Epigenetics

Joint Theme Research Workshop

Wednesday 16th November 2011, 1000-1730
Frank & Katherine May Lecture Theatre, Henry Wellcome; all welcome

Speakers & Schedule

1000 Coffee/tea & posters 
1030 Welcome: Ruth Barber
1035

Shaun Cowley (Biochemistry)

Introduction to Histones, DNA methylation & chromatin immuno-precipitation

1115 

Matt Blades (B/Bash)

Analysis of ChIP-Seq Data

 

Nicola Royle (Genetics)

Epigenetic changes and the Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres (ALT)

 

Mark Evans (CSMM)

Histone Modification, DNA Damage & Repair

 

Catrin Pritchard (Biochemistry)

V600EBRAF, CIMP and colorectal cancer progression 

 

Eran Tauber (Genetics)

DNA Methylation and seasonal timing in an hymenopteran insect  

 

Eamonn Mallon (Biology)

Genomic imprinting in a social insect

1230 Lunch (included) and posters 
1330

Trude Schwarzacher (Biology)
Introduction to small RNAs & DNA methylation in retro-virus defence

1355

Richard Badge (Genetics)

Epigenetic regulation of active human retrotransposons

 

Colin Glen (Genetics)

Epigenetics - drugs, diet & transgenerational effects

 

Louise Hill (CSMM)

Does DNA methylation regulate E-cadherin expression during melanoma progression?  

 

John Schwabe (Biochemistry)

Understanding the mechanism of action of HDAC complexes

 

Gerald Saldanha (CSMM)

miRNAs as prognostic biomarkers in melanoma

 

Celia May (Genetics)

Regulation of human recombination hotspots by PRDM9  

 

Nicolas Sylvius (NUCLEUS)

Solutions for Epigenetic studies in the Genomics Core Facility   

1525 Coffee/tea & posters
1550

Ian Eperon (Biochemistry)

What has alternative splicing to do with epigenetics

 

Olga Makarova (Biochemistry)

Control of alternative splicing

 

Nick Barlev (Biochemistry)

Control of DNA damage-induced cell cycle arrest by lysine-specific methyltransferase Set7/9

 

Sinead Drea (Biology)

Adding some splice to plant development

 

Joanne  Somers (MRC Toxicology)

A polymorphism in the upstream untranslated region in ERCC5 establishes resistance to  cisplatin 

 

Martin Bushell (MRC Toxicology)

MicroRNAs Investigation   

1710 Conclusions 
1730 Close 
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