Speakers

For the BLUEPRINT / IHEC Conference on September 8+9, 2016,  the following speakers have been confirmed:

Key note speakers

       
Edith Heard                      






 
Genetics and Developmental Biology Unit
Institut Pasteur
Paris
France
The structural and functional dynacmis of the inactive X-chromosome
Peter Jones   Van Andel Research Institute
Grand Rapids
Michigan
USA 
Epigenetic therapy 



Confirmed invited speakers:

Lucia Altucci





 
Second University Naples
Italy
 
Epigenome reset to identify and fight cancer

Ido Amit 







 
Weizmann Institute of Science
Rehovot
Israel
 

Single cell genomic analysis of the immune system 
Christoph Bock 






 
CeMM Research Center for Molecular Medicine
Vienna
Austria
 
Epigenetic biomarkers: ready for clinical diagnostics 
Susan Clark    Garvan Institute of Medical Research
Sydney
Australia 
Do epigenetic hallmarks of the cancer microenvironment exist?

Pia Maria Cosma 





 
Center for Genomic Regulation
Barcelona
Spain
 

The nanoscale structure of chromatin fibers in somatic and stem cells 

Manolis Dermitzakis 
   
University of Geneva
Switzerland

Genetic effects on cellular phenotypes reveal disease biology 







 
Connie Eaves






 
  British Columbia Cancer Agency
Vancouver
Canada 
Molecular determinants of functionally distinct normal human mammary cell types 
Sarah Elgin  Washington University
St Louis
USA
 
Repeat-induced silencing in Drosophila melanogaster 

Martin Hirst 








 
British Columbia Cancer Agency
Genomes Science Centre
Vancouver
Canada
 
 
Vitamin C induced remodeling in HOXA9-immortalized IDH1 R132H bone marrow cells
Inaki Martin-Subero 
 
  Institut D'Investigacions Biomediques August Pi i Sunyer
Barcelona
Spain
Charting the epigenome of normal and neoplastic B cells: biological and clinical insights 
Huck Hui Ng 








 
  Genome Institute of Singapore
Singapore
 Systems biology of stem cells

Julia Polansky-Biskup 
 







 

German Rheumatism Research Centre
Berlin
Germany
 

Epigenetic reprogramming in memory formation of human CD4+ T cells 

Shyam Prabhakar







 
Genome Institute of Singapore
Singapore 

Reference component analysis of single cell
transciptomes reveals cellular heterogeneity in colorectal cancer 

Rabinder Prinjha 
 
GlaxoSmithKline Medicines Research Center
Hertfordshire
United Kingdom
 

Epigenetic targets for the treatment of human diseases 

Wolf Reik 
 
Babraham Institute
Cambridge
United Kingdom
 

Erasing memory and creating diversity with epigenetics 

Bing Ren 








 
 
University of California - San Diego
La Jolla
USA
 
  
  A compendium of chromatin contact maps reveal
  spatially active regions in the hman genome
Nicole Soranzo 





 
  Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Hinxton
United Kingdom
A human variation panel of genetic influences
on epigenomes and transcriptomes in three
immune cells
 
John Stamatoyannopoulos Seattle
USA

 
Decoding human genome function

Henk Stunnenberg 





 
 
Radboud University
Nijmegen
The Netherlands
 

Transcriptional and epigenetic features of tolerised and trained monocytes and macrophages 

Michael Sundstrom 

Karolinska Institutet
Stockholm
Sweden
 
Target definition and validation using patient-derived cell assays

Toshikazu Ushijima 
   
National Cancer Center
Tokyo
Japan

Methylation burden in normal-appearing tissues:
mechanismens for its accummulation and application
to precision cancer risk diagnosis