Chromatin: Histones, Nucleosomes, Chromosomes and Genomes Conference

Venue: Pan Pacific Singapore Hotel

Location: Singapore, Singapore

Event Date/Time: Feb 09, 2009 End Date/Time: Feb 11, 2009
Registration Date: Nov 28, 2008
Early Registration Date: Oct 31, 2008
Abstract Submission Date: Sep 26, 2008
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Abcam is pleased to announce its first international Chromatin meeting to be held in Asia organized by Neil Clarke and Edwin Cheung, GIS, Biopolis. As a new and unique feature, this event will run back to back with Abcam's Regulatory Networks in Stem Cells Conference (11-13 February 2009) with an overlap day of plenary talks and poster session. Visit the Regulatory Networks in Stem Cells Conference webpage at

Topics will include:
- Histone modifications, enzymology and biochemistry
- Histone variants
- Genome mapping of the chromatin primary structure
- Nuclear organization
- RNA and chromatin

Invited speakers:
- Laurie Boyer (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US)
- Sung Hee Baek (Seoul National University, South Korea)
- Xing Wang Deng (Yale University, USA)
- Anne Ferguson-Smith (University of Cambridge, UK)
- Xiang-Dong Fu (University of California, USA)
- Shiv Grewal (National Cancer Institute, USA)
- Kristian Helin (BRIC, Denmark)
- Takashi Ito (Nagasaki University, Japan)
- Tony Kouzarides (Gordon Institute, Cambridge, UK)
- Wouter De Laat (Erasmus, the Netherlands)
- En Li (Novartis, Institute for Biomedical Research Shanghai)
- Jason Lieb (University of North Carolina)
- John Lis (Cornell University, USA)
- Huck Hui Ng (Genome Institue of Singapore)
- Azim Surani (Gurdon Institute, UK)
- Bryan Turner (University of Birmingham, UK)
- Jonathan Widom (Northwestern University, USA)

Abstracts for oral and poster presentation are invited. Those which most closely fit within the topics of the meeting will be selected. Posters will be judged. The winner will receive up to £75 off their registration for a future Abcam conference or an antibody from the Abcam catalog.
- Oral abstract deadline 26 September 2008
- Poster abstract deadline: 28 November 2008
Space for posters is unlimited.

The registration fee is fully inclusive of:
- attendance at sessions (plenary & poster)
- bed & breakfast accommodation for the nights of 8, 9 and 10 February
- lunch and refreshments on 9, 10 and 11 February
- welcome drinks reception
- conference materials, including book of abstracts

Early bird and student registration fees are available for this meeting.
- Early bird deadline: October 31, 2008

For futher information and to register please visit the Chromatin: Histones, Nucleosomes, Chromosomes and Genomes Conference website (


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