014-04-07
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Brendan BellSpeaker: Emmanuelle Wilhelm
    Title: PICH115: a novel co-factor for Tat trans-activation of HIV transcription?

    Session 7: 2014-04-07
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Steven ZimmerlySpeaker: Salim Ahmed, MSc Student
    Title: In vivo coupling between group IIC intron insertion and transcriptional termination.

    Session 7: 2014-04-07
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Marlene OeffingerSpeaker: Carolina Aguilar, MSc Student
    Title: Uncovering parallel ribosome biogenesis pathways during pre-60S subunit maturation.

    Session 8:2014-05-05
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Benoit ChabotSpeaker: Alexandre Cloutier
    Title: Permanent alterations of alternative splicing by transiently depleting RNPS1

    Session 8:2014-05-05
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    François MajorSpeaker: Nathanael Weill
    Title: Modeling miRNA-induced gene expression regulation

    Session 8:2014-05-05
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Éric LecuyerSpeaker: Julie Bergalet
    Title: Defining the role and the mechanism of RNA localization to the mitotic apparatus

    Session 8:2014-05-05
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Ute KotheSpeaker: Laura Keffer-Wilkes
    Title: Cellular function of TruB: pseudouridylation and...

    Session 9: 2014-06-02
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Stephen RaderSpeaker: Kirsten Reimer
    Title: Recombinant expression of the Sm complex from C. merolae

    Session 9: 2014-06-02
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Anne GatignolSpeaker: Samantha Burugu, MSc. Student
    Title: When HIV comes along, PACT-PKR relationship gets complicated

    Session 6: 2014-03-03
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Thomas DuchaineSpeaker: Vinay Mayya
    Title: Quantitative approaches in miRNA-mediated silencing

    Session 9: 2014-06-02
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Eric JanSpeaker: Anthony Khong
    Title: Modulation of stress granules and P bodies during dicistrovirus infection

    Session 1: 2013-10-07
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Imed GallouziSpeaker: Imed Gallouzi, Ph.D.
    Title: HuR and miR-1192 regulate myogenesis by modulating the translation of HMGB1 mRNA.

    Session 9: 2014-06-02
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Raymund WellingerSpeaker: Emmanuel Bajon, Ph.D. Student
    Title: Telomerase is single again: is this bad in the end?

    Session 2: 2013-11-04
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Bill ZergesSpeaker: Yu Zhan
    Title: Control of oxidative damage to RNA in the chloroplast of Chlamydomonas
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    Session 1:2012-10-15
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Kalle GehringSpeaker: Jingwei Xie
    Title: Functional insight into MLLE domain containing proteins

    Session 2: 2012-11-05
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Sébastien H. Eschbach
    Title: The SAM-I riboswitch: A tale with a twist

    Session 2: 2012-11-05
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Raymund WellingerSpeaker: Nancy Laterreur
    Title: The telomerase RNA has many structural secrets up its sleeve

    Session 2: 2012-11-05
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Bill ZergesSpeaker: James Dhaliwal
    Title: A chloroplast stress granule protein mitigates RNA oxidative damage in Chlamydomonas

    Session 1:2012-10-15
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Laurène Bastet
    Title: Two ncRNA in crime: The CoB12 riboswitch and the small RNA OmrB shut down the expression of btuB

    Session 3: 2012-12-03
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Michelle ScottSpeaker: Michelle Scott
    Title: Non-canonical roles for snoRNAs

    Session 3: 2012-12-03
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Samuel Rouleau
    Title: Targeting specific G-Quadruplexes with oligonucleotides

    Session 4: 2013-01-14
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Eric Masse & Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Maxime Simoneau-Roy
    Title: A trans-acting riboswitch, the thiB riboswitch of Escherichia coli might be

    Session 4: 2013-01-14
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Pascal ChartrandSpeaker: Karen Shahbabian
    Title: Coordinated assembly of localization and translational control factors on mRNA during transcription

    Session 4: 2013-01-14
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Francois BachandSpeaker: Anne-Marie Landry-Voyer
    Title: Characterization of an extra-ribosomal complex between the ribosomal protein S2 and the protein arginine methyltransferase, PRMT3

    Session 4: 2013-01-14
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Hans-Joachim WiedenSpeaker: Coatham Mackenzie
    Title: Flipping the switch: the ribosome modulates the gtpase activity of HflX

    Session 5: 2013-02-04
    Chairman: Eric Masse

    Tony RussellSpeaker: Ashley Moore, PhD Student
    Title: snoPatrol: Characterization of snoRNAs in the protist Euglena gracilis

    Session 5: 2013-02-04
    Chairman: Eric Masse

    Paul JoyceSpeaker: Prit-Kamal Sandhu, graduate student
    Title: Restoring catalytic activity but not thermostability suppresses a temperature-sensitive mutation in the Saccharomyces cerevisiae gene encoding tRNA nucleotidyltransferase

    Session 5: 2013-02-04
    Chairman: Eric Masse

    Francois BachandSpeaker: Jean-Francois Lemay, PhD Student
    Title: Let the termination ... meet the degradation

    Session 5: 2013-02-04
    Chairman: Eric Masse

    Jonathan PerreaultSpeaker: Jonathan Perreault, professor
    Title: Finding noncoding RNAs in bacteria

    Session 6: 2013-03-04
    Chairman: Francois Bachand

    Thomas DuchaineSpeaker: Mathieu Flamand, PhD Student
    Title: A non-canonical site unveils multiple cooperative mechanisms in microRNA-mediated silencing.

    Session 1:2012-10-15
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Nahum SonenbergSpeaker: Nathaniel Robichaud
    Title: Translational Control of Cancer: eIF4E Phosphorylation and Metastasis

    Session 6: 2013-03-04
    Chairman: Francois Bachand

    Luc DesGroseillersSpeaker: Mehdi Ghram, PhD student
    Title: Staufen1 and its beloved mRNAs : for a walk along the cycle.

    Session 7: 2013-04-08
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Bhushan NagarSpeaker: Irene Xie, Undergraduate Student
    Title: Structural characterization of IFIT1 and IFIT3

    Session 7: 2013-04-08
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Marlene OeffingerSpeaker: Pierre Zindy, Post-Doc Student
    Title: The human protein Nol12-ribosome biogenesis meets DNA damage and senescence

    Session 7: 2013-04-08
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Pascale LegaultSpeaker: Patricia Bouchard, PhD Student
    Title: Structure determination of a highly-stable kissing-loop interaction from the Neurospora VS ribozyme

    Session 7: 2013-04-08
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Andrew MoulandSpeaker: Christina Crossie, Graduate Student
    Title: HIV-1 RNA Trafficking

    Session 8:2013-05-06
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Tony RussellSpeaker: Ashley Moore, PhD Student
    Title: snoPatrol: Characterization of snoRNAs in the protist Euglena gracilis

    Session 8:2013-05-06
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Francois MajorSpeaker: Stephen Leong
    Title: Predict RNA 2D and 3D Structure over the Internet Using MC-Tools

    Session 8:2013-05-06
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Eric LecuyerSpeaker: Dr. Carole Iampietro
    Title: Chk2-dependent regulation of mRNA nuclear retention as a novel facet of the DNA damage response

    Session 8:2013-05-06
    Chairman: Michelle Scott

    Ute Wieden-KotheSpeaker: Jenna Friedt
    Title: What R can do for U: The Role of Arg181 in Pseudouridine Formation by TruB

    Session 9: 2013-06-03
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Stephen RaderSpeaker: Liz Dunn, PhD Student
    Title: U6 snRNA Structure in the Free U6 snRNP Reveals Mechanistic Insights into Spliceosome Activation

    Session 9: 2013-06-03
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Cyrielle Petibon, MSc student
    Title: Finding the secret code for the production of the S9 twin genes

    Session 9: 2013-06-03
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Eric JanSpeaker: Qian Ren, PhD Student
    Title: Insights into alternative reading frame selection by a tRNA-like domain of a viral internal ribosome entry site

    Session 9: 2013-06-03
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Chantal AutexierSpeaker: Ricky Kwan, MSc student
    Title: The Investigation of EWS as a Telomerase Associated Protein

    Session 3: 2012-12-03
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Mark BayfieldSpeaker: Lidia Sinavaskaia
    Title: Fitting in a missing piece of the LARP puzzle: Characterization of the S. pombe La-Related Protein SLR1

    Session 1:2012-10-15
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Steven ZimmerlySpeaker: Dewan Billal
    Title: A reverse transcriptase-related protein mediates phage resistance through an abortive infection mechanism that appears to target the ribosome

    Session 6: 2013-03-04
    Chairman: Francois Bachand

    Xavier RoucouSpeaker: Benoit Vanderperre, PhD Student
    Title: Direct identification of alternative open reading frames translation products in human expands the proteome.
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    Session 9: 2012-06-04
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    François BachandSpeaker: Valerie Grenier-St-Sauveur
    Title: Nabbing the role of fission yeast Nab2 in gene regulation.

    Session 1:2011-10-17
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Jean-Philippe Brosseau
    Title: EarthQuaking the ovarian tumor microenvironment

    Session 1:2011-10-17
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Nahum SonenbergSpeaker: Maritza Jaramillo Patinod
    Title: Translational control through the phosphorylation of eIF4E: Friend or Foe of the innate immune response?

    Session 2: 2011-11-07
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    François DragonSpeaker: Vincent Lemay
    Title: Split personalities: The case of ribosomal protein S18

    Session 2: 2011-11-07
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Christopher FrancklynSpeaker: Susan Robey-Bond
    Title: The Role of a Mutation in Histidyl-tRNA Synthetase in Usher-like Syndrome Deafness

    Session 2: 2011-11-07
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Mark BayfieldSpeaker: Rawaa Hussain
    Title: RNA binding and chaperone activity of human La-related proteins. Same function, different targets?

