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Cancer Epigenomics Workshop

 

                in Texas Medical Center 

 

 

Please send Registration and Abstract to Ms Brandy Garrett at bcgarret@bcm.edu  

Registration is free, and deadline is 04/10/2009

 

Keynote speaker: Peter Jones, USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center         

 


 

Epigenetic Mechanisms (Image: Nature 441, 143-145 (11 May 2006))

 

Time: May 2nd (Saturday) 2009

 

 

Location: MD Anderson South Campus (SCRB)

7435 Fannin, Houston, TX 77054 map

 

Parking is complimentary on the surface lot in the back of SCRB

 

 

 

 

 

Temporary Program         

 

 

08:30-09:00  Breakfast and Poster
09:00-09:05
Brief Welcome and Introduction of Keynote Speaker
 
Steffi Oesterreich, BCM
09:05-10:00 
Keynote Speaker
 

Peter Jones, USC

"The furture of epigentic therapy."

10:00-11:00  Session 1: Cancer Epigenome
 

Lanlan Shen, MDACC

"Genome - Wide DNA methylation mapping in normal cells and cancer"

 

JP Issa, MDACC     
"Polycomb group mediated silencing in cancer"

 

Steffi Oesterreich, BCM

"Estrogen deprivation results in altered DNA methylation profile in breast cancer cells-

Role in endocrine resistance?" 

 

Wei Li, BCM

"A genomic view of epigenetic regulation in cancer"

11:00-12:00  Session 2: Chromatin Readers
 

Sharon Dent, MDACC

"New function for the gen5 histone acetylatrasferase."

 

Mark Bedford, MDACC

"Regulation of transcription by protein arginine methyltransferases."

 

Xiaobing Shi, MDACC

"The reader--unlock the mystery of Iysine methylation."

 

Bert O'malley, BCM

"SRC-Family coactivators: Targets for cancer - and threapy?"

12:00-02:00
Lunch and Poster
02:00-03:00
Session 3: Clinical Relevance
 

Cheryl Walker, MDACC

"Developmental Reprogramming of Tumor Suppressor Gene Penetrance."

 

Estela Medrano, BCM

"HDAC1 regulates chromatin remodeling events in cellular senescence, tissue aging, and cancer"

 

Art Beaudet, BCM

"The role of epigenetics in complex genentic disorders including mental retardation, autism, and schizophrenia"

 

Monique Rijnkels, BCM

"Mammary gland development and differentiation - A changing chromatin landscape."

03:00-03:30
Coffee break
03:30-04:15
Session 4: Stem Cells
 

Peggy Goodell, BCM

"Epigenetic regulation of heatopoietic stem cells with age."

 

Shelley Barton, MDACC

"Trim24 targets endogenous p53 for degradation."

 

Austin Cooney, BCM

"Regulation of epigenetic silencing of pluripotency genes during ES and iPS cell differentiation"

04:15

Concluding remarks

  JP Issa, MDACC     

 

 

Attendee registration

 

 

 

Meeting Organizers

 

 

 

Steffi Oesterreich   steffio@bcm.tmc.edu              Baylor College of Medicine


Wei Li                     wl1@bcm.tmc.edu                  Baylor College of Medicine


Jean-Pierre Issa     jpissa@mdanderson.org          M. D. Anderson Cancer Center 


 

 

 

Sponsors     

 

 

              

 

 

                                                                                                                                                                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

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