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RNA Center Seminars & Events

The RNA Center hosts various events throughout the year where internal and external research scientists are invited to give presentations on their latest research related to interfering RNA (RNAi), microRNAs (miRNAs), and other non-coding RNAs (ncRNAs).

Upcoming Events

RNA Center hosts Advances in Oncology Institutional Grand Rounds - Friday, April 11, 2014, 12:00PM-1:00PM, Hickey Auditorium, Main Building, Floor 11 (R11.1400).  For additional information and to add this event to your calendar, please visit MD Anderson Calendar.

RNA Center hosts Symposia on Cancer Research 2014 - Illuminating Genomic Dark Matter, "ncRNA in Disease and Cancer" - Thursday, October 9 - Friday, October 10, 2014, R, Main Building, Floor 11 (R11.1400). Check back for additional information.

Previous Events

RNA Center & Exiqon Educational Workshop - Tuesday, February 4, 2014, 12:00PM-2:30PM, South Campus Research Building 4, Room: 4SCR1.1110.  For additional information and to add this event to your calendar, please visit MD Anderson Calendar entry.

RNA Center 4th Annual Retreat - Thursday, June 27, 2013, 8:00AM to 1:00PM, South Campus Research Building 2, Floor 1, Rooms 4-6.  For additional information and to add this event to your calendar, please visit MD Anderson Calendar entry. 

RNA Center hosts Advances in Oncology Institutional Grand Rounds - Friday, April 19, 2013, 12:00PM-1:00PM, Hickey Auditorium, Main Building, Floor 11 (R11.1400). For additional information and to add this event to your calendar, visit the MD Anderson Calendar entry.

Chun Li, Ph.D., Professor, Experimental Diagnostic Imaging, MD Anderson  - Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 8:30AM-9:30AM, South Campus Research Building, Room 3 (2SCR1.4023). 
Topic:
 "Imaging EphB4 Expression and its therapeutic modulation" - For additional information and to add this event to your calendar, visit the MD Anderson Calendar entry for this event.

Abhinav K. Jain, Ph.D., Instructor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, MD Anderson - Tuesday, March 19, 2013, 8:30AM-9:30AM, South Campus Research Building, Room 3 (2SCR1.4023). 
Topic:
 "Mining a p53-regulated transcription program during differentiation versus damage of human ES cells" - For additional information and to add this event to your calendar, visit the MD Anderson Calendar entry for this event.

Leaf Huang, Ph.D., Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor, Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy, UNC at Chapel Hill - Monday, November 19, 2012, 8:30AM-9:30AM., South Campus Research Building, Room 6 (2SCR1.4070).
Topic:  "Nanoparticle delivery of genes and siRNA to tumor and liver " - For additional information and to add this event to your calendar, visit the MD Anderson Calendar entry for this event.

Terry O'Halloran, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Texas-Austin -  Friday, July 27, 2012, 11:00AM-12:00PM, Cancer Prevention Building Floor 8, Rooms 6-8 (CPB8, Rms 6-8).
Topic:  "At the Crossroads:  Intersection between Coated Vesicles and the Actin Cytoskeleton during Endocytosis" - For additional information and to add this event to your calendar, visit the MD Anderson Calendar entry for this event.

Joseph DeSimone, Ph.D., Professor, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill - Wednesday, January 25, 2012, 3:00PM-4:00PM, South Campus Research Building (SCRB) II, Rooms 1-3.
Topic:  "Co-Opting Moore’s Law to Design Better Therapeutics and Vaccines" - For additional information, visit the MD Anderson Calendar entry for this event. 

Marcel Dinger, Ph.D., NHMRC Research Fellow, University of Queensland - Monday, September 26, 2011, 8:30AM-9:30AM, AT&T Auditorium (B2.4750).
Topic:  "Through a transcriptome, darkly: emerging roles for long noncoding RNAs in disease and development" - For additional information, visit the MD Anderson Calendar entry for this event.

Frank Slack, Ph.D., Professor, Yale University - Thursday, March 24, 2011, 3:00PM-4:00PM, AT&T Auditorium (B2.4750).
Topic:  "A functional SNP in a microRNA complementary site in the KRAS 3’UTR affects cancer risk and outcome" - For additional information, visit the MD Anderson Calendar entry for this event.

Eric Olson, Ph.D., Professor, UT Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas - Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 3:00PM-4:00PM., AT&T Auditorium (B2.4750).
Topic:  "microRNAs Connect Cardiomyopathy and Cancer" - For additional information, visit the MD Anderson Calendar entry for this event.


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