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Second Birmingham Symposium on Genome Structure and Function

Leonard Deacon Lecture Theatre Medical School Edgbaston Campus, University of Birmingham
Medical and Dental Sciences
Thursday 4th (09:00) - Friday 5th July 2019 (17:00)
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Submit abstracts and enquiries to Yvonne Barnett at  or telephone: 0121 414 4065

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Second Birmingham Symposium

From genome stability and genetics to gene expression control 

This two day symposium on Genome Biology is organised by Birmingham Centre for Genome Biology (BCGB), which brings together researchers in the fields of gene regulation, epigenetics, DNA-repair, genome stability, DNA-replication, Cancer Genetics and computational/systems biology.

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Keynote speakers

Wendy Bickmore - University of Edinburgh
Keith Caldecott - University of Sussex
Amanda Fisher - Imperial College London
Frank Hirth  - Kings College, London
Timothy Humphrey - University of Oxford
John Mattick - University of Oxford
Nicholas Proudfoot - University of Oxford
Jesper Svejstrup - Francis Crick Institute, London


Professor Constanze Bonifer
Professor Peter Cockerill
Dr Clare Davies
Dr Paloma Garcia
Professor Jo Morris
Professor Ferenc Mueller
Monica Nafria
Dr Matthias Soller
Professor Grant Stewart
Professor Malcolm Taylor

Short talks and poster presentations have also be selected from the abstracts submitted.

Registration costs £20 for the 2 day meeting.

Submit enquiries to Yvonne Barnett at  or telephone: 0121 414 4065

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