Program and Speakers

The final program is now availableClick here to view. 
Thurs, Oct 6 begins with a welcome dinner (5:00 pm) and keynote lecture (6:30 pm).
Sessions will conclude at 9:00 pm on Sun, Oct 9, followed by a closing, networking reception. 
Attendees should plan to depart anytime on Mon, Oct 10.

Sessions are expected to center on the following themes:
•    Noncoding RNAs in gene regulation
•    Chromatin Modifications and Cancer
•    Nucleosome Dynamics and Chromatin Remodeling
•    Chromatin Modifications and modification readers
•    Mechanisms of RNA Polymerase Elongation
•    Transcriptional Activation and Signaling
•    Epigenetics
•    RNA Polymerase Mechanisms
•    Co-Transcriptional processes and RNA Processing
•    Structural Biology and Chromatin

Poster Board Dimensions: Size in Inches: 96" wide/long by 48" high/tall.


Confirmed Speakers:

  • Keynote: Ali Shilatifard, Feinberg Sch of Med, Northwestern Univ
 
  • Sundeep Kalantry, Univ of Michigan
 
  • Karen Adelman, Harvard University
 
  • Craig Kaplan, Texas A&M Univ
 
  • Asifa Akhtar, Max-Planck Inst
 
  • Tatiana Kutateladze, Univ of Colorado Denver Sch of Med
 
  • Karen Arndt, Univ of Pittsburgh
 
  • Rong Li, Univ of Texas, San Antonio
 
  • Cheryl Arrowsmith, MaRS Centre
 
  • Xin Liu, UT Southwestern Medical Center
 
  • Laura Banaszynski, UT Southwestern
 
  • Christoph Mueller, EMBL Heidelberg
 
  • Blaine Bartholomew, MD Anderson Cancer Ctr
 
  • Geeta Narlikar, Univ of California San Francisco
 
  • David Bentley, Univ of Colorado Sch of Med
 
  • Craig Peterson, Univ of Massachusetts Med Sch
 
  • Emily Bernstein, Mount Sinai
 
  • Frank Pugh, Penn State Univ
 
  • Greg Bowman, Johns Hopkins Univ
 
  • Srinivas Ramachandran, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Res Ctr
 
  • Steve Buratowski, Harvard Med Sch
 
  • Joseph Reese, Penn State Univ
 
  • Michael Carey, UCLA
 
  • Francois Robert, IRCM
 
  • Stirling Churchman, Harvard Med Sch
 
 
  • Tomasz Cierpicki, Univ of Michigan
 
  • Yijun Ruan, The Jackson Lab for Genomic Med
 
  • Philip Cole, Johns Hopkins Sch of Med
 
  • Julie Secombe, Einstein Col of Med
 
  • Jacques Cote, Laval Univ Cancer Res Ctr
 
  • Xiaobing Shi, M.D. Anderson Cancer Ctr
 
  • Rivka Dikstein, Weizmann Inst of Science
 
  • Michael Stallcup, Univ of Southern California Sch of Med
 
  • Jean-Marc Egly, Inst Genet et Biol Mol et Cell
 
  • David Stillman, Univ of Utah Sch of Med
 
  • Joaquin Espinosa, Univ of Colorado Denver Sch of Med
 
  • Brian Strahl, Univ of North Carolina Chapel Hill
 
  • Michael Feig, Michigan State Univ
 
  • Vasily Studitsky, Fox Chase Cancer Ctr
 
  • Tim Formosa, Univ of Utah Sch of Med
 
  • Dylan Taatjes, Univ of Colorado
 
  • Eric Galburt, Washington Univ
 
  • Jason Tanny, McGill Univ
 
  • David Gilmour, Penn State Univ
 
  • Bin Tian, Rutgers Univ
 
  • Or Gozani, Stanford Univ
 
  • Raymond Trievel, Univ of Michigan
 
  • Steven Hahn, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Res Ctr
 
  • Dong Wang, UCSD
 
  • Steve Henikoff, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Res Ctr
 
 
  • Joan Hevel, Utah State Univ
 
  • Jerry Workman, Stowers Inst
 
  • Alan Hinnebusch, National Inst of Health
 
  • Jessie Zhang, Univ of Texas Austin
 
  • Katherine Jones, The Salk Inst
 
 
  • Anthony Imbalzano, Univ of Massachusetts Med Sch