Epigenomics, Sequencing & SNiPs- 2013 Meeting

Key Sessions:
Mechanisms of Chromatin in gene regulation
Nuclear dynamics and Methylation Assays
Parental imprinting and Histone Deacetylation inhibitors as drugs
Epigenetic re-programming in stem cells
Cutting-edge sequencing technology; Epigenome Sequencing
Epigenetic regulatory processes in diseases & environment
Copy Number Variations & Genomo-wide Analysis
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Wendnesday, July 10, 2013
8:00 A.M: Registration Open
9.00 AM – 6.00 PM Scientific Sessions

Thursday, July 11, 2013
8 A.M: Registration Open
9:00 – 6:00 PM: Scientific Sessions

Keynote Speaker:

George M. Church, PhD.
Professor of Genetics
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA, USA
Title: TBA

Other Speakers:

Garegin A. Papoian, PhD.
Monroe Martin Associate Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry
University of Maryland
College Park MD, USA
Title: Acetylations of lLysines of the H4 histone tail lead to major remodeling of its energy landscape

Guillermo Garcia-Manero, MD.
Professor of Medicine &
Deputy Chair,Translational Research
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX, USA
Title: TBA

Manolis Kellis, PhD.
Associate Professor Computational Biology
MIT Center for Genome Research
Cambridge MA, USA
Title: TBA

Jianguo Tao, MD, PhD.
Associate Member and Professor of Hematology
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute
University of South Florida
Tampa, FL, USA
Title: Gene silencing of myc-mediated miR-29 and histone modifications in lymphomas

Taiping Chen, PhD.
Associate Professor of Molecular Carcinogenesis
University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Smithville, TX, USA
Title: TBA

Thomas C. Bishop, PhD.
Associate Professor of Chemistry & Physics
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, LA, USA
Title: TBA

Bodour Salhia, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Cancer Genomics
Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen)
Phoenix, AZ, USA
Title: Epigenetic mechanisms mediating cancer progression

Tracey L. Petryshen, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry
Harvard Medical School & Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA, USA
Title: HDAC1/2 inhibition and mood disorders

Philip L. De Jager, MD, PhD.
Associate Professor of Neurology
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Member of the Broad Institute of Harvard & MIT
Boston, MA, USA
Title: TBA

Kumiko Saeki, MD, PhD.
Director of the Stem Cell Therapy Division
National Ctr. for Global Health and Medicine
Tokyo, Japan
Title: Production of functional brown adipocytes from human pluripotent stem cells

Shu Xiao, PhD.
Fellow in Bioengineering
University of California at San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
Title: Epigenetic mechanisms of gene regulation in pluripotent cells

Michael Witcher, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
McGill University & Jewish General Hospital
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Title: Epigenetic silencing of tumor suppressors in breast cancer

Dafydd Owen, PhD.
Associate Research Fellow
Pfizer Worldwide R&D
Cambridge, MA, USA
Title: Chemical probes for epigenetics

Ailan Guo, PhD.
Cell Signaling Technology
Danvers, MA, USA
Title: TBA

Andrea Baccarelli, MD, PhD, MPH
Mark and Catherine Winkler Associate Professor
Harvard School of Public Health
Boston, MA, USA
Title: Environmental epigenetics

Tracy Johnson, PhD.
Associate Professor of Molecular Biology
University of California-San Diego
La Jolla, CA, USA
Title: Histone acetylation's role in spliceosome assembly

Mariko Ariyoshi, PhD.
Associate Professor
Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences
Kyoto University
Kyoto, Japan
Title: Combinatorial read out of histone H3 modifications by the maintenance DNA methylation regulator UHRF1

Brendan D. Price, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Radiology
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston MA, USA
Title: Histone H2A.z controls chromatin remodeling during DNA Doble strand break repair

Chad Nusbaum, PhD.
Program Co-director
Genome Sequencing & Analysis
The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard
Boston, MA, USA
Title: TBA

Lai Wei, MD, PhD.
Staff Scientist of Immunology
National Eye Institute-NIH
Bethesda, MD, USA
Title: Epigenetic regulation in ocular inflammation

Cedric R. Clapier, PhD.
HHMI Research Specialist
Huntsman Cancer Institute & HHMI
University of Utah School of Medicine
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Title: Chromatin remodeling and nucleosomal epitopes

Erica Larschan, PhD.
Assistant Professor of Biology
Brown University
Providence, RI, USA
Title: The clamp protein links MSL complex to the X-chromosome during Drosophila dosage compensation

10 Jul - 11 Jul 2013
United States of America
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