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August 26-30, 2018 - La Jolla, California

The 23rd International Roundtable meeting will gather scholars from around the world to discuss recent developments in diverse areas related to the chemistry, biology and medicine of nucleosides, nucleotides and nucleic acids.

The meeting will bring together established scientists and younger investigators from academia and industry, as well as students and postdocs. To enable focused discussions, promote exchange of ideas and facilitate networking, the IRT meetings are modest in size at about 500 participants.

The 2018 IRT is jointly organized by Southern California Researchers from UCSD (Yitzhak Tor), TriLink Biotechnologies (Rick Hogrefe) and Yogesh Sanghvi (Rasayan Inc.), on behalf of the International Society of Nucleosides, Nucleotides and Nucleic Acids (IS3NA). It will take place at the University of California, San Diego in La Jolla, CA, USA.

Registration closes 7/31/2018!

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About IRT 2018 & IS3NA

The International Roundtable meetings, held every other year, rotate around the globe and bring together researchers to share observations and discoveries pertinent to nucleic acids and their components. The goals of the IRT 2018 meeting are to highlight the latest developments and innovations in this field, as they pertain to contemporary academic, industrial, medical and societal challenges.

The aim of the IS3NA is to facilitate the cross-disciplinary understanding of the impact of nucleic acids in a plethora of cutting edge scientific questions ranging from the origins of life to the development of novel therapeutics.

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About The IS3NA

This event is organized on behalf of the IS3NA. The IS3NA is an organization devoted to study of Nucleosides, Nucleotides, & Nucleic Acids.

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  • Phone (Dr. Yitzhak Tor):
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    Dept. of Chemistry & Biochemistry
    University of California, San Diego
    9500 Gilman Dr.
    La Jolla, CA 92093-0358, U.S.A.