Sep 6, 2017: SKMB regulation workshop, GEN Aud. C

Dear all,

The 2017 SKMB Gene Regulation Workshop will take place on Wednesday September 6. As in previous years, we have a great lineup of speakers and attendance is free. However, YOU NEED TO REGISTER BY AUGUST 30 so that we can organize coffee and such. To do so, use the link below:

then click on “registration” on top of the page. CUSO students, log in. Everybody else, click on “not a CUSO doctoral student”.

Hope to see you for a great meeting.


The organizers

Martine Collart, Christian Fankhauser, Winship Herr, Thomas Schalch, David Shore

SKMB Gene Regulation workshop 2017

Wednesday September 6, 2017
Auditorium C, Génopode

Dorigny Campus, University of Lausanne


09h30 Welcome coffee

10h00 Rachel Green (Johns Hopkins, HHMI, Baltimore, USA)
The role of rescue in ribosome homeostasis

10h45 Michelle Wang (Cornell University, HHMI, Ithaca, USA)
Mechanical Biochemistry from DNA unzipping

11h30  Vincent Colot (ENS, Paris, France)
Epigenetic control of transposable elements and heritable phenotypic variation

12h15    Lunch

14h15 Lori Passmore (MRC, Cambridge, UK)
Mechanistic insights into mRNA polyadenylation

15h00 Eileen Furlong (EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany)
Genome regulation during developmental transitions: Generating robustness and precision

15h45  Gerard Evan (University of Cambridge, UK)
Toggling large scale genetic programmes with Myc and RAS

16h30    Apéro

Download the program