    Session 2: 2011-11-07
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Martin SimardSpeaker: Alejandro Vasquez
    Title: MicroRNA on the vesicular road

    Session 3: 2011-12-05
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Christopher FrancklynSpeaker: Susan Robey-Bond
    Title: The Role of a Mutation in Histidyl-tRNA Synthetase in Usher-like Syndrome Deafness

    Session 3: 2011-12-05
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Marlene OeffingerSpeaker: Christian Trahan
    Title: Checking out the 'hood': targeted crosslinking to study protein structures and interactions

    Session 3: 2011-12-05
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Eric JanSpeaker: Hilda Au
    Title: Characterization of the tRNA mimic within a viral internal ribosome entry site

    Session 3: 2011-12-05
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Pascale LegaultSpeaker: Alexandre Desjardins
    Title: Deciphering the molecular determinants of the complex formed by the microRNA let-7g and the pluripotency factor Lin28

    Session 4: 2012-01-16
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Brendan BellSpeaker: Catherine Kamtchueng
    Title: Alternative splicing of the apoptotic isoform TAF6delta, a co-factor of transcription

    Session 4: 2012-01-16
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Barbara PapadopoulouSpeaker: Serge Cloutier
    Title: Co- and post-translational regulation of the Leishmania eukaryotic initiation factor eIF2alpha subunit in response to stress and during the parasite’s intracellular development

    Session 4: 2012-01-16
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Hans-Joachim WiedenSpeaker: Kirsten Rosler
    Title: Molecular dynamics simulations in conjunction with biochemical studies identify a conserved Histidine as essential for ATP-hydrolysis in the universally conserved NTPase YchF

    Session 4: 2012-01-16
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Ute KotheSpeaker: Laura Keffer-Wilkes
    Title: Come together over U – Pseudouridine Synthases meet RNA

    Session 5: 2012-02-06
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Pascal ChartrandSpeaker: Emilio Cusanelli
    Title: A tail of TERRA

    Session 5: 2012-02-06
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    François MajorSpeaker: Maria Abella
    Title: Analysis of the alternative riboswitch RNA 2D structures: The case of attenuators

    Session 5: 2012-02-06
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Katalin A. HudakSpeaker: Meherzad Kutky
    Title: Pokeweed antiviral protein inhibits HIV-I transcription

    Session 1:2011-10-17
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Laurène Bastet
    Title: The dark side of the CoB12 riboswitch: from the switch to the regulation mechanism

    Session 6: 2012-03-12
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Chantal AutexierSpeaker: Josephine Chu
    Title: Role of the human telomerase ‘insertion in fingers domain’ in cancer and premature aging disease

    Session 6: 2012-03-12
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Kalle GehringSpeaker: Nozhat Safaee
    Title: Crystal structure of the parallel double-stranded helix of poly(A) RNA

    Session 5: 2012-02-06
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Steven ZimmerlySpeaker: Bonnie McNeil
    Title: Alternative splicing of a group II intron in Clostridium tetani

    Session 6: 2012-03-12
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Paul JoyceSpeaker: Matthew Leibovitch
    Title: Altered cellular distribution of tRNA nucleotidyltransferase in plants

    Session 7: 2012-04-02
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Thomas DuchaineSpeaker: Ariel Donayo
    Title: Deconstructing the miR-17~92 miRNA cluster

    Session 7: 2012-04-02
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Andrew MoulandSpeaker: Fernando Valiente-Echeverria
    Title: HIV-1-mediated blockade to stress granule assembly

    Session 7: 2012-04-02
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Stephen RaderSpeaker: Cassie Fayowski, Matt Halstead and Anthony Daniele
    Title: U1, C. merolae lost: the mysterious tale of the disappearing snRNP

    Session 7: 2012-04-02
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Éric LécuyerSpeaker: Dr. Neal Cody
    Title: Transcriptome profiling reveals a broad role for the Drosophila Muscleblind protein in mRNA localization

    Session 8:2012-05-07
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Sébastien RodrigueSpeaker: Sébastien Rodrigue
    Title: Transcriptome and proteome dynamics of a light-dark synchronized bacterial cell cycle

    Session 8:2012-05-07
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Bhushan NagarSpeaker: Yazan Abbas
    Title: Structural Analysis of an Interferon-Inducible Protein

    Session 8:2012-05-07
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Rachid MazrouiSpeaker: Cristina Gareau
    Title: Characterization of Fragile X Mental Retardation protein-granules formation and dynamics in drosophila

    Session 8:2012-05-07
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Bill ZergesSpeaker: Matthew Peters
    Title: Translation is compartmentalized for photosystem II biogenesis

    Session 9: 2012-06-04
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Anne GatignolSpeaker: Eileen Shaw
    Title: The PKR activator, PACT, becomes a PKR inhibitor during HIV replication.

    Session 9: 2012-06-04
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Imed GallouziSpeaker: Jennifer Ma
    Title: The role and regulation of STAT3 in cachexia-induced muscle wasting.

    Session 9: 2012-06-04
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Martin PelchatSpeaker: Yasnee Beeharry
    Title: Conserved features of an RNA promoter recognized by the human RNA Polymerase II.

    Session 1:2011-10-17
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Paul LaskoSpeaker: Chiara Gamberi
    Title: A tale of two tails. How polarity is established in Drosophila

    Session 6: 2012-03-12
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Benoit ChabotSpeaker: Jérôme Barbier
    Title: Genomic instability and the evolution of alternative splicing profiles
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    Session 4: 2011-01-10
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Barbara PapadopoulouSpeaker: Prasad Padmanabhan
    Title: Antisense RNA-mediated ribosomal RNA degradation in the parasitic protozoan Leishmania and its link to apoptosis

    Session 5: 2011-02-07
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Raymund WellingerSpeaker: Jean-François Noël
    Title: Telomerase RNA 3' end formation in S. cerevisiae

    Session 9: 2011-06-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Andrew MoulandSpeaker: Lara Ajamian
    Title: UPF1: La CRM de la CRM of HIV-1 RNA export

    Session 1:2010-10-13
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Benoit ChabotSpeaker: Lulzim Shkreta
    Title: The DNA damage response pathway regulates the alternative splicing of the apoptotic mediator Bcl-x

    Session 1:2010-10-13
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Marc TherrienSpeaker: Dariel Ashton-Beaucage
    Title: The EJC and Splicing Factors Act on RAS1/MAPK Signaling by Altering the Splicing of mapk/rl

    Session 2: 2010-11-01
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    François BachandSpeaker: Caroline Lemieux
    Title: Gene regulation by polyadenylation-dependent pre-mRNA decay

    Session 2: 2010-11-01
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Imed GallouziSpeaker: Anne Cammas
    Title: Posttranscriptional regulation of nucleophosmin is required for muscle fiber formation

    Session 2: 2010-11-01
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Marlene OeffingerSpeaker: Marlene Oeffinger
    Title: Understanding dynamic maturation of ribosomes and its link to cell division

    Session 2: 2010-11-01
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Stéphane RichardSpeaker: Stéphane Richard
    Title: The role of sam68 in regulating metabolism

    Session 3: 2010-12-06
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Michel Lévesque
    Title: Optimization of the design for efficient production of SOFA-HDV ribozymes

    Session 3: 2010-12-06
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Benoit CousineauSpeaker: Cecilia Quiroga
    Title: Factors involved in cis and trans-splicing of Ll.LtrB group II intron

    Session 3: 2010-12-06
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Martin PelchatSpeaker: Martin Pelchat
    Title: Functional relationship between hepatitis delta virus and viroids

    Session 3: 2010-12-06
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Hans-Joachim WiedenSpeaker: Evan Mercier
    Title: Modulating P-loop entropy in EF-Tu affects GTP binding

    Session 4: 2011-01-10
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Eric MasséSpeaker: Julie-Anna Benjamin
    Title: Antagonist regulation of an mRNA by a small RNA and a regulatory binding protein

    Session 4: 2011-01-10
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Audrey Dubé
    Title: New insights into riboswitch regulatory mechanisms

    Session 4: 2011-01-10
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Rachid MazrouiSpeaker: Cristina Gareau
    Title: p21WAF1/CIP1 upregulation through the Stress Granules-associated CUGBP1 confers chemoresistance

    Session 9: 2011-06-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Brendan BellSpeaker: Aurélie Delannoy
    Title: Study of the Modus Operandi of the cellular killer Taf6delta

    Session 4: 2011-01-10
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Paul JoyceSpeaker: Mark Goring
    Title: Temperature-sensitivity suppressor mutations in tRNA nucleotidyltransferase: replacing dogma with data

    Session 5: 2011-02-07
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Pascal ChartrandSpeaker: Faissal Ouenzar
    Title: Telomerase RNA trafficking and DNA damage response

    Session 1:2010-10-13
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Jocelyn CotéSpeaker: Gabriel Sanchez
    Title: Functional Relationship between SMN and CARM1: implications for SMA

    Session 5: 2011-02-07
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Gerardo FerbeyreSpeaker: Mathieu Vernier
    Title: Regulation of E2Fs and senescence by PML nuclear bodies

    Session 5: 2011-02-07
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Chantal AutexierSpeaker: Sanjida Khondaker
    Title: The role of Alternatively-Spliced Variants of the Mouse Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase in Telomerase Regulation

    Session 6: 2011-03-07
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Mark BayfieldSpeaker: Amir Naeeni
    Title: Functional analysis of the conserved RNA chaperone activity of La proteins

    Session 6: 2011-03-07
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Steven ZimmerlySpeaker: Steven Zimmerly
    Title: Novel mechanisms of group II intron splice-site recognition in Clostridium tetani

    Session 6: 2011-03-07
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Bill ZergesSpeaker: James Dhaliwal
    Title: RNA quality control requires an RNA-binding protein of (chloroplast) stress granules

    Session 6: 2011-03-07
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Francois MajorSpeaker: Véronique Lisi
    Title: Identification of microRNA/Transcription Factor Auto-Regulatory Loops and their Role in Proliferation and Hematopoiesis

    Session 7: 2011-04-04
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Martin SimardSpeaker: Gabriel Bossé
    Title: C. elegans genetics uncovers a key regulator of the microRNA levels

    Session 7: 2011-04-04
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Thomas DuchaineSpeaker: Ahilya Sawh
    Title: A Truncated Dicer Tilts the Balance of RNAi Pathways in C. elegans

    Session 7: 2011-04-04
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Luc DesgroseillersSpeaker: Véronique Trépanier
    Title: Staufen-associated mRNAs during mitosis

    Session 7: 2011-04-04
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Anne GatignolSpeaker: Robert Scarborough
    Title: Design and Evaluation of SOFA HDV-Rzs Targeting HIV

    Session 7: 2011-04-04
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Bill ZergesSpeaker: James Dhaliwal
    Title: RNA quality control requires an RNA-binding protein of (chloroplast) stress granules

    Session 8:2011-05-02
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Mark BayfieldSpeaker: Amir Naeeni
    Title: Functional analysis of the conserved RNA chaperone activity of La proteins

    Session 8:2011-05-02
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Steven ZimmerlySpeaker: Bonnie McNeil
    Title: Alternative splicing of a group II intron in Clostridium tetani

    Session 8:2011-05-02
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Ute KotheSpeaker: Rajashekhar Kamalampeta
    Title: The role of proteins Nop10 and Gar1 for Cbf5-catalyzed pseudouridine formation

    Session 8:2011-05-02
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Sherif Abou Elela && Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Marc-André Comeau
    Title: Regulation of RNase III mediated RNA metabolism

    Session 8:2011-05-02
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Martin BisaillonSpeaker: Maude Tremblay-Létourneau
    Title: Virtual high-throughput screening identifies mycophenolic acid as a novel RNA capping inhibitor

