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THINC Upcoming Events


Save the Date! 33rd Keck Annual Research Conference and Poster Session, New Frontiers in RNA Biology and Therapeutics, on Friday, October 20, 2023. RNA Biology is considered one of the most influential areas in modern biology and biomedicine. Don’t miss this exciting conference and poster session. Confirmed speakers are: James Chappell, PhD, Rice Univ; Jimena Giudice, PhD, UNC Chapel Hill; Haifan Lin, PhD, Yale School of Medicine; Samie Jaffrey, PhD, Weill Medical College of Cornell Univ; Anastasia Khvorova, PhD, UMass, Chan Medical School; Lydia Conreras, PhD, UT Austin. 2023 Keck Conference co-chairs are Wenbo Li, PhD, UTHealth, and Monica Pillon, Baylor College of Medicine. More information to come. 

Save the Date! FASEB RNA Processing & Cancer Conference is coming to Houston this November! Please visit the Conference’s website for more information. Hope you can join us!

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RMA Processing in Cancer Conference Banner, November 12-16, 2023

RNA Group


The RNA Group is a long standing tradition here in Houston. Hosted by THINC, the group meets to discuss recent advances in RNA biology. We are able to continue thanks to the generous support of the RNA Society and Lexogen.  

The talks will resume in September 2023. Visit soon for the 2023-2024 series schedule.

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2023 Speaker 1 Speaker 2
Sept 18 THINC Therapeutic Team, BCM Andrea Garza, Chappell Lab, Rice
Oct 2 John Cooke, Houston Methodist Kiss Lab, Houston Methodist
Oct 16 Rodriguez Lab, BCM J. Lee Lab, BCM
Oct 30 Hodges Lab, BCM J. Lee Lab, BCM
Nov 13 No Meeting (FASEB RNA Processing in Cancer Meeting)
Nov 27 Westbrook Lab, BCM Pillon Lab, BCM
Dec 11 Van Nostrand Lab, BCM Chonghui Cheng Lab, BCM
  No Meeting (President's Day)
2024 Speaker 1 Speaker 2
Jan 8 Robin Mo, Chappell Lab, Rice Rong-Chi Hu, Cooper Lab, BCM
Jan 22 Fazal Lab, BCM Abhinav Jain Lab, MD Anderson
Feb 5 Fagg Lab, UTMB Denicourt Lab, UT Health
Feb 19    
Mar 4 McRae Lab, Houston Methodist Van Hoof Lab, UT Health
Mar 18 Rosen Lab, HCM Wilusz Lab, BCM
April 1 Kiss Lab, Houston Methodist Riback Lab, BCM
April 15 Mustoe Lab, BCM Brannan Lab, Houston Methodist
April 29 Di Stefano Lab, BCM Boeynaems Lab, BCM
May 13 Lee Lab, MD Anderson Cooper Lab, BCM

Talks will be Mondays from 10-11 am in M112
Each Speaker will have 25 minutes to present and 5 minutes for questions