Feb 18-19:Lausanne Genomics Days 2010


18.02.2010 – 19.02.2010

Day 1: Genomics in Biology & Medicine

Day 2: Genomics in Ecology & Evolution


Day 1: Genomics in Biology and Medicine

9:25 Welcome address
9:30 Herman Wijnen, University of Virginia, USA Systems of daily time-keeping in Drosophila
10:15 Tom Hudson, Ontario Institute for Cancer Research, CAN Genomic variation and cancer
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Patrick Cramer, University of Munich, D Structure-function-system analysis of gene transcription
12:15 Wouter de Laat, Erasmus Medical Center, NL The role of long-range DNA interactions in transcription regulation
13:00 Sandwich Lunch
14:30 Sarah Teichmann, MRC, Cambridge, UK A quantitative view of gene expression and histone modification in mammalian cells
15:15 Andreas Ladurner, EMBL, Heidelberg, D Signaling pathways connecting metabolism to chromatin dynamics
16:30 Farewell
Organizers: Jacques Beckmann, Keith Harshman, Félix Naef and Otto Hagenbüchle

Day 2: Genomics in Ecology and Evolution

9:25 Welcome address
9:30 Laurence Hurst, University of Bath, UK Looking after the neighbourhood: Noise abatement and genome evolution
10:15 Steve Kay, University of California San Diego, USA Large scale biology approaches to circadian transcriptional networks
11:00 Coffee Break
11:30 Joel Levine, University of Toronto at Mississauga, CAN Mechanisms of social behaviour in Drosophila melanogaster
12:15 John Parsch, University of Munich, D The evolution of sex-biased genes and sex-biased gene expression
13:00 Sandwich Lunch
14:30 Johanna Schmitt, Brown University, USA Flowering time signaling pathways in changing natural climates
15:15 David Stern, Princeton University, USA The complex genetics of a trivial morphological difference between species
16:30 Farewell
Organizers: Philippe Reymond, Christian Fankhauser and Laurent Keller