NCI Symposium on Chromosome Biology:
Epigenetics in Development
April 4-5, 2013
Natcher Conference Center, Bethesda, Maryland
Welcome to the National Cancer Institute (NCI) Symposium on Chromosome Biology. On behalf of the NCI Center for Cancer Research, Center of Excellence in Chromosome Biology, it is our great pleasure to welcome you to this symposium.
The mission of the Center of Excellence in Chromosome Biology (CECB) is to achieve a comprehensive understanding of the mechanisms involved in chromosome function, how aberrations in chromosomes and chromatin lead to disease, and how these defects can be corrected.
Towards achieving our mission, this symposium brings together internationally renowned experts in the fields of chromosome structure and function, with the focus on Chromatin Modifications, RNA and Chromatin Interplay, Stem Cells and Reprogramming, Transcription and Transgenerational Inheritance.
We hope this symposium offers you an opportunity to learn more about the current status of chromosome structure and function in development and disease, to share your research, and to discuss the use and implications of these advances for clinical applications.
Center of Excellence in Chromosome Biology Steering Committee
Center for Cancer Research
National Cancer Institute
Kathrin Muegge, M.D., Symposium Co-Chair
Shalini Oberdoerffer, Ph.D., Symposium Co-Chair
Gordon Hager, Ph.D., Chair
Munira Basrai, Ph.D.
Michael Bustin, Ph.D.,
David Clark, Ph.D.
Susan Gottesman, Ph.D.
Shiv Grewal, Ph.D.
Mikhail Kashlev, Ph.D.
David Levens, M.D., Ph.D.
Michael Lichten, Ph.D.
Tom Misteli, Ph.D.
Andre Nussenzweig, Ph.D.
Thomas Ried, M.D.
Carl Wu, Ph.D.
Abstracts: Submit an abstract for poster presentations. Deadline to submit is March 8, 2013.
Conference Registration: Online registration is free and open until March 8, 2013.