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Alberta Epigenetics Network Veterinary Symposium

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University of Calgary

Theatre 3 and HRIC Atrium, 3330 Hospital Dr., NW

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You are invited to the Alberta Epigenetics Symposium on March 8, 2019, jointly organized by the Veterinary Medical Sciences (VMS) graduate program, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, and Alberta Epigenetics Network (AEN)! This event will be an opportunity to better understand epigenetics research and graduate student engagement in these activities. Please note that the AEN has provided 5 training grants in 2018 to enhance the learning experience of our VMS graduate students. The recipients of these grants and VMS internship awardees will present their