Genomics of Gene Expression

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Ana Conesa presents these days the STATegra  project  at Epiconcept  and opens new collaborations with the animal genomics research comunity @CIPFciencia
The Epiconcept Workshop 2014 ”

Epigenomic Toolbox: from Methods to Models” is held from the 07-09 May 2014 in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.
The annual workshop on ‘Epigenomic Toolbox: from Methods to Models’. The meeting ia a platform for researchers to exchange ideas and to build new co-operations. The programme includes highly regarded speakers in the fast developing area of epigenetics.
The programme leaflet can be seen by following the link


Presentation topics

What is in the Epigenomic Toolbox?
Analyze your Data!
Epigenetic Reprogramming.
Epigenetic Regulation of Development.

Confirmed Speakers
Claude Robert
Laval University, Quebec, Canada

Andre Eggen
Illumina, Europe

Ana Conesa
Principe Felipe
Research Centre, Valencia,Spain

Manel Esteller
Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, Barcelona,

Valentina Lodde
University of Milan, Milan, Italy

Philippe Collas
Oslo University Hospital, Norway

Christopher Bock
Research Center for Molecular Medicine of the Austrian
Academy of Sciences, Vienna, Austria

Day 1
Wednesday 07 May 2014
16:00 – 19:00 Meeting Registration

19:00 – 20:30 Welcome Reception

20:30 – 23:00 Dinner

Day 2
Thursday 08 May 2014
08:00 – 08:45 Breakfast

Opening of Meeting
08:45 – 09:00 Welcome Address

What’s in the Epigenomic Toolbox?
09:00 – 09:40 Claude Robert, Laval University, Canada
Integrating the DNA methylome and transcriptome to better define the long
term impacts of assisted reproductive technologies.
09:40 – 10:20 Andre Eggen, Illumina, United States
Last generation tools for the study of the genome and the epigenome.
10:20 – 10:35 Gavin Kelsey, Babraham Institute, United Kingdom
Profiling DNA methylation genome-wide at base-pair resolution in single
10:35 – 10:50 Dafni Anastasiadi, Institute of Marine Sciences, Spain
Genome-wide alterations of DNA methylation in European sea bass
(Dicentrarchus labrax) subjected to different environments.

10:50 – 11:20 Coffee

Analyse your Data!
11:20 – 11:35 Laszlo Tecsi, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Rules of Travel Reimbursements
11:35 – 12:15 Christoph Bock, Research Centre for Molecular Medicine, Austria
Methods for sequencing-based mapping and bioinformatics analysis of DNA
12:15 – 12:55 Ana Conesa, Principe Felipe Research Centre, Spain
The STATegra project: new statistical tools for analysis and integration of
diverse omics data.
Epigenetics and Periconception Environment
COST Action FA1201 2

12:55 – 14:15 Lunch

Epigenetic Regulation of Development
14:15 – 14:55 Valentina Lodde, University of Milan, Italy
Oocyte large-scale chromatin configuration re-modelling: state of the art and
14:55 – 15:35 Philippe Collas, Oslo University Hospital, Norway
Microchip assay and epigenetics of embryonic genome activation and early
15:35 – 15:50 Ramiro Alberio, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom
Paracrine effects of embryo-derived FGF4 and BMP4 during pig trophoblast
15:50 – 16:05 Karolien Desmet, University of Antwerp, Belgium
Elevated non-esterified fatty acid concentrations during bovine embryo culture
influence DNA methylation patterns in blastocysts.

16:05 – 16:35 Tea

Epigenomic Toolbox: from Methods to Models
16:35 – 19:00 Poster Presentation

20:30 – 23:00 Gala Dinner

Day 3

Friday 09 May 2014
08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast

Epigenetic Reprogramming
09:00 – 09:40 Manel Esteller, Bellvitge Biomedical Research Institute, Spain
Cancer Epigenetics: from knowledge to applications.
09:40 – 09:55 Marisol Izquierdo, University of Las Palmas, Spain
Sparus aurata as a model for nutritional reprogramming of marine fish:
Effectiveness of different developmental windows.
09:55 – 10:10 Aneta Andronowska, Institute of Animal Reproduction and Food
Research, Poland
Does the presence of an embryo in the uterus prevent induction of luteolytic
chemokines and chemokine receptors mRNA in the porcine CL?
10:10 – 10:25 Antonio Gonzalez-Bulnes, Spanish National Institute for Agricultural
and Food Research and Technology, Spain
Modification of adiposity and metabolic features by trans-generational
developmental programming in swine with thrifty genotype.
10:25 – 10:40 Catherine Labbe, French National Institute for Agricultural Research,
DNA methylation pattern in fish spermatozoa after cryopreservation: a
species specific alteration in cyprinids.

10:40 – 11:10 Coffee

11:10 – 12:00 Roundtable
12:00 – 13:00 Application to Horizon 2020

Closing of Meeting EPICONCEPT
Epigenetics and Periconception Environment
COST Action FA1201 3

13:00 – 13:15 Farewell Address

13:15 – 14:30 Lunch

15:00 – 18:00 Sightseeing Tour

Day 4

Saturday 10 May 2014
08:00 – 09:00 Breakfast

10:00 – 14:00 Excursion