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Sunday, February 27 | 4:00PM - 8:00PM
Registration
Arrival and Registration
Room: Grand Foyer


Sunday, February 27 | 6:00PM - 8:00PM
Welcome Mixer

Room: Grand Foyer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Monday, February 28 | 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Breakfast

Room: Grand Foyer


Monday, February 28 | 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Keynote Address
Welcome and Keynote Address
Room: Sea to Sky B


Michael D. Purugganan, New York University, USA
Plant Evolutionary Genomics

Monday, February 28 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Plenary AM
In Sickness and in Health: Transposons in Aging, Neurobiology, and Genetic Disease

Room: Sea to Sky B


Vera Gorbunova, University of Rochester, USA
Transposable Elements in Aging

Coffee Break

E. Alice Lee, Boston Children's Hospital & Harvard Medical School, USA
Transposable Elements in Neurobiology

† Barrett Steinberg, Tessera Therapeutics, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

Monday, February 28 | 9:00AM - 11:15AM
Plenary AM
Targeting Epigenetic Pathways in Cancer
This session is from Cancer Epigenetics
Room: Sea to Sky C


Ali Shilatifard, Northwestern University, USA
Principles of Epigenetics and Chromatin in Development and Human Disease

Coffee Break

Mark A. Dawson, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia
Targeting the Epigenome for Therapeutic Gain

Tony Kouzarides, University of Cambridge, UK
Disruption of RNA Modification Pathways in Cancer

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Monday, February 28 | 11:15AM - 5:00PM
On Own for Lunch



Monday, February 28 | 11:15AM - 1:00PM
Poster Setup

Room: Sea to Sky A


Monday, February 28 | 1:00PM - 10:00PM
Poster Viewing

Room: Sea to Sky A


Monday, February 28 | 4:30PM - 5:00PM
Coffee Available

Room: Grand Foyer


Monday, February 28 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Plenary PM
Genomic Battlegrounds: Evolutionary Conflicts and Arms Races in the Mobilome

Room: Sea to Sky B


Harmit S. Malik, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA
Mobile Elements and Genetic Conflict

Zhao Zhang, Duke University, USA
Chasing the Jumping Genes

Tetsuji Kakutani, University of Tokyo, Japan
Transposon Epigenetic Control in Arabidopsis

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

Monday, February 28 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Plenary PM
Targeting Transcription in Cancer
This session is from Cancer Epigenetics
Room: Sea to Sky C


Kristian Helin, University of Copenhagen and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Denmark
Epigenetic Regulation of Transcription

Karen Adelman, Harvard Medical School, USA
Rewiring of Transcriptional Enhancers in Cancer and in Response to Therapeutics

Musa M. Mhlanga, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences, Netherlands
Compartmentalisation and Gene Interplay in Transcription

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Monday, February 28 | 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites

Room: Grand Foyer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Monday, February 28 | 7:30PM - 10:00PM
Posters
Poster Session 1
Room: Sea to Sky A


Tuesday, March 01 | 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Breakfast

Room: Grand Foyer


Tuesday, March 01 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Plenary AM
Epigenomics and Epitranscriptomics of Transposition and Interactions with the Environment

Room: Sea to Sky B


Irina Arkhipova, Marine Biological Laboratory, USA
Transposons in the Genomes of Bdelloid Rotifers

† Anjana Rao, La Jolla Institute for Immunology, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

Coffee Break

Oded Rechavi, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Heritable Small RNAs

Zsuzsanna Izsvak, Max-Delbrück Center, Germany
Transposon Regulation in Early Development

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

Tuesday, March 01 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Plenary AM
Chromatin Structure and Regulation
This session is from Cancer Epigenetics
Room: Sea to Sky C


Robert E. Kingston, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
Nucleosome Compaction and Phase Transition in Repression

Luciano Di Croce, CRG - Center for Genomic Regulation, Spain
Mechanisms of Polycomb-Mediated Silencing

Coffee Break

Shelley L. Berger, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Epigenetic Enzymes and their Miss-Function in Disease

Ibrahim Cissé, Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Germany
Imaging Chromatin

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Tuesday, March 01 | 11:00AM - 5:00PM
On Own for Lunch



Tuesday, March 01 | 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Poster Setup

Room: Sea to Sky A


Tuesday, March 01 | 1:00PM - 10:00PM
Poster Viewing

Room: Sea to Sky A


Tuesday, March 01 | 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Panel
Panel 1: Careers in Industry and Academia
This session is from Cancer Epigenetics
Room: Sea to Sky C


Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Tuesday, March 01 | 4:30PM - 5:00PM
Coffee Available

Room: Grand Foyer


Tuesday, March 01 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Plenary PM
From Ultraconservation to Hypervariability: The Significance of Structural Variation

Room: Sea to Sky B


Jeff F. Miller, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Bacterial Adaptation by Diversity-Generating Retroelements

Vincent Colot, École Normale Supérieure, France
Genome Dynamics and Epigenetic Variation

Anna Selmecki, University of Minnesota, USA
Ploidy Variation in Fungi

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

Tuesday, March 01 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Plenary PM
Mechanisms of RNA and DNA Modulation in Cancer
This session is from Cancer Epigenetics
Room: Sea to Sky C


Ramin Shiekhattar, University of Miami, USA
RNA Processing by the Integrator-Complex and Its Role in Cancer

François Fuks, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium
Mapping and Function of RNA Modifications in Cancer

Salvador Aznar Benitah, ICREA and Institute for Research in Biomedicine, Spain
Lipid Metabolism in Cancer Metastasis

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Tuesday, March 01 | 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites

