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Chromatin: from structure to epigenetics

  December 19, 2011  
Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC), Strasbourg, France
26th June 2012

This exciting 2-day conference will link chromatin structure with epigenetics. The aim is to use chromatin structure and dynamics as foundations to understand epigenetics. The first session will be devoted to structural aspects covering the main biochemical and biophysical aspects of chromatin structure. The second session will "bridge" these two areas, and focus on studies using chromatin structure/dynamics to explain epigenetic phenomena. Session 3 will concentrate on epigenetic phenomena in vivo.

With this meeting we will build a bridge between chromatin structure and epigenetics - two key pillars of modern biology.

Our aims:

  • Encourage plenty of discussions in a relaxed atmosphere. In particular initiate discussions about chromatin structure and dynamics as foundations for understanding epigenetics
  • Provide a unique opportunity for students and post-docs to participate and present their own data
  • Inspire new collaborations and investigations within this ever growing field of research
Organized by: Abcam PLC
Invited Speakers:
  • Peter Becker (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU), Germany)
  • Colyn Crane-Robinson (University of Portsmouth, UK)
  • Edith Heard (Institut Curie, France)
  • Tony Kouzarides (Gurdon Institute, UK)
  • Rob Martienssen (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, US)
  • Jane Mellor (University of Oxford, UK)
  • Danny Reinberg (Langone Medical Center, US)
  • Daniela Rhodes (MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK)
  • Eran Segal (Weizmann Institute, Israel)
  • Azim Surani (Gurdon Institute, UK)
  • Jean Thomas (University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Bryan Turner (University of Birmingham, UK)
  • Jerry Workman (Stowers Institute, US)
  • Joern Walter (Saarland University, Germany)
    Deadline for Abstracts: 30th April 2012
     Early Bird
    (before Monday April 30, 2012)
    (after Monday April 30, 2012
    Full Delegate€230€260

    The registration fee is inclusive of:

    • Attendance at sessions
    • Conference materials, including book of abstracts
    • Lunch and refreshments on June 26-27, 2012
    • Dinner and social event on 26 June

    Students are categorized as those in full-time education at the time of registering. Proof of student status may be requested.
    *All fees are charged in Euros (€). If paying in a different currency, your card provider's exchange rate may be applied.

    E-mail: andrew.rogers@abcam.com
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