Advancing Epigenetics Towards Systems Biology

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EMBO Workshop: Chromatin and Epigenetics

Wednesday 01 May 2019 - Saturday 04 May 2019

Location  : Heidelberg, Germany

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Epigenetics refers to heritable change in gene expression that does not involve changes to the underlying DNA sequence. At least three systems including DNA methylation, histone modifications and non-coding RNAs (ncRNA) are considered to play fundamental roles in epigenetic regulation. Research over the last two decades has uncovered the role of epigenetics in a variety of human disorders and fatal diseases. Moreover influence of age, environment, lifestyle, and disease state on epigenetic states is being increasingly appreciated and actively studied.

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