Epigenetics, Chromatin & Transcription

Major Topics:
1. Chromatin and transcription regulation
2. Chromatin domains and structure
3. DNA methylation and demethylation
4. Histone modifications
5. Nucleosome remodeling and non-coding RNAs
6. Epigenetics and stem cell reprogramming
7. New techniques and new epigenetic phenomenons
8. Epigenetics and human diseases
+ show speakers and program
Organized by:
Rob Martienssen, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA
Rui-Ming Xu, Institute of Biophysics, Beijing, China
Yi Zhang, Harvard Medical School and Boston Children's Hospital, USA

Keynote Speakers:
David Allis, The Rockefeller University, USA
Ronald Evans, HHMI/The Salk Institute, USA
Azim Surani, University of Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM
Carl Wu, HHMI Janelia Farm Reseach Campus, USA

Invited Speakers:
Genevieve Almouzni, Institut Curie/Section de Recherche, UMR218, FRANCE
Frederick Alt, HHMI/ Harvard Medical School, USA
Sung Hee Baek, Seoul National University, KOREA
Xiaofeng Cao, Institute of Genetics & Developmental Biology, CAS, China
Xiaodong Cheng, Emory University School of Medicine, USA
Patrick Cramer, LMU University of Munich, GERMANY
Joseph Ecker, HHMI / The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Anne Ferguson-Smith, University of Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM
Chuan He, The University of Chicago, USA
Edith Heard, Curie Institute, CNRS UMR218, FRANCE
Konrad Hochedlinger, HHMI / Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Thomas Jenuwein, Max-Planck Institute of Immunobiology, GERMANY
Haifan Lin, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
Huck-Hui Ng, Genome Institute of Singapore, SINGAPORE
Yijun Qi, Tsinghua University, CHINA
Anjana Rao, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, USA
Robert Roeder, The Rockefeller University, USA
Mitinori Saitou, Kyoto University, JAPAN
Hiroyuki Sasaki, Kyushu University, JAPAN
Yang Shi, Harvard Medical School, USA
Yujiang Shi, Brigham Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, USA
Jerry Workman, The Stowers Institute for Medical Research, USA
Xiaoliang Sunney Xie, Harvard University, USA
Guoliang Xu, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Feng Zhang, Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, USA
Jian-Kang Zhu, Purdue University and Shanghai Center for Plant Stress Biology, USA/CHINA

5 May - 9 May 2014

SUZHOU
China
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