Speaker Articles

Take a look at what our invited speakers have published recently and chat with them about their work in Chicago at our symposium.

Julie AhringerGurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK
The DREAM complex promotes gene body H2A.Z for target repression

Mariann Bienz
MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
Signalosome assembly by domains undergoing dynamic head-to-tail polymerization

Benoit Bruneau, Gladstone Institute of Cardiovascular Disease and University of California, San Francisco, USA
Polycomb Regulates Mesoderm Cell Fate-Specification in Embryonic Stem Cells through Activation and Repression Mechanisms

Anne Brunet
Stanford University, USA
The African Turquoise Killifish Genome Provides Insights into Evolution and Genetic Architecture of Lifespan
Identification of AMPK Phosphorylation Sites Reveals a Network of Proteins Involved in Cell Invasion and Facilitates Large-Scale Substrate Prediction
AMPK: An Energy-Sensing Pathway with Multiple Inputs and Outputs

Giacomo Cavalli
, CNRS, France
Histone H3 Serine 28 Is Essential for Efficient Polycomb-Mediated Gene Repression in Drosophila
The Role of Chromosome Domains in Shaping the Functional Genome

W. Lee KrausUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, USA
Discovery, Annotation, and Functional Analysis of Long Noncoding RNAs Controlling Cell-Cycle Gene Expression and Proliferation in Breast Cancer Cells
TNF╬▒ Signaling Exposes Latent Estrogen Receptor Binding Sites to Alter the Breast Cancer Cell Transcriptome

Michael LevinePrinceton University, USA
Suboptimization of developmental enhancers

Stavros Lomvardas
Columbia University, USA
Genomic Views of Transcriptional Enhancers: Essential Determinants of Cellular Identity and Activity-Dependent Responses in the CNS

Todd Macfarlan
Revealing the Complexity of Retroviral Repression

Ali Shilatifard
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, USA
Regulation of the imprinted Dlk1-Dio3 locus by allele-specific enhancer activity.
Mitotic Transcriptional Activation: Clearance of Actively Engaged Pol II via Transcriptional Elongation Control in Mitosis

Christopher Vakoc
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA
NSD3-Short Is an Adaptor Protein that Couples BRD4 to the CHD8 Chromatin Remodeler
Targeting Transcription Factors in Cancer

Jonathan Weissman
University of California, San Francisco, USA
A Regression-Based Analysis of Ribosome-Profiling Data Reveals a Conserved Complexity to Mammalian Translation
Ribosome profiling reveals the what, when, where and how of protein synthesis.

Joanna Wysocka
Stanford University, USA
Enhancer Divergence and cis-Regulatory Evolution in the Human and Chimp Neural Crest

Leonard Zon
, Boston Children’s Hospital and Dana Farber Cancer Institute, USA
Chamber identity programs drive early functional partitioning of the heart.
Dynamic Control of Enhancer Repertoires Drives Lineage and Stage-Specific Transcription during Hematopoiesis


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