TriRhena transcription and chromatin club in Basel


  • Date: Mar 27, 2018
  • Location: Friedrich Miescher Institute, Basel, Switzerland
  • Host: TriRhena transcription and chromatin club (Thomas Sexton, Marc Bühler & Andrew Pospisilik)
<i>TriRhena</i> transcription and chromatin club in Basel
The tri-national "Transcription and Chromatin Club" is a half-day symposium that brings together chromatin, epigenetics, and transcription groups from within the Strasbourg (IGBMC), Freiburg (MPI-IE), and Basel (FMI) area. In addition to external keynote speakers, PhD students and Postdocs are encouraged to present their work. With an informal but high quality atmosphere, the meeting aims to foster discussion and inspiring new and strengthen existing collaborations. (

Keynote Speakers:
  • ​​Paul Lehner (University of Cambridge, UK): “The HUSH complex: Silencing incoming and endogenous retroviruses”
  • Jürg Müller (Max-Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany): “Mechanisms of the Polycomb/trithorax system for maintaining cell identity”



Participation is free, however registration is required. Places are allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis. Book early to avoid disappointment!

Registration deadline: ​March 13, 2018

Present your work

A limited number of talk and poster places are available. Everyone, especially young researchers and students are encouraged to submit their exciting new unpublished work for presentation.

  • Talk abstract deadline: February 26, 2018
  • Poster abstract deadline: February 26, 2018

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