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Symposium on Physical Genomics

Launch event for the Center for Physical Genomics and Engineering

About the Symposium

Join us for the launch event for the Center for Physical Genomics and Engineering.

Friday, May 31, 2019

8:30 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.

Northwestern University Chicago Campus

McGaw Pavilion

Daniel Hale Williams Auditorium

240 E. Huron Street, Chicago, IL

Breakfast and lunch will be served

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Symposium Schedule


8:30 – 9 a.m.

Breakfast

9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:30 – 10:05 a.m.

Session 1: The Many Roles and Consequences of Stochasticity in Biological Systems

Linda Petzold, PhD - University of California Santa Barbara


10:10 – 10:45 a.m.

Session 2: High-Throughput Imaging to Probe Genome Architecture

Tom Misteli, PhD - National Cancer Institute


10:45 – 11 a.m.

Coffee Break

11 – 11:35 a.m.

Session 3: Regulating Gene Expression to Treat the Root Cause of Disease

Owen Wallace, PhD - Fulcrum Therapeutics


11:40 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Session 4: Regulation of Nuclear Architecture, Mechanics and Nucleo-Cytoplasmic Shuttling of Epigenetic Factors by Cell Geometric Constraints

Vivek Shenoy, PhD - University of Pennsylvania


12:15 – 12:30 p.m.

Q & A Panel

Vadim Backman, PhD - Northwestern University
Tom Misteli, PhD - National Cancer Institute
Vivek Shenoy, PhD - University of Pennsylvania
Linda Petzold, PhD - University of California Santa Barbara
Owen Wallace, PhD - Fulcrum Therapeutics


12:30 – 1:45 p.m.

Lunch and Poster Session

1:45 – 2:20 p.m.

Session 5: Mechanical Regulation of Genome Architecture and Cell-Fate Decisions

GV Shivashankar, PhD - Singapore National University


2:25 – 3 p.m.

Session 6: LncRNAs as Regulators of Chromatin Landscape and 3D Organization

Josee Dostie, PhD - McGill University


3 - 3:15 p.m.

Coffee Break

3:15 - 3:50 p.m.

Session 7: Promoting Epigenetic HAT/HDAC Balance Restores Genome-Wide Gene Expression in Alzheimer’s Disease

Felice Elefant, PhD - Drexel University


3:55 - 4:30 p.m.

Session 8: Fundamental and Translational Aspects of Epigenomics

Wei Wang, PhD - University of California San Diego


4:30 – 4:45 p.m.

Q & A Panel

Vadim Backman, PhD - Northwestern University
Josee Dostie, PhD - McGill University
Felice Elefant, PhD - Drexel University
GV Shivashankar, PhD - Singapore National University
Wei Wang, PhD - University of California San Diego


4:45 – 5:45 p.m.

Reception

 


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