Cancer Epigenetics: New Mechanisms, New Therapies (B4)

Scientific Organizers: François Fuks and Anne Brunet


February 10—14, 2018

Beaver Run Resort, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA


Sponsored by Cancer Research UK, Cell Research, Incyte Corporation, Merck & Co., Inc., Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, Pfizer Inc. and Roche


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** Meeting has ended **

Discounted Abstract Deadline: October 10, 2017

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is November 8, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: October 10, 2017

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: November 8, 2017

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:

  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is October 10, 2017)

Discounted Registration Deadline: December 12, 2017

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time


Registration Fee: 820.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 595.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1020.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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Things to Do

Walking distance  = Walking distance (within 1/2 mile of conference center)  FREE Shuttle/Bus available  = FREE Shuttle/Bus available
Shuttle/Bus required  = Shuttle/Bus required  Car/Taxi required  = Car/Taxi required  not available  = Not Available

Not a skier? Downtown Breckenridge offers an array of galleries, historical museums, restaurants, and many shops. In addition, there is a nordic center and sleigh rides.
Site Provided Discounts Walking distance Car/Taxi required Shuttle/Bus required White Mountain Snowmobile Tours, 800-247-7238 or 970-668-5323
Climbing Walls Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required Breckenridge Climbing Wall
Wine Country Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Check out the tasting room of the highest winemaking facility in the world right on Main Street, Breckenridge ,Click here to learn more about Continental Divide Winery and see their location and hours.

Carboy Winery is a Colorado winery that also has a tasting room on Main Street Breckenridge. Click here to learn more and for location and hours
Flyfishing Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Breckenridge Outfitters, 970-453-4135
Hiking Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Summit County Hiking Trails
Ice Skating Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Town of Breckenridge Ice Skating, 970-547-7889
Sightseeing Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Breckenridge Tourism Office, 888-251-2417
Skiing Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Breck’s five interconnected peaks offer amazing variety for every skill level. Peak 10 offers steep runs and challenging moguls. Peak 9 is best for beginners. Situated in the heart of the resort, Peak 8 is packed with trails for all levels. Intermediate skiers will feel at home on Peak 7’s blue runs, while those seeking an above-treeline experience will get their thrills on Peak 6.

  More Ski Information: Discount Lift Tickets:  

2018-19 Keystone Symposia discount lift ticket rates at Breckenridge Ski Resort click here.

In order to receive the discounted rate, be sure to pick up a voucher from the Keystone Symposia Registration desk located at the meeting. All prices listed are for the 2018-2019 Winter Ski Season and are subject to change.



Ski storage/lockers: There is complimentary ski storage in each Beaver Run Resort building.

Equipment rentals:  Breck Sports, conveniently located at Beaver Run Resort, makes renting easy. With 8 slope side locations, you can exchange, upgrade or return your equipment at any base area. You can also get fitted for equipment the afternoon before you ski, so you can hit the snow early on your first day! For the full list of rates, click here.

To book now and receive a 25% rental discount, go to: www.rentskis.com/ksymposia
To receive a rental discount without an advanced reservation, please pick up a coupon at Registration to save up to 10% and show Keystone Symposia ID Badge.



Adaptive Skiing and Snowboarding:
The Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center (BOEC) provides lessons for all adaptive needs for adults and kids with mental and physical disabilities. To get more information, click here, or call 970-453-6422 or 1-800-383-2632

Ski Area Notes:  For conferences arriving early, stop by Conference Services office to obtain a voucher for lift ticket discounts. Vouchers are not valid on holidays or holiday weekends.

Ski Area Website: www.breckenridge.com

Ski-In/Ski-Out...be on and off the slopes quickly!
Snowboarding Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available See "Skiing"
Snowshoeing Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Breckenridge Nordic Center is happy to offer discounts to Keystone Symposia attendees on trail passes and rentals. When attendees present their Keystone Symposia name badges, trail passes are $20 and rentals are $18. Guided snowshoe tours are available for $60 per person, which includes your trail pass. To get to the Nordic Center, take the Black Route from Beaver Run on the Breck Free Ride. For more information, Breckenridge Nordic Center, 970-453-6855
X-country Skiing Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Breckenridge Nordic Center, 970-453-6855
Breckenridge Nordic Center offers a discount to Keystone Symposia attendees
$20 day pass
$18 for rentals
Please have show your name badge for discounted rate.
Frisco Nordic Center, 970-668-0866
Other Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Shuttle/Bus required Breckenridge Resort's Epic Discovery Program has a variety of activities that highlight the stunningly beautiful and rich environment that is summer time in the Rocky Mountains. Whether you have an hour or a full day, craft your day your way with a pass, add on a ziplinetour, or just enjoy a scenic chair ride. Click here to see a full size map with all of the different zones and camps each with their own unique activities and areas of focus.

The mountain opens for summer activities starting on Friday, June 8th and attendees of Keystone Symposia can get a discount of 10% off of their window rates. This makes a one day adult pass $80 for unlimited activities and for children under 54" only $56. Discounts are also valid on their Pioneer Pack which gets the ticket holder 3 scans/activities on the mountain (excluding Canopy Tour, Breck Flyer and Guided Activities).

Fitness Center Walking distance Beaver Run Resort Amenities - Fitness Center is free to paying guests at Beaver Run Resort.
Spa Walking distance The Spa at Beaver Run, 970-453-8757 or in-house dial extension 8757
Swimming Walking distance Beaver Run Resort Amenities - Swimming Pools are free to paying guests at Beaver Run Resort.
Other Walking distance FREE Shuttle/Bus available Meta Yoga Studios is offering our attendees a discounted rate on their drop in classes at their studio. Use the code: ks2019 when booking online for $10 per class (including mat rental). Regular price is normally $19. You can also mention the code if you pay in person for the same discount. Classes available for the week of February 18-22 are as follows:
FEBRUARY 18-22
• Tue 12:15-1:15pm Mindful Flow
• Wed 12-1pm (class at Beaver Run Building 4 Pool Room - free)
• Wed 12:15-1:15pm Heated Align + Flow
• Thu 12:15-1:15pm Hot Power Flow
• Fri 12:15-1:15pm Hot Vinyasa
• Fri 2:30-3:15pm Yoga Nidra
Contact Meta Yoga Studios directly for questions and to sign up for classes
There are several options for getting to and from the yoga studio from Beaver Run. If the weather is nice, the 15 minute walk is about .7 miles (just over a kilometer). The Breck Free Ride's "Blue Route" will take you from the Beaver Run Resort to about a block from the studio (Stop # 25) The bus runs every 20 minutes. Finally, Beaver Run offers a courtesy shuttle to all their guests, call ahead at 970-453-6000 and allow extra time for pick ups.

Galleries Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Art on a Whim, 970-547-8399
Arts Alive Gallery, 970-453-0450
Blue River Fine Art Gallery, 970-453-4111
Breckenridge Gallery, 970-453-2592
Live Music Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Music Hall in Frisco Check out their website for complete list of shows. Frisco is 9 miles north of Breckenridge.
Lake Dillon Theatre Company is a professional theatre and provides unique cultural experiences through performing arts. The theatre is 14 miles from Beaver Run Resort
Breckenridge Backstage Theatre is The oldest year-round theatre company on Colorado's Western Slope and it is right here in Breckenridge.
Museums Walking distance Car/Taxi required FREE Shuttle/Bus available Barney Ford House Museum
Summit Historical Society, 970-453-9022

The above information is provided as a courtesy to our conferees and is subject to change without notice.