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Segerfalk Symposium 2024: Neuroepigenetics in Health and Disease

Registration to the event is OPEN! 

The event is now fully booked and you are welcome to register for the WAIT LIST. As soon as a spot frees up, the organisers will contact you with an invitation to participate.

Please register via the following form: 

The Segerfalk Symposium 
Wednesday May 15th 2024
Segerfalk Lecture Hall, Biomedical Center, A10, Sölvegatan 17, Lund

09:00-09:10: Welcome 
Johan Jakobsson, Christopher Douse, Vivien Horvath

09:10-10:00: Ana Pombo
Max-Delbrück-Center for Molecular Medicine (MDC) in the Helmholtz Association,  Berlin Institute for Medical Systems Biology, Berlin, Germany
Variations in 3D genome structure between cell types and in stimulus responses   
Chair: Patricia Gerdes

10:00-10:30: Marek Bartosovic
Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Stockholm University, Sweden
Deciphering the epigenetic landscape of the brain: Innovations in chromatin profiling with single-cell nano-CUT&Tag
Chair: Patricia Gerdes

10:30-11:00: Coffee Break

11:00-11:30: Johan Jakobsson
Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Transposable element, heterochromatin and human brain disorders
Chair: Fereshteh Dorazehi

11:30-12:00: N. Sumru Bayin
The Wellcome/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
Mechanisms of development and age-dependent regeneration in the brain
Chair: Fereshteh Dorazehi

12:00-13:15: Lunch - provided for registered participants

13:15-13:45: Christopher Douse
Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Mechanisms underpinning epigenetic control of the repetitive genome
Chair: Laura Castilla-Vallmanya

13:45-14:15: Helen Rowe
Centre for Immunobiology, Queen Mary University of London, UK
Epigenetic regulation of cell-intrinsic immunogenicity and relevance to neuroinflammation
Chair: Laura Castilla-Vallmanya

14:15-14:45: Coffee Break

14:45-15:15: Vivien Horvath
Lund University, Lund, Sweden
The role of polymorphic transposable elements in brain development and disease
Chair: Raquel Garza

15:15-15:45: Tomohisa Toda
German Centre for Neurodegenerative Diseases, Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Erlangen, Germany
Exploring the roles of repetitive elements in brain development and aging 
Chair: Raquel Garza

15:45: Drinks and refreshments


Funded by The Thorsten and Elsa Segerfalk Foundation.

In case of any questions, please contact vivien [dot] horvath [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se (Vivien Horvath).

Organisers: Johan Jakobsson, Christopher Douse and Vivien Horvath and Paulina Pettersson (co-ordinator).