Chromatin and Transcriptional Silencing

May 23rd 2017 / Institut Curie, Burg Amphitheatre, 12 rue Lhomond, 75005 Paris Julie Ahringer, Severine Chambeyron, Antoine Molaro, Danny Reinberg Abcam : Lucy Purser and Institut Curie : Edith Heard, Deborah Bourc'his, Raphaël Margueron, Ines Anna Drinnenberg,

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Tuesday, May 23
09:30 – 10:00 Registration
10:00 Welcome
10:00 – 10:40 Julie Ahringer (University of Cambridge, UK)
Genome regulation: chromatin domains and the silencing of repetitive elements
10:40 – 11:00 Marta Radman-Livaja (Institute of Molecular Genetics, France)
Asymmetric distribution of RNApol2 on the two daughter chromatids after replication
11:00 – 11:20 Giulia Furlan (CNRS, France)
The non-coding gene Ftx promotes Xist accumulation at the onset of X-chromosome inactivation
11:50 – 12:30 Danny Reinberg (Howard Hughes Medical Institute, US)
Epigenetics: one genome, multiple phenotypes
12:30 – 12:50 Matthieu Gerard (Institute for Integrative Biology of the Cell, France)
How ATP-dependent chromatin remodellers functionally interact with polycomb complexes to regulate transcriptional silencing
12:50 – 13:00 Abcam talk
14:00 – 14:40 Severine Chambeyron (Institute of Human Genetics, France)
Piwi-dependent licencing of dual-strand piRNA clusters to produce appropriate piRNA precursors in Drosophila ovaries
14:40 – 15:00 Charlotte Moretti (Cochin Institute, France)
SLY and SLX are transcriptional regulators involved in the postmeiotic X versus Y chromosome intragenomic conflict in the mouse
15:00 – 15:20 Antoine Molaro (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, US)
Regulatory consequences of genetic conflicts between host genomes and retroelements
15:50 – 16:30 Sandra Duharcourt (Institut Jacques Monod, France)
A enhancer of zeste like methyltransferase catalyzes both H3 lysine 9 and 27 trimethylation and mediates transcriptional repression of transposable elements
16:30 – 17:10 Michaël Weber (IREBS, France)
Molecular pathways setting up DNA methylation in mammalian development
17:10 – 18:15 Networking and drinks reception @Green Café

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