Room: Grand Foyer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Tuesday, March 01 | 7:30PM - 10:00PM
Posters
Poster Session 2
Room: Sea to Sky A


Wednesday, March 02 | 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Breakfast

Room: Grand Foyer


Wednesday, March 02 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Plenary AM (JT)
Transposable Elements in Cancer (Joint)
Room: Sea to Sky B/C


Kathleen H. Burns, Harvard Medical School, USA
LINE-1 Expression and Retrotransposition in Cancer

Ting Wang, Washington University, USA
Transposable Elements in Development and Driving Gene Expression in Cancer

Coffee Break

Bradley E. Bernstein, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Epigenetic and Topologic Changes that Restrain Malignancies

Katherine Chiappinelli, George Washington University, USA
Epigenetic Regulation of Transposable Elements and the Innate Immune Response in Cancer

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

Wednesday, March 02 | 11:00AM - 5:00PM
On Own for Lunch



Wednesday, March 02 | 11:00AM - 1:00PM
Poster Setup

Room: Sea to Sky A


Wednesday, March 02 | 1:00PM - 10:00PM
Poster Viewing

Room: Sea to Sky A


Wednesday, March 02 | 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Panel
Panel 2: Women in Science
This session is from Cancer Epigenetics
Room: Sea to Sky C


Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Wednesday, March 02 | 4:30PM - 5:00PM
Coffee Available

Room: Grand Foyer


Wednesday, March 02 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Plenary PM
Transposon Domestication and Co-Option at the DNA, RNA and Protein Levels

Room: Sea to Sky B


Cedric Feschotte, Cornell University, USA
Transposon Domestication

Miguel Branco, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Placental Gene Regulation by Transposable Elements

Edward B. Chuong, University of Colorado Boulder, USA
Transposon Repurposing in Gene Networks

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

Wednesday, March 02 | 5:00PM - 7:00PM
Plenary PM
Epigenetics in Inheritance and Development
This session is from Cancer Epigenetics
Room: Sea to Sky C


Anne C. Ferguson-Smith, University of Cambridge, UK
Mammalian Epigenetic Inheritance - Models and Mechanisms

Marisa S. Bartolomei, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, USA
DNA Methylation in Reprogramming

Anne Brunet, Stanford University, USA
Molecular Basis of Longevity and Age-Related Diseases

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Wednesday, March 02 | 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites

Room: Grand Foyer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Wednesday, March 02 | 7:30PM - 10:00PM
Posters
Poster Session 3
Room: Sea to Sky A


Thursday, March 03 | 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Breakfast

Room: Grand Foyer


Thursday, March 03 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Plenary AM
Transpositions across Genome Compartments: Euchromatin, Telomeres, Centromeres, Genomic Islands

Room: Sea to Sky B


† John V. Moran, University of Michigan Medical School, USA
Talk Title to be Announced

José R. Penadés, Imperial College London, UK
Transposons and Virulence and Resistance Factors

Coffee Break

Amanda Larracuente, University of Rochester, USA
Selfish DNAs and Satellites

Fangpu Han, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Plant Chromosome Biology

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

Thursday, March 03 | 8:00AM - 11:00AM
Plenary AM
Epigenetic Drug Discovery in Cancer
This session is from Cancer Epigenetics
Room: Sea to Sky C


Rab K. Prinjha, GlaxoSmithKline, UK
Translating Novel Epigenetic Drugs into the Clinic

Shefali Agarwal, Epizyme, Inc., USA
Role of EZH2 Inhibitor as an Epigenetic Target in Oncology

Coffee Break

Tamara Maes, Oryzon Genomics, Spain
Talk Title to be Announced

Ho Man Chan, AstraZeneca, USA
Targeting Epigenetic Pathways in Cancers

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Thursday, March 03 | 11:00AM - 5:00PM
On Own for Lunch



Thursday, March 03 | 2:30PM - 4:30PM
Abstract Short Talks
Workshop: Bioinformatic Tools
Room: Sea to Sky B


Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

Thursday, March 03 | 4:30PM - 5:00PM
Coffee Available

Room: Grand Foyer


Thursday, March 03 | 5:00PM - 6:45PM
Plenary PM
Structural and Mechanistic Underpinnings of Transposition across the Kingdoms of Life

Room: Sea to Sky B


Orsolya Barabas, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
Transposable Element-Mediated DNA Rearrangements

Phoebe A. Rice, University of Chicago, USA
Mobile DNA at the Molecular Level

Fred Dyda, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA
The Structure of Helraiser, a Helitron DNA Transposase from the Little Brown Bat, Provides Mechanistic Insight into Eukaryotic Replicative Transposition

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

Thursday, March 03 | 5:00PM - 6:45PM
Plenary PM
Epigenetics in Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer
This session is from Cancer Epigenetics
Room: Sea to Sky C


Kimberly Stegmaier, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Treatments in Pediatric Oncology

Joanna Holbrook, Epigenetix, UK
Diagnosis using DNA Methylation

Dan A. Landau, Weill Cornell Medicine, USA
Clonal Evolution in Cancer Care

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Thursday, March 03 | 6:45PM - 7:00PM
Plenary
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Room: Sea to Sky B


Thursday, March 03 | 6:45PM - 7:00PM
Plenary
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
This session is from Cancer Epigenetics
Room: Sea to Sky C


Thursday, March 03 | 7:00PM - 8:00PM
Social Hour with Lite Bites

Room: Grand Foyer


Thursday, March 03 | 8:00PM - 9:00PM
Cash Bar

Room: Grand Foyer


Friday, March 04 | 8:03AM - 8:03AM
Departure



*Session Chair
†Invited, not yet responded.

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