Lausanne Genomics Days 2016

February 18 & 19, 2016
University of Lausanne
Genopode Building, Auditorium C

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Thursday February 18, 2016

09:00 Michelle Debatisse, Institut Curie
Respective roles of replication and transcription in common fragile site instability

09:45 Thomas Sexton, IGBMC
Chromatin topology dynamics in transcriptional regulation

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Manj Sandhu, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Genomic studies in diverse populations

11:45 Raoul Hennekam, University of Amsterdam
Precision medicine: only precise with deep phenotyping

12:30 LUNCH (sandwiches and drinks provided in Exhibition Hall)

14:00 Constance Ciaudo, ETHZ
Argonaute 2 is essential for primitive endoderm specification during mouse early development

14:45 Stefan Mundlos, MPI, Berlin
Breaking TADs: how alterations of chromatin domains result in disease

15:30 Apéro - an opportunity for students and others to meet and discuss with speakers


Friday February 19, 2016

09:00 John McCutcheon, University of Montana
The evolution of genome complexity in bacterial endosymbionts: good, bad, or just ugly?
09:45 Nicholas Thomson, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
The global ecology of diarrheal disease

10:30 Coffee Break

11:00 Ken Shirasu, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
Genome analysis of parasitic plants: how do plants attack other plants?

11:45 Keiko Sugimoto, RIKEN Center for Sustainable Resource Science
Totipotency: the plant's view

12:30 LUNCH (sandwiches and drinks provided in Exhibition Hall)

14:00 Elizabeth Ostrowski, University of Houston
Evolutionary genomics of social conflict

14:45 Laurent Excoffier, University of Bern, CH
The dark side of range expansions: an accumulation of deleterious mutations