9th Annual Biomarkers Congress
CHROMATIN STRUCTURE & FUNCTION
Il Ciocco Hotel and Resort

Lucca (Barga), Italy
http://www.grc.org/programs.aspx?year=2008&program=chromatin

Schedule of Presentations:

Sunday, May 11, 2008
16:00:00 Arrival and Check-in (Office Closed 6:00 pm - 7:45 pm)
18:00:00 Dinner
19:30:00 Welcome / Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff
19:40:00 Nucleosomal arrays
19:40:00 The genomic code for nucleosome positioning
19:40:00 Discussion Karolin Luger
20:00:00 Discussion
20:05:00 Chromatin Structure/Remodeling Timothy J. Richmond
20:25:00 Discussion
20:30:00 Chromatin Higher Order Structure
20:50:00 Discussion
20:55:00 Linking histone variant chromatin structure with function David Tremethick
21:15:00 Discussion
Monday, May 12, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Chromatin assembly and repair
09:00:00 Nucleosomes and their chaperones Karolin Luger
09:00:00 Discussion Daniela Rhodes
09:20:00 Discussion
09:25:00 When Histone chaperones meet the replication fork Geneviève Almouzni
09:45:00 Discussion
09:50:00 Chromatin dynamics at a DNA double strand break Craig L Peterson
10:10:00 Discussion
10:15:00 TBA (selected from abstracts)
10:30:00 Discussion
10:35:00 Coffee Break / Group Photo
11:15:00 TBA (selected from abstracts)
11:30:00 Discussion
11:35:00 Genome - nuclear lamina interactions in mammalian cells Bas van Steensel
11:55:00 Discussion
12:00:00 Static and dynamic genome-wide views of yeast chromatin Oliver J. Rando
12:20:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
17:30:00 Discussion Craig L Peterson
17:30:00 Dynamic chromatin transitions
17:30:00 Distinctive chromatin structures reside at the promoters of embryonic transcription factors in human sperm Bradley R Cairns
17:50:00 Discussion
17:55:00 Functions of ATP-dependent chromatin remodeling in vivo Toshio Tsukiyama
18:15:00 Discussion
18:20:00 Geeta Narlikar Geeta Narlikar
18:40:00 Discussion
18:45:00 Mechanisms for remodelling chromatin Tom Owen-Hughes
19:05:00 Discussion
19:10:00 TBA (selected from abstracts)
19:25:00 Discussion
20:00:00 Dinner
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Beyond the Double Helix: Writing and Reading the 'Histone Code
09:00:00 Discussion Jane Mellor
09:00:00 Histone modifications and signalling
09:20:00 Discussion
09:25:00 Shelley Berger Shelly Berger
09:45:00 Discussion
09:50:00 Functional analysis of chromatin modifications Tony Kouzarides
10:10:00 Discussion
10:15:00 Histone acetylation in gene regulation of yeast and human cells Michael Grunstein
10:35:00 Discussion
10:40:00 Coffee Break
11:10:00 Protein complexes that modify histones for transcription Jerry L Workman
11:30:00 Discussion
11:35:00 Yang Shi Yang Shi
11:55:00 Discussion
12:00:00 TBA (selected from abstracts)
12:15:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
17:30:00 Jane Mellor Jane Mellor
17:30:00 Discussion Jerry L Workman
17:30:00 Active chromatin
17:50:00 Discussion
17:55:00 Molecular Implementation of Histone H3 Lysine 4 (H3K4) Methylation Ali Shilatifard
18:15:00 Discussion
18:20:00 Chromatin and Its Impact on Gene Expression and Cellular Memory Danny Reinberg
18:40:00 Discussion
18:45:00 Intergenic and antisense transcripts regulate promoter methylation and silencing of rRNA genes Ingrid Grummt
19:05:00 Discussion
19:10:00 TBA (selected from abstracts)
19:25:00 Discussion
20:00:00 Dinner
Wednesday, May 14, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Silent chromatin
09:00:00 Discussion
09:00:00 Chromatin at fission yeast centromeres Robin Allshire
09:20:00 Discussion
09:25:00 Epigenetic genome control by RNAi and transposon-derived proteins Shiv I S Grewal
09:45:00 Discussion
09:50:00 Chromatin-associated RNAi as a basis for epigenetic inheritance Danesh Moazed
10:10:00 Discussion
10:15:00 TBA (selected from abstracts)
10:30:00 Discussion
10:35:00 Coffee Break
11:10:00 Regulation of transcription through histone demethylation Ramin Shiekhattar
11:30:00 Discussion
11:35:00 Functions and Regulation of Histone Modifying Complexes Sharon Dent
11:55:00 Discussion
12:00:00 TBA (selected from abstracts)
12:15:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
17:30:00 Discussion Bryan M Turner
17:30:00 Targeting the X chromosome for dosage compensation in Drosophila Mitzi I Kuroda
17:30:00 Balancing the genome
17:50:00 Discussion
17:55:00 Chromosome-Wide Repression Barbara Meyer
18:15:00 Discussion
18:20:00 Initiating and spreading the silence during X-chromosome inactivation E Heard
18:40:00 Discussion
18:45:00 Dosage compensation by X-inactivation in the mammal
19:05:00 Discussion
19:10:00 TBA (selected from abstracts)
19:25:00 Discussion
19:30:00 Business Meeting
20:00:00 Dinner
Thursday, May 15, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Think globally, act locally: the multi-layered relationship between histone modifications and gene expression Bryan M Turner
09:00:00 Discussion Ingrid Grummt
09:00:00 Programming and reprogramming functional states
09:20:00 Discussion
09:25:00 TBA (selected from abstracts)
09:40:00 Discussion
09:45:00 Mechanisms of Polycomb/trithorax chromatin regulation Jürg Müller
10:05:00 Discussion
10:10:00 Molecular link between epigenetics and phenotypic plasticity Renato Paro
10:35:00 Coffee Break
10:35:00 Discussion
11:10:00 TBA (selected from abstracts)
11:25:00 Discussion
11:30:00 Epigenetics and pluripotency Amanda G. Fisher
11:50:00 Discussion
11:55:00 Yi Zhang Yi Zhang
12:15:00 Discussion
12:30:00 Lunch
13:30:00 Free Time
16:00:00 Poster Session
17:30:00 Thomas Cremer Thomas Cremer
17:30:00 Chromosomes and nuclear organization
17:30:00 Discussion Geneviève Almouzni
17:50:00 Discussion
17:55:00 Polycomb complexes regulate chromatin condensation at Hox loci Wendy Bickmore
18:15:00 Discussion
18:20:00 Transcription Factories and Spatial Transcription Networks Peter Fraser
18:40:00 Discussion
18:45:00 Reconstitution of silent chromatin in yeast Susan M. Gasser
19:05:00 Discussion
19:10:00 TBA (selected from abstracts)
19:25:00 Discussion
20:00:00 Dinner
Friday, May 16, 2008
07:30:00 Breakfast
09:00:00 Depart
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