Building a Future for Epigenetics and Systems Biology Research in Europe 107

Building a Future for Epigenetics and Systems Biology Research in Europe

EpiGeneSys coordinator and director of the Geneviève Almouzni, together with Maria Elena Torres Padilla, director of the Institute of Epigenetics and Stem Cells at the Helmhotz Zetrum München, has secured funding for the “groupe de recherche internationale” EpiGene2Sys, which will allow to continue the tradition of the EpiGeneSys meetings.

The first EpiGene2Sys meeting “The Journey Continues” will take place in Munich, Germany, in January 2018.

The aim of the meeting and EpiGene2Sys network is to support sustainable interactions between epigeneticists and systems biologists established during the EpiGeneSys European Network of Excellence. All scientists with an interest in the two fields are welcome to register.

Venue: Botanische Staatssammlung, Munich
Date: 15th -17th January 2018

Keynote Speakers:

  • Martin Howard, John Innes Center, Norwich, UK
  • Cedric Feschotte, Cornell University, New York, USA

Registration and Abstract Submission: As with previous EpiGeneSys meetings, registration is mandatory and will open soon. You will be able to submit your abstract (talk or poster) at registration.

Programme: Start approx. 1pm Monday 15th January, ending approx. 1pm Wednesday 17th January. Full programme to follow later in the year.

Accommodation: Some hotel suggestions can be found here. The Munich Tourist Information Office webpage also has information on accommodation options in Munich.

Transport: The venue can be easily accessed by public transport. Information on how to access the venue can be found on their webpage and using the Munich City Public Transport webpage