Marisa S. Bartolomei

Marisa S. Bartolomei received her BS in Biochemistry at the University of Maryland and then obtained her PhD from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine under the guidance of Dr. Jeffry Corden.

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David Haig

David Haig received his bachelor and doctoral degrees from Macquarie University in Sydney Australia. His doctoral thesis addressed the evolution of plant life cycles, with a particular focus on parent–offspring conflict during seed development.

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Françoise Muscatelli

Head of the team : Neurodevelopment, genetic and epigenetic: investigation of Prader-Willi syndrome. Research Director at the”Institute of Neurobiology of Mediterranée”, INSERM, Marseille, FRANCE.

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Deborah Bourc'his

Déborah BOURC’HIS is leading the Epigenetic Decisions and Reproduction group in the Department of Genetics and Developmental Biology at the Institut Curie, Paris, since 2009.

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Nissim Benvenisty

Prof. Nissim Benvenisty is the Herbert Cohn Chair in Cancer Research and the director of The Azrieli Center for Stem Cells and Genetic Research at the Hebrew University.

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Jon Wilkins

Jon Wilkins received his PhD in Biophysics from Harvard University in 2002, under the joint supervision of John Wakeley and David Haig.

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Anthony Isles

I am a Reader at Cardiff University, where my research interests are the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms that influence brain function and mental disease. I received my PhD from the University of Cambridge, and did post-doctoral research at the Babraham Institute and Department of Psychiatry in Cambridge.

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Catherine Dulac

Catherine Dulac is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator and Higgins Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology in the Faculty of Arts & Sciences at Harvard University.

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Hiroyuki Sasaki

Hiroyuki Sasaki, MD, PhD is a Vice President of Kyushu University, the Director and a Distinguished Professor of Medical Institute of Bioregulation, Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan.

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Valter Tucci

Valter Tucci is a Senior Researcher and head of the Neurobehavioural Genetics group at the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (Genoa).

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Gavin Kelsey

After completing a Ph.D. in the Genetics Department at University College London in 1987, I did post-doctoral research at the German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg. 

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Rosalind M John

Rosalind M John is a Professor of Epigenetics and Head of the Division of Pathophysiology and Repair at Cardiff University. She received her PhD from Imperial College, University of London and trained at University of San Francisco California, Stanford, USA and Cambridge University.

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Marika Charalambous

Marika Charalambous studied Natural Sciences in Cambridge, and then completed a PhD at the University of Bath on the transcriptional control of the imprinted genes.

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Organizers

  • Anne Ferguson-Smith - UK
  • Gavin Kelsey - UK
  • Anthony Isles - UK
  • Valter Tucci - ITA

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