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Distinguished Lecture Series



September 10, 10–11 a.m.
Onstead Auditorium, S3.8012

Kenneth S. Zaret, University of Pennsylvania, Perelman School of Medicine, 
    Philadelphia, PA
     "Initiating and optimizing changes in cell fate."


November 12 Cancer Epigenetics Symposium 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Onstead Auditorium, S3.8012

Keynote Speaker - Bradley Bernstein, Massachusetts General Hospital and 
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. Dr. Bernstein has an interest in the 
    Epigenetic Mechanisms of Pluripotency and Lineage Commitment.  


December 10, 10–11 a.m.
Onstead Auditorium, S3.8012 

Gary Felsenfeld, NIH Intramural Program, National Institute of Diabetes, 
    Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), Bethesda, MD
    “Chromatin organization, insulators, and long range interactions in the nucleus”


January 14, 10–11 a.m.
Onstead Auditorium, S3.8012 

Robert G. Roeder, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
    “Transcriptional regulatory mechanisms in animal cells"


January 28, 10–11 a.m.
AT&T Auditorium, B2.4750 

Scott A. Armstrong, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
    “Targeting epigenetic mechanisms and gene expression in leukemia”


February 11, 10–11 a.m.
AT&T Auditorium, B2.4750

Haitao Li, Tsinghua University School of Medicine, Beijing, P.R. China
    “Mark the 'readership' for transcription control”


February 18, 10–11 a.m.
AT&T Auditorium, B2.4750

C. David Allis, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY
     “Varying the terrain of epigenetic landscapes: Implications for human cancer”


 March 10, 10-11 a.m.
Onstead Auditorium S3.8012 

Marc Timmers, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, 
    The Netherlands
    "Interface between epigenetics and the basal transcription machinery" 


April 14, 10-11 a.m.
Onstead Auditorium S3.8012  

Jason D. Lieb, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    "A new view of genome regulation in development"


May 12, 11-10 a.m.
Onstead Auditorium S3.8012 

    Roland Schuele, University Freiburg Medical Center, 
    Freiburg, Germany
    "LSD1 function in physiology and pathology"


May 13-14 

    Center for Cancer Epigenetics Annual Retreat
Festival Hill, Round Top Texas


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