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2019 HMS Epigenetics & Gene Dynamics Annual Symposium

HMS Epigenetics & Gene Dynamics Initiative

Thursday, September 26, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (EDT)

2019 HMS Epigenetics & Gene Dynamics Annual Symposium

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Harvard Medical School Epigenetics & Gene Dynamics Annual Symposium

September 26, 2019, 8am-5pm

Merck Research Building

33 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston

Keynote Speaker: Barbara Meyer, HHMI Investigator

Professor of Genetics, Genomics and Development

University of California, Berkeley


If you wish to speak at the retreat please submit an abstract, please email Vonda Shannon after registering for the symposium. 

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8:00 

Breakfast 

  

8:45 - 9:00AM 

Welcome, Introductions, and Announcements of 2020 Grants 

Co-Organizers: Karen Adelman, Fred Winston, Yang Shi, Danesh Moazed, Shirley Liu and Bob Kingston

9:00 - 10:45 AM 

Session 1 

 Yang Shi, BCH, HMS Cell Bio, Chair

9:00 - 9:20AM Speaker: Scott Armstrong*, BCH Targeting Chromatin to Reverse Leukemia Stem Cell Gene Expression
9:20 - 9:40AM Speaker: Bill Hahn*, BCH Curating an atlas of human gene function from CRISPR-Cas9 fitness screens
9:40 - 10:00AM Short talk selected from abstracts: 1  
10:00 - 10:25AM Speaker: Len Zon, HHMI, BCH, HSCI Using transcription to change cell fate in stem cells and cancer
10:25 - 10:45AM Short talk selected from abstracts: 2  

10:45 - 11:05AM 

Coffee Break 

  

11:05 -12:30PM 

Session 2 

Shirley Liu, DFCI, Chair

11:05 - 11:30AM Speaker: Galit Lahav, HMS, Systems Bio The Impact of Protein Dynamics on Radiation Sensitivity
11:30 - 11:50AM Speaker: Kent Mouw*, DFCI, BWH The Role of the Histone Lysine Demethylase KDM6A in Bladder Cancer Tumorigenesis and Therapy Response
11:50 - 12:10PM Short talk selected from abstracts: 3  
12:10 - 12:30PM Speaker: David Sinclair, HMS Genetics Reversing the age of neurons in vivo to improve retinal survival and function

12:30 - 1:40PM 

Lunch & Coffee 

  

1:40 – 3:40 PM

Session 3

  Danesh Moazed, HMS Cell Bio, Chair

1:40 – 1:50 PM

Karen Adelman and Fred Winston

 

Grant Process and Review

1:50 - 2:15PM Speaker: Connie Cepko, HMS Genetics Finding and validating cis-regulatory modules: lessons from the retina
2:15 - 2:35PM Speaker: Sarah Morton*, BCH, HMS Cell Bio Epigenetic Prioritization of Non-Coding Variants in Congenital Heart Disease
2:35 - 2:55PM Short talk selected from abstracts: 4  
2:55 - 3:15PM Speaker: Brendan Price*, DFCI Histone H3.3 mutations reprogram the DNA repair machinery of pediatric gliomas
3:15 - 3:40 Speaker: Richard Gregory, BCH, HSCI, HMS BCMP Role of the RNA epitranscriptome in gene regulation and cancer

3:40 -4:00PM

Coffee Break

 

4:00 – 5:00PM 

Keynote Address: 

Barbara Meyer, HHMI Investigator, Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley

Remodeling and Repressing X Chromosomes via Molecular Machines

Bob Kingston, MGH, Chair

5:00- 6:00PM 

Poster Presentation, Voting, and Reception

 
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