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    INC Day 2017 : Brain and Epigenetics

    Où:

    Amphithéâtre Vulpian, locomotion

    Université Paris Descartes,

    12 rue de l’École de Médecine,

    75006 Paris

    Organisateurs:

    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)

    Programme:

    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

    10:30-12:30 : From Biochemical mechanisms to Pathology

    • Jonathan Weitzman (Epigénétique et destin cellulaire, Paris Diderot) : TBA
    • Bérénice Benayoun (University of Southern California, Davis School of Gerontology, Los Angeles) : Epigenome and transcriptome changes across tissues during mouse aging
    • Johannes Gräff (Neuro-Epigenetics Laboratory – UPGRAEFF, Lausanne, 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 (INRA and UVSQ) : A glance through epigenetic brain sex differences
    • Tracy Bale (Perelman School of Medicine, 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 (Institut d’histoire et de philosophie des sciences et des techniques, Université Panthéon-Sorbonne) Epigenetics and the anti-reductionist promise: just an epistemological mirage?

    18:30-19:00 Conclusion and Refreshments

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