March 18-20, 2024
Welcome to the 3rd Medical Epigenetics Symposium in Freiburg, Germany
The Collaborative Research Centre 992 “Medical Epigenetics” is a research consortium in Freiburg, Germany, that conducts epigenetic research with a translational focus. Teams from the University and the University Medical Center, as well as from the Max Planck Institute of Immunobiology and Epigenetics are collaborating in projects ranging from basic research to clinical evaluation of novel therapeutic concepts.
The symposium is free of charge, however, registration is required. Early-career scientists are especially encouraged to submit an abstract for the poster session.
There are 28 invited speakers, two keynote lectures and several talks selected from submitted abstracts.
The conference will start on Monday, March 18th at 14:30 and close on Wednesday, March 20th at 17:30.
The symposium covers the following topics:
Session I: Epigenetic Mechanisms
Session II: Epigenetics in Hematology
Session III: Epigenetic Drug Discovery
Session IV: Chromatin Modifications and Transcriptional Consequences
Session V: Epigenetics in Development and Disease
- Adrian Bird (Edinburgh, UK)
- Cigall Kadoch (Boston, MA)
- Asifa Akhtar (Freiburg)
- Tugce Aktas (Berlin)
- Scott Armstrong (Boston, MA)
- Sebastian Arnold (Freiburg)
- Mark Bedford (Houston, TX)
- Elisabeth Binder (Munich)
- Katherine B. Chiappinelli (Washington DC)
- Alessio Ciulli (Dundee, UK)
- Ken Figueroa (Miami, FL)
- Christian Flotho (Freiburg)
- Jolanta Grembecka (Ann Arbor, MI)
- Nicola Iovino (Freiburg)
- Thomas Jenuwein (Freiburg)
- Jian Jin (New York, NY)
- Manfred Jung (Freiburg)
- Michael Lübbert (Freiburg)
- Isabelle Mansuy (Zurich, CH)
- Christoph Plass (Heidelberg)
- Sebastian Preissl (Freiburg)
- Anne Schaefer (Cologne)
- Dirk Schübeler (Basel, CH)
- Roland Schüle (Freiburg)
- Yonatan Stelzer (Rehovot, IL)
- Marc Timmers (Freiburg)
- Nadine Vastenhouw (Lausanne, CH)
- Olalla Vazquez (Marburg)
Symposium Online Registration
The conference is free of charge. Nevertheless we would like to ask you to register for the conference.
We are looking forward to your registration as well as to your abstract submission.
You will receive a confirmation email that your registration is being processed.
Participants who wish to present a poster should indicate this on their registration.
We will notify participants by email on Monday, February 19, 2024 whether they have been selected to present a poster.
Information for Poster Presentation and abstract submission
Poster Dimensions: 84,0 cm width x 118,9 cm heigth (DIN A 0)
Abstract: The limit is set to a maximum of 3000 characters – this includes the title, author names, addresses, and abstract body.
Registration deadline: Friday, February 9, 2024
Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences
From Freiburg central station (Hauptbahnhof) it is a short walk to the conference venue. Turn left at the main exit of the train station and follow “Bismarckallee” which after the traffic lights is named “Stefan-Meier-Strasse” for about 400 meters. On your right at the corner “Stefan-Meier-Strasse / Albertstrasse” you will find the “Otto-Krayer-Haus”. The entrance is in Albertstrasse 25.
Freiburg is on the ICE / IC route Frankfurt – Karlsruhe – Freiburg – Basel
From Freiburg central station (Hauptbahnhof) it is only a short walk to the conference venue. Turn left at the main exit of the train station and follow “Bismarckallee” which after the traffic lights is named “Stefan-Meier-Strasse” for about 400 meters. On your right at the corner “Stefan-Meier-Strasse / Albertstrasse” you will find the “Otto-Krayer-Haus”. The entrance is in Albertstrasse 25.
Airport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg (EuroAirport) – EAP / BSL is the closest airport (about 60 km).
Freiburg can be reached directly by the Airport Bus or by train, changing at Basel. Travel time is about 1 hour.
Frankfurt Airport – FRA
Frankfurt Airport is about 270 km away from Freiburg.
There are direct train connections from Frankfurt airport to Freiburg in about 2 hours.
Follow directions to the city centre (Hauptbahnhof) of Freiburg. Please note that there is no free parking available around the conference venue. We advise you to park your vehicle at any of the parking facilities (Zone: Bahnhof P1-P6) close to the conference site.
phone: +49 761 – 55 55 55