Event Date/Time: Oct 24, 2008
Early Registration Date: Sep 22, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Aug 27, 2008
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Abcam is delighted to announce that Laurie Boyer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US) has agreed to chair a symposium on Gene Regulatory Mechanisms and Development in Boston, Massachusetts on the 24 October 2008.

Topics will include:
- Chromatin structure and function
- Non coding RNA in dosage compensation and chromatin organization
- RNA splicing and regulation
- Genomic analysis of gene regulation

Keynote speaker:
- Phil Sharp (Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Invited speakers:
- Kami Ahmad (Harvard Medical School, Department of BCMP)
- Bradley Bernstein (Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School Genome Biology and Cell Circuits)
- Mitzi Kuroda (Harvard-Partners Center for Genetics and Genomics, Department of Genetics)
- Robert Kingston (Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts General Hospital)
- Jeannie Lee (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital/Department of Genetics and Pathology)
- Danesh Moazed (Harvard Medical School/Department of Cell Biology)
- Melissa Moore (HHMI and University of Massachusetts Medical School)
- Richard Young (Whitehead Institute and Massachusetts Institute of Technology)

Abstracts for oral and poster presentation are invited. Those which most closely fit within the topics of the meeting will be selected.
- Deadline for oral abstracts: August 27, 2008
- Deadline for poster abstracts: September 22, 2008

The registration fee is fully inclusive of:
- attendance at sessions (plenary & poster)
- lunch and refreshments
- drinks reception
- conference materials, including book of abstracts

Early bird and student registration fees are available for this meeting.
- Early bird deadline: September 22, 2008

For futher information and to register please visit the Gene Regulatory Mechanisms and Development Symposium website (www.abcam.com/generegulation08).

Venue

77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, MA 02115
Boston
Massachusetts
United States
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