Sep 2, 2015: SKMB regulation workshop

Dear all,

The 2015 SKMB Gene Regulation Workshop will take place on Wednesday September 2, starting at 10:00 AM. As in previous years, we have a great lineup of speakers and attendance is free. However, YOU NEED TO REGISTER BEFORE AUGUST 24 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

Winship Herr, Alexandre Reymond, David Shore, Thomas Schalch and Françoise Stutz



09h30 Welcome coffee

10h00 Frank Holstege University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Understanding genome-wide regulatory circuitry by perturbation analyses

10h45 Patrick Schultz IGBMC, Strasbourg, France
The RNA polymerase II transcription coactivator SAGA: lessons from structural analysis by cryo electron microscopy

11h30 Anamaria Necsulea EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland
Long non-coding RNAs in mammalian evolution and development

12h15 Lunch with students

14h15 Karla Neugebauer Yale School of Medicine, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, USA
Co-transcriptional splicing: full speed ahead!

15h00 Ramesh Pillai EMBL, Grenoble, France
Genome defense by germline small RNAs

15h45 Robert Kingston Harvard Medical School and Mass General Hospital, Boston, USA
Nucleosomes and lncRNAs as epigenetic regulators

16h30 Apéro

Download the poster