Confirmed Invited Speakers

Nita AHUJA, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA

Epigenetics of Gastrointestinal Malignancies


Nabieh AYOUB, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel

Dysregulation of KDM4A-D Lysine Demethylases Promotes Chromosomal Instability


Guillermo BARRETO, Max-Planck-Institute for Heart and Lung, Bad Nauheim, Germany

Lung Cancer Epigenetics


Anne-Lise Børresen-Dale, The Norwegian University Hospital, Oslo, Norway

Breast Cancer Epigenetics


James CHIM, University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

DNA methylation of Tumor suppressive microRNA in myeloma


Thomas EGGERMANN, RWTH Aachen, Aachen, Germany

Epigenetics and Imprinting Disorders


Francois FUKS, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Epigenetics: From Mechanisms to Genome-Wide Profiling in Cancers


Asaf Hellman, The Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical, Jerusalem, Israel

DNA Methylation Profiles in Cancer


Zdenko HERCEG, International agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), Lyon, France

Epigenome Deregulation in Cancer: Searching for Drivers and Passengers on the Road to Malignancy


Albert JELTSCH, University of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

Functional Effects of Somatic Tumor Mutations in Epigenetic Enzymes


Jana JESCHKE, Free University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

Epigenetics: From Mechanisms to Genome-Wide Profiling in Cancers


Manfred JUNG, University of Freiburg, Germany

Epigenetic Drug Discovery


Jörn LAUSEN, Georg-Speyer-Haus, Institute for Tumor Biology and Experimental Therapy, Frankfurt, Germany

Hematopoietic Mechanisms as Epigenetic Therapeutic Targets


Christine Guo LIAN, Karolinska Inst. and Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden

Melanoma Epigenetics


Lovisa LUNDHOLMIAN, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA

Aberrant DNA damage response-, epigenetic- and growth factor receptor signaling in

lung cancer tumor initiating cells


Eckart MEESE, Saarland University, Homburg/Saar, Germany

Potentials and Limitations of miRNomes in the Cancer Context


Therese MURPHY, University of Exeter Medical School, Devon, UK

The Epigenetics of Mood Disorders


Adele MURREL, University of Bath, Bath, United Kingdom

Genomic Imprinting and Epigenetic Disease


Chiara RAGGI, Humanitas Clinical and Research Center, Rozzano, Italy

Epigenetics of Liver Cancer


Tina RÖNN, Lund University, Malmö, Sweden

Epigenetic Adaptation to Regular Exercise in Humans


Marianne ROTS, University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands

Epigenetic Editing: an innovative anti-fibrosis approach?


Maria Soledas SOSA, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA

Head and Neck Cancer Epigenetics


Renske STEENBERGEN, VUmc Cancer Center Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Cervical Cancer Epigenetics


Jonathan TURNER, Centre de Recherche Public de la Santé, Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Epigenetic Control of the Hypothalamic-Pituitary-Axis and Immune Phenotypes


Wolfgang WAGNER, Helmholtz Institute for Biomedical Engineering, Aachen, Germany

Epigenetic Mechanisms of Aging


Nadia ZAFFARONI, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy

Epigenetic Changes in Prostate Cancer Metastasis: the Role of microRNAs