7 September 2017

Epigenetics 2017

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SCI's Young Chemists' Panel

Windlesham, Surrey

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This one-day symposium will provide a platform for some of the leading names in the field of epigenetics to present their research on the underpinning biology and the discovery of novel therapeutic targets to the development of chemical probes and small molecule inhibitors. The day will comprise of a series of lectures from internationally leading scientists from both academia and industry, and a poster session for discussion and networking. The meeting will provide early stage career researchers with a fundamental understanding of epigenetics and how it relates to the frontiers of drug discovery.
The meeting is aimed at scientists in the industrial and academic fields with a background in epigenetic chemical biology or drug discovery. It is ideally suited to those studying for a postgraduate degree or working in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry.

Day 1 - 7th September 2017

Event Schedule
Opening remarks
Plenary talk: Discovery of Selective Inhibitors for Protein Metltransferases Professor Jian Jin, Icahn School of Medicine (Mount Sinai)
The Development of non-BET Bromodomain Chemical Probes Dr Phil Humphreys, GlaxoSmithKline
Flash Presentations from abstracts (4 x 5 min talks)
Lunch, posters and exhibition
Small Molecule Designer Libraries targeting HDACs and Bromodomains Professor John Spencer, University of Sussex
Bump-and-hole and PROTACs Professor Alessio Ciulli, University of Dundee
Discovery of a potent and selective ATAD2 inhibitor with antiproliferative activity in breast cancer models Dr Jon Winter-Holt, Astra Zeneca
Refreshment break, posters and exhibition
Bromodomain Chemical Probes To Explore Epigenetic Pathways Dr Oleg Fedorov, Structural Genomics Consortium
Plenary talk: Jmj enzymes - more than lysine demethylases Professor Chris Schofield FRS, University of Oxford
Closing remarks

Venue and Contact

Eli Lilly & Co Ltd

Erl Wood Manor
Sunninghill Road
GU20 6PH

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If you will be driving to the venue, please click here for directions.

The nearest train station to the venue is Ascot, which is accessible from London Waterloo station.

Conference Team

Tel: +44 (0)20 7598 1561

Email: conferences@soci.org


Early bird fees before Friday 28 July 2017

GB£80 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Member 
GB£30 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Student Member
GB£110 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Non-Member

Standard fees after Friday 28 July 2017

GB£120 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Member 
GB£50 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SCI Student Member
GB£160 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Non-Member

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Confirmed Speakers

Prof Jian Jin, Icahn School of Medicine (Mount Sinai), New York, USA
Prof Chris Schofield FRS, University of Oxford, UK
Prof Alessio Ciulli, University of Dundee, UK
Dr Oleg Fedorov, Structural Genomics Consortium, UK
Dr Phil Humphreys, GlaxoSmithKline, UK
Dr Jon Winter, AstraZeneca, UK 
Prof John Spencer, University of Sussex, UK

Call for Abstracts

Posters and Flash presentation (5 slides, 5 minutes)

E-mail an abstract of 300 words (max.) indicating title, authors and preference for presentation option to daisy.goddard@soci.org by Thursday 24 August 2017. Oral flash presentation slots are limited and will be selected by the organising committee. Travel bursaries will be awarded to individuals selected to give a flash presentation.

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