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Comfort, Nathaniel C.


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RNA worlds—Splicing, catalysis, and the origin of life, 2017

Scope and Contents From the Series: The discovery of mRNA splicing in 1977 established a new step in the central dogma of molecular biology, the “flow” of genetic information from DNA to RNA to the protein product. Our meeting will focus on forty years of advances in this field with topics such as the spliceosome, alternative RNA splicing, diseases related to RNA splicing, and therapeutics focused on RNA splicing. The meeting will encompass discussions not only of what has already been accomplished, but also how this history...
Dates: 2017

Series 1: History of Science: Archives and Oral History (April 3-5), 2005

Scope and Contents

This meeting took a historical role of scientific archives and discussed the importance of oral history in the development of science. Participants examined the challenges and perspectives posed to scientific libraries and archives in the digital age. Participants included: Peter Hirtle, Robert C. Olby, E.M. Tansey, Peter J. Wosh. See for a complete list.

Dates: 2005