Translational Control
September 1 - 5, 2020
Abstract Deadline: June 12, 2020


Rachel Green, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Graham Pavitt, University of Manchester
Nahum Sonenberg, McGill University

You are cordially invited to participate in the sixteenth 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 1, and the final session will end around lunch on Saturday, September 5. 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.

Topics and Session Chairs:
  • Initiation
    Chair: TBA
  • mRNA Turnover
    Chair: TBA
  • RNA Regulatory
    Chair: TBA
  • Ribosome
    Chair: TBA
  • Development / CNS
    Chair: TBA
  • Disease and Viruses
    Chair: TBA
  • Regulation
    Chair: TBA
  • Elongation and Termination
    Chair: TBA
Keynote Speakers:
Susan Baserga, Yale School of Medicine
Mauro Costa-Mattioli, Baylor College of Medicine
David Ron, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, UK

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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 Catie Carr at


Academic Package: $1,560
Graduate/PhD Student Package:
Corporate Package: $2,055 
Academic/Student No-Housing Package:
Corporate No-Housing Package: $1,380 


We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. Apply in writing to Catie Carr at stating need for financial support - preference is given to those submitting abstracts.