    Session 9: 2011-06-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Eric JanSpeaker: Qian Ren
    Title: Alternative reading frame selection mediated by a viral tRNA-mimic internal ribosome entry site

    Session 9: 2011-06-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Bhushan NagarSpeaker: Filipp Frank
    Title: Structural Analysis of 5'-mRNA-Cap Interactions with the Human AGO2 MID Domain

    Session 9: 2011-06-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Ute KotheSpeaker: Rajashekhar Kamalampeta
    Title: The role of proteins Nop10 and Gar1 for Cbf5-catalyzed pseudouridine formation

    Session 1:2010-10-13
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Caroline DiorioSpeaker: Caroline Diorio
    Title: Alternative splicing events and breast cancer survival: preliminary results
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    Session 7: 2010-05-03
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Rachid MazrouiSpeaker: Cristina Gareau
    Title: Stress Granules formation: a possible mechanism for chemoresistance

    Session 3: 2010-01-11
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Martin BisaillonSpeaker: Issur Moheshwarnath
    Title: In vitro reconstitution of the Flaviviral RNA capping machinery

    Session 8:2010-06-07
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Leyla Aksouh
    Title: Nuclear degradation regulates the cell cycle dependent expression and localization of the septin checkpoint kinase HSL1

    Session 8:2010-06-07
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Luc DesgroseillersSpeaker: Maria Sanchez-Carbente
    Title: DEAD-box 3 RNA helicase associates with specific mRNA population in brain: insight on mRNA transport

    Session 1:2009-11-02
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Hans-Joachim WiedenSpeaker: Evelina DeLaurentiis
    Title: Identification of structural determinants critical for the function of LepA

    Session 1:2009-11-02
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Andrew MoulandSpeaker: Anne Monette
    Title: HIV-1 induces cytoplasmic retention of hnRNP A1 by disrupting nuclear import

    Session 1:2009-11-02
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Anne GatignolSpeaker: Jean-François Gélinas
    Title: Ribonucleoproteic complex formed around PKR during HIV replication

    Session 2: 2009-12-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Steven ZimmerlySpeaker: Chen Wang
    Title: A reverse transcriptase-related protein mediates phage abortive

    Session 2: 2009-12-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Thomas DuchaineSpeaker: Edlyn Wu
    Title: MicroRNA mediated silencing in the early embryo of C elegans

    Session 2: 2009-12-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Benoit Heppell
    Title: A helical domain of the SAM riboswitch pre-folds the ligand binding site

    Session 2: 2009-12-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    François DragonSpeaker: Vincent Lemay
    Title: Identification of novel snR30 partners

    Session 4: 2010-02-01
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Patrick St-Pierre
    Title: The regulatory nature of riboswitches determines the ligand binding mechanism

    Session 3: 2010-01-11
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Imed GallouziSpeaker: Imed Gallouzi
    Title: The early steps of muscle fiber formation require HuR-mediated expression of the Alarmin HMGB1

    Session 3: 2010-01-11
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Jean-Denis Beaudoin
    Title: G-quadruplex structure: a translation repressor broadly found in the transcriptome

    Session 5: 2010-03-08
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    François BachandSpeaker: Caroline Lemieux
    Title: A novel function for Pab2 in the quality control of pre-mRNA splicing

    Session 7: 2010-05-03
    Chairman: François Bachand

    François MajorSpeaker: Paul Dallaire
    Title: A microRNA hidden amongst the YRNAs

    Session 4: 2010-02-01
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Bill ZergesSpeaker: Yu Zhan
    Title: Functional analyses of chloroplast stress granules

    Session 8:2010-06-07
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Brendan BellSpeaker: Emmanuelle Wilhelm
    Title: Getting to the core of HIV latency: CTGC promoter motifs are essential for Tat-activated transcription

    Session 5: 2010-03-08
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Hans-Joachim WiedenSpeaker: Jeffrey Fischer
    Title: Is the universally conserved GTPase HflX a ribosome associated factor?

    Session 1:2009-11-02
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Eric MasséSpeaker: Hubert Salvail
    Title: The small regulatory RNA RyhB is essential for enterobactin production in E. coli.

    Session 5: 2010-03-08
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Raymund WellingerSpeaker: Isabelle Dionne
    Title: Telomerase RNA: what kind of RNA is that ?

    Session 5: 2010-03-08
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Pascale LegaultSpeaker: Vanessa Delfosse
    Title: Purine riboswitch structure: a unique evolutionary-excluded structural mimicry

    Session 6: 2010-04-12
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Ute KotheSpeaker: Ute Kothe
    Title: Insight into the mechanism of TruB-catalyzed pseudouridine synthesis

    Session 6: 2010-04-12
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Benoit ChabotSpeaker: Alexandre Cloutier
    Title: Finding the regulatory factor for Bcl-x: a question of life and death

    Session 6: 2010-04-12
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Pascal ChartrandSpeaker: Amélie Forget
    Title: Co-transcriptional recruitment of the translational repressor Puf6p on nascent ASH1 mRNA

    Session 6: 2010-04-12
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Kalle GehringSpeaker: Guennadi Kozlov
    Title: Structural studies of the role of the MLLE domain of Poly(A) binding protein in miRNA-mediated mRNA deadenylation

    Session 7: 2010-05-03
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Benoit ChabotSpeaker: Laetitia Michelle
    Title: Exon-Junction Complex proteins regulate Bcl-x alternative splicing

    Session 7: 2010-05-03
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Mathieu Lavoie
    Title: Probing the target bias of the RNA degradation machinery

    Session 4: 2010-02-01
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    François BachandSpeaker: Olivier St-André
    Title: Pab2: the moodkiller of fission yeast meiosis

    Session 4: 2010-02-01
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Martin BisaillonSpeaker: Frédéric Picard-Jean
    Title: Can the immunosuppressive agent Mizoribine interfere with the RNA capping apparatus?

    Session 8:2010-06-07
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Hans-Joachim WiedenSpeaker: Alvin Altamirano
    Title: The functional characterization of the universally conserved P-loop NTPase YchF
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    Session 8:2009-06-01
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    LGFUSSpeaker: Jean-Philippe Brosseau
    Title: High-Throughput Quantification of Splicing Isoforms in Clinical Samples

    Session 1:2008-11-03
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Martin BisaillonSpeaker: Marie soulière
    Title: Study of a Decapping Enzyme Provides Evidence for a Two-metal Ion Mechanism

    Session 1:2008-11-03
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Kalle GehringSpeaker: Marie Ménade
    Title: Binding studies of the translational stimulator paip1 protein in complex with the recently identified eIF3 subunit p44 involved in eIF3-paip1 interaction

    Session 1:2008-11-03
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Brendan BellSpeaker: Marie-Eve Stébenne
    Title: Regulation of expression of death-inducing TAF6delta via alternative splicing

    Session 2: 2008-12-01
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Reymund WellingerSpeaker: Nancy Laterreur
    Title: Discovery of a conserved RNA element important for telomerase function

    Session 2: 2008-12-01
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Patrick St-Pierre
    Title: Characterization of the siRNAs associated with peach latent mosaic viroid infection

    Session 2: 2008-12-01
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Mathieu Catala
    Title: Yeast RNase III is required for the degradation of cell cycle dependent messenger RNAs

    Session 2: 2008-12-01
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Eric MasséSpeaker: Eric Massé
    Title: Small RNA-induced mRNA degradation in bacteria

    Session 3: 2009-01-12
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Subburaj IlangumaranSpeaker: Subburaj Ilangumaran
    Title: Cytolytic T Lymphocyte Activation without Antigen: Instances, Implications & Mechanisms

    Session 3: 2009-01-12
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Francois BachandSpeaker: Jean-François Lemay
    Title: A Novel Function for the Nuclear Poly(A)-Binding Protein

    Session 3: 2009-01-12
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    Pascal ChartrandSpeaker: Franck Gallardo
    Title: Following the intracellular dynamic of the yeast telomerase RNA in living cells

    Session 3: 2009-01-12
    Chairman: Daniel Lafontaine

    François DragonSpeaker: Christian Trahan
    Title: Effects of dyskeratosis congenita mutations on telomerase assembly

    Session 4: 2009-02-02
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Martin BisaillonSpeaker: Moheshwarnath Issur
    Title: Determining cap donor/acceptor specificities of the mRNA capping machinery

    Session 4: 2009-02-02
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Hans-Joachim WiedenSpeaker: Evan Mercier
    Title: Structural dynamics and nucleotide exchange in Elongation Factor Tu

    Session 4: 2009-02-02
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Raja Chinnappan
    Title: Real-time monitoring riboswitch-controlled gene expression using molecular beacons

    Session 4: 2009-02-02
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Benoit ChabotSpeaker: Laetitia Michelle
    Title: RNA-Binding Proteins of the Exon-Junction Complex regulate Bcl-x alternative splicing: connecting NMD defects to apoptosis?

    Session 5: 2009-03-09
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Imed GallouziSpeaker: Christopher Von Roretz
    Title: Role-reversal of HuR in apoptosis: Implication of caspases and the stress kinase PKR

    Session 1:2008-11-03
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Benoit Heppell
    Title: Peripheral elements of the SAM riboswitch influence ligand binding affinity

    Session 5: 2009-03-09
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Simon Blouin
    Title: Dissecting the folding pathway of a lysine-binding riboswitch

    Session 5: 2009-03-09
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Bill ZergesSpeaker: Oussama Rifai
    Title: Is there an ER in the chloroplast? Isolation and characterization of novel membranes on which chloroplast mRNAs are translated

    Session 6: 2009-04-06
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Léa Brakier-GingrasSpeaker: Johanie Charbonneau
    Title: The Efficiency of a Programmed -1 Ribosomal Frameshift of HIV-1 Is Not Affected by Changes Altering the Rate of Cap-dependent Translation Initiation

    Session 6: 2009-04-06
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Martin SimardSpeaker: Alejandro Vasquez Rifo
    Title: Function and Genetic interaction of the C. elegans alg-1 and alg-2 genes

    Session 6: 2009-04-06
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Luc DesgroseillersSpeaker: Karine Boulay
    Title: The control of Staufen 1 expression by APC/C-Cdh1 complex is required for mitosis progression

    Session 6: 2009-04-06
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Barbara PapadopoulouSpeaker: Prasad Padmanabhan
    Title: Life without RNAi: How Leishmania does silence gene expression?

