Agenda

Thursday, November 2, 2017

8:30-9:00 am  Registration & Breakfast | Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 3rd Floor Rotunda

9:00-9:05  Opening Remarks, Stellar Abstract Awards
Peter Park, Conference Chair

SESSION I: EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES
* last 5 minutes of all session talks reserved for questions and discussion

9:05-9:55
Wouter de Laat
 | KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Hubrecht Institute
Cooperative and non-cooperative spatial regulatory chromatin interactions uncovered by Multi-Contact 4C (MC-4C)

9:55-10:25
Xiaowei Zhuang
Harvard University
In situ genome & transcriptome imaging in single cells 

10:25-10:40
Abstract Winner Platform Talk I
Yaping Liu,
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
MethylHiC reveals long-range genetic-epigenetic and epigenetic-epigenetic interactions within the same single molecule

10:40-11:00  BREAK

11:00-11:30
X. Sunney Xie,
Harvard University
Single-cell genomics: when stochasticity meets precision

11:30-12:00
Ana Pombo,
Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology
Genome architecture mapping: exploring mechanisms of 3D chromatin folding

12:00-1:15  LUNCH

SESSION II: APPLICATIONS TO BASIC BIOLOGY AND DISEASE MECHANISMS

1:15-2:05
Leonid Mirny
| KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Genome Folding by Loop Extrusion

2:05-2:35
Luca Giorgetti, 
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research
A quantitative analysis of the hierarchical folding of mammalian chromosomes

2:35-3:05
Ting Wu, 
Harvard Medical School
Chromosomes at super-resolution and a 300 million year old mystery

3:05-3:30  BREAK

3:30-3:45
Abstract Winner Platform Talk
 II
Ittai Eres, 
University of Chicago
Interrogating the 3D Structure of the Genome in Human and Chimpanzee Tissues

3:45-4:15
Erez Lieberman-Aiden, 
Baylor College of Medicine
A 3D Code in the Human Genome

4:15-6:00  Poster Session and Reception | 2nd floor lounge
Click here for a list of poster abstracts.

Friday, November 3, 2017

8:30-9:00am  Breakfast | Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 3rd Floor Rotunda

SESSION III: COMPUTATIONAL CHALLENGES

9:00-9:50
William Greenleaf
  
| KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Stanford University
Single-cell epigenomics maps the continuous regulatory landscape of human hematopoietic differentiation

9:50-10:20
Francesco Ferrari
FIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology
Extracting information on multi-scale chromatin organization from Hi-C data

10:20-10:50
Feng Yue
Pennsylvania State University
3D Genome Organization in Cancer Cells

10:50-11:05
Abstract Winner Platform Talk
 III
Jill Moore
, University of Massachusetts Medical School
Systematic Evaluation of Methods for Linking Enhancers with Target Genes

11:05-11:35
Nils Gehlenborg,
Harvard Medical School
Making Sense of Chromosome Interaction Data with Multi-Scale Data Visualization Tools

11:35  Closing Remarks
Xihong Lin, PQG Coordinating Director