Epigenetic regulation
May 8: Lectures

Venue: Tartu Environmental Education Centre (Lille 10, Tartu)

9.30–9.45   Registration
9.45–10.00      Welcome: Pärt Peterson (UT)
10.00–10.45  Andreas Lennartson (KI): Epigenetic regulation of leukemia
10.45–11.30     Saulius Klimasauskas (Vilnius): Novel chemo-enzymatic tools for epigenome profiling
11.30–12.00     Coffee
12.00–12.45    Maja Jagodic (KI): Applied epigenomics: insights into the pathogenesis of Multiple Sclerosis
12.45–13.30  Frank van de Veerdonk (Radboud): Trained immunity in infection and inflammation
13.30–14.30    Lunch
14.30–14.50     Liina Tserel (UT): Epigenetic changes in T cell during aging and in inflammation
14.50–15.10      Epp Kaleviste (UT): STAT1 gain-of-function mutation on JAK-STAT signaling pathway
15.10–15.30     Helen Hermann (UT): miR-146a in human primary keratinocytes and psoriasis
15.30–15.50    Natalia Pervjakova (UT): Identification of imprinting genes

Discussion. Epigenetics: cause or consequence.


May 9: Lectures
Venue: Tartu Environmental Education Centre (Lille 10, Tartu)

9.00–09.45 Wilfried Ellmeier (Vienna): Histone deacetylases and the control of T cell-mediated immunity

Simone Ecker (UCL): Epigenetic and transcriptional variability in human immune cells

10.30–11.00  Coffee

Kaarel Krjutškov (KI): TAC-seq: targeted DNA and RNA sequencing for precise biomarker molecule counting


Tõnis Org (UT): RAT-ChIP enables histone modification profiling from a small number of cells

12.30–13.30 Lunch
13.30–14.15  Leonid Padyukov (KI): Long non-coding RNA in susceptibility to rheumatoid arthritis   
14.15–15.00 Kaur Alasoo (UT): Shared genetic effects on chromatin and gene expression indicate a role for enhancer priming in immune response
15.00–15.15 Conclusion: Pärt Peterson (UT)


May 10-11: A practical course on Chromatin immunoprecipitation (ChIP) at Molecular Pathology Lab
Venue: Biomedicum (Ravila 19, Tartu)

Coordinators: Liina Tserel, Epp Kaleviste