Epigenetics and Stem Cells Conference

Start date
August 25, 2010
End date
August 27, 2010
BRIC, University of Copenhagen
Copenhagen, Denmark
Epigenetics and cancer; Stem cells; Stem cells and cancer

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The Epigenetics and Stem Cells Conference will be hosted by Kristian Helin and co-chaired by Bo Porse, (BRIC, University of Copenhagen, Denmark). 

Cancer is a disease associated with development and differentiation – therefore also with stem cells. Epigenetic regulation of transcription is believed to provide a memory system that regulates differentiation of stem cells and therefore cell fate decisions. The meeting will provide a forum for discussing the connections between epigenetic regulation of transcription, stem cell proliferation and the development of cancer.