Workshop - “Modelling of 3D Genome Organization - Integrating genomics and microscopy data”  Gif-sur-Yvette (France) on October 2-3, 2017 (2 half days). | Plant and Seed Biology |
Subject: Workshop “Modelling of 3D genome organization” in Gif-sur-Yvette We invite you to participate in the MGO2017 Workshop - “Modelling of 3D Genome Organization - Integrating genomics and microscopy data” that will be held in Gif-sur-Yvette (France) on October 2-3, 2017 (2 half days). 

 Chromosomes need to be precisely organized within the limited nuclear volume that is available in interphase. Genomics and microscopy studies have revealed that 3D genome organization directly mirrors biological functions like gene regulation, recombination and DNA replication and repair. Biophysical and mathematical modelling can provide further insights whether 3D genome organization dictates functional outputs and how much variation is present between individual cells and over time. 

 During the workshop 8 internationally renowned experts will discuss recent projects where genomics and microscopy studies are integrated using biophysical and modelling approaches. 

 Confirmed speakers: · Kerstin Bystricky - LBME, Toulouse · Luca Giorgetti, FMI, Switzerland · Ivan Junier, TIMC-IMAG, Grenoble · Jop Kind, Hubrecht Institute, The Netherlands · Julien Mozziconacci, UPMC, Paris · Mario Nicodemi, University of Naples and INFN, Italy · Cédric Vaillant, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Lyon · Juan Vaquerizas, MPI for Molecular Biomedicine, Germany 

 The workshop is aimed at scientists with backgrounds in (bio)physics, biology and bioinformatics (PhD students, postdocs, engineers, young and senior scientists). Registration is free of charge but mandatory ( number of participants is strictly limited to 150 participants, on a first-come basis, with deadline on the 24th of July. We therefore advise to register as soon as possible. 

The workshop is organized by the University Paris-Saclay 3D-CHROME Initiative with support from LABEX PALM and LABEX SPS. The workshop will be followed by a half-day bioinformatics tutorial on Hi-C data analysis (afternoon of October 3rd). Tools for Hi-C data processing and the calling of functional domains will be discussed by Nicolas Servant (Insitut Curie) and Kai Kruse (MPI for Molecular Biomedicine, Germany). Registration to this tutorial is limited to 20 participants, with selection based on motivation. The tutorial is organized by the University Paris-Saclay PSay-CompBioInitiative. Further information at and in the attached flyer.