Cours international

6th course on Epigenetics - 2010

The objective is to provide an overview of the epigenetic mechanisms and their link to chromatin dynamics. The different functions of the nucleus involving the genome and its organization will be discussed with an emphasis on the technological limits and the new experimental approaches developed today. Links between the disruption of nuclear function and the development of human pathologies will be presented.

Organizers: Geneviève Almouzni and Nathalie Dostatni

M2 or PhD students (up to 12) of Parisian universities.
5 positions reserved to M2 students from UPMC.
Master or PhD students from France at large and European universities (up to 12).
Students and speakers will meet every day during lunch time and will have the opportunity to exchange.

Selection upon basis of applications.
Scientific articles chosen on the theme of the course will be attributed to selected applicants who will present and discuss these articles.

17 - 24 March, 2010
15 September 2010

Institut Curie - Paris - France

December 2009

No registration fees

Geneviève Almouzni (DRCE, CNRS), Sébastien Bloyer (MC, UPMC), Nathalie Dostatni (DR2, CNRS)

Epigenetics and Chromatin Dynamics
Imaging the Nucleus and its functions
Silencing, transcriptional landscapes and genomics
Memory of transcriptional states
Stem cells and reprogramming
maintenance of (Epi)genome integrity
Epigenetics and Cancer

Ethical issues
Art et Science

Saturday morning (March 20th)
Brunch on career development organized by the PhDs of the organizing team.


Cancéropôle Ile de France
Fondation Pierre Gilles de Gennes pour la Recherche
NOE Epigénome
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