    Session 7: 2009-05-04
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Masad DamhaSpeaker: Glen Deleavey
    Title: Fluorinated Nucleosides: Modifying siRNA to Improve Stability and Activity

    Session 7: 2009-05-04
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Eric MasséSpeaker: Hubert Salvail
    Title: Translational activation of shikimate import by the small RNA RyhB: molecular and physiological insights

    Session 7: 2009-05-04
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Kenneth HastingsSpeaker: Brendan Yeats
    Title: Unexpected Features of Spliced Leader related RNAs of Ciona intestinalis

    Session 7: 2009-05-04
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Mathieu Lavoie
    Title: A Genome-Wide Approach for Defining Substrate Specificity of a Ribonuclease III

    Session 8:2009-06-01
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Jérôme Mulhbacher
    Title: Use Of Guanine Riboswitches As New Antibiotic Target For Treatment Of S. aureus And C. difficile Infections

    Session 8:2009-06-01
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Anne GatignolSpeaker: Sylvanne Daniels
    Title: HIV-encoded elements disrupt RNA interference activity

    Session 8:2009-06-01
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Rachid MazrouiSpeaker: Sophie Mokas
    Title: Uncoupling Stress Granule Assembly and Inhibition of Translation Initiation

    Session 5: 2009-03-09
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Pascale LegaultSpeaker: Ao Yang
    Title: NMR and biophysical studies of the interactions between human FCP1 and general transcription factor TFII
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    Session 4: 2008-02-04
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Jérôme Mulhbacher
    Title: Guanine riboswitch inhibitors as promising new antibiotics familly against S. aureus and C. difficile

    Session 8:2008-06-02
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Martin SimardSpeaker: Samir Bouasker
    Title: Biochemical studies of the Argonautes proteins in C. elegans

    Session 1:2007-11-05
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Andrew MoulandSpeaker: Anne Monette
    Title: The effects of hnRNP proteins on the regulation of HIV-1 expression

    Session 2: 2007-12-03
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Jacek MajewskiSpeaker: David Benovoy
    Title: Identifying alternative splicing events using the Affymetrix Human Exon Array

    Session 2: 2007-12-03
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    François MajorSpeaker: Marc Parisien
    Title: The HIV-1 –1 Frameshifting Element Structure

    Session 2: 2007-12-03
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Benoit Heppell
    Title: The importance of a long-range Watson-Crick base pair in naturally occuring SAM riboswitches

    Session 2: 2007-12-03
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Stephane RichardSpeaker: Marc-Etienne Huot
    Title: Defining the Sam68 ribonucleoprotein complex (RNP) and its regulation by Epidermal Growth Factor

    Session 3: 2008-01-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Alain Dandijou
    Title: To be determined

    Session 3: 2008-01-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Lea Brakier-GingrasSpeaker: Karine Gendron
    Title: Cap-independent translation in HIV-1

    Session 3: 2008-01-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Martin bisaillonSpeaker: Marie Soulière
    Title: Kinetic and thermodynamic characterization of the capping enzyme from PBCV-1

    Session 8:2008-06-02
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Jean-Francois Lemay
    Title: Single-molecule FRET reveals implication of core mutation in the folding dynamics of the adenine riboswitch

    Session 4: 2008-02-04
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Francois CorbinSpeaker: Véronique Lauzière
    Title: Blood platelets: a new model to study the fragile X mental retardation protein ?

    Session 3: 2008-01-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    LGFUSSpeaker: Jean-Philippe Brosseau
    Title: Methods for reprogramming cancer specific alternative splicing

    Session 7: 2008-05-05
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Kalle GehringSpeaker: Nozhat Safaee
    Title: Structural studies of the complex of eIF4G and PABP: an interaction responsible for circularization of mRNA and translation stimulation

    Session 5: 2008-03-03
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Francois BachandSpeaker: Caroline Lemieux
    Title: Cotranscriptional recruitment of the yeast Nuclear poly(A)-binding protein Pab2 to active genes and association with translating mRNPs

    Session 5: 2008-03-03
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Eric MasséSpeaker: Guilaume Desnoyers
    Title: Small RNA-mediated discoordination of an operon

    Session 5: 2008-03-03
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Thomas DuchaineSpeaker: Neetha Makil
    Title: The ERI complex: a formidable silencing machine

    Session 6: 2008-04-07
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Jean-Denis Beaudoin
    Title: Potassium ions modulate a G-quadruplex-ribozyme's activity

    Session 6: 2008-04-07
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Pascal ChartrandSpeaker: Zhifa Shen
    Title: Co-transcriptional recruitment of She2p to the ASH1 mRNA promotes the localization of this transcript to the bud of yeast cells

    Session 6: 2008-04-07
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Patrick ProvostSpeaker: Marjorie Perron
    Title: Biological interaction between Dicer and p63

    Session 6: 2008-04-07
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Martin BisaillonSpeaker: Issur Moheshwarnath
    Title: Probing into the structural determinants of the capping machinery

    Session 7: 2008-05-05
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Rachid MazrouiSpeaker: Sophie Mokas
    Title: Mechanisms of stress granules formation

    Session 7: 2008-05-05
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Simon Blouin
    Title: RNA peripheral elements are intimately linked to the lysine riboswitch gene regulation process

    Session 8:2008-06-02
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Chantal AutexierSpeaker: Johans Fakhoury
    Title: Heterologous Mouse and Human Telomerase Complexes are Defective in Telomere Maintenance

    Session 1:2007-11-05
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Bill ZergesSpeaker: Jim Uniake
    Title: Localization of protein synthesis for photosystem II assembly and repair

    Session 7: 2008-05-05
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Ken HastingsSpeaker: Ken Hastings
    Title: SL trans-splicing in the chordates: high-throughput sequence analysis of SL trans-spliced mRNAs of the ascidian tunicate Ciona intertinalis

    Session 4: 2008-02-04
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Jacek MajewskiSpeaker: David Benovoy
    Title: Identifying alternative splicing events using the Affymetrix Human Exon Array

    Session 8:2008-06-02
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Ghada Ghazal
    Title: Co-transcriptional Cleavage by yeast RNase III provides a regulatory mechanism for 3’end mRNA processing

    Session 1:2007-11-05
    Chairman: François Bachand

    Benoit ChabotSpeaker: Lulzim Shkreta
    Title: Impact of anticancer drugs on the alternative splicing of Bcl-x and other apoptotic genes
  • SESSIONLABSPEAKER

    Session 6: 2007-04-02
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Eric MasseSpeaker: Eric Masse
    Title: Adaptation to iron starvation through a small regulatory RNA

    Session 2: 2006-12-04
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Atef Nehdi
    Title: HDV: from the Ribozyme to the virus

    Session 3: 2007-01-08
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Martin SimardSpeaker: Martin Simard
    Title: Juggling with the C. elegans RNA silencing pathways

    Session 3: 2007-01-08
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Martin BisaillonSpeaker: Cédric Reymond
    Title: Folding of the HDV ribozyme

    Session 3: 2007-01-08
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Gerardo FerbeyreSpeaker: Vincent De Guire
    Title: An E2F/miR-20a auto-regulatory feed-back loop

    Session 3: 2007-01-08
    Chairman: Brendan Bell

    Benoit ChabotSpeaker: Jean-François Fisette
    Title: Inbreeding between hnRNP family members

    Session 4: 2007-02-05
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Jean-François Lemay
    Title: When riboswitches decide to play alone: a ligand-independent riboswitch activation produced by a single-point mutation

    Session 4: 2007-02-05
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Pascal ChartrandSpeaker: Frank Gallardo
    Title: Following the maturation and trafficking of the yeast telomerase RNA

    Session 4: 2007-02-05
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Brendan BellSpeaker: Marie-Eve Stébenne
    Title: Towards the mechanism of pro-apoptotic TAF6 splicing

    Session 4: 2007-02-05
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Asef Mufti
    Title: Inhibition of hepatitis B virus replication by SOFA-HDV ribozyme

    Session 5: 2007-03-12
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Andrew MoulandSpeaker: Lara Ajamian
    Title: Control of HIV-1 RNA Expression

    Session 1:2006-11-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Jacek MajewskiSpeaker: Jacek Majewski
    Title: Differences and heritability of splicing among individuals

    Session 5: 2007-03-12
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Thomas DuchaineSpeaker: Thomas Duchaine
    Title: RNAi-mediated loops maintain the genome's integrity

    Session 5: 2007-03-12
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Léa Brakier-GingrasSpeaker: Johanie Charbonneau
    Title: Changes in the translation initiation rate affect the frameshift efficiency of the human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1).

    Session 1:2006-11-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Daniel LafontaineSpeaker: Benoît Heppell
    Title: Folding of the SAM riboswitch

    Session 6: 2007-04-02
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Patrick ProvostSpeaker: Dominique Ouellet
    Title: Does HIV-1 harbor functional microRNAs?

    Session 6: 2007-04-02
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Luc DesgroseillersSpeaker: Maria Del Rayo Sanchez Carbente
    Title: The RNA helicase DEAD-box3 : an organizer of RNA granules in neurons

    Session 7: 2007-05-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Anne GatignolSpeaker: Kaitlin Soye
    Title: Decreasing HIV-1 replication by delta Ribozymes by targeting viral and cellular RNA

    Session 7: 2007-05-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    François BachandSpeaker: François Bachand
    Title: Using Fission Yeast to Unravel Polyadenylation Control

    Session 7: 2007-05-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Mathieu Lavoie
    Title: Yeast RNase III uses a flexible network of hydrogen bonds for substrate recognition

    Session 7: 2007-05-07
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Kalle GehringSpeaker: Nadeem Siddiqui
    Title: Poly(A)-nuclease interacts with the PABC domain from poly(A)-binding protein

    Session 8:2007-06-04
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Chantal AutexierSpeaker: Yasmin D’Souza
    Title: The role of telomerase processivity in telomere length regulation

    Session 8:2007-06-04
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Pascale LegaultSpeaker: Patricia Bouchard
    Title: Structure-Function Studies of Substrate Recognition by the Neurospora VS Ribozyme

    Session 8:2007-06-04
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Ghada Ghazal
    Title: RNase III regulates the expression of polycistronic RNA in yeast

    Session 8:2007-06-04
    Chairman: Raymund Wellinger

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Jules Gagnon
    Title: Looking for Rnt1p needles in the genome haystack

    Session 1:2006-11-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Edward KhandjianSpeaker: Maud Gravel & Barthélemy Tournier
    Title: The Fragile X Mental Retardation Protein: RNA long distance call in neuron

    Session 1:2006-11-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Imed GallouziSpeaker: Rachid Mazroui
    Title: Molecular mechanisms of assembly and desassembly of stress granules

    Session 2: 2006-12-04
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Mathieu Catala
    Title: Involvement of RNase III in yeast cell cycle regulation

    Session 5: 2007-03-12
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    LGFUSSpeaker: Takis Prinos
    Title: Annotation of alternatively spliced isoforms in ovarian cancer

