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    INC Day 2017 : Brain and Epigenetics – Oct 16th.

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    Where:

    Amphithéâtre Vulpian, locomotion

    Université Paris Descartes,

    12 rue de l’École de Médecine,

    75006 Paris

    Organizers:

    Jacqueline Fagard (Laboratoire psychologie de la Perception, UMR 8242 CNRS -Paris Descartes), Valérie Mezger (Epigénétique et Destin Cellulaire, UMR7216 CNRS – Paris Diderot), Claire Legay and Claude Meunier (Centre de Neurophysique, Physiologie et Pathologie, UMR8119 CNRS – Paris Descartes)

    Program:

    9:00-9:30 :   Breakfast and Welcome Address

    9:30-10:30 : Keynote Lecture : “EPIGENETICS IN DEVELOPMENT AND DISEASE : LESSONS FROM THE X CHROMOSOME” by Edith Heard, Collège de France, Paris

    10h30 – 10h40: short presentation of Diagénode system , by Jérome Kroonen

    10:40-12:40 : From Biochemical mechanisms to Pathology

     

    • Jonathan Weitzman (Epigénétique et destin cellulaire, Paris Diderot)
      • Challenges of translational epigenetics for the neurosciences
    • Bérénice Benayoun (University of Califormia – Davies school of Gerontology,L.A, USA),
      • Epigenome and transcriptome changes across tissues during mouse aging
    • Johannes Gräff (Brain Mind Institute, École Polytechnique Fédérale Lausanne (EPFL),Switzerland)
      • Epigenetic Mechanisms in Alzheimer’s Disease

     

    12:30-14:00 Lunch in Galerie Saint-Germain

     

    14:00-16:00 Epigenetics and Brain development

     

    • Giacomo Cavalli (Institut de Génétique humaine, Montpellier)
      • The 3D genome fingerprint of neuronal differentiation
    • Claudine Junien (UVSQ, INRA, Paris, France)

                A glance through epigenetic brain sex differences

    • Tracy Bale (Perelman School of Medecine, University of Pennsylvania, USA)             
      •   Maternal stress and epigenetic programming of the developing brain

     

    16:00-16:30 Coffee break

     

    16:30-18h30: An epigenetic determinism?

     

    • Marc Potenza (University of Yale, USA)
      • Epigenetic considerations for behavioral addictions: Gene and environmental contributions to gambling disorder
    • Ernesto Burgio (ECERI, Brussels, Belgium and ISDE, Arezzo, Italy)
      • Brain Evolution and Neurodevelopmental Disorders : From Genetics to Epigenetics
    • Francesca Merlin (IHPST – CNRS & Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne)
      • Conceptual and epistemological issues in brain epigenetics and beyond 

     

    18:30-19:00 Conclusion and Refreshments

     

     

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