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DNA Methylation
joint with Epigenomics
Organizer(s): Alexander Meissner and Dirk Schübeler
Date: March 29 - April 03, 2015
Location: Keystone Resort, Keystone, CO, USA
Supported by the Directors' Fund
Summary of Meeting:
DNA methylation is essential for mammalian development and plays an important regulatory role in many organisms including plants. Major advances have been made in functionally studying the key players involved in establishing and maintaining DNA methylation as well as mapping its genome-wide location. Many gaps remain toward a complete understanding in particular in diseases. In this meeting experts in the field provide the latest insights from plants to mammalian development. A further focus is the relevance of DNA methylation for cancer biology and how it may lead to more advanced diagnostics and treatments in the clinic.
Scholarship Deadline: December 3 2014
Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 3 2014
Abstract Deadline: January 8 2015
Discounted Registration Deadline: January 29 2015
We gratefully acknowledge additional support for this conference from:
TriLink BiotechnologiesZymo Research Corporation
We gratefully acknowledge additional in-kind support for this conference from those foregoing speaker expense reimbursements:

New England Biolabs, Inc.
We gratefully acknowledge the generous grant for this conference provided by:

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
Grant No. 1R13ES025502-01
Funding for this conference was made possible (in part) by 1R13ES025502-01 from the NIH Common Fund and the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
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