2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Keynote Session: Epigenetic Mechanisms
Meaghan Jones (University of British Columbia, Canada) and David Katz (Emory University, USA)
3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Anne Ferguson-Smith (University of Cambridge, United Kingdom) "Genomic Imprinting and the Regulation of Epigenetic States"
4:15 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Epigenetic Mechanisms During Development and Reprogramming
Pamela Geyer (University of Iowa, USA) and Zachary Harvey (Stanford University, USA)
7:30 pm - 7:50 pm
Hyuckjoon Kang (Harvard Medical School, USA) "How Are Transcriptional Choices Made During Early Development?"
7:50 pm - 8:00 pm
8:00 pm - 8:20 pm
Sara Martire (University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, USA) "Exploring the Role of Histone Variant H3.3 at Regulatory Elements in Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells"
8:20 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:50 pm
Juan Manuel Schvartzman (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA) "Effects and Mechanisms of Oncogenic IDH Mutations on Cellular Differentiation"
8:50 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 pm - 9:20 pm
Anita Thambirajah (McGill University / Douglas Mental Health University Institute, Canada) "Transcriptomic Variations in the Developing Hippocampus Associate with Dynamic Histone Variant H2A.Z Deposition"
9:20 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Epigenetics Mechanisms Involved in Gene Regulation
Frederic Berger (Gregor Mendel Institute, Austria) and Nerissa Hearn (Western Sydney University, Australia)
9:00 am - 9:20 am
Manu Dubin (Bayer CropScience, Belgium) "Functional Diversification of DNA Methyltransferases in the Hexaploid Bread Wheat
9:20 am - 9:30 am
9:30 am - 9:50 am
Teresa Lee (Emory University, USA) "Longevity and Its Transgenerational Inheritance Is Enabled by H3K9 Methylation"
9:50 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:20 am
Lindsay Rizzardi (Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, USA) "Neuronal Brain Region-Specific DNA Methylation and Chromatin Accessibility Are Associated with Neuropsychiatric Disease Heritability"
10:20 am - 10:30 am
10:30 am - 10:50 am
David Truong (NYU Langone Medical Center, USA) "Resetting the Yeast Epigenome with Human Nucleosomes"
10:50 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: Career Panel
Carolina Galan (University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA) and Keith Micoli (NYU Langone Medical Center, USA)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Careers for Young Scientists
Jacqueline Chretien (Research Square, USA)
Mary Gehring (Whitehead Institute, USA)
Matthew Murphy (ClearView Healthcare Partners, USA)
Robert Rollins (Pfizer Oncology, USA)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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