9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
Miami 2011 Winter Symposium: Epigenetics in Development and Disease
JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Miami
345 Avenue of the Americas (main entrance located at 301 SE 3rd Avenue)
Miami, Florida
http://www.nature.com/natureconferences/miami/MWS2011/program.html

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, February 6, 2011
12:30:00 Registration
13:00:00 Distinguished Service Award
13:15:00 Targeting the epigenome for therapy Peter Jones
13:30:00 Session 1 | Mechanisms I
13:45:00 Session 1 | Regulation of DNA methylation by the Tet family of proteins Yi Zhang
14:00:00 Session 1 | Making CENs of heterochromatin Robin Allshire
14:15:00 Session 1 | Programming of DNA methylation during development
14:30:00 Session 1 | Elucidating the function of long non-coding RNAs Ramin Shiekhattar
Monday, February 7, 2011
08:00:00 Lynen Lecture | The epigenetic basis of common human diseases Andrew P. Feinberg
08:15:00 Session 2 | Mechanisms II
08:30:00 Session 2 | Histone covalent modifications in epigenetic regulation Shelley Berger
08:45:00 Session 2 | The chromosome interactome: A dual target for epigenetic regulation Rolf Ohlsson
09:00:00 Session 2 | Chromatin modifying enzymes: Their function and role in cancer Tony Kouzarides
11:15:00 Session 2 | Three-dimensional chromatin networks and chromosome folding Job Dekker
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Session3 | Stem cell biology
13:45:00 Session3 | Epigenetic reprogramming in mammalian development Wolf Reik
14:00:00 Session3 | (De)constructing the epigenetic landscape of pluripotency
14:15:00 Session3 | Functional genome architecture revealed by insulator-mediated chromatin interactome Chia-Lin Wei
14:30:00 Session3 | Epigenomic analysis of normal and cancer cells Bing Ren
18:30:00 Conference dinner
19:00:00 Lifetime Achievement Award | Stem cells, pluripotency, and nuclear reprogramming
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
08:30:00 Session 4 | Development
08:45:00 Session 4 | Epigenetic memory of early developmental states John Stamatoyannopoulos
09:00:00 Session 4 | The X-chromosome as a model for noncoding RNA regulation of the epigenome J Lee
11:00:00 Session 4 | Dosage compensation: Old complex - new facts Asifa Akhtar
11:30:00 Session 4 | Signaling to epigenetic networks for cellular reprogramming Renato Paro
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Session 4 | Metabolism and epigenetics: the circadian clock link Paolo Sassone-Corsi
14:00:00 Session 4 | Epigenetics and the determination of phenotype Emma Whitelaw
15:00:00 Session 5 | Disease
15:30:00 Session 5 | Cancer epigenetics: From DNA methylation to non-coding RNAs Manel Esteller
Wednesday, February 9, 2011
08:30:00 Special Achievement Award
08:45:00 RNAi-mediated heterochromatin assembly and propagation Danesh Moazed
10:00:00 Session 5 | Disease (contd.)
10:30:00 Session 5 | An atlas of open chromatin spanning diverse human cell types in health and disease Jason D Lieb
10:45:00 Session 5 | Engineering models of epigenomic transformation Tan Ince
11:00:00 Session 5 | Targeting histone lysine methylation and its implications for human cancer therapy Patrick Trojer
11:15:00 Session 5 | Long noncoding regulatory RNAs Claes Wahlestedt
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