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Institute of Organic Chemistry

Nucleic Acid Chemistry Meeting 2023


On the occasion of the XI. Nucleic Acid Chemistry Meeting of the DNG (German Nucleic Acid Society) about 120 researchers gathered at the University of Würzburg from 14th to 15th of September 2023, exchanging and discussing their most recent scientific results.

Group picture of the XI. Nucleic Acid Chemistry Meeting (Photo: A. Heckel)
Group picture of the XI. Nucleic Acid Chemistry Meeting (Photo: A. Heckel)

Twelve fascinating lectures were given and 64 posters were exhibited, accompanied by eleven poster flash talks. After two lively poster sessions, five poster prize winners were elected by all participants of the meeting.

Congratulations to the poster prize winners!

Hannah Depmeier (Universität zu Köln): Towards the synthesis of L-a-threofuranosyl nucleoside triphosphates and oligonucleotides with an expanded genetic alphabet

Fanziska Welsch (Universität Stuttgart): Bridging the gap between chain formation and genetic copying of RNA

Florian Weissenböck (Universität Münster): Photocaged 5' cap analogues for optical control of mRNA translation in cells

Rita Michenfelder (Karlsruher Institut für Technologie): DNA labelling in live cells via [2+2] photocycloaddition

Takumi Okuda (Universität Würzburg): Site-specific RNA modification by SAM-analogue utilizing ribozymes

The poster prizes were sponsored by the DNG and the RSC Chemical Biology.