Epigenetics, Chromatin and Transcription

Epigenetics, Chromatin and Transcription
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Sunday June 16, 2013
4:00PM – 9:00AM Conference Registration
6:00PM – 7:00 PM FASEB Opening Reception
7:00PM – 8:30 PM Dinner
8:45PM – 10:00PM Tony Kouzarides, The Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge
Epigenetic pathways in transcription and cancer

Monday June 17, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM Breakfast
Session 1:
9:00AM – 12:15PM
Non-coding RNAs: novel players in the epigenetic landscape
Session Chair & Affiliation: Karen Adelman, NIEHS
9:00AM – 9:15AM Welcome from FASEB
9:15AM - 9:45AM Shiv Grewal
Affiliation: National Institutes of Health, NCI
Tentative Title of Talk: ncRNAs in heterochromatin formation
9:45AM –10:15AM Jeannie Lee
Affiliation: Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University
Tentative Title of Talk: Non-Coding RNAs in X-inactivation
10:15AM – 10:30 AM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:30AM – 11:00AM Group photo & FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
11:00AM – 11:30AM Torben Jensen
Affiliation: Aarhus University
Tentative Title of Talk: Dynamic biogenesis of non-coding RNAs
11:30AM – 12:00PM Ramin Shiekhattar
Affiliation: The Wistar Institute
Tentative Title of Talk: Elucidating Enhancer-like RNAs in Cancer
and Disease
12:00PM – 12:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM Lunch
Free Afternoon
4:00PM – 6:00PM Poster Session 1
6:00PM – 7:00PM Dinner
Session 2:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
Inheritance of epigenetic marks
Session Chair & Affiliation: Shelley L. Berger, University of
Pennsylvania
7:00PM - 7:30PM Danny Reinberg
Affiliation: New York University
Tentative Title of Talk: Epigenetic memory in mammalian cells
7:30PM – 8:00PM Marissa Bartolomei
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
Tentative Title of Talk: X-inactivation and the role of CTCF
8:00PM – 8:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM Robin Allshire
Affiliation: Wellcome Center for Cell Biology
Tentative Title of Talk: How centromeres are specified
9:15PM – 9:45PM Carl Wu
Affiliation: NCI
Tentative Title of Talk: Chromatin remodelers and histone variants

Tuesday June 18, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM Breakfast
Session 3
9:00AM – 12:15PM
New strategies and novel findings in epigenomics
Session Chair & Affiliation: Jessica Tyler, University of Texas-MD
Anderson Cancer Center
9:00AM - 9:30AM Richard Young
Affiliation: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Tentative Title of Talk: Global consequences of myc overexpression
9:30PM –10:00AM John Rinn
Affiliation: Harvard Medical School
Tentative Title of Talk: Roles of lincRNAs in development and
disease
10:00AM – 10:15AM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15PM Eileen Furlong
Affiliation: EMBL Heidelberg
Tentative Title of Talk: Genomic views of enhancer function during
development
11:15PM – 12:00PM Frank Pugh
Affiliation: Pennsylvania state university
Tentative Title of Talk: Dynamic analysis of transcription factor
binding at nucleotide resolution
12:00PM – 12:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM
1:15PM – 2:15PM
Lunch
Meet the Expert
Free Afternoon
4:00PM – 6:00PM Poster Session 2
6:00PM – 7:00PM Dinner
Session 4:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
Functional and structural views of histone modifications
Session Chair & Affiliation: Kenneth S. Zaret, University of
Pennsylvania
7:00PM - 7:30PM Neil Brockdorff
Affiliation: University of Oxford
Tentative Title of Talk: Polycomb complexes during development
7:30PM – 8:00PM Ali Shilatifard
Affiliation: Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Tentative Title of Talk: Connections between transcription
elongation and MLL
8:00PM – 8:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM Jessica Tyler
Affiliation: University of Texas-MD Anderson
Tentative Title of Talk: Histone Chaperones and modifications
during chromatin assembly
9:15PM – 9:45PM Ronen Marmorstein
Affiliation: The Wistar Institue
Tentative Title of Talk: Structural analysis of histone
acetyltransferases: signal recognition

