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Epigenetics in Cancer 2019

Thursday, Apr. 25, 2019 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The study of epigenetics and chromosome dynamics has reshaped our understanding of tumor biology for over a decade. This second “Epigenetics in Cancer” symposium will bring together leaders in basic and translational research to promote a better understanding of epigenetic pathways as drug targets in cancer therapy.

The symposium is organized by The Wistar Institute’s Gene Expression and Regulation Program.    

The Wistar Institute
3601 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA, 19104

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Thank you to our sponsors:


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Also supported by Cayman Chemical Company.

Keynote Speakers

Shelley L. Berger, Ph.D.
Director, Epigenetic Institute
Perelman School of Medicine University of Pennsylvania

Kristian Helin, Ph.D.
Chair, Cell Biology Program
Director, Center for Epigenetics
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center


Ben E. Black, Ph.D.
University of Pennsylvania

Alessandro Gardini, Ph.D.
The Wistar Institute

Cigall Kadoch, Ph.D.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Harvard Medical School

Kazuko Nishikura, Ph.D.
The Wistar Institute

Agnel Sfeir, Ph.D.
New York University

Emmanuel Skordalakes, Ph.D.
The Wistar Institute

Johnathan Whetstine, Ph.D.
Fox Chase Cancer Center/ Harvard Medical School