Scientific Meeting (2017)

The EpiCSA Annual Scientific Meeting is upon us!

Here is our updated program for tomorrow:

09:00–09:30                Registration open

09:30–09:40                Welcome

09:40–10:40                 Keynote speaker: A/Prof Pilar Blancafort

10:40–11:00                   Morning tea

11:00–12:15                    Session 1: oral presentations

John Schjenken: miRNA-155 is required to induce competent regulatory T cells and to protect against inflammation-induced fetal loss in mice

Rakesh David: Detection of dicistronic tRNA:mRNA transcripts in field-grown grapevine (Vitis vinifera cv Shiraz)

Awais Choudhry: Integrating multiple genomic data types to computationally predict Aristaless related homeobox TFBS and their respective gene targets

Rebecca Wilson: 5-methylcytosine and 5-hydroxymethylcytosine co-localisation in the placenta across gestation

Konstantinos Justinian Bogias: Integration and visualization of multi-omic data from grapevine

12:15–12:40                Lunch

12:40–13:10                AGM

13:10–13:55                Session 2: oral presentations

Yan (Kelly) Ren: DNA methylome analysis of monozygotic twins discordant for major depressive disorder

Pastor Jullian Fabres: Omics Approach to Study the Interaction between the Shiraz and the Barossa Valley Terroir

Rayzel Fernandes: miR-194 targets FOXA1 to regulate prostate and breast cancer progression

13:55–14:30                Session 3: poster talks

Yikang Hu: Using the epigenetic memory of stress to protect Australian grapevines for a changing environment

 Ayla Orang: Integrative analysis of miRNA and mRNA expression profiles in colorectal cancer cell response to metformin

Jason Smith: Epigenome and transcriptome changes in barley under salinity stress

Melanie Smith: Characterising miRNA expression in human placenta and maternal plasma in first and second trimester pregnancy

Marie Lowe: Enrichment of epithelial exosomes to increase the specificity of circulating microRNAs as biomarkers for colorectal cancer

Qianhui Wan: DNA methylation analysis of placenta across gestation

Saira Ali: Long non-coding RNA knockdown and butyrate sensitization of colorectal cancer cells

14:30–14:45                Sponsor presentation

14:45–15:15                Awards presentation

15:15–15:30                Closing remarks

15:30–17:00                Networking and Drinks

(Wines sponsored by Berrigan Wines and XO Wine Co)


See you all there Friday morning!