OOA course May 20-24, 2019 NKI

Epigenetics and epitranscriptomics: from mechanism to cancer

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

Jason W. Locasale
Duke University School of Medicine

Gideon Rechavi
Sheba Cancer Research Center; Tel Aviv University

Petra Hajkova, ICL
MRC London Institute of Medical Sciences; Imperial College London

Sohail Tavazoie
Laboratory of Systems Cancer Biology, The Rockefeller University

Chuan He
Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago

Richard Flavell
HHMI; Department of Immunobiology, Yale School of Medicine

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.