2nd Alan Wolffe EMBO Conference on Chromatin and Epigenetics (Chromatin05)

Venue: EMBL Heidelberg

Location: 69117 Heidelberg, Germany

Event Date/Time: May 19, 2005 End Date/Time: May 22, 2005
Registration Date: Mar 01, 2005
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 01, 2005
Paper Submission Date: Mar 01, 2005
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Description

Topics:
Chromatin mechanism in epigenetic marking,
Non-coding RNA and gene silencing,
Parental imprinting, dosage compensation and monoallelic expression,
Nuclear dynamics and long-range control,
Epigenetic re-programming, stem cells and genome dynamics,
Epigenetic processes in disease, epigenomics
Organizers
Asifa Akhtar, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
Genevieve Almouzni, Institut Curie, France
Vincent Colot, INRA - CNRS, France
Wolf Reik, The Babraham Institute, United Kingdom
Invited Speakers
Philip Avner, Institut Pasteur, France
Denise Barlow, ÖAW - Institut für Molekularbiologie, Austria
Peter Becker, Adolf-Butenand-Institute, Munich, Germany
Neil Brockdorff, MRC Clinical Sciences Centre, London, United Kingdom
Giacomo Cavalli, Institute of Human Genetics, Montpellier, France
Jan Ellenberg, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
Anne Ferguson-Smith, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
Peter Fraser, The Babraham Institute, United Kingdom
Michel Georges, University of Liege, Belgium
Shiv Grewal, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda MD, USA
Ueli Grossniklaus, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Steven Henikoff, HHMI-FHCRC, USA
Steve Jacobsen, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Thomas Jenuwein, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna, Austria
Robert Kingston, Massachussetts General Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
Tony Kouzarides, University of Cambridge, Wellcome Cancer Research, United Kingdom
John C. Lucchesi, Emory University, Atlanta, GA, USA
Marjorie Matzke, Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology, Vienna, Austria
Michael S. Neuberger, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, United Kingdom
Valerio Orlando, IGB CNR, Naples, Italy
Dirk Schübeler, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland
James L. Sherley, Massechussetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA
Titia Sijen, Hubrecht Laboratory, Netherlands
Austin Smith, University of Edinburg, United Kingdom
Jesper Svejstrup, Imperial Cancer Reseearch Fund, London, United Kingdom
Bas Van Steensel, The Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
Alain Verreault, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London, United Kingdom
Jörn E. Walter, University of Saarland, Germany
Anton Wutz, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna, Austria
Joanna Wysocka, The Rockefeller University, New York, USA

Venue

Meyerhofstr. 1
Germany
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Additional Information

Registration fee: EUR 350 (including accommodation in a twin room, meals, and local transport) or Eur 125 (without accommodation but including meals and local transport). The registration fee should not be sent before acceptance to the meeting. Abstract submission Applicants are strongly encouraged to present a poster. Some abstract will be selected for oral presentation. A special prize will be awarded for the best poster. Hotel Accommodation in twin rooms is included in the conference fee from Thursday, May 19th to Sunday, May 22nd (3 nights). Single rooms are available at extra cost (approx 40-70 Eur per night). Any additional nights will be charged extra. You will have the opportunity to select single room accommodation when you are asked to confirm attendance once your application has been accepted. Local Transport Shuttle busses will go from the hotels to EMBL and back mornings and evenings.

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