Key words – DNA synthesis, repair, recombination and replication; RNA transcription, processing, translation, localisation and stability; genomics; chromosomes structure and dynamics; non-coding RNA; nucleic acid binding proteins; mutation; gene expression; epigenetics

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Mark Coldwell (Chair)

University of Southampton, UK

Keywords: gene expression, mRNA translation, initiation codon selection, eukaryotic translation initiation factors 
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Catherine Jopling

University of Nottingham, UK

Keywords: RNA, microRNA, hepatitis C virus, translation, long noncoding RNA

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David Grainger

University of Birmingham, UK

Keywords: Bacterial molecular genetics

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Emma Hargreaves

University of Kent, UK 

Keywords: translation, elongation, mRNA, gene expression, biotechnology, recombinant protein production

Josana Rodriguez

Newcastle University

Keywords: Developmental biology, cell polarity, asymmetric cell division, cytoskeletal organisation, protein targeting
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Josep Forment

AstraZeneca, UK

Keywords: Oncology, DNA replication, DNA repair, DNA damage response, cell cycle

Garry Scarlett

University of Portsmouth, UK

Keywords: nucleic acid-protein interactions; nucleic acid structure; transcriptional regulation; ancient DNA

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Julie Aspden

University of Leeds, UK

Keywords: mRNA translation, ribosomes, ribosome profiling, lncRNAs, RNA-protein complexes, spermatogenesis, Drosophila melanogaster