Keynote Speakers

Geneviève Almouzni

Geneviève Almouzni

Structure and function of dynamic chromatin organization
Pamela Silver

Pamela Silver

Predictable behaviour of genetic circuits: Designing cell-targeted therapeutics
Prof. Jonathan Chubb

Prof. Jonathan Chubb


Geneviève Almouzni

Structure and function of dynamic chromatin organization

Prof. Geneviève Almouzni is Director of the Cancer Research Center Institut Curie, Paris (FR).

She is head of the Nuclear Dynamics and Genome plasticity unit and group leader of the chromatin dynamics team. She obtained her PhD at Pierre-et-Marie-Curie University (FR), worked as postdoctoral fellow at the National Institutes of Health Research Center in Bethesda (USA) in the lab of Prof. Alan Wolffe. She has been CNRS Research Director since January 2000. In 2013, she was awarded the FEBS | EMBO Women in Science Award. She was scientific coordinator of the EU Network of Excellence EpiGeneSys.

Important publications:

  • Filipescu D, Naughtin M, …Almouzni G: Genes Dev. 31: 463-480 (2017)
  • Muller S and Almouzni G: Nat Rev Genet 18: 192-208 (2016)
  • Orsi GA, Naughtin M, Almouzni G: Cell Stem Cell. 19: 567-568 (2016)

 


Pamela Silver

 

Predictable behaviour of genetic circuits: Designing cell-targeted therapeutic

Prof. Pamela Silver is named Elliot T and Onie H Adams Professor of Biochemistry and Systems Biology at Harvard, Boston (USA) and Director of the Harvard University PhD Program in Systems Biology.

She obtained her PhD at the University of California (USA) as NIH Pre-doctoral Fellow, worked as postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University as fellow of the American Cancer Society and The Medical Foundation, as assistant professor at Princeton University (USA), as professor and founding member at the Dana Farber Cancer Institute at Harvard Medical School and members of the Harvard University Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. She received various prestigious awards such as NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, named a Claudia Adams Barr Investigator, awarded the Mentoring Award for her PhD Program at Harvard Medical School, an
Innovation Award at BIO2007, an NIH MERIT award.

Important publications:

  • Riglar DT, Giessen TW, ….Silver PA: Nat Biotechnol. 35L 653-658 (2017)
  • Myhrvold C, Kotula JW, …Silver PA: Nat Commun. 30: 10039 (2015)
  • Green AA, Silver PA, Collins JJ, Yin P: Cell 159: 925-39 (2014)

 


Prof. Jonathan Chubb

 

Implications of transcriptional mechanism for cell decision-making

EpiPredict Conference 2018 - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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      KIT - Royal Tropical Institute
      Mauritskade 63
      1092 AD Amsterdam
      The Netherlands
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