Workshop Details
Nucleic Acid Chemistry
07/23/2018 - 07/27/2018
Meeting Description:

Topics: This workshop will explore the frontiers of nucleic acid chemistry in its broadest sense including topics in chemical modification of DNA and RNA, catalysis mediated by nucleic acids, chemical mechanisms of enzymes acting upon nucleic acids, physical chemistry of electron or hole transport in nucleic acids, theory related to nucleic acid structure and reactivity, design of nucleic acid analogs for biomedical or bioanalytical applications, and supramolecular assemblies of nucleic acids for sensors or computing. Participants will be chosen to represent not only a broad selection of topics, but also a selection of expertise ranging from analytical, physical and theoretical chemistry to organic, inorganic and biological chemistry. Invited participants will be at various stages of their academic (or industrial) careers, and hail from a broad geographical cross-section of North America, Europe, Asia or elsewhere. Special efforts will be made to include junior faculty and underrepresented populations.

Format: Each participant will give a 30 minute presentation with 15 additional minutes for discussion, with M-F sessions to be held at the whim of Mother Nature, reserving the more clement periods for informal discussions on the mountainsides. The schedule will be kept flexible; no proceedings will be published. Participants will be expected to attend for the entire week.


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Meeting Venue:

Telluride Intermediate School
725 West Colorado Ave Telluride CO 81435

Nucleic Acid Chemistry Registered Meeting Participants:
Participant Organization
Baum, Dana Saint Louis University
Beal, Peter University of California, Davis
Benner, Steven FfAME
Beuning, Penny Northeastern University
Bevilacqua, Philip Pennsylvania State University
Birkedal, Victoria Aarhus University
Boal, Amie Penn State University
Chow, Christine Wayne State University
David, Sheila University of California, Davis
DeRose, Victoria University of Oregon
Guarne, Alba McGill University
Koutmou, Kristin University of Michigan
Li, Yingfu McMaster University
Rokita, Steven Johns Hopkins University
Schärer, Orlando D. Institute for Basic Science
Silverman, Scott University of Illinois
Sintim, Herman Purdue University
Sintim, Herman [2nd Reservation] Purdue University
Spitale, Robert UC Irvine
Tretyakova, Natalia Univ. of Minnesota

Telluride Science Research Center
Post Office Box 2429, Telluride CO 81435
Tel: + 970.708.4426
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