2015 - Dr. Lynne Maquat

The Alberta RNA Research and Training Institute (ARRTI) is delighted to host this year's Canada Gairdner International Award recipient Dr. Lynne Maquat. Dr. Maquat was awarded the 2015 Canada Gairdner International Award "In recognition of her achievements in RNA research, in particular her discovery of nonsense-mediated mRNA decay, which is critically important in health and disease".

ARRTI invites all interested parties to the Canada Gairdner Symposium on October 20th and 21st, 2015 at the University of Lethbridge, titled:

New Horizons in RNA Research

The Symposium will begin with Dr. Lynne Maquat's keynote lecture titled:

"Nonsense-Mediated mRNA Decay and Human Disease: Genome Guardian and Executor"

Date:  Tuesday, October 20th, 2015