Symposium 2020

Updated: October 21, 2020

17th Annual CBC Symposium:

Epigenetics & Disease


CBC Symposium 2020 Flyer

VIRTUAL EVENT via ZOOM

DATE: Friday, October 30, 2020
TIME: 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM
(Zoom waiting area opens at 9:15 AM)

Symposium Twitter Feed: @CBCsymp2020, #CBCsymp2020


The 17th Annual CBC Symposium, titled “Epigenetics and Disease,” will take place virtually as a Zoom Webinar on Friday, October 30, 2020. 

This event is organized by Jim Audia (Chair; Former CBC Executive Director), Luisa DiPietro (Co-Chair; CBC Scientific Director for UIC), Lucy A. 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 virtual poster session. The event is free of charge but pre-registration is required.

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Enjoy a promo video produced by Corinna Kitcharoen, CBC!


Registration:

The symposium is free of charge, however, online registration is required.

▸ REGISTER HERE



Abstract Submission:

Call for posters!

The CBC Annual Symposium 2020 offers three options to participate in the virtual poster session:

  1. Online display of your poster as a PDF file on the CBC website ONLY,
  2. Online display of your poster as a PDF file AND of your accompanying audio file on the CBC website,
  3. Online display of your poster as a PDF file AND of your accompanying audio file, if available, on the CBC website AND participation in the Symposium Twitter Poster Session

For more information please go to the poster abstract submission portal (follow the link below).

The poster submission is now OPEN. The deadline for poster submissions has been extended to Friday, October 16, 2020 @ 5:00 PM.

▸ 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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Yuan He, Northwestern

Yuan HE
Northwestern
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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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PROGRAM:
9:15 AM ZOOM Waiting Room Opens for Attendees
9:30 AM Welcome and Opening Remarks by Rick Morimoto, CBC Interim Executive Director and CBC Scientific Director for NU, and Jim Audia, Former CBC Executive Director
  Session I
Moderator: Jim Audia, Former CBC Executive Director
9:45 AM Danny REINBERG, NYU
Polycomb, Inheritance and Disease
10:35 AM Peggy GOODELL, Baylor College of Medicine
DNA Methylation: from Stem Cell Differentiation to Chromatin Organization
11:25 AM Chuan HE, UChicago
RNA Methylation in Gene Expression Regulation and Human Diseases
12:15 PM Virtual Poster Session
  Session II
Moderator: Jim Audia, Former CBC Executive Director
12:45 PM Shelley BERGER, UPenn
Histone Acetylation Pathways as Targets in Human Disease
1:35 PM Yuan HE, Northwestern
Structural Visualization of Chromatin Regulatory Complexes Using Cryo-EM
2:25 PM Cigall KODOCH, Harvard/Dana Farber/Broad Institute
Structure and Function of Mammalian SWI/SNF Chromatin Remodeling Complexes in Human Cancer
3:15 PM Closing Remarks by Jim Audia, Former CBC Executive Director
3:30 PM Adjourn

 

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.


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