Provisional Program


Workshop: “Folding Chromatin in Three dimensions”

04 February 2016 – Center for Genomic Science of IIT@SEMM

Conference Room, IFOM/IEO Campus, via Adamello 16, 20139 – Milan

When What Speaker
8:30-11:00 Session I - Chair: Bruno Amati


Arrival & Registration  
09:15-09:30 Welcome Address

Bruno Amati

IIT and IEO,
Milan, IT

09:30-10:00 The functional 3D genome and novel chromatin conformation applications

Wouter De Laat

Hubrecht Institute,
Utrecht, NL

10:00-10:30 Genome-wide suppression of non-coding transcription in mammals

Gioacchino Natoli

Milan, IT

10:30-11:00 Entrepreneurship – Diagenode’s history

Renaud Schoemans

Seraing, BE

11:00-11:30 Coffee break
11:30-13:00 Session II - Chair: Bruno Amati
11:30-12:00 Chromosome-wide regulation of the X chromosome for dosage compensation

Peter Becker

LMU – Adolf Butenandt Institute,
München, DE

12:00-12:30 Cohesin and gene regulation

Matthias Merkenschlager

Imperial College
London, UK

12:30-13:00 Cistromic and long-range interactions of lineage- and signal specific transcription factors integrate macrophage specification and control lipid signaling

László Nagy

Debrecen, HU

13:00-14:00 Lunch break
14:00-15:30 Session III - Chair: Babis Spilianakis
14:00-14:30 Control of Cell Identity by Polycomb Group Proteins

Diego Pasini

Milan, IT

14:30-15:00 Unraveling chromatin and gene regulation through thousands of synthetically designed regulatory sequences

Eran Segal

Weizmann Institute of Science,
Rehovot, IL

15:00-15:30 Locating and counting nucleosomes

Marco E. Bianchi

San Raffaele University,
Milan, IT

15:30-16:00 Coffee break
16:00-18:10 Session IV - Chair: Babis Spilianakis
16:00-16:30 Circadian chromatin transitions in the 3D nuclear architecture

Anita Gӧndӧr

Karolinska Institutet,
Stockholm, SE

16:30-17:00 Nucleotide Excision Repair and its functional Role in Development and Disease

George Garinis

University of Crete & IMBB, FORTH,
Heraklion, GR

17:00-17:30 The role of DNA damage-induced RNAs in the control of genome stability

Fabrizio d’Adda di Fagagna

Milan and Pavia, IT

17:30-18:00 Spatial proximity of homologous alleles and long noncoding RNAs regulate a switch in allelic gene expression

Babis Spilianakis

University of Crete & IMBB, FORTH,
Heraklion, GR

18:00-18:10 Concluding remarks Babis Spilianakis