    Session 2: 2006-12-04
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Paul RoySpeaker: Grégory Léon
    Title: Insertion of group II intron retroelements into antibiotic resistance cassettes of integron

    Session 2: 2006-12-04
    Chairman: Eric Massé

    Barbara PapadopoulouSpeaker: Michaela Müller
    Title: Extinct Short Retroposons are involved in Regulation of Gene Expression in Leishmania
  • SESSIONLABSPEAKER

    Session 1:2005-11-07
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Benoit ChabotSpeaker: Rebeca Martinez
    Title: hnRNPA/B and F/H: the fruit of the loop

    Session 2: 2005-12-05
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Chabot/Wellinger/Abou ElelaSpeaker: Julie Parenteau
    Title: Construction of an intronless Saccharomyces cerevisiae yeast strain

    Session 2: 2005-12-05
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Dongling Ge
    Title: Rnt1p, a Modulator of Glucose Sensing System in Yeast

    Session 2: 2005-12-05
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Stephane RichardSpeaker: Erique Lukong
    Title: Cellular implications of Sam68 phosphorylation

    Session 3: 2006-01-09
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    GenomeSpeaker: Degen Zhuo
    Title: A Signature for the Mammalian Young Spliceosomal Introns

    Session 3: 2006-01-09
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Natacha Dreumont
    Title: Post-transcriptional regulation of drug resistance genes in yeast

    Session 3: 2006-01-09
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Benoit ChabotSpeaker: Jean-François Fisette
    Title: Bringing splice sites together using G force

    Session 3: 2006-01-09
    Chairman: Sherif Abou Elela

    Bill ZergesSpeaker: Jim Uniacke
    Title: Chloroplast mRNA localization during oxidative stress

    Session 4: 2006-02-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Paul H. RoySpeaker: Gregory Leon
    Title: Potential role of bacterial group II class C introns in integron multiresistance cassette formation and evolution.

    Session 4: 2006-02-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Martin SimardSpeaker: Martin Simard
    Title: microRNA and siRNA complexes in C. elegans

    Session 4: 2006-02-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Marco Di FruscioSpeaker: Marco Di Fruscio
    Title: Developmental consequences in Drosophila following the loss of the RNA binding protein Kep1

    Session 4: 2006-02-06
    Chairman: Benoit Chabot

    Craig C. MelloSpeaker: Thomas Duchaine
    Title: Functional proteomics reveals the biochemical niche of C. elegans DCR-1 in multiple small-RNA mediated pathways.

    Session 1:2005-11-07
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Luc DesgroseillersSpeaker: Laurent Chatel-Chaix
    Title: Staufen participates to Gag multimerization during HIV-1 assembly in live cells

    Session 5: 2006-03-06
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    François DragonSpeaker: Sahar Soltanieh
    Title: DEAD-box protein Dbp4 is an auxiliary factor required for SSU processome function.

    Session 5: 2006-03-06
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Sherif Abou ElelaSpeaker: Ghada Ghazal
    Title: A new angle of Rnt1p's mode of action.

    Session 5: 2006-03-06
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Éric MasséSpeaker: Éric Massé
    Title: Specific targeting and mechanism of a small regulatory RNA.

    Session 2: 2005-12-05
    Chairman: Éric Massé

    Benoit ChabotSpeaker: Timothée Revil
    Title: The democracy of a splicing decision

    Session 6: 2006-04-03
    Chairman: Raymond Wellinger

    Pascal ChartrandSpeaker: Vincent De Guire
    Title: A self-regulatory pathway between miR-20 and E2F transcription factors

    Session 6: 2006-04-03
    Chairman: Raymond Wellinger

    François BachandSpeaker: François Bachand
    Title: Regulation of the translational machinery by protein methylation

    Session 6: 2006-04-03
    Chairman: Raymond Wellinger

    Patrick ProvostSpeaker: Vincent Boissonneault
    Title: Regulation of BACE expression by microRNAs

    Session 7: 2006-05-01
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Chantal AutexierSpeaker: Johans Fakhoury
    Title: The role of the telomerase reverse transcriptase in the divergent regulation of mouse and human telomere function

    Session 7: 2006-05-01
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Anne GatignolSpeaker: Guerline Clerzius
    Title: Regulation of HIV-1 expression and replication by TRBP and PKR, two dsRNA binding proteins

    Session 7: 2006-05-01
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Atef Nehdi
    Title: Study of the molecular mechanism of delta ribozyme using SELEX

    Session 7: 2006-05-01
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    GenomeSpeaker: Roscoe Klinck
    Title: Events in alternative Splicing

    Session 8:2006-06-05
    Chairman: Roscoe Klinck

    Benoit CousineauSpeaker: Kamila Belhocine
    Title: Trans-splicing of a bacterial group II intron and the origin of spliceosomal RNAs

    Session 8:2006-06-05
    Chairman: Roscoe Klinck

    Pascale LegaultSpeaker: Geneviève Desjardins
    Title: Structural Studies of the Neurospora VS ribozyme

    Session 8:2006-06-05
    Chairman: Roscoe Klinck

    Brendan BellSpeaker: Isaac Nzaramba
    Title: Mechanisms of HIV latency: role of the HIV core promoter

    Session 1:2005-11-07
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Jean-Pierre PerreaultSpeaker: Francis Brière
    Title: Improving sequence specific nucleic acid enzymes by the SOFA module

    Session 5: 2006-03-06
    Chairman: Gilles Boire

    Imed GallouziSpeaker: Imed Gallouzi
    Title: The disruption of Transportin-2-mediated HuR import is a key step in skeletal muscle differentiation.

    Session 8:2006-06-05
    Chairman: Roscoe Klinck

    Martin BisaillonSpeaker: Marie Soulière
    Title: Kinetics and mechanism of action of a capping enzyme

    Session 1:2005-11-07
    Chairman: Martin Bisaillon

    Daniel LaFontaineSpeaker: Benoit Heppell
    Title: The SAM riboswitch: Fluorescence studies using 2-aminopurine

    Session 6: 2006-04-03
    Chairman: Raymond Wellinger

    Léa Brakier-GingrasSpeaker: Mélissa Léger
    Title: Characterisation of the interaction between the frameshift stimulatory signal of HIV-1 and the ribosome
  • SESSIONLABSPEAKER

    Session 4: 2005-02-07
    Chairman: Bisaillon

    ProvostSpeaker: Pierre Plante
    Title: Identification of a metabolic pathway regulated by RNA interference in fission yeast.

    Session 1:2004-11-01
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    Boire and PerreaultSpeaker: Jonathan Perreault
    Title: hYRNA: a novel class of retrotransposons.

    Session 1:2004-11-01
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    GallouziSpeaker: Rachid Mazroui
    Title: Posttranscription regulation and cell stress responses.

    Session 2: 2004-12-06
    Chairman: Wellinger

    PerreaultSpeaker: Lucien Junior Bergeron
    Title: Target-dependent On/Off switch increases ribozyme fidelity.

    Session 2: 2004-12-06
    Chairman: Wellinger

    ChabotSpeaker: Jean-François Fissete
    Title: Can hnRNP F/H proteins control 5' splice site selection?

    Session 2: 2004-12-06
    Chairman: Wellinger

    DesgroseillersSpeaker: Luc Furic
    Title: Bearing a Staufen1 binding site in your 3'UTR diminishes Life Expectation.

    Session 2: 2004-12-06
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Abou ElelaSpeaker: Mathieu Catala
    Title: A new link between rRNA transcription and processing in yeast.

    Session 3: 2005-01-10
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    ChartrandSpeaker: Guillaume Poirier
    Title: Khd1p controls the translation of the yeast ASH1 mRNA by interacting with eIF4G

    Session 3: 2005-01-10
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    BurkeSpeaker: Dominic Lambert
    Title: The catalytic core of the hammerhead ribozyme

    Session 3: 2005-01-10
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    BisaillonSpeaker: Martin Bisaillon
    Title: Thermodynamics of ligand binding by the yeast mRNA-capping enzyme.

    Session 3: 2005-01-10
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    MoulandSpeaker: Kathy Lévesque
    Title: HIV-1 RNA Trafficking Mediated by hnRNP A2

    Session 4: 2005-02-07
    Chairman: Bisaillon

    CousineauSpeaker: Karine Fiola
    Title: Effects of delta ribozyme expression in Lactococcus lactis.

    Session 4: 2005-02-07
    Chairman: Bisaillon

    RoySpeaker: Dominic Bernard
    Title: Inhibition of a nondiscriminating aspartyl-tRNA synthetase by aspartol-AMP : What's happening ?

    Session 5: 2005-03-07
    Chairman: Klinck

    WellingerSpeaker: Stéphanie Larose
    Title: RNase III Mediated Downregulation of the Telomerase Ribonucleoprotein Complex

    Session 1:2004-11-01
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    RichardSpeaker: André Galarneau
    Title: Identification of a bipatite quaking response element.

    Session 1:2004-11-01
    Chairman: Jean-Pierre Perreault

    MajorSpeaker: Paul Dallaire
    Title: Hscan and hsxb1: computer tools for finding new microRNAs.

    Session 5: 2005-03-07
    Chairman: Klinck

    GatignolSpeaker: Guerline Clerzius
    Title: Virus-Host Interactions - regulation of HIV-1 Expression and Replication by Cellular RNA binding proteins

    Session 5: 2005-03-07
    Chairman: Klinck

    ChabotSpeaker: Daniel Garneau
    Title: Life and death decisions implicating hnRNP F/H

    Session 6: 2005-04-04
    Chairman: Chabot

    MasséSpeaker: Eric Massé
    Title: Role of the RNA chaperone Hfq in RNA-RNA interactions.

    Session 6: 2005-04-04
    Chairman: Chabot

    LafontaineSpeaker: Daniel Lafontaine
    Title: To switch or not to switch: characterisation of an adenine riboswitch.

    Session 6: 2005-04-04
    Chairman: Chabot

    SonenbergSpeaker: to be announced
    Title: to be announced

    Session 6: 2005-04-04
    Chairman: Chabot

    ZergesSpeaker: James Uniacke
    Title: Localization of mRNAs in the chloroplast for thylakoid membrane biogenesis and repair.

    Session 7: 2005-05-02
    Chairman: Massé

    JoyceSpeaker: Azat Zakarian
    Title: Yeast tRNA nucleotidyltransferase gene expression.

    Session 7: 2005-05-02
    Chairman: Massé

    FrancklynSpeaker: Ethan Guth
    Title: Mechanism of aminoacyl transfer in class II Escherichia coli histidyl-tRNA synthetase (HisRS)

    Session 7: 2005-05-02
    Chairman: Massé

    BellSpeaker: Brendan Bell
    Title: Gene expression in programmed cell death: the TAF6delta pathway.

