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TriRhena chromatin club

TriRhena Transcription and Chromatin Club

​​A half day meeting series, focusing on sharing research and fostering discussions and collaborations 

IGBMC, Strasbourg, France
November 29, 2017 


Keynote speakers

  • Angus Lamond (University of Dundee, UK)
    A tale of proteomics, disease mechanisms and data mountains
  • Salvatore Spicuglia (Inserm, France)
    Genome-wide discovery of promoters with enhancer function


  • Marc Bühler​ (Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland)
  • Andrew Pospisilik (Max Planck Institute for Immunobiology and Epigenetics, Germany)
  • Thomas Sexton (Institut de Génétique et de Biologie Moléculaire et Cellulaire, France)

ChIP tips and tricks - free workshop

This free​ workshop will focus on discussing successful performance of chromatin immunoprecipitation. We will highlight steps critical for the technique optimization and review what to consider before performing a ChIP-based experiment.  Come and ask your questions you have always wanted to ask about ChIP during our Q&A session devoted to troubleshooting.
* Note, workshop attendance is not included in TriRhena Transcription and Chromatin Club  registration. To save a seat at the workshop, please register through the 'save my seat' link below.

  • Light lunch provided to workshop attendees
  • November 29, 2017, 12:00 - 12:45
  • Workshop registration deadline: November 20, 2017
  • Save my seat 

Present your work

A limited number of talk and poster places are available. Everyone, especially young researchers and students are encouraged to submit their exciting new unpublished work for presentation. The abstract submission deadline is:

  • Talk abstracts:  November 1, 2017
  • Poster abstracts:  November 1, 2017

​​​Download abstract guidelines 

*Abstracts will not be reproduced or made available to delegates at the meeting.

Poster prize

During the meeting, one poster will be selected to win the Poster Prize.
The prize will be a place at the meeting's speaker dinner on the evening of November 29 (in Strasbourg) with keynote speaker Angus Lamond and meeting chairs Marc Bühler​, Andrew Pospisilik and Thomas Sexton.​

Meeting registration 

Participation is free, however registration is required. 
Places are allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis.  Book early to avoid disappointment!

  • Registration closes:  November 20, 2017

​​Confirmation note: All registered attendees will receive an email confirmation from within 48 hours of registering. If you do not receive this confirmation email, please contact the Abcam Events Team to confirm your registration. ​


The Tri-national "transcription and chromatin club" is a half-day symposium that unites the chromatin, epigenetic, and transcription groups at Strasbourg (IGBMC), Freiburg (MPI), and Basel (FMI) on a bi-annual basis.

Besides external keynote speakers, PhD students and Postdocs will present near finished but unpublished work from groups of each of the institutes. With an informal but high quality character of the meeting we are aiming at fostering discussion and inspiring new collaborations within the Tri-rhena area. 


Start: November 29, 2017, 13:00            Finish: November 29, 2017, 18:30

​*Note, these times are provisional and are subject to change 


This meeting will be at the Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC) in Strasbourg, France. 


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* Important note:
Abcam does not have an affiliated hotel agency for this event.
​Please be careful of direct approaches from companies offering hotel reservations for this event. Reservations made by unaffiliated organizations may appear to be for lower rates, however they may be illegitimate, have unreasonable cancellation or change penalties, or be completely non-refundable. Please be aware of, and report any unauthorized solicitation to Abcam.

Terms and Conditions 

  • Delegates are advised to ensure they have adequate travel insurance to cover their attendance at the meeting in case of incident, or cancelation due to circumstances beyond Abcam's control.
  • Substitute delegates can be made at any time by contacting Abcam Events Team

Frequently asked questions 

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