Epigenetic Biomarkers and Therapeutic Vulnerabilities

Registration is now open!

Houston, Texas 
May 28-29, 2020  


​​​​​​This meeting will provide a venue for scientists who are interested in the interface between basic epigenetic mechanisms and translational cancer research. There will be a particular focus on DNA and arginine methylation pathways as therapeutic targets. This meeting will also highlight the emerging field of 'nucleosomics', which leverages circulating nucleosomes and their associated histone code as biomarkers. 

Topics covered will include:

  • DNA methylation
  • Arginine methylation
  • Histone and Nucleosome-based-biomarkers
  • Epigenetic Therapeutics and Cancer 


Invited speakers (confirmed)

Scientific organizers


Start: May 28, 2020, 8:00am
Finish: May 29, 2020, 4:00pm 

*Note, these times are provisional and subject to change 

Call for abstracts 

Short talk slots and poster presentation places are available. Abstracts can be submitted during online registration 

Download abstract guidelines 

  • Talk abstracts deadline: February 13, 2020
  • Poster abstracts deadline: April 9, 2020


Early bird
before February 13


before April 9


before May 4


Registration fee includes: 

  • Attendance to scientific sessions, and conference materials 
  • Refreshments and lunches during the conference 
  • Drinks and networking reception

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


To be announced soon


*Important note*
Abcam does not have an affliated 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 cancelation 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 conference in case of incident, or cancelation due to circumstances beyond Abcam's cotrol. 
  • All fees payable to Abcam are non-refundable 
  • Substitute delegates can be made at any time by contacting the Abcam Events Team

Frequently asked questions

  • How can I submit an abstract?
    Abstracts can be submitted through the online registration process.
  • What happens if I've registered by cannot attend?
    Substitute delegates can be nominated at any time by contacting the Abcam Events Team.
  • Do I need insurance?
    As before any travel, delegates are strongly advised to ensure they have adequate medical and travel insurance.
  • What do I need to get into the country?
    Please ensure you have an up-to-date passport before booking travel and are aware of any visa requirements which may be in operation for nationals of your country. 
  • Are there exhibition and/or sponsorship opportunities? 
    Sponsorship and exhbition opportunities are avaialble for this conference. If you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting, please email the Abcam Events Team for more information. 
  • Have a question?
    Email: events@abcam.com 

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