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Epigenetics and Stem Cells 2012
Oct 16, 2012 - Oct 17, 2012
Event Type: Conference
Location: Cambridge, UK
Registration Deadline: Jul 30, 2012
Abstract Submission Deadline: Jul 30, 2012
Description of event:
This exciting 2 day conference will bridge epigenetic mechanisms and stem cell biology
. The aim is to bring together researchers of both fields with a focus
on the role of epigenetic mechanisms in cellular differentiation and adult stem cell
. DNA methylation
and demethylation in stem cells
. Polycomb complexes in tissue
stem cell differentiation
. Establishment of chromatin
marks in development
and cell proliferation
. Noncoding RNAs as epigenetic regulators
Elaine Fuchs (Rockefeller University, US)
Salvador Aznar-Benitah (Centre for Genomic
Regulation (CRG), Spain)
Menno Creyghton (Hubrecht Institute, Netherlands)
Robinson College Aerial view
Robinson College was formally opened in 1981. It now has 80 Fellows, and around 400 undergraduate and 100 graduate students.
- Car parking. There is no car parking at Robinson College. It is strongly suggested that delegates use public transport rather than a car. If you wish to drive the closest car parks are Grand Arcade, Park Street and Queen Anne.
Compact and easy to get around, Cambridge has a diverse mix of historic and modern buildings. Visit the world-renowned museums, explore the independent shops around the historic market place, or just relax and be punted along the River Cam - there are plenty of things to do!
Cambridge is easily accessible by road, rail or air - just 50 minutes from central London and 20 minutes from London Stansted Airport. There are regular trains and coach services from London airports.d ride' services and bus stops are one minute walk from the College.