2017 Kriton-Hatzios Symposium
“Epigenetics in Plant Development and Beyond”

This year's symposium, organized by Dr. Nihal Dharmasiri,
will be held on April 10, 2017.

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Dr. Keith Slotkin
Associate Professor, Department of Molecular Genetics
Ohio State University
“Establishment of Heterochromatin: How the cell recognizes and triggers transposable elements for trans-generational silencing”
(website)
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Dr. Karen McGinnis
Associate Professor, Department of Biological Sciences
Florida State University
“Epigenetic regulation of gene expression in maize”
(website)
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Dr. Hong Qiao
Assistant Professor, Molecular Biosciences
University of Texas at Austin
“Molecular mechanisms of interplay between ethylene signaling and chromatin regulation in Arabidopsis”
(website)
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Dr. Scott Michaels
Professor of Biology and Director, Center For Genomics & Bioinformatics
Indiana University
“Large-Scale Heterochromatic Remodeling Facilitates DNA Repair”
(website)