Epigenetics & Chromatin
September 20 - 24, 2022
Abstract Deadline: July 1, 2022


Anja Groth, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Kristian Helin, Institute of Cancer Research, UK
Bing Ren, University of California San Diego

Registration for The Epigenetics & Chromatin meeting has reached full capacity.  Virtual registration remains open. If you wish to be placed on a waitlist for in-person attendance, please select the Virtual Registration (in-person waitlist) meeting price option when registering.

COVID-19: All participants planning to attend in-person will be required to provide documentary proof of full vaccination AND first booster (when eligible) with an FDA or EMA approved vaccine. Additional safety measures will be in line with current NY and federal guidelines.  For more information, see COVID-19 Policies and Protocols.

You are cordially invited to participate in the sixth Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting on Epigenetics & Chromatin. The opening session will begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, September 20 and the meeting will end after lunch on Saturday, September 24, 2022. 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.

Keynote Speakers:
Karolin Luger, University of Colorado, Boulder / HHMI
Yang Shi,
Ludwig Cancer Research, UK

  • Modifications I
  • Modifications II
  • Chromatin Structure
  • Epigenetic Memory
  • Chromatin Structure and Phase Separation
  • Development
  • Gene Expression
  • Chromatin and Disease

Discussion Leaders:
Karen Adelman
, Harvard Medical School
Emily Bernstein, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Clifford Brangwynne, Princeton University
Victor Corces, Emory University
Job Dekker, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Eileen Furlong, EMBL, Germany
Kai Ge, National Institutes of Health
David Gilbert, San Diego Biomedical Research Institute
Shiv Grewal, National Institutes of Health
Nada Jabado, McGill University, Canada
Cigall Kadoch, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute/HMS
Hitoshi Kurumizaka, University of Tokyo, Japan
Juerg Mueller, Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Germany
Tom Muir, Princeton University
Geeta Narlikar, University of California, San Francisco
Eva Nogales, University of California, Berkeley
Clodagh O'Shea, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Danny Reinberg, HHMI/ New York University School of Medicine
Ali Shilatifard, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine
Wei Xie, Tsinghua University, China
Yi Zhang, Harvard Medical School
Bing Zhu, Institute of Biophysics, Chinese Academy of Science, China
Xiaowei Zhuang, Harvard University

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 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.

Social Media: The designated hashtag for this meeting is #cshlepich22. Note that you must obtain permission from an individual presenter before live-tweeting or discussing his/her talk, poster, or research results on social media. Click the Policies tab above to see our full Confidentiality & Reporting Policy.


In-Person Fees
Academic/Media Private Room/Private Bath Package: $1,655 
Academic/Media Private Room/Shared Bath Package: $1,555
Academic Shared Room Package: $1,415
Academic/Media No-Housing Package: $1,055
Student Package*: $1,315
Student No-Housing Package: $955
Corporate Private Room/Private Bath Package: $2,115
Corporate No-Housing Package: $1,515

*Student Housing is default double occupancy. Please enquire about availability and fees to upgrade to a private room.

NOTE: We cannot guarantee housing will be on campus

Rules for Virtual Participation: Virtual participation will include access to the oral sessions via Zoom, access to the digital poster sessions and access to the Slack discussion channel, and the Leading Strand video archive.

Presenters: Individuals submitting abstracts and facing financial barriers should firstly request financial aid (see above). Permission to present your talk or poster virtually will be given only in exceptional circumstances and on a case-by-case basis. If you think you are eligible for an exemption from the requirement to present in person, please provide a justification in writing via email to Val Pakaluk.

Non-presenting participants: We plan to broaden access to the conference by allowing certain categories of non-presenting participants to attend virtually at reduced fees. Categories include: 
1. Individuals from low & middle income countries; 
2. Individuals from non-LMIC countries in Asia, Australasia, Africa or South America; 
3. Individuals from US & Canadian minority serving institutions; 
4. Individuals with a demonstrable financial barrier; 
5. Individuals with family obligations or other special circumstances. 
For categories 4 & 5 above, please provide a justification via email to Val Pakaluk.

Late Fee (Registrations submitted after 5:00 p.m. ET on September 15, 2022)

Late Academic Virtual Package: $395
Late Student Virtual Package: $280
Late Corporate Virtual Package: $535