RNA Horizons 2024
Organizing Committee
Carmo-Fonseca Maria

Maria Carmo-Fonseca

Professor, Institute for Molecular Medicine (IMM)

University of Lisbon, Portugal

Rotem Karni

Rotem Karni

Professor & Chair, Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine

Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Michal Lotem

Head of the Center for Melanoma and Cancer Immunotherapy, Dept. of Oncology

Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Valcárcel Juan

Juan Valcárcel

ICREA Research Professor, Group Leader

Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain

RNA Systems Biology

Martin Akerman, PhD

Co-founder and CTO

Envisagenics Inc., New York, USA

Keynote

Barash Yoseph

Yoseph Barash

Professor of Genetics

University of Pennsylvania, USA

Carmo-Fonseca Maria

Maria Carmo-Fonseca

Professor, Institute for Molecular Medicine (IMM)

University of Lisbon, Portugal

Katharina Höfer

Katharina Höfer, PhD

Group Leader

Max Planck Institute for Terrestrial Microbiology, Marburg, Germany

Manuel Irimia

Manuel Irimia

ICREA Research Professor

Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain

Mary Anne O'Connell

Mary Anne O'Connell

European Research Area Chair in RNA and Immunity

Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC), Brno, Czech Republic

Ron Weiss

Ron Weiss

Professor, Dept. of Biological Engineering

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA, USA

RNA Therapeutics Development
Annemieke Aartsma-Rus

Annemieke Aartsma-Rus

Professor of Translational Genetics

Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands

Silvia Buonamici, PhD

SVP

Remix Therapeutics, Watertown, MA, USA

Zvika Granot

Zvika Granot

Professor

Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Masa Hagiwara

Masa Hagiwara

Professor

Kyoto University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan

Michelle L. Hastings

Michelle L. Hastings

Professor & Director

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Rotem Karni

Rotem Karni

Professor & Chair, Dept. of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Faculty of Medicine

Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel

Keynote

Krainer Adrian R.

Adrian R. Krainer

St. Giles Foundation Professor

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA

RNA Splicing in Cancer
Florian Heyd

Florian Heyd

Professor of RNA Biochemistry

Free University of Berlin, Germany

Erez Levanon

Erez Levanon

Principal Investigator, Erez Levanon Laboratory

Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

Michal Lotem

Head of the Center for Melanoma and Cancer Immunotherapy, Dept. of Oncology

Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel

Dr. Raul Mendez

Raúl Méndez

Vice-Director

Barcelona Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Spain

Niels Schaft

Niels Schaft

Research Group Leader of the RNA-Group

Department of Dermatology, University of Erlangen, Germany

Evelien Smits

Evelien Smits

Professor Cancer Immunotherapy

University of Antwerp, Belgium

Keynote

Marisol Soengas

Marisol Soengas, PhD

Head of the Melanoma Group & the Dean for Academic Affairs, Senior Scientist

Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), Madrid, Spain

Valcárcel Juan

Juan Valcárcel

ICREA Research Professor, Group Leader

Centre for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain