Winnipeg, MB

June 23-26, 2019

The Western Canada RNA Conference, RiboWest, brings together RNA scientists from across Canada and the northwestern United States for the purpose of disseminating current research and providing an opportunity for trainees to present their work. Presentations at the meeting have covered a wide range of RNA topics, including transcription, RNA processing, translation, viruses, genomics, bioinformatics, etc.

RiboWest 2019 was hosted at St. John's College on the University of Manitoba campus June 23-26th, with 109 attendees from 29 different research groups.

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Organizing Committee:

Dr. Sean McKenna
Department of Chemistry, University of Manitoba
Dr. Michael Charette
Department of Chemistry, Brandon University
Dr. Jiuyong Xie
Department of Physiology and Pathophysiology, University of Manitoba

Dr. Trushar Patel
Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Lethbridge