Translational Control
September 6 - 10, 2022
Abstract Deadline: June 17, 2022


Rachel Green, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Jeffrey Kieft, University of Colorado School of Medicine
Nicholas Ingolia, University of California Berkeley


Registration for the Translational Control meeting has reached full capacity.  Virtual registration remains open. If you wish to be placed on a waitlist for in-person attendance, please select the Virtual Registration (in-person waitlist) meeting price option when registering.


COVID-19: All participants planning to attend in-person will be required to provide documentary proof of full vaccination AND first booster with an FDA or EMA approved vaccine. Additional safety measures will be in line with current NY and federal guidelines. For more information, see COVID-19 Policies and Protocols.


You are cordially invited to participate in the eighteenth conference on Translational Control to be held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory. The first session of the meeting will start at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, September 6, and the final session will end around lunch on Saturday, September 10. Dinner is included before the first session, and breakfast and lunch are included Saturday, September 8. As currently planned, the program will have eight sessions devoted to oral presentations, together with three poster sessions for presentations which cannot be accommodated in the formal sessions. Selection of talks for the oral sessions will be made by the organizers in conjunction with the session chairpersons, from the submitted abstracts.

  • Initiation
  • mRNA Turnover
  • RNA Regulatory
  • Ribosome
  • Development / CNS
  • Disease and Viruses
  • Regulation
  • Elongation and Termination

Keynote Speakers:
Jamie Cate,
University of California, Berkeley
Thomas Dever,
National Institutes of Health
Judith Frydman,
Stanford University

Session Chairs:
Shintaro Iwasaki,
RIKEN, Japan
Nicholas Guydosh,
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/National Institutes of Health
Katrin Karbstein,
Scripps Research Institute
Susan Shao,
Harvard Medical School
Danny Nedialkova,
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany
Vasili Hauryliuk,
Lund University, Sweden
Neva Caliskan,
Helmholtz Centre for Infection Research, Germany
Yaser Hashem,
European Institute of Chemistry and Biology, France

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers and individual session chairs. Status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

We hope that you or a member of your laboratory will be able to participate. In addition, please bring this announcement to the attention of any other interested parties. We look forward to seeing you at Cold Spring Harbor in September.

All questions pertaining to registration, fees, housing, meals, transportation, visas, abstract submission or any other matters should be directed to Samantha Mastronardi.

Social Media: The designated hashtag for this meeting is #cshltranscon. Note that you must obtain permission from an individual presenter before live-tweeting or discussing his/her talk, poster, or research results on social media. Click the Policies tab above to see our full Confidentiality & Reporting Policy.


In-Person Fees
Academic/Media Private Room/Private Bath Package: $1,655
Academic/Media Private Room/Shared Bath Package: $1,555
Academic Shared Room Package: $1,415
Academic/Media No-Housing Package: $1,055
Student Package*: $1,315
Student No-Housing Package: $955
Corporate Private Room/Private Bath Package: $2,115
Corporate No-Housing Package: $1,515

*Student Housing is default double occupancy. Please enquire about availability and fees to upgrade to private room.

Room package reservations close 2 weeks before the meeting start date

Rules for Virtual Participation: Virtual participation will include access to the oral sessions via Zoom, access to the digital poster sessions and access to the Slack discussion channel, and the Leading Strand video archive.

Presenters: Individuals submitting abstracts and facing financial barriers should firstly request financial aid (see above). Permission to present your talk or poster virtually will be given only in exceptional circumstances and on a case-by-case basis. If you think you are eligible for an exemption from the requirement to present in person, please provide a justification in writing via email to Samantha Mastronardi.

Non-presenting participants: We plan to broaden access to the conference by allowing certain categories of non-presenting participants to attend virtually at reduced fees. Categories include: 
1. Individuals from low & middle income countries; 
2. Individuals from non-LMIC countries in Asia, Australasia, Africa or South America; 
3. Individuals from US & Canadian minority serving institutions; 
4. Individuals with a demonstrable financial barrier; 
5. Individuals with family obligations or other special circumstances. 
For categories 4 & 5 above, please provide a justification via email to Samantha Mastronardi

Late Fees (registrations submitted after 5:00pm ET on August 31st)

Academic Virtual Package: $395
Student Virtual Package: $280
Corporate Virtual Package: $535