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Mouse Molecular Genetics 2013

Posted by , on 24 June 2013

Mouse Molecular Genetics
18-21 September 2013
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, Hinxton, Cambridge, UK
Abstract and Bursary deadline: 19 July | Registration deadline: 7 August

We are pleased to announce that the 26th annual Mouse Molecular Genetics meeting will be held at the Wellcome Trust Genome Campus, from 18 to 21 September 2013.
This meeting is a leading forum for researchers who apply genetics and genomics techniques to address fundamental issues in mammalian biology, including stem cell biology, development, epigenetics and models of human disease.

The meeting invites leaders in these areas to present unpublished research findings, encourages junior investigators to participate in oral and poster presentations and provides a stimulating environment for the exchange of ideas. The programme will showcase the latest technical developments in genetics and engineering of the mouse genome and this year will also feature a new session devoted to cancer. We welcome abstracts from areas relevant to mammalian molecular genetics, several oral presentations be selected from submitted abstracts.

Scientific programme committee
Allan Bradley, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute, UK
Kat Hadjantonakis, Sloan-Kettering Institute, USA
Yumiko Saga, National Institute of Genetics, Japan
Philippe Soriano, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, USA

Keynote speaker
Margaret Buckingham, The Institut Pasteur, France

Rosa Beddington Lecture
Robin Lovell-Badge, Medical Research Council, UK

Invited speakers Wendy Bickmore, University of Edinburgh, UK Thijn Brummelkamp, Netherlands Cancer Institute, The Netherlands
Elaine Dzierzak, Erasmus Stem Cell Institute, The Netherlands Anne Grapin-Botton, University of Copenhagen, Denmark Yann Herault, Centre de Recherche en Biologie and Medecine, France
Jos Jonkers, Netherlands Cancer Institute, The Netherlands Ryoichiro Kageyama, Kyoto University, Japan Haruhiko Koseki, Riken, Japan
Jinsong Li, Institute of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, China Heiko Lickert, Institute of Stem Cell Research, Germany Roland Rad, Technische Universität München, Germany Nadia Rosenthal, Imperial College London, UK Shankar Srinivas, University of Oxford, UK Azim Surani, University of Cambridge, UK Feng Zang, Broad Institute of MIT, USA

Topics will include: Organogenesis Technology Stem cells and germ cells Patterning Genetics and genomics Human disease Epigenetics Cancer

For further information and to register: https://registration.hinxton.wellcome.ac.uk/display_info.asp?id=372




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