Biophysical Society Thematic Meeting| Les Houches 2019

Multiscale Modeling of Chromatin: Bridging Experiment with Theory

Program Schedule

Wednesday, April 3, 2019 8:30 – 17:00


Cecile Dewitt Building

Garegin Papoian, University of Maryland, USA, Chair

Session VII

9:00 – 9:30

Hitoshi Kurumizaka, University of Tokyo, Japan Structural Studies of Chromatin: Toward Understanding the Regulation of Genomic DNA Jie Yan, Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore, Singapore Transfer-Matrix Calculation of the Effects of Physical Constraints Applied to DNA on DNA-Protein Interactions

9:30 – 10:00

10:00 – 10:30

Tamar Schlick, New York University, USA Folding Genes at Nucleosome Resolution

10:30 – 11:00

Coffee Break

Cecile Dewitt Building

Hitoshi Kurumizaka, University of Tokyo, Japan, Chair

Session VIII

11:00 – 11:20

Pablo D. Dans Puiggròs, IRB Barcelona, Spain* Understanding Gene Regulation Through the 3d Structure of Chromatin and Chromosomes Joshua Moller, University of Chicago, USA* Unveiling Chromatin Fiber Condensation Through Many-Body Nucleosome Interactions Marina Katava, University of Texas at Austin, USA* On the Role of Chromatin Geometry in Epigenetic Domain Formation

11:20 – 11:40

11:40 – 12:00

12:30 – 13:30

Lunch Break


13:30 – 17:45


Mair Churchill, University of Colorado, Denver, USA, Chair

Session IX

17:45 – 18:15

Lars Nordenskiöld, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Structure and Dynamics of the Telomeric Nucleosome and Chromatin Quinn MacPherson, Stanford University, USA* Heterochromatin and the Nuclear Periphery: Specificity via Density Toshio Tsukiyama, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, USA Mechanisms and Functions of Chromatin Condensation in Quiescent Yeast Cells

18:15 – 18:35

18:35 – 19:05

19:30 – 21:00



21:00 – 22:00

Poster Session III

Cecile Dewitt Building

Thursday, April 4, 2019 8:30 – 17:00


Cecile Dewitt Building


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