CLEPSO Meeting 2017 - Program

Clinical Epigenetics International Meeting

Thursday March 9th – Friday March 10th, 2017

Düsseldorf, Germany


Day one, March 9th, 2017

Get together 9:30 h – 10:00 h



Ulrich Mahlknecht, Conference Organizer


Keynote Speakers


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10.00 h – 10:30 h Lucia ALTUCCI, University of Naples, Naples, Italy

From Single-Target to Multi-Target Epigenetic Therapeutics


10:30 h – 11:00 h Christopher G. BELL, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom

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


11:00 h – 11:30 h Franck Carbonero, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AZ, USA

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


11:30 h – 12:00 h Marc DIEDERICH, University of Seoul, Seoul, South Korea

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


Lunch break 12:00 h – 13:00 h


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13:00 h – 13:30 h Thomas EGGERMANN, University of Aachen, Aachen, Gemany

Epigenetics of Imprinting Disorders


13:30 h – 14:00 h Benjamin ORY, University of Nantes, Nantes, France

Epigenetic Regulation of Chemoresistance to Cisplatin


14:00 - 14:30 h 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


Coffee break 14:30 h – 15:00 h


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15:00 h – 15:30 h Carmen JERONIMO, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal

Epigenetics of Prostate Cancer


15:30 h – 16:00 h Lei LU, University of Chicago, Chicago IL, USA

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


16:00 h – 16:30 h  

Eckart MEESE, Saarland University, Homburg/Saar, Germany

Regulatory Cellular Networks in Lung Cancer


20:00 Dinner






Day two, March 10th, 2017


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9:00 h – 9:30 h Lucia MIGLIORE, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy

Epigenetics of Obesity


9:30 h – 10:00 h Clarissa GERHÄUSER, German Cancer Research Center DKFZ, Heidelberg, Germany

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


10:00 h – 10:30 h Thomas Prebet, YALE University, New Haven, CT, USA

Epigenetics in Cancer: A Hematological Perspective


Coffee break 10:30 h – 11:00 h


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11:00 h – 11:30 h Christina BAGACEAN, University of Brest, Brest, France

Epigenetics of Sjögren's Syndrome


11:30 h – 12:00 h Marianne ROTS, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands

Epigenetic Editing to Functionally Validate Putative Biomarkers in Colorectal Cancer


Lunch break 12:00 h – 13:00 h


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13:00 h – 13:30 h Bodour SALHIA, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA

Epigenetics of Breast Cancer


13:30 h – 14:00 h David SIMAR, University of New South Wales, Sidney, Australia

The Emerging Role of Epigenetics in Inflammation and Immunometabolism


14:00 h – 14:30 h Claus Storgaard SØRENSEN, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark

Epigenetic Deficiencies and Replicative Stress


Coffee break 14:30 h – 15:00 h


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15:00 h – 15:30 h Qihua TAN, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark

Epigenetic Drift in the Aging Genome


15:30 h – 16:00 h Yegor VASSETZKY, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France

Epigenetic Effects of Oncogenic Viruses in Lymphomagensis


16:00 h – 16:30 h Thorsten ZENZ, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

(Epi-)genetics and Drug Response in Lymphoma


16:30 h – 16:45 h Ulrich MAHLKNECHT

Concluding Remarks, End of Congress