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Medizinische Fakultät

Symposium Epigenetic Inheritance: Impact for Biology and Society

From August 26th to August 28th, 2019, the 2nd symposium on epigenetic inheritance entitled “Epigenetic Inheritance: Impact for Biology and Society” will take place at the ETH Zurich.

The symposium will gather leaders in epigenetics from different horizons and experts in epigenetic technologies to present the latest research in the field, discuss major questions around the concept, identify challenges, inform on methodologies and debate about societal implications.

It will cover 5 main themes:

  • Epidemiological evidence and animal models
  • Reprogramming
  • Transmission mechanisms
  • Conceptual challenges and computational aspects of epigenetic mapping
  • Impact on society and evolution

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