OOA course May 20-24, 2019 NKI

Epigenetics and epitranscriptomics: from mechanism to cancer

Organizers
Fred van Leeuwen & Reuven Agami

General program
– Monday: introduction/self study/preparation (till 13:00 hours)
– Tue: no program
– Wed: journal clubs and paper reviews (till 16:00 hours)
– Thu: journal clubs and paper reviews (till 16:00 hours)
– Friday: symposium and  lunch with the speaker. For program of the symposium,  click here

The course is closed for registration

8 International Leading Experts

Clodagh O’Shea
Molecular and Cell Biology Laboratory, Salk Institute for Biological Studies. https://www.salk.edu/scientist/clodagh-oshea       

Johannes Zuber
Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Vienna BioCenter (VBC), Vienna
https://www.imp.ac.at/groups/johannes-zuber      

Jason W. Locasale
Duke University School of Medicine
http://jlocasale.duke.edu/

Gideon Rechavi
Sheba Cancer Research Center; Tel Aviv University
https://www.gidirechavilab.com

Petra Hajkova, ICL
MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences; Imperial College London
http://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/petra.hajkova  

Sohail Tavazoie
Laboratory of Systems Cancer Biology, The Rockefeller University
https://www.rockefeller.edu/our-scientists/heads-of-laboratories/973-sohail-tavazoie/

Chuan He
Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago
http://he-group.uchicago.edu

Richard Flavell
HHMI; Department of Immunobiology, Yale School of Medicine
https://medicine.yale.edu/lab/flavell/

Some of the topics to be covered
Metabolism and epigenetics, cancer dependencies, cutting edge ‘epi’technologies, tRNAs in cancer, mRNA modifications, DNA (hydroxy)methylation, immune cell programming, 3D chromatin structure, epigenetic reprogramming.