SKMB Meeting 2017

Gene Regulation Workshop

Wednesday September 6, 2017

Center for Integrative Genomics
Génopode - Auditoire C


The Gene Regulation Workshop is a one day meeting in Lausanne featuring internationally recognized scientists that work on molecular mechanisms controlling transcriptional and post-transcriptional responses in gene expression to cell-type specific, developmental or environmental cues.




09h30  Welcome coffee

10h00 Rachel Green(Johns Hopkins, HHMI, Baltimore, USA)
The role of rescue in ribosome homeostasis

10h45 Michelle Wang (Cornell University, HHMI, Ithaca, USA)
Mechanical Biochemistry from DNA unzipping

11h30  Vincent Colot (ENS, Paris, France)
Epigenetic control of transposable elements and heritable phenotypic variation


12h15    Lunch

14h15 Lori Passmore (MRC, Cambridge, UK)
Mechanistic insights into mRNA polyadenylation

15h00 Eileen Furlong (EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany)
Genome regulation during developmental transitions: Generating robustness and precision

15h45  Gerard Evan(University of Cambridge, UK)
Toggling large scale genetic programmes with Myc and RAS


16h30     Apéro

Past Meetings


Future Meetings Planned

  • September 3, 2018
  • September 2, 2019
  • September 2, 2020

Prof. Martine Collart, UNIGE
Prof. Christian Fankhauser, UNIL
Prof. Winship Herr, UNIL
Prof. Thomas Schalch, UNIGE
Prof. David Shore, UNIGE



Free participation, however a registration will be required
Contact: staromics(at)cuso(dot)ch
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