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Schedule of Events

Symposium Schedule for April 21-22, 2014
Monday, April 21, 2014
8:00 - 8:45 a.m. Registration
8:50 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome – Ned Sharpless, Lineberger Cancer Center Director
9:00 - 9:40 a.m. Peter Jones, “Rebooting the Cancer Epigenome” (Lineberger Lecture)
9:45 - 10:10 a.m. Mathieu Lupien, “The Cancer Social Genome: Finding the Connectors”
10:15 - 10:40 a.m. Michael Taylor, “Epigenetic Events in the Initiation and Maintenance of Childhood Brain Cancers”
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Coffee Break
11:15 - 11:40 a.m. Terry Magnuson, “SWI/SNF Chromatin Remodeling Loss and Ovarian Cancer in the Mouse”
11:45 - 12:10 p.m. Nate Hathaway, “Examining Complex Mechanisms of Epigenetic Transformations in Living Cells”
12:15 - 12:40 p.m. Tatiana Kutateladze, “Molecular Mechanisms of Epigenetic Regulation”
12:45 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch
1:45 - 2:25 p.m.          Shelley Berger, “Epigenetic Regulation by Tumor Suppressor p53” (Lineberger Lecture)
2:30 - 2:55 p.m. Jay Hess, “Mechanisms of HOX Protein-Mediated Transformation”
3:00 - 3:25 p.m. Buddy Weissman, “De-BAFling the Role of SWI/SNF Complex Loss in Cancer Development”
3:30 - 4:00 p.m. Coffee Break
4:00 - 4:25 p.m. Greg Wang, “Targeting PRC2 Complexes for Cancer Therapies”
4:30 - 4:55 p.m.              Jian Jin, “A Multifaceted Strategy for Discovering Chemical Probes of Histone Methyltransferases”
Tuesday, April 22, 2014 
9:00 - 9:40 a.m.     Andrew Feinberg, “The Epigenetic Basis of Cancer”  (Lineberger Lecture)
9:45 - 10:10 a.m.      Peter Lewis, “Histone Modifications in Pediatric Cancers”
10:15 - 10:40 a.m. Yue Xiong, “Regulation of TET DNA Dioxygenases”
10:45 - 11:15 a.m. Coffee Break
11:15 - 11:40 a.m. Brian Strahl, “Role of Combinatorial Histone Modifications in Chromatin Regulation”
11:45 - 12:10 p.m. Ian Davis, “Targeting Epigenetic Consequences of Genetic Alterations in Cancer”
12:15 - 12:40 p.m. Ross Levine, “Role of Mutations in Epigenetic Modifiers in Leukemia Pathogenesis”
12:45 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch
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