Otto Warburg International Summer School and Research Symposium on RNA regulation and non-coding RNA function
August 14th to August 18th, 2017 Shanghai

Invited Speakers:

Name Univerty
Chris Burge MIT, USA
Mauro Calabrese University of North Carolina, USA
Jørgen Kjems Aarhus University, Denmark
Jin Billy Li Stanford University, USA
Axel Mosig Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany
Bin Tian Rutgers University, New Jersey, USA
Xinshu Grace Xiao University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Gene Yeo Salk Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

Scientific Coordinators:

Peter Arndt, Zefeng Wang and Zhen Shao, under supervision of Martin Vingron

CAS-MPG Partner Institute for Computational Biology, Shanghai, China

Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Berlin, Germany


The summer school will include tutorial style lectures and research talks by invited speakers as well as contributed talks from selected participants. It provides ample opportunity for interaction between lecturers and PhD students in a relaxed and friendly environment, and foster an atmosphere of scientific discussion across disciplines (including molecular biology, bioinformatics, biological physics, mathematics) between PhD students, Postdocs and speakers.


We invite applications from PhD students and Postdocs before the 30th of May,2017 .The registration fee is 4500 RMB (approximately 600 Euro). 2000 RMB for china students who don't need a hotel. The registration fee covers daily meals, accommodation, social events at the school but not travel and other personal expenses.