Scientific Meeting 2018

The 2018 EpiCSA Annual Scientific Meeting is upon us!

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Program details:

09:00–09:30                 Registrations open

09:30–09:40                 Welcome

09:40–10:40                  Session 1: Oral Presentations

Melanie SmithA comprehensive miRSeq profile of miRNA in the human placenta across early gestation

Michelle ForgioneSingle nucleotide variants within epigenetic regulatory genes found in patients with acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Dexter ChanPaternal miR-146a regulation of male reproductive parameters and its influence on the female immune response at conception in the mouse

Warwick LockeBlood-based biomarkers for neural cell death

10:40–11:00                    Morning tea

11:00–12:00                    Session 2: Oral Presentations

Qianhui WanPlacental DNA methylation across early human pregnancy

Pastor Jullian FabresOmics approach to study the interaction between the Shiraz and the Barossa Valley terroir

Jim CakourosFunctional characterization of epigenetic enzymes in mesenchymal stem cell lineage determination and skeletal aging

John SchjenkenMicroRNA-155 is required to establish robust pregnancy tolerance in mice

12:00–12:40                   Lunch

12:40–13:10                    AGM

13:10–13:50                    Session 3: Short Talks

Ayla OrangHarnessing miRNAs to enhance the anti-cancer properties of metformin in colorectal cancer

Clara PribadiThe histone demethylase, KDM6A, as a novel therapeutic target for treating craniosynostosis in children with Saethre-Chotzen Syndrome

Fei ZhengMining of public plant RNA-seq data for dicistronic tRNA:mRNA transcripts

Saira AliTranscriptomic integrative network and pathway analysis to identify butyrate sensitising miRNAs in colorectal cancer cells

Jimmy BreenIdentifying genetic variants that contribute to expression changes in placenta

13:50–14:40                   Keynote speaker: Dr Ozren Bogdanovic

14:45–15:15                     Awards presentation

15:15–15:30                     Closing remarks

15:30–17:00                    Networking and Drinks (Wines sponsored by Berrigan Wines                                                       & XO Wine Co)

Kindly sponsored by:

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EpiCSA 2017 AGM