February 24-28, 2014
Tuesday, February 25, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
John H. Blaffer Lecture
Onstead Auditorium, BSRB S3.8012
Speaker: Yali Dou, Ph.D., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Title: “Targeting Histone Methyltransferase in Cancer Therapy”
Host: Xiaobing Shi, Ph.D. (BMB)
Thursday, February 27, Noon-1:00 p.m.
Blaffer Journal Club
14th Floor Conference Room, BSRB S14.8336
Speaker: Justin Wong (Krahe Lab)
Article: “MeCP2 Binds to 5hmC Enriched within Active Genes and Accessible Chromatin in the Nervous System” Mellen et al., Cell 151:1417-1430 (2012) Link to paper
For 3/4 Blaffer Lecture: Nathaniel Heintz, Ph.D., The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
“Understanding Neuronal Diversity: TRAP, Molecular Phenotyping and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine”
Friday, February 28, 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
GSBS Large Classroom, BSRB S3.8371
Speaker: Stephanie Puig, Ph.D. (Gutstein Lab)
Title: “Repurposing an Anti-cancer Drug for the Treatment of Pain”