Nucleic acids science plays a key role in precision medicine, genetic therapy and new solutions for human health. Continuous discovery of new RNA functions and constant emergence of innovative nucleic acids technologies are driving forces for the field and hold enormous promise for the future scientific and technological progress. The China Nucleic Acids Forum (CNAF) led by Nobel Prize winners is an international forum at the forefront of these developments, aims to push forward communications and collaborations in and abroad, and has been successfully held  times since 2013. The CNAF has attracted high-profile speakers, including Nobel Prize winners, to highlight recent advances in nucleic-acid based medicine, scientific discoveries, diagnostics and industrial trends. It has been widely recognized as the premier forum in Asia for advancing nucleic acids research and drug development. The 2019 CNAF will feature 20+ globally prominent experts discussing the latest advances in nucleic acids research and development.

 ● Frontiers in non-coding RNA Research

●  Advances in Oligonucleotide-based Therapeutics

● CRISPR Gene Editing Technology

● Cutting-edge RNA Technologies and Applications

 Conference Chairs

Thomas R. Cech, PhD

Professor, University of Colorado, USA, Nobel Prize Winner in Chemistry (1989)

Craig C. Mello, PhD

Professor, UMass Medical School, USA, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2006)


Thomas C. Sudhof, PhD

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2013)
Professor, Stanford University

Craig MELLO, PhD

Professor, University of Massachusetts
Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (2006)

Muthiah Manoharan, PhD

Board Director, Oligonucleotide Therapeutics Society

Important Deadlines

Aug 31, 2019 | Early Bird Rate Deadline

Sep 30, 2019 | Priority Rate Deadline

Nov 03, 2019 | Online Registration Deadline

Nov 06, 2019 | On-site registration


Nov 07, 2019 | On-site registration



Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedicine and Health,Chinese Academy of Sciences

Scientific Technology and Talent Office of Guangzhou Development District

Guangzhou Overseas Returned Scholars Association


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