    Session 8:2005-06-06
    Chairman: Perreault

    AutexierSpeaker: Delphine Marie-Egyptienne
    Title: A human-tetrahymena pseudoknot chimeric telomerase RNA reconstitutes a nonprocessive enzyme in vitro that is defective in telomere elongation.

    Session 8:2005-06-06
    Chairman: Perreault

    LegaultSpeaker: Pascale Legault
    Title: Effect of Mg2+-ion binding on the structure of the VS Ribozyme Stem-Loop V.

    Session 8:2005-06-06
    Chairman: Perreault

    DesgroseillersSpeaker: Marjolaine Maher-Laporte
    Title: Identification and characterisation of molecular components of Staufen2 containing RNA granules in neurons.

    Session 8:2005-06-06
    Chairman: Perreault

    Abou ElelaSpeaker: Jules Gagnon
    Title: Decoding the non coding RNA with Rnt1p.

    Session 5: 2005-03-07
    Chairman: Klinck

    DamhaSpeaker: David Sabatino
    Title: TNovel approaches to the synthesis of branched and dendritic nucleic acids
  • SESSIONLABSPEAKER

    Session 3: 12/1/04
    Chairman: Tanguay

    SonenbergSpeaker: Marcelo López-Lastra
    Title: Hepatitus C virus replication in peripheral blood lymphocytes.

    Session 1:10/11/03
    Chairman: Bisaillon

    ChteinbergSpeaker: Félix Doyon
    Title: Structural diversity of the DT region in supressor and mitochondrial tRNAs.

    Session 1:10/11/03
    Chairman: Bisaillon

    MajorSpeaker: Philippe Thibault
    Title: A new RNA CSP modeling approach using the Mc-Sym binary relation database engine: implementation overview and practical results.

    Session 1:10/11/03
    Chairman: Bisaillon

    WellingerSpeaker: Alain Dandjinou
    Title: A secondary structure of the yeast telomerase RNA.

    Session 2: 1/12/03
    Chairman: Wellinger

    GallouziSpeaker: Sergio Di-Marco
    Title: Role of HuR in the posttranscriptional regulation of key mediators of cytokine induced cancer cachexia.

    Session 2: 1/12/03
    Chairman: Wellinger

    MoulandSpeaker: Jean-François Clément
    Title: RNAi against the double-stranded RNA Binding Protein Staufen: Effects on HIV-1 Replication

    Session 2: 1/12/03
    Chairman: Wellinger

    DesgroseillersSpeaker: George Elvire
    Title: Proteomics of RNA granules in developing brain identify megagranin, a master regulator of RNA granules.

    Session 2: 1/12/03
    Chairman: Wellinger

    BisaillonSpeaker: Bisaillon Martin
    Title: Binding of a broad-spectrum antiviral to the hepatitis C virus RNA polymerase.

    Session 3: 12/1/04
    Chairman: Tanguay

    GallouziSpeaker: Robert Tanguay
    Title: A minor alternative transcript of the fumarylacetoacetate hydrolase gene produices a protein despite being subjected to nonsense-medioated mRNA decay.

    Session 3: 12/1/04
    Chairman: Tanguay

    DragonSpeaker: Vincent Lemay
    Title: Using an RNA aptamer to purify the small nucleolar ribonucleoprotein snR30.

    Session 8:7/6/04
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Chartrand LabSpeaker: Nicolas Paquin
    Title: How does Khd1p regulate the translation of the yeast bud-localized ASH1 mRNA?

    Session 6: 5/4/04
    Chairman: Chabot

    PerreaultSpeaker: Jonathan Ouellet
    Title: Revealing the folding pathway of delta ribozyme via crosslinking and in silico experiments.

    Session 7: 3/5/04
    Chairman: Perreault

    John M. BurkeSpeaker: Christina Pecore
    Title: Cobalt hexaammine mediates a novel type of photocrosslink in the hairpin ribozyme

    Session 4: 2/2/04
    Chairman: Perreault

    Paul RoySpeaker: Grégory Léon
    Title: Study of a group II class C intron within the chromosomal integron of Nitrosomonas europea: potential role in cassette formation and integron evolution.

    Session 4: 2/2/04
    Chairman: Perreault

    ZergesSpeaker: Anguel Stefanov
    Title: Translational control for photosystem II biogenesis: why are there so many regulators ?

    Session 4: 2/2/04
    Chairman: Perreault

    Abou ElelaSpeaker: Dongling Ge
    Title: Fishing mRNA substrates of Rnt1p

    Session 5: 1/3/04
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Brakier-GingrasSpeaker: François Bélanger
    Title: Functional interaction between the 900 tetraloop and helix 24 of 16S rRNA within the bacterial ribosome.

    Session 5: 1/3/04
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    CousineauSpeaker: Kamila Belhocine
    Title: Dissemination of a group II intron in the bacterial kingdom.

    Session 5: 1/3/04
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    ChabotSpeaker: Timothée Revil
    Title: Splicing of Bcl-x: a life and death decision.

    Session 6: 5/4/04
    Chairman: Chabot

    BisaillonSpeaker: Martin Bisaillon
    Title: An unexpected substrate for a viral RNA capping enzyme.

    Session 6: 5/4/04
    Chairman: Chabot

    ProvostSpeaker: Isabelle Plante
    Title: Identification of a novel Dicer substrate.

    Session 6: 5/4/04
    Chairman: Chabot

    DesgroseillersSpeaker: Samuel Dugré-Brisson
    Title: Protein synthesis modulation by human Staufen.

    Session 3: 12/1/04
    Chairman: Tanguay

    Di FruscioSpeaker: Marco Di Fruscio
    Title: Kep2 knock-out, a STAR protein in action.

    Session 1:10/11/03
    Chairman: Bisaillon

    GehringSpeaker: Kalle Gehring
    Title: PABC, a link between mRNA metabolosm and the ubiquitin system.

    Session 7: 3/5/04
    Chairman: Perreault

    Paul JoyceSpeaker: Xunying Shan
    Title: Characterization of yeast tRNA nucleotidyltransferase

    Session 7: 3/5/04
    Chairman: Perreault

    Francklyn LabSpeaker: Ethan Guth (10 minutes talk)
    Title: The aminoacylation mechanism of the Escherichia coli histidyl-tRNA synthetase as determined by rapid chemical quench flow, substrate thio substitution, and mutagenesis.

    Session 7: 3/5/04
    Chairman: Perreault

    Francklyn LabSpeaker: Karen Champagne (10 minutes talk)
    Title: A Histidyl-tRNA Synthetase-like Domain Involved in the Regulation of ATP-Phosphoribosyl Transferase from Lactococcus lactis.

    Session 7: 3/5/04
    Chairman: Perreault

    Massé LabSpeaker: Éric Massé
    Title: Effect of a small antisense RNA on the iron metabolism.

    Session 8:7/6/04
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Autexier LabSpeaker:Michael Taboski
    Title: Expression profiles of human telomerase reverse transcriptase mRNA spliced variants.

    Session 8:7/6/04
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Genome Quebec/Canada ProjectSpeaker: Klinck
    Title: Antisense modulation of alternative splicing

    Session 4: 2/2/04
    Chairman: Perreault

    DamhaSpeaker: Robert Donga
    Title: Investigating the structure and properties of "RNA-X": a ribonucleic acid implicated in spliceosome catalysis
  • SESSIONLABSPEAKER

    Session 5: 3/3/03
    Chairman: Perreault

    Burke Speaker: Ken Hampel
    Title : Structure-function studies of the hammerhead and hairpin ribozymes.

    Session 2: 2/12/02
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Mouland Speaker: Laurent Chatel-Chaix
    Title: Staufen associates with HIV-1 Gag and specifically interacts with genomic, but not spliced, 9kb RNA. Correlation with a putative role in viral assembly and RNA encapsidation.

    Session 1:6/11/02
    Chairman: Perreault

    Lafontaine Speaker: Daniel Lafontaine
    Title: Study of RNA junction by comparative gel electrophoresis.

    Session 2: 2/12/02
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Abou Elela Speaker: Mathieu Catala
    Title: Looking for the way Rnt1p shuttles back and forth to the moon.

    Session 8:2/6/03
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Chartrand Speaker: Catherine Olivier
    Title: Molecular Basis of the Interaction of She2p with RNA, a Protein Essential for the Proper Lacalization of the ASH1 mRNA in Yeast.

    Session 8:2/6/03
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Autexier Speaker: Delphine Marie-Egyptienne
    Title: Functional Conservation of Telomerase Components.

    Session 8:2/6/03
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Wellinger Speaker: Alain Danjinou
    Title: Telomerase RNA Structure/Function Relationship: Can a Mini-RNA Do the job?

    Session 7: 5/5/03
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Provost Speaker: Patrick Provost
    Title: "Dicer".

    Session 7: 5/5/03
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Francklyn Speaker: Chris Francklyn
    Title: Biochemical and structural analysis of tRNA recognition by tRNA synthetases.

    Session 7: 5/5/03
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Abou Elela Speaker: Ghada Ghazal
    Title: Determinants or Antideterminants? That's Rnt1p's Question.

    Session 7: 5/5/03
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Brakier-Gingras Speaker : Mélissa Léger
    Title: The bacterial ribosome responds like the eukaryote ribosome to the framshift stimulatory signal of HIV.

    Session 6: 7/4/03
    Chairman: Chabot

    Richard Speaker: Daniel Larocque
    Title: Quaking RNA binding proteins and MBP mRNA trafficking in oligodendrocytes.

    Session 6: 7/4/03
    Chairman: Chabot

    Chabot Speaker: Benoit Chabot
    Title: HnRNP A1/A2 as targets against cancer.

    Session 2: 2/12/02
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Desgroseillers Speaker: George Elvira
    Title: The zinc-finger protein Zfr associates with Staufen2 in neurons.

    Session 6: 7/4/03
    Chairman: Chabot

    DesGroseillers Speaker: Karine Boulay
    TitTitlele : Interaction between Staufen and ribosomes.

    Session 8:2/6/03
    Chairman: Wellinger

    GatignolSpeaker: Ghislaine Laraki
    Title : Interactions Between Two Double-stranded RNA-binding Proteins TRBP and PACT.

    Session 5: 3/3/03
    Chairman: Perreault

    Major Speaker: François Major
    Title: Structural analysis of the (kissing loop region of tRNA-ASP) using minimum cycle basis decomposition.

    Session 8:2/6/03
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Dragon Speaker: François Dragon
    Title: Defining the role of DEAD-box protein Dbp4, a putative RNA helicase

    Session 5: 3/3/03
    Chairman: Perreault

    Day Speaker: François D'Anjou
    Title: Silencing of pro-protein convertase 2 (SPC2) expression using designed delta ribozyme in stable mouse endocrine cell lines.

