Confirmed Invited Speakers

A distinguished panel of world-renowned speakers have already confirmed their participation to the CLEPSO Meeting 2017:



Lucia ALTUCCI, University of Naples, Naples, Italy

From Single-Target to Multi-Target Epigenetic Therapeutics


Christopher G. BELL, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

Integrating Epigenomic, Genomic and Comparative Data to further understand Common Human Disease


Franck Carbonero, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AZ, USA

Epigenetic Mechanisms in Microbial Members of the Human Microbiota: Current Knowledge and Perspectives


Marc DIEDERICH, University of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea

Cell stress and Non Canonical Cell Death Modalities Triggered by Epigenetically Active Compounds


Thomas EGGERMANN, University of Aachen, Aachen, Gemany

Epigenetics of Imprinting Disorders


Clarissa GERHÄUSER, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany

Effects of Natural Compounds and Associated Microbial Metabolites on the Human Epigenome


Sandra HEIL, University Medical Center of Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Epigenome-wide Association Studies of Homocysteine, MTHFR 677 C>T Genotype and B Vitamins: Old Concepts, New Insights


Carmen JERONIMO, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

Epigenetics of Prostate Cancer


Lei LU, University of Chicago, Chicago IL, USA

Epigenome-Microbiome crosstalk: A Potential New Paradigm Influencing Neonatal Susceptibility to Disease


Eckart MEESE, Saarland University, Homburg/Saar, Germany

Regulatory Cellular Networks in Lung Cancer


Lucia MIGLIORE, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Epigenetics of Obesity


Benjamin ORY, University of Nantes, Nantes, France

Epigenetic Regulation of Chemoresistance to Cisplatin


Thomas Prebet, YALE University, New Haven, CT, USA

Epigenetics in Cancer: A Hematological Perspective


Christina BAGACEAN, University of Brest, Brest, France

Epigenetics of Sjögren's Syndrome


Marianne ROTS, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Epigenetic Editing to Functionally Validate Putative Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer


Bodour SALHIA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

Epigenetics of Breast Cancer


David SIMAR, University of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia

The Emerging Role of Epigenetics in Inflammation and Immunometabolism


Claus Storgaard SØRENSEN, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Epigenetic Deficiencies and Replicative Stress


Qihua TAN, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

Epigenetic Drift in the Aging Genome


Yegor VASSETZKY, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France

Epigenetic Effects of Oncogenic Viruses in Lymphomagensis


Thorsten ZENZ, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

(Epi-)genetics and Drug Response in Lymphoma