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Epigenetics and Human Disease (X5)

joint with the meeting on 3D Genome: Gene Regulation and Disease (X6)

Scientific Organizers: Cheryl H. Arrowsmith, Anne Schaefer and Mark A. Dawson


March 17—21, 2019

Fairmont Banff Springs, Banff, Alberta, Canada


Supported by the Directors' Fund


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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time
Scholarship Deadline: Nov 15, 2018 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Nov 15, 2018 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Dec 12, 2018 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Jan 22, 2019 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2019-X5 "Epigenetics and Human Disease" conference only.

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

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On November 15, 2018 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After November 15, 2018 until December 12, 2018 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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November 15, 2018 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 22, 2019 945.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After January 22, 2019 1145.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On January 22, 2019 720.00 USD
(includes 200.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After January 22, 2019 920.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
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Discounted Abstract Deadline: November 15, 2018

*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 December 12, 2018)

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: November 15, 2018

*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.

Click here to learn more about Scholarships.

Abstract Deadline: December 12, 2018

*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 November 15, 2018)

Discounted Registration Deadline: January 22, 2019

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


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD* (includes 200.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 1145.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 920.00 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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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, March 17 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, March 21 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, March 22 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, MARCH 17

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.


MONDAY, MARCH 18

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Session (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Richard A. Young, Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research, USA
Transcriptional Regulation by the 3D Genome

Wendy A. Bickmore, University of Edinburgh, UK
Spatial Organisation of Human Genome in Genetic Disease

Coffee Break

09:50—11:45
3D Epigenome/Epigenetics and Disease (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Matthias Merkenschlager, Imperial College London, UK
Cohesin and CTCF in the Immune System

Mathieu Lupien, University Health Network, Canada
Epigenetics of Cancer Stem Cells

Joanna Wysocka, Stanford University School of Medicine, USA
Epigenetic Regulation of Craniofacial Development

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

14:30—16:30
Workshop 1: 4D Nucleome Tools and Resources

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Epigenetic Dysregulation in Neurobiology
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Anne Schaefer, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Epigenetic Regulation of Neurodevelopment and Neurodegeneration

Danny F. Reinberg, HHMI/New York University, USA
One Genome, Multiple Phenotypes

Shelley L. Berger, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Alzheimer and Metabolic Control of Transcription

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Single Cell Analysis of Genome Architecture
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Speaker to be Announced

Peter Fraser, Florida State University, USA
Cell Cycle Dynamics of Chromosomal Organisation at Single-Cell Resolution

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1


TUESDAY, MARCH 19

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Understanding and Targeting Epigenetic Dysregulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Mark A. Dawson, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia
Mechanisms of Epigenetic Therapeutics in Leukemia

Johannes Zuber, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Austria
Decoding and Exploiting Chromatin-associated Dependencies in Leukemia

Coffee Break

Cheryl Arrowsmith, University of Toronto, Canada
Probing the Epigenome for Therapeutic Opportunities

Marie Classon, , USA
Epigenetic Mechanisms of Drug Resistance

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Analysis of 3D Genome with Advanced Microscopy
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Cornelis Murre†, University of California, San Diego, USA
3D Trajectories Adopted by Coding and Regulatory DNA Elements

Jan Ellenberg, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Germany
Dissecting Structure and Assembly of Nuclear Pores and Mitotic Chromosomes by Nano-Scale Imaging

Coffee Break

Andrew S. Belmont, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
Revealing Fundamental Features of Large-scale Chromatin Organization and their Relationship to Gene Regulation through Live-cell Imaging

Clodagh C. O'Shea, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Cracking the Nucleus: Visualizing the Higher Coding Structures of DNA

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Infectious Diseases and Autoimmunity
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Ido Amit, Weizmann Institute, Israel
Quantitative, Single Cell, Transcription and Cell Fate Determination

Eric A. Miska, University of Cambridge, UK
RNA Modifications and Novel Antiviral Response

Alexander Tarakhovsky, Rockefeller University, USA
I-BET, Inflammation, Histone Mimicry in Pathogens, Antiviral Response

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Chromatin and Epigenetics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Bas van Steensel, Netherlands Cancer Institute, Netherlands
Lamina Associated Domains

Mitchell Guttman, California Institute of Technology, USA
3D Genome Organization and X Chromosome Inactivation

Joseph R. Ecker, The Salk Institute for Biological Studies, USA
Single Cell Analysis of DNA Methylation

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 20

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Chromatin Signaling and Epigenetic Mechanisms
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Christopher Vakoc, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA
Transcriptional Vulnerabilities in Cancer

Cigall Kadoch, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, USA
BAF Complex and Chromatin Remodeling

Coffee Break

Emily Bernstein, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA
Epigenetic Sensitivities in Cancer

Xiaobing Shi, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA
Novel Histone Marks and Reader Domains

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
3D Genome and Gene Regulation
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Bing Ren, Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, USA
Regulation of Enhancer/Promoter Interactions

Gerd A. Blobel, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, USA
"Editing" the Genome and Epigenome to Treat Hemoglobinopathies

Coffee Break

Jennifer E. Phillips-Cremins, University of Pennsylvania, USA
Dynamic Chromatin Organization during Stem Cell Differentiation

Stavros Lomvardas, Columbia University, USA
3D Chromatin Organization of the Olfactory Receptor Locus

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

14:30—16:30
Workshop 2: Epigenomics Tools and Resources

Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—19:00
Metabolic Diseases and Aging
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Ross L. Levine, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Metabolic Control of DNA and Protein Methylation

Steve Horvath, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
Epigenetic Aging Clock versus Gene Regulation

Anne Brunet, Stanford University, USA
Epigenetic Regulation of Aging and Rejuvenation

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

17:00—19:00
Genome Architecture and Development
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Speaker to be Announced

Ana Pombo, Max-Delbrück-Centrum für Molekulare Medizin, Germany
Genome Architecture Mapping of Embryonic Stem Cells

Denis Duboule, EPFL-SV-ISREC-UPDUB, Switzerland
Hox Gene Regulation and Limb Development

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

19:30—22:00
Poster Session 3


THURSDAY, MARCH 21

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

08:00—11:00
Epigenetic Regulation in Immunoncology and Cancer Therapeutics
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Daniel De Carvalho, University Health Network, Canada
DNA Methylation, Viral Mimicry, Epigenetic Therapy

Rab K. Prinjha, GlaxoSmithKline, UK
Drug Discovery and Clinical Progression or Epigenetic Therapies

Coffee Break

Ronan C. O'Hagan, Merck Research Laboratories, USA
Epigenetics and Immune Modulation in Cancer

Ricky W. Johnstone, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, Australia
Epigenetic Modulation of the Immune System for Cancer Treatment

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

08:00—11:00
Computational Analysis of 3D Genome
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Erez Lieberman-Aiden, Baylor College of Medicine, USA
A 3D Code in the Human Genome

X. Shirley Liu, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard School of Public Health, USA
Epigenomic Analysis of Cancer Cells

Coffee Break

Frank Alber, University of Southern California, USA
Computational Modeling of 3D Genome

Mario Nicodemi, University of Naples, Italy
Strings and Binders Switch Model of Chromatin Fibres

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

17:00—18:45
3D Genome and Disease (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

Stefan Mundlos†, Max Planck Institute for Molecular Genetics, Germany
4D Genome Architecture and Disease-Related Mutations

Speaker to be Announced

Xiaowei Zhuang†, Harvard University, USA
Single-Cell Transcriptome and Chromosome Imaging

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 02/17/2019

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.


FRIDAY, MARCH 22

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



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