2010
March 17th
March 24th
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International course

Epigenetics

6ème cours

Topics: 

Epigenetics and Chromatin Dynamics
Imaging the Nucleus and its functions
Silencing, transcriptional landscapes and genomics
Memory of transcriptional states
Stem cells and reprogramming
maintenance of (Epi)genome integrity
Epigenetics and Cancer

Course in English

Presentation

Objectives

The objective is to provide an overview of the epigenetic mechanisms and their link to chromatin dynamics. The different functions of the nucleus involving the genome and its organization will be discussed with an emphasis on the technological limits and the new experimental approaches developed today. Links between the disruption of nuclear function and the development of human pathologies will be presented.

Personal work

Ethical issues
Art et Science

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Saturday morning (March 20th)
Brunch on career development organized by the PhDs of the organizing team.

Practical information

No inscription fees
Location
Institut Curie - Paris

Participants

M2 or PhD students (up to 12) of Parisian universities.
5 positions reserved to M2 students from UPMC.
Master or PhD students from France at large and European universities (up to 12).

Speakers

Organisers

Geneviève Almouzni (DRCE, CNRS), Sébastien Bloyer (MC, UPMC), Nathalie Dostatni (DR2, CNRS)

With

Sponsored by

Organisation

  • Training Unit - Institut Curie