Epigenetics & Chromatin
September 13 - 17, 2016
Abstract Deadline: June 24, 2016


Shelley Berger, University of Pennsylvania
Jürg Müller , Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry
Yang Shi, Harvard Medical School

You are cordially invited to participate in the third Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting on Epigenetics & Chromatin. The opening session will begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, September 13 and the meeting will end after lunch on Saturday, September 17, 2016. As currently planned, the program will have eight sessions devoted to oral presentations, together with three poster sessions for presentations which cannot be accommodated in the formal sessions. Selection of talks for the oral sessions will be made by the organizers in conjunction with the session chairpersons, from the submitted abstracts.

  • Chromatin Assembly
  • Higher Order Chromatin
  • DNA Methylation
  • Replication/Epigenetic Memory
  • Transcription/Euchromatin
  • Gene Control by Metabolism
  • Histone Variants/Exchange

Invited Speakers:

Genevieve Almouzni, Institut Curie/Research Centre, UMR3664
Wendy Bickmore, MRC Human Genetics Unit
Wouter De Laat, Hubrecht Institute for Developmental Biology
Denis Duboule, University of Geneva and EPFL
Anne Ferguson-Smith, University of Cambridge
Steven Henikoff, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Robert Kingston, Mass General Hospital/Harvard Med School
Mitchell Lazar, University of Pennsylvania
Danesh Moazed, Harvard Medical School/HHMI
Danny Reinberg, HHMI/NYU School of Medicine
Anne Schaefer, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Ali Shilatifard, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Brian Strahl, UNC School of Medicine
Maria-Elena Torres-Padilla, IGBMC
Christopher Vakoc, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Peter Verrijzer, Erasmus University Medical Center
Cynthia Wolberger, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Joanna Wysocka, Stanford University
Guoliang Xu, Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Yi Zhang, Harvard Medical School

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers and individual session chairs. Status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

We hope that you or a member of your laboratory will be able to participate. In addition, please bring this announcement to the attention of any other interested parties. We look forward to seeing you at Cold Spring Harbor in September.

All questions pertaining to registration, fees, housing, meals, transportation, visas, abstract submission or any other matters should be directed to Val Pakaluk.


Academic Package $1,425
Graduate/PhD Student Package $1,185
Corporate Package $1,835
Academic/Student No-Housing Package $965
Corporate No-Housing Package $1,230

We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. Apply in writing to Val Pakaluk stating need for financial support - preference is given to those submitting abstracts.