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2014 Epigenetics Annual Symposium



The 2014 Symposium was held on Thursday October 2, 2014.

Schedule of Events

9:00am - 5:00pm (Reception to follow)

Ralph Englestad Arena

1 Ralph Englestad Arena Dr.

Grand forks, ND 58203


Faculty, students and staff are invited to attend the 3rd annual University of North Dakota Epigenetics and Epigenomics Symposium.  This event will bring together experts from fields such as dynamics of chromatin structure and function; epigenetics and gene expression; genomics; computational biology and medicine.

Students will have an opportunity to present posters based on their research in the fields of epigenetics and epigenomics.  This event aims to promote interaction and collaboration among researchers in the Dakotas and beyond, and provide opportunities for learning about cutting-edge tools, approaches, and resources to advance epigenetics as it applies to human disease and development.


Registration is now closed. 


Schedule of Events

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Paula Vertino, PhD
Co-Director, Cancer Genetics and Genome Instability Program
Winship Cancer Institute, Emory University

Dr. Jocelyn Krebs, PhD
Director, Alaska INBRE, and Professor of Biology
University of Alaska, Anchorage

Dr. Frank Slack, PhD
Program Director,The Institute for RNA medicine, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Dr. Mike Kladde, PhD
Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
University of Florida Health Cancer Center

Poster Submission Information

Poster boards should measure 40"H x 60"W (3.3ft H x 5ft W).

Please email poster abstracts to Mary Bohlman.

Abstracts should be 300 words or less.  Please use Arial font, size 12. 


Center of Biomedical Research Excellence (COBRE) for Epigenomics

Department of Basic Sciences, SMHS

UND Research, Development & Compliance

Directions and Parking

The Ralph Englestad Arena is located just north of campus, south of US Highway 2 (map).

Parking is available near the venue.

For additional information, please contact:

Dr. Archana Dhasarathy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (STOP 9037)

University of North Dakota

School of Medicine and Health Sciences

501 N. Columbia Road

Grand forks, ND 58202