Biomedicum at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
October 1-3, 2018
Chromatin modifiers, non-coding RNAs and transcription factors are key modulators of gene expression during the development of the peripheral and central nervous systems. Their regulatory role in neural cell function and in neurological diseases has been emerging in recent years. This meeting will gather experts with key findings in the field of neuroepigenetics to discuss these latest developments, and novel technologies which currently allow the study of neural gene regulation mechanisms with an unprecedented detail and resolution.
Gonçalo Castelo-Branco (Karolinska Institute, Sweden) Transcriptional and epigenetic states of oligodendroglia in development and disease: insight from single cell omics
Alon Chen (Max Planck Institute of Psychiatry, Germany) The role of microRNA in regulating the central stress response and stress-linked psychopathologies
Magdalena Götz (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany) Mechanisms of direct neuronal reprogramming
Jonathan Mill (University of Exeter, UK) Epigenetic trajectories to neuropsychiatric disease
Ana Pombo (Max Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany)
Antonella Riccio (University College London, UK) A novel class of neuronal enhancers
Filippo Rijli (Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland) Chromatin regulation in somatosensory circuit development
Anne Schaefer (Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, US) Epigenetic control of brain region-specific microglia specification
Hongjun Song (Perelman School of Medicine, US) Epigenetic and epitranscriptomic regulation of neurogenesis
Li-Huei Tsai (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, US) Transcriptomic and epigenomic signatures of Alzheimer’s disease
Robert Zinzen (Max Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine, Germany) Early patterning of the fly embryo and its neurogenic ectoderm - from primordia to complex tissues
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Start: October 1, 2018, 3.00pm Finish: October 3, 2018, 5.00pm
Note, these times are provisional and subject to change.
The Karolinska Institute is Sweden's single largest centre of medical academic research and offers the country's widest range of medical courses and programs. Since 1901 the Nobel Assembly at the Karolinska Institute has selected the Nobel laureates in Physiology and Medicine.
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