Systems Biology: Global Regulation of Gene Expression
March 20 - 23, 2018
Abstract Deadline: January 12, 2018

Organizers:

Barak Cohen, Washington University, St. Louis
Katherine Pollard, Gladstone Institutes & UCSF
Bas Van Steensel, Netherlands Cancer Institute
Julia Zeitlinger, Stowers Institute for Medical Research

The thirteenth Cold Spring Harbor conference on Systems Biology: Global Regulation of Gene Expression will be held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory and begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday March 20 and run through lunch on Friday March 23, 2018.

The conference is intended to foster cross-disciplinary exchange of ideas and expertise between experimentalists and computational biologists interested in the organization and control of complex transcription networks in eukaryotes. While a number of speakers have been invited, please note that the majority of oral presentations will be drawn from openly submitted abstracts.

Keynote Speakers:

Geeta Narlikar, University of California, San Francisco
Jonathan Weissman, University of California, San Francisco

Topics & Discussion Leaders:

Enhancers and Transcription   
Alexander Stark, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology (IMP), Austria
Saurabh Sinha, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

3D Architecture of the Nucleus   
Wendy Bickmore, MRC, University of Edinburgh, UK
Alistair Boettiger, Stanford University

Chromatin and Epigenetics   
Ana Pombo, Max-Delbruck-Centrum fur Molekulare Medizin, Germany
Ben Lehner, Centre for Genomic Regulaton, Spain

Development, Evolution and Variation   
Olga Troyanskaya. Princeton University
Adam Siepel, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Emerging Technologies   
Polly Fordyce, Stanford University
Steven Henikoff, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Networks, Global Analysis, and Computational Models   
Hana El-Samad, University of California, San Francisco
Rickard Sandberg, Krolinska Institutet, Sweden

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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 look forward to seeing you at Cold Spring Harbor in March.

This conference will be supported in part by funds provided by the National Institutes of Health.

Pricing:

Academic Package $1190.00
Graduate/PhD Student Package $1000.00
Corporate Package $1505.00
Academic/Student No-Housing Package $815.00
Corporate No-Housing Package $1015.00
    
 

Regular packages are all inclusive and cover registration, food, housing, parking, wine-and-cheese party, lobster banquet, etc. No Housing packages include all costs except housing. Full payment is due 4 weeks prior to the meeting.

We have funds to provide partial scholarships for individuals who are US citizens/permanent residents from minority groups under-represented in the life sciences. Please provide justification in writing to and state your financial needs. Preference will be given to those applying who submit abstracts to the meeting. Send email requests to Maureen Morrow

For individuals who are US citizens/permanent residents from minority groups under-represented in the life sciences. Please provide justification in writing to and state your financial needs. Preference will be given to those applying who submit abstracts to the meeting.