ACT 2015: The 14th Asian Conference on Transcription

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The 14th Asian Conference on Transcription will be held at the National University of Singapore on Dec 3-4, 2015. This conference aims to bring together scientists from all over the world to discuss the latest developments in prokaryotic and eukaryotic transcription. We warmly welcome everyone to join us at this meeting which will be held for the first time in Singapore!

Reshma Taneja and Yan Jie (Co-Chairs, ACT 2015)

Conference Themes

Prokaryotic & Eukaryotic transcription factors–new developments, Post-translational modifications, chromatin states and transcription control, Single molecule mechanics of transcription, Transcription in development and disease, RNA biology, Imaging technologies in transcription, Non-canonical DNA structures in transcription regulation and Transcription at telomeres

Overseas Invited Speakers

Akira ISHIHAMA: Hosei University, Japan

KANG Changwon: Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea

Dipankar CHATTERJI: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

ROE Jung-Hye, Grace: Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

CHOY Hyon: Chonnam National University Medical School

James SHEN: Academia Sinica, Taiwan

Kalai MATHEE: Florida International University, USA

Kunio TAKEYASU: Kyoto University, Japan

Merlin CROSSLEY: University of New South Wales, Australia

Nobuo SHIMAMOTO: Kyoto Sangyo University, Japan

V NAGARAJA: Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

Vincent HARLEY: MIMR-PHI Institute of Medical Research, Australia

GANG Wang: Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, China

Jerry WORKMAN: Stowers Institute for Medical Research, USA

Laszlo TORA: Institute of Genetics and Molecular and Cellular Biology (IGBMC)

Ken WU: Academia Sinica Institute of BioMedical Sciences

John VAN NOORT: Leiden Institute of Physics, Universiteit Leiden

Local Speakers

GV SHIVASHANKAR: Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore (MBI)

Lorenz POELLINGER: Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore (CSI)

Ernesto GUCCIONE:  Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB)

Vinay TERGANONKAR:  Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB)

Daniel MESSERSCHMIDT: Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB)

Nicholas PLACHTA: Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology (IMCB)

Reshma TANEJA: Department of Physiology, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine

Philip INGHAM: Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Sudhakar JHA: Cancer Science Institute of Singapore, National University of Singapore (CSI)

Jie YAN: Mechanobiology Institute, National University of Singapore (MBI)

Program

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Posters

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Registration & Abstract Submission

Deadline for registration is 31 October, 2015. Registration is now closed.