Workshop “Viruses and RNAi”

4 – 6 October, New Delhi, India

Organiser: Sujatha Sunil (ICGEB New Delhi, India))

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Deadline for receipt of grant applications at ICGEB New Delhi: 30 April 2018
Deadline for receipt of registrations and abstracts: 30 August 2018
For information please contact the local organiser

The ICGEB aims at strengthening the research capability of its Members through a comprehensive training programme and approach to promoting biotechnology internationally. The active participation of ICGEB Member States nationals in the ICGEB Meetings and Courses is therefore highly encouraged. For more information on the terms of participation and funding opportunities for this event please access the meeting website or contact the local organiser directly.

The Workshop will highlight on viruses and their interaction with host RNAi machinery. Emphasis will also be given to viral suppressers of RNAi and the mechanism involved. Classes of small RNAs and long non coding RNAs, as well as delivery systems currently employed along with application of the siRNAs will be discussed.


Virus and host derived small RNAs, Virus induced RNAi suppression and its mechanism, Mechanism and biology of lncRNAs, Secretory miRNAs in diseases, Delivery of small RNAs, Genome wide applications of siRNAs


Leading researchers in the area of RNAi and viruses. Young scientists and students in the field of viruses and/or RNAi. Admittance to the Workshop is subject to selection by the organising committee and payment of a registration fee (INR 4,000 for National participants, Euro 150 for International participants). Registration fee will cover only course material, lunch, dinner and coffee breaks. Participants are expected to cover their own travel and subsistence costs. Applicants are expected to have a strong CV and inclination to learn about viruses and RNAi.


Grant call now closed.

A limited number of grants covering local costs (accommodation twin-shared and meals as scheduled in the programme) will be available for a selected number of nationals of ICGEB Member States. Recipients of an ICGEB grant will be automatically waived of the registration fees.


Submit your application by 30 April 2018 and your registration and abstract by 30 August 2018