The topic of MWS 2008 was Regulatory RNA in biology and human health, with the program committee chaired by Murray Deutscher.
Well attended and with a surplus income shared among the sponsors.
A major organizational change then took place, in which Nature took over the management. We had already become a Nature symposium, as part of the more than 20 events their team was staging each year, worldwide. At this point, Nature took full responsibility for the finances, profit or loss.
On to MWS 2009-2013.