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2019 Mini-Symposium Schedule

Time Event

8:00 a.m.

Registration and Poster Set-Up
(Continental Breakfast)

8:25 a.m. 

Welcome & Opening Remarks

8:30 a.m. 

Xuehua Zhong (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

“Epigenetic Regulation of Environmental Adaptation and Memory"

9:30 a.m.


9:45 a.m.

Robert VanBuren (MSU)

"Utilizing Evolutionary Innovation to Improve Plant Resilience"


10:45 a.m. 

Hasan Khatib (University Wisconsin-Madison)

"Transgenerational Epigenetic Effects of Nutrition: How Strong is the Evidence?"

11:45 a.m. 


12:45 p.m. 

A.J. Robison (MSU)

"Transcriptional and Epigenetic Mechanisms of Stress-Induced Depression-Like Phenotypes in Mice"

1:45 p.m. 

Wanding Zhou (VARI)

"The Multifaceted DNA Methylation Alteration During Tumorigenesis, Organismal Development and Across Generations”

2:45 p.m. 

Poster Session and Coffee Break

3:30 p.m 

Tania Roth (University of Delaware)

"Epigenetic and Behavioral Consequences of Stress and Adversity"

4:30 p.m.  Reception