The Paper of the Year Award is designed to honor the most impactful paper in the field of oligonucleotide therapeutics.
Nominations are open and the winner will be announced during the Annual Meeting.
2017 Nomination Deadline: June 30, 2017
The recipient receives:
- $1,000 award
- Complimentary registration to the OTS Annual Meeting
- Formal presentation of the award at the OTS Annual Meeting
- Short talk speaking slot at the OTS Annual Meeting
- Paper must have been published between
July 2016-July 2017
- Paper must be on a topic relevant to oligonucleotide therapeutics
To submit a nomination for the Paper of the Year award, complete the following form.
2016 Paper of the Year Award Winner
Authors: William “Wes” Salomon, Samson Jolly, Victor Serebrov, Melissa Moore, Phillip Zamore – RNA Therapeutics Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Victor Serebrov, PhD
RNA Therapeutics Institute, University of Massachusetts Medical Center
Talk Title: Single-Molecule Imaging Reveals that Argonaute Reshapes the Binding Properties of Its Nucleic Acid Guides
Biography: Victor is a research instructor in Melissa Moore and Phillip Zamore labs. Victor is interested in everything RNA, and has been working in the RNA field since his undergraduate years. A biochemist by training, several years ago he turned to single molecule imaging as a perfect tool to study the mechanisms of RNA-protein interactions. This occupation makes him spend long hours in a small microscope room without windows and with walls painted black, but Victor jokes that this is a perfect environment conducive to scientific ‘aha’ moments. Outside scientific research, Victor enjoys time outdoors with his family, building electronics projects and making every appliance in his home controllable with a smartphone.