Epigenesys activities

Modelling Approaches in Epigenetics 2014 - An EpiGeneSys and BLUEPRINT joint workshop

Thursday 20 March 2014 - Friday 21 March 2014

Venue:   Christ's College - St Andrew's Street - Cambridge CB2 3BU - UK

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The aim of this workshop is to discuss novel ideas for mechanistic modelling of epigenetic phenomena within a small group of interested scientists with a modelling background.The two days meeting will feature ample discussion opportunities as well as invited speakers with experience in modelling and epigenetics.


Starts on March 20th at 10am
Closes on March 21st at 4:30pm

Confirmed invited speakers:

Martin Howard, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK
Thimo Rohlf, Max-Planck-Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences, Leipzig, Germany

Researchers from at all stages of their career with some experience in modelling are welcome to apply. However, since we have limited places, applicants are kindly asked to write a brief (200 words max) description of what they work on as requested during registration. Registration on the EpiGeneSys website is free and necessary to register for the workshop.

Registration and accommodation on March 20 and 21st (including breakfast) will be covered by EpiGeneSys and BLUEPRINT.

Meals: coffee and lunches included on both days, dinners not included.

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