    Session 4: 10/2/03
    Chairman: Cousineau

    Joyce Speaker: Paul Joyce
    Title: Candida glabrata tRNA nucleotidyltransferase: Where? When? and How?

    Session 4: 10/2/03
    Chairman: Cousineau

    Di Fruscio Speaker: Di Fruscio
    Title: RNA binding proteins in Drosophila development.

    Session 4: 10/2/03
    Chairman: Cousineau

    Cousineau Speaker: Karine Fiola
    Title: The effect of ribozymes on L. lactis targets.

    Session 4: 10/2/03
    Chairman: Cousineau

    Boire Speaker: Francis Briere
    Title: Characterization of cellular proteins interacting with hY3 RNA?

    Session 3: 13/01/03
    Chairman: Chabot

    Gehring Title:Nadeem Siddiqui
    Title: Something about the PABC domain from a Trypanosomal poly(A) binding protein.

    Session 3: 13/01/03
    Chairman: Chabot

    Damha Speaker: Sandra Carriero
    Title: Template-mediated chemical synthesis of nucleic acid lariats.

    Session 3: 13/01/03
    Chairman: Chabot

    Zerges Speaker: Bill Zerges
    Title: How and why do three nuclear gene products regulate translation of mRNAs of a single chloroplast gene?

    Session 5: 3/3/03
    Chairman: Perreault

    Bisaillon Speaker: Martin Bisaillon
    Title: Metal ion binding properties of the Hepatitis C Virus RNA polymerase.

    Session 1:6/11/02
    Chairman: Perreault

    Chteinberg Speaker: Ekaterina Zagriadskaia
    Title : Importance of the reverse-Hoogsteen base pair T54-A58 for the general tRNA architecture.

    Session 6: 7/4/03
    Chairman: Chabot

    Tanguay Speaker: Natacha Dreumont
    Title: Transcription, processing and surveillance of FAH transcripts. Update 2003.

    Session 1:6/11/02
    Chairman: Perreault

    Perreault Speaker: Lucien Jr. Bergeron:
    Title: Targeting a natural RNA using deltaribozyme.
  • SESSIONLABSPEAKER

    Session 1:5/11/01
    Chairman: Boire

    BoireProteins interacting with Ro: from yeast to HeLa and back by Gilles Boire

    Session 1:5/11/01
    Chairman: Boire

    AchesonEffect of intron size and secondary structure on alternative splicing in polyomavirus by Nicholas H. Acheson

    Session 3: 15/1/02
    Chairman: Chabot

    Sonenberg Characterization of an IRES element in HIV-1 by Ann Brasey

    Session 3: 15/1/02
    Chairman: Chabot

    ChabotWhen splicing does not work, blame SRp30c by Martin Simard

    Session 4: 4/2/02
    Chairman: Cousineau

    CousineauAre group II introns infectious ? by Dr. Benoit Cousineau

    Session 4: 4/2/02
    Chairman: Cousineau

    DamhaFlexibility in oligonucleotides? Anticipating new antisense antidotes with Ribonuclease H by Maria Mangos

    Session 4: 4/2/02
    Chairman: Cousineau

    GheringZinc is required for structural stability of the C-terminus of initiation factor aIF2beta by Pablo Gutierrez

    Session 2: 3/12/01
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    DesgroseillersIs Staufen also a nuclear protein? by Catherine Martel

    Session 5: 4/3/02
    Chairman: Perreault

    ChteinbergGU-receptors of double helices mediate tRNA movement in ribosome by Serguei Chteinberg

    Session 5: 4/3/02
    Chairman: Perreault

    MajorSearching RNA 3-D Motifs: A new method based on graph theory helped us to find a new motif in the large ribosomal subunit by François Major

    Session 6: 8/4/02
    Chairman: Chabot

    DesGroseillersIdentification of Staufen-bound RNAs by Luc Furic

    Session 7: 6/5/02
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Tanguay Cytoplasmic NMD for a naturally occuring nonsense mutation of the FAH gene by Natacha Dreumont

    Session 6: 8/4/02
    Chairman: Chabot

    Chabot Tug-of-war with the spliceosome by Jonathan Villemaire

    Session 3: 15/1/02
    Chairman: Chabot

    DragonThe U3 processome is a large nucleolar RNP that functions in pre-ribosomal RNA processing by Francois Dragon

    Session 7: 6/5/02
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    FrancklynAmino acid and tRNA selection by aminoacyl-tRNA synthetases by Dr Francklyn

    Session 7: 6/5/02
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Abou ElelaMapping the architecture of Rnt1p's associated proteins to rRNA cleavage and modification by Yeung Yam

    Session 8:3/6/02
    Chairman: Wellinger

    AutexierCharacterization of the hTERT C-terminus by Sylvain Huard

    Session 8:3/6/02
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Wellinger, Abou ElelaTracing the Origin of the Yeast Telomerase RNA by Stéphanie Larose

    Session 8:3/6/02
    Chairman: Wellinger

    ChabotWho mimics whom ? Drawing parallels between the roles of A1 and RNA-duplex formation in alternative splicing by Faiz Nasim

    Session 8:3/6/02
    Chairman: Wellinger

    PerreaultRibozyme delta : When the 2'-OH group makes the difference! by Karine Fiola

    Session 1:5/11/01
    Chairman: Boire

    Damha2',5'-linked Ribonucleic Acids - A brother or a cousin of RNA? by Rami Hannoush

    Session 5: 4/3/02
    Chairman: Perreault

    PerreaultUV Crosslinking using 4-Thiouridine in the antigenomic trans delta ribozyme by Jonathan Ouellet

    Session 2: 3/12/01
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    MoulandCharacterization of the interaction between the double-stranded-RNA binding protein Staufen and the HIV-1 ribonucleoparticle. by Laurent Chatel-Chaix

    Session 6: 8/4/02
    Chairman: Chabot

    Brakier-GingrasCharacterization of a programmed -1 ribosomal frameshift in HIV-1 group O by Martin Baril

    Session 2: 3/12/01
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Abou ElelaFinding Rnt1p Substrates: Let the Computers do the Work! by Julien Gervis-Bird
  • SESSIONLABSPEAKER

    Session 7: 2/4/01
    Chairman: Chabot

    ChabotSelection of alternative 5' splice sites in the presence of high-affinity binding sites for hnRNP A1: The rules of the game. by Faiz-ul H. Nasim

    Session 8:7/5/01
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    FrancklynDefining the Molecular Basis of tRNA Aminoacylation Specificity by Chris Francklyn

    Session 9: 4/6/01
    Chairman: Wellinger

    ChabotLining up A1 binding sites for a zippy ride by Stephen Hutchison

    Session 9: 4/6/01
    Chairman: Wellinger

    AutexierMutagenesis and functional analysis of the N-terminus of the human telomerase reverse transcriptase by Tara Moriarty

    Session 9: 4/6/01
    Chairman: Wellinger

    WellingerThe multifunctional eukaryotic RNase III affects yeast telomerase RNA by Stéphanie Larose (Wellinger and Abou Elela labs)

    Session 1:2/10/00
    Chairman: Perreault

    ChteinbergNovel Structural Compensations in Transfer RNA by Sergey Steinberg

    Session 1:2/10/00
    Chairman: Perreault

    CousineauRetrohoming and retrotransposition of a bacterial group II intron by Benoit Cousineau

    Session 2: 6/11/00
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Official Opening2000 Official Opening Session meeting

    Session 3: 4/12/00
    Chairman: Boire

    MoulandHIV-1 RNA Processing by Andrew Mouland

    Session 3: 4/12/00
    Chairman: Boire

    DesgroseillersMultiple determinants in human RNA-binding protein Staufen are involved in ribosome and rough endoplasmic reticulum association by Ming Luo

    Session 3: 4/12/00
    Chairman: Boire

    BoireFunctional links between RoBPI and Ro RNPs by François Bolduc

    Session 4: 8/1/01
    Chairman: Chabot

    SonenbergPoly(A) Binding Protein (PABP) Interacting Proteins by Avak Kavahjian

    Session 8:7/5/01
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Abou ElelaThe Pilgrimage of Rnt1p and its Followers to the Nucleolus by Mathieu Catala

    Session 4: 8/1/01
    Chairman: Chabot

    ChabotA1: A small protein for large introns by Mélanie Cordeau

    Session 5: 5/2/01
    Chairman: Cousineau

    LaughreaDifferential impacts of stem-loop B mutations on HIV replication and genomic RNA dimerization, and evidence for new RNA sites implicated in genomic RNA dimerization. by Ni Shen

    Session 5: 5/2/01
    Chairman: Cousineau

    Damha Synthetic Branched Oligonucleotides Inhibit in vitro pre- mRNA Splicing in S. cerevisiae. by Sandra Carriero

    Session 1:2/10/00
    Chairman: Perreault

    PerreaultStability of delta ribozyme, the fruit of evolution by JP perreault

    Session 6: 5/3/01
    Chairman: Perreault

    PerreaultCharacterization of the initiation site for a viroid replicatoin by Martin Pelchat (Perreault Lab)

    Session 6: 5/3/01
    Chairman: Perreault

    BurkeFunctional involvment of G8 in the hairpin ribozyme mechanism by Robert Pinard (Burke lab)

    Session 6: 5/3/01
    Chairman: Perreault

    MajorUsing three-dimensional modeling to understand the mechanism of HDV ribozyme by Nancy Bourassa

    Session 7: 2/4/01
    Chairman: Chabot

    DesgroseillersIsoform-specific association of Staufen2 with ribosomes in neurons. by Thomas Duchaine

    Session 7: 2/4/01
    Chairman: Chabot

    Brakier-GingrasInstant evolution of the 900 tetraloop of 16S ribosomal RNA by Francois Bélanger

    Session 5: 5/2/01
    Chairman: Cousineau

    MoulandEvaluation of Staufen's RNA-Binding Capacity to HIV-1 RNA: A Possible Role in the Viral Lifecycle by Laurent Chatel-Chaix

    Session 8:7/5/01
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    TanguayNon-sense mRNA decay in tyrosinemia by Natacha Dreumont

    Session 4: 8/1/01
    Chairman: Chabot

    AubryIn search of the role for KRAB multifinger proteins: From the nuclear targeting to the identification of functional partners. by Muriel Aubry
  • SESSIONLABSPEAKER

    Session 5: 17/01/2000
    Chairman: Chabot

    Sonenberg1) A cell cycle-dependent internal ribosome entry site
    Stéphane Pyronnet

    Session 8:03/04/2000
    Chairman: Lavigueur

    Chabot4) hnRNP A1 can bind telomeric DNA and telomerase RNA simultaneously
    Dr. Benoit Chabot

    Session 2: 04/10/1999
    Chairman: Perreault

    Paquin/Cedergren group2) Hammerhead inhibition by terbieum: the role of nucleotide 15.3.
    By Cesar Gomez

    Session 6: 07/02/2000
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Laughrea1) Stem-loop B destruction affects HIV-1 genomic RNA dimerization as much as Kissing-loop Hairpin destructioin
    Ni Shen

    Session 2: 04/10/1999
    Chairman: Perreault

    Perreault1) Folding of delta ribozyme
    Dr. Sirinart Ananouranich

    Session 1:20/09/1999
    Chairman: Chabot

    Steitz2) A tale of two spliceosomes
    Dr. Joan A. Steitz

    Session 2: 04/10/1999
    Chairman: Perreault

    Lapointe4) Magnesium dependent alternate foldings of active and inactive Escherichia coli tRNAGlu revealed by chemical probing.
    Dr. Eric Madore

    Session 10:12/06/2000
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Boire1) ARo proteins: Ro60, La, RoBPI... and counting
    Francis Briere

    Session 10:12/06/2000
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Autexier2) Functional analysis of endogenous and reconstituted human telomerase
    Francois Bachant

    Session 10:12/06/2000
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Wellinger/Abou Elela3) Does Rnt1p process the RNA component of telomerase?
    Stephanie Larose

    Session 10:12/06/2000
    Chairman: Wellinger

    Chabot4) Splice with spice: use DMSO!
    Lucie Bolduc

    Session 7: 06/03/2000
    Chairman: Perreault

    Gehring1) Molecular Mimicry of DNA by Fluorarabinose Nucleic Acids in FluoroANA-RNA Hybrid Duplexes: A Potential New Antisense Strategy
    Jean-Francois Trempe

    Session 3: 01/11/1999
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Abou Elela2) Rnt1 meets Gar1: when blind dates work out
    Annie Tremblay

    Session 3: 01/11/1999
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Francklyn3)tRNA Identity and the Motif 2 Loop of Histidyl-tRNA Synthetase
    Susan A. Hawko

    Session 4: 06/12/1999
    Chairman: Boire

    Desgroseillers1) Cloning by function of the yeast homologue of Ro RNP binding protein I (RoBPI)
    Ming Luo

    Session 4: 06/12/1999
    Chairman: Boire

    Labbé2)Identification of a Sensing and Transport System in Fission Yeast Reveals Opposite Regulation of Copper and Iron Metabolic Genes.
    Simon Labbé

    Session 4: 06/12/1999
    Chairman: Boire

    Boire3) The RNA-binding activity of human Staufen is the major determinant for rough endoplasmic reticulum association
    Jim Boulanger

    Session 5: 17/01/2000
    Chairman: Chabot

    Coulombe3) Transcription initiation by mammalian polymerase II
    Dr Benoit Coulombe

    Session 5: 17/01/2000
    Chairman: Chabot

    Wellinger2) A link between telomere replication and the conventional replication machinery
    Julie Parenteau

    Session 9: 01/05/2000
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Mouland labNovel cis-sequences mediate cytoplasmic trafficking of HIV-1 RNAs
    Dr. Andrew Mouland

    Session 5: 17/01/2000
    Chairman: Chabot

    Aubry4) ZNF74 zinc finger gene as a candidate for DiGeorge/Velocardiofacial symdrome: its potential dual function in transcription and RNA processing
    Dr. Muriel Aubry

    Session 9: 01/05/2000
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    FrancklynDeveloping a detailed kinetic mechanism for aminoacylation by histidyl-tRNA synthetase
    Dr. Michael L. Bovee

    Session 6: 07/02/2000
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Chabot2) Finally, a function for hnRNP A1B
    Marco Blanchette

    Session 3: 01/11/1999
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Chabot1) The adenovirus E1B protein: a novel regulator of RNA splicing?
    Stephen Hutchison

    Session 6: 07/02/2000
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Schmitt3) An endoribonuclease that helps to controls the yeast cell cycle
    Mark Schmitt

    Session 6: 07/02/2000
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Abou Elela4) Random mutagenesis of Rnt1 N-terminal domain a functional approach for structure analysis
    Bruno Lamontagne

    Session 2: 04/10/1999
    Chairman: Perreault

    Burke3) New tertiary structure hypothesis: A specific interdomain G-C base pair is required for the catalytic function of the hairpin ribozyme and domain is probably bent.
    Dr. Robert Pinard

    Session 7: 06/03/2000
    Chairman: Perreault

    Burke2) Directed Intracellular Localization of Ribozymes Increases Antiviral Activity
    Michele Shields

    Session 7: 06/03/2000
    Chairman: Perreault

    Perreault3) Viroids: Small RNAs Doing Big Things......
    Fabien Coté

    Session 7: 06/03/2000
    Chairman: Perreault

    Major4) Could Prion Protein Diseases be Vestiges of the RNA-World?
    Isabelle Barrette

    Session 8:03/04/2000
    Chairman: Lavigueur

    Desgroseillers1) Staufen stimulates translation of repressed transcripts
    George Elvira

    Session 8:03/04/2000
    Chairman: Lavigueur

    Brakier-Gingras2) Interaction between E. coli ribosomal protein S7 and 16S ribosomal RNA
    Francis Robert

    Session 8:03/04/2000
    Chairman: Lavigueur

    Lavigueur3) Characterization of a splicing silencer element modulating the utilization of exon eleven 3' splice site in the p53 tumor suppressor gene
    Melanie Laverdiere

    Session 9: 01/05/2000
    Chairman: Abou Elela

    Perreault1) A new function for the self-catalytic hammerhead sequences.
    Dr. Martin Pelchat

    Session 1:20/09/1999
    Chairman: Chabot

    Beckman1) Interaction analysis (sIA) using analytical ultracentrifugation.
    Mr. Chris Lee
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    Session 7: 10/5/99
    Chairman: S. Abou Elela

    Perreault 1) Structural studies of a trans-acting delta ribozyme
    By Daniel Lafontaine

    Session 5: 8/3/99
    Chairman: G. Boire

    Boire 2) Ro Binding Protein I: Characterization and Links to the Small Autoantigenic Ro RNPs
    By Dr. Gille Boire

    Session 1:5/10/98
    Chairman: J.P. Perreault

    Burke 3) Investigation of the Interdomain Doching of the Hairpin Ribozyme by Photo-Affinity Crosslinking
    by Dr. Robert Pinard

    Session 3: 11/1/99
    Chairman: S. Abou Elela

      Special Talks by Dr. Lian Good from the center for genomic research
    Karolinska institute, Sweden
    Peptide nucleic acids (PNA) and RNA studies

    Session 2: 7/12/98
    Chairman: A. Lavigueur

    Chabot 1) Intronic elements modulating the alternative splicing of A1 pre-mRNA
    By Marco Blanchette

    Session 1:5/10/98
    Chairman: J.P. Perreault

    Perreault 1) Substrate Specificity for Delta Ribozyme Cleavage
    by Dr. Sirinart Ananouranich

    Session 1:5/10/98
    Chairman: J.P. Perreault

    Cedergren 2) Characterization of a Hammerhead Ribozyme from Schisostome
    by Dr. Alejandro Vazquez

    Session 5: 8/3/99
    Chairman: G. Boire

    Chabot 1) A New Intronic Sequence Implicated in 3' Splice Site Modulation
    By Martin Simard

    Session 8:7/6/99
    Chairman: R. Wellinger

    Belhumeur 4) The nuclear GTPase Gsp1p and transcriptional silencing in yeast
    By Martin Clément

    Session 8:7/6/99
    Chairman: R. Wellinger

    Chabot 2) hnRNP A1, an RNA-binding protein involved in telomere biogenesis
    By Frédéric Dallaire and Stéphan Fiset

    Session 8:7/6/99
    Chairman: R. Wellinger

    Autexier 1) Functional RNA-protein interactions of telomerase
    By Chantal Autexier

    Session 7: 10/5/99
    Chairman: S. Abou Elela

    Brakier-Gingras 4) Effects of error-inducing drugs and ribosomal mutations on a programmed-1 frameshift
    By Marie-Noëlle Brunelle

    Session 7: 10/5/99
    Chairman: S. Abou Elela

    Gehring 3) Four-stranded polycytidylic acid structures: selection against a 2' hydroxyl
    By Kalle Gehring

    Session 7: 10/5/99
    Chairman: S. Abou Elela

    Major 2) Modeling 3-D structures of cyclic RNA using a constraint-based approach
    By S. Lemieux

    Session 2: 7/12/98
    Chairman: A. Lavigueur

    Laughrea 2) Dimerization Signal of HIV RNA: Functional and Structural Studies
    By Dr. Michael Laughrea

    Session 6: 12/4/99
    Chairman: J.P. Perreault

    Abou Elela 3) The N-terminal domain that distinguishes yeast from bacterial RNase III is not essential for dsRNA cleavage and exhibits novel dimerization pattern
    By Bruno Lamontagne

    Session 6: 12/4/99
    Chairman: J.P. Perreault

    Perreault 2) Localization, replication and structure of the peach latent mosaic viroid
    By Frederic Bussiere

    Session 6: 12/4/99
    Chairman: J.P. Perreault

    Cedergren 1) Ribonomics: The distribution of RNA motifs in sequence databases
    By Veronique Bourdeau

    Session 5: 8/3/99
    Chairman: G. Boire

    Rokeach 3) Characterization of the Ro Ribonucleoprotein Complex in the Nematode
    By Jean-Claude Labbé

    Session 8:7/6/99
    Chairman: R. Wellinger

    Wellinger 3) Becoming more human: the yeast model
    By Catherine LeBel

    Session 4: 1/2/99
    Chairman: B. Chabot

    Sonenberg 3) Characterization of the poly(A) binding protein (pabp) interacting protein-1 (paip-1)
    By Guylaine Roy

    Session 4: 1/2/99
    Chairman: B. Chabot

    Desgroseillers 2) Staufen and mRNA Transport in Mammalian Cells
    By Thomas Duchaine

    Session 4: 1/2/99
    Chairman: B. Chabot

    Aubry 1) Nucleic Acid Interactions of ZNF74, a Prototype of the KRAB Multiginger Subfamily and Candidate for Digeorge Syndrome
    By Dr. Muriel Aubry

    Session 2: 7/12/98
    Chairman: B. Chabot

    Special Talks by Dr. M. Fournier from University of Massachusetts
    The Small Nucleolar RNAs: Major Excitement at a New Frontier of the RNA World

    Session 2: 7/12/98
    Chairman: A. Lavigueur

    Lavigueur 3) Alternative splicing of p53
    By Dr. Alain Lavigueur
 

Invited Seminar Series

DATESPEAKER
2017/03/28Alain Jacquier
Institut Pasteur / Laboratoire CNRS, Paris
Host: Sherif Abou Elela