Wednesday June 19, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM Breakfast
Session 5
9:00AM – 12:15PM
Bringing it all together, structures and mechanism of gene
expression
Session Chair & Affiliation: Ronen Marmorstein, The Wistar Institute
9:00AM - 9:30AM Wendy Bickmore
Affiliation: Medical Research Council
Tentative Title of Talk: Nuclear organization and polycomb
complexes
9:30PM –10:00AM Patrick Cramer
Affiliation: Gene Center, LMU Munich
Tentative Title of Talk: Structural studies of transcription complexes
10:00AM – 10:15AM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15PM Marc Timmers
Affiliation: University Medical Center Utrecht
Tentative Title of Talk: Role of transcription initiation factors in
pluripotent cells
11:15AM – 12:00PM Karolin Luger
Affiliation: Colorado State University
Tentative Title of Talk: Structural analysis of histone chaperones
12:00PM – 12:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM Lunch
Free Afternoon
1:30PM – 6:00PM Optional Organized Group Activity
6:00PM – 7:00PM Dinner
Session 6:
7:00PM – 9:45PM
Global chromatin changes during development and disease
Session Chair & Affiliation: Marc Timmers, Affiliation: University of
Utrecht
7:00PM - 7:30PM Joanna Wysocka
Affiliation: Stanford University
Tentative Title of Talk: Developmental regulation of enhancers
7:30PM – 8:00PM Luciano DiCroce
Affiliation: Centre for Genomic Regulation
Tentative Title of Talk: Distinct chromatin complexes in
development
8:00PM – 8:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM Colin Goding
Affiliation: University of Oxford
Tentative Title of Talk: Epigenetics during melanocyte development
and differentiation
9:15PM – 9:45PM Kenneth S. Zaret
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania, Institute for Regenerative
Medicine
Tentative Title of Talk: Epigenetic changes during muscle
development

Thursday June 21, 2013
7:30AM – 9:00AM Breakfast
Session 7
9:00AM – 12:15PM
Dynamics of chromatin
Session Chair & Affiliation: Ali Shilatifard, Stowers Institute for
Medical Research
9:00AM - 9:30AM Trevor Archer
Affiliation: NIEHS
Tentative Title of Talk: Chromatin remodeling and transcription in
response to Glucocorticoids
9:30PM –10:00AM Genevieve Almouzni
Affiliation: CNRS Institut Curie
Tentative Title of Talk: Epigenetics and DNA replication
10:00AM – 10:15AM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15PM Alexander Tarakhovsky
Affiliation: The Rockefeller University
Tentative Title of Talk: Epigenetics and gene activation in immune
cells
11:15PM – 12:00PM Shelley Berger
Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine
Tentative Title of Talk: Alterations in chromatin during aging
12:00PM – 12:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 12:45PM Business Meeting
12:45PM – 1:45PM Lunch
Break
Session 8:
3:00PM – 9:45PM
Regulation of transcription elongation
Session Chair & Affiliation: Ramin Shiekhattar, The Wistar Institute
3:00PM - 3:30PM Joaquin Espinosa
Affiliation: University of Colorado at Boulder
Tentative Title of Talk: CDK8 regulates gene activation during
hypoxia
3:30PM – 4:00PM Joan Conaway
Affiliation: Stowers Institute for Medical Research
Tentative Title of Talk: Regulating transcriptional activation
4:00PM – 4:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
4:15PM – 4:30PM Break
4:30PM – 4:45PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
4:45PM – 5:15PM Lee Kraus
Affiliation: UT Southwestern Medical Center
Tentative Title of Talk: Dynamics of signal-responsive gene
expression
5:15PM – 5:45PM Karen Adelman
Affiliation: NIEHS
Tentative Title of Talk: Role of paused Pol II during the immune
response
6:00PM – 7:00PM Dinner

Friday June 21, 2013
7:30AM – 8:30AM Breakfast
Departures

16 Jun - 21 Jun 2013

Nassau
Bahamas
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