Symposium 2020

Updated: March 27, 2020

Please note that as the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the CBC remains committed to its mission to offer educational opportunities to the CBC community. At this time, we continue with plans to hold our annual symposium, scheduled for October 30, 2020, either as an in-person or a virtual event (TBA). All updates regarding the event will be posted on this webpage. Please visit often for the most up-to-date announcements. Registration and abstract submission portals are now open, so REGISTER TODAY!
17th Annual CBC Symposium

“Epigenetics and Disease”


SAVE THE DATE: Friday, October 30, 2020
TIME: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
LOCATION: Shirley Ryan AbilityLab
355 East Erie Street
Chicago, IL 60611


The 17th Annual CBC Symposium, titled “Epigenetics and Disease,” will take place on Friday, October 30, 2020, at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab Chicago downtown. This all-day event is organized by Jim Audia (Chair; Former CBC Executive Director), Lucy Godley (Co-Chair; CBC Scientific Director for UChicago) and Rick Morimoto (Co-Chair; CBC Interim Executive Director & CBC Scientific Director for NU). The meeting will also include a poster session. The event is free of charge but pre-registration is required.


Registration:

Although the symposium is free of charge, online registration is required. Registration deadline: Friday, October 2, 2020 @ 5:00 PM. Please note that only the names of registrants who registered before the deadline will be included in the printed symposium program.

▸ REGISTER HERE



Abstract Submission:

Call for posters!

Abstract submission deadline: Friday, October 2, 2020 @ 5:00 PM. All abstracts must be submitted online. Please note that only abstracts submitted before the deadline will be included in the printed symposium program.

NOTE: The CBC will provide poster boards. Please note that the poster boards are 4’ (H) x 6’ (W).

▸ SUBMIT POSTER ABSTRACT HERE



Speakers:

Shelley BERGER, UPenn

Shelley BERGER
UPenn
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Margaret (Peggy)  GOODELL, Baylor College of Medicine

Peggy GOODELL
Baylor College of Medicine
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Chuan HE, UChicago

Chuan HE
UChicago
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Cigall KADOCH, Harvard/Dana Farber/Broad Institute

Cigall KADOCH
Harvard/Dana Farber/Broad Institute
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Danny REINBERG, NYU

Danny REINBERG
NYU
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Ali SHILATIFARD

Ali SHILATIFARD
NU
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Symposium Sponsors:

This symposium is generously sponsored by:


Organizations and individuals interested in sponsoring the Annual CBC Symposium 2020 are advised to contact CBC Program Coordinator, Corinna Kitcharoen at ckitch1@uic.edu.

All contributions are much appreciated! Sponsors will be acknowledged at the symposium and in all promotional materials including the symposium website, printed flyers and programs.



More information will be posted when it becomes available. Stay tuned for future updates!


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