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Epigenetics, Stem Cells, and Environmental Health Symposium & Workshop

June 1-2, 2017

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Research Triangle Park, North Carolina

Meeting Purpose

This workshop is designed to stimulate interactive sharing of late-breaking research on epigenetics and stem cell biology related to environmental health and to convene an expert panel to produce a set of recommendations for future research.

Meeting Location

The meeting will be held at:
Building 101, Rodbell Auditorium
111 TW Alexander Drive
Research Triangle Park, N.C. 27709

Register Now

Seating is limited for this meeting, so please register early. Registration will close Friday, May 12, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. EDT or when capacity is reached, whichever comes first.

Meeting Flyer

A flyer for the meeting is now available: Flyer

Meeting Agenda

A draft agenda will be available soon. Presenters will include:

  • Karen Adelman, Harvard University
  • Iannis Aifantis, New York University
  • Amander Clark, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Gerald Crabtree, Stanford University
  • Ge Guo, University of Cambridge
  • Konrad Hochedlinger, Harvard University
  • Guang Hu, NIEHS
  • Raja Jothi, NIEHS
  • Sundeep Kalantry, University of Michigan
  • Robert Kingston, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Alvaro Puga, University of Cincinnati
  • Anjana Rao, La Jolla Institute
  • Ramin Shiekhattar, University of Miami
  • Dave Sherr, Boston University
  • Ali Shilatifard, Northwestern University
  • Henk Stunnenberg, Radboud Institute for Molecular Life Sciences
  • Hugh Taylor, Yale University
  • Thea Tlsty, University of California, San Francisco
  • Max Wicha, University of Michigan
  • Thomas Zwaka, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Poster Session Abstracts

A poster session highlighting late-breaking research on epigenetics and stem cell biology related to environmental health will be held during this workshop. Participants are encouraged to submit a poster abstract via the Poster Abstract Submission page. Submissions will be accepted until Friday, May 5 at 5:00 p.m. EDT.

Submit a Poster Abstract

American Disabilities Act Accommodations Requests

Individuals with disabilities who need accommodation to participate in these events should contact Suzanne France at voice telephone: (919) 794-4700 or email: TTY users should contact the Federal TTY Relay Service at 800-877-8339. Requests should be made at least 5 days in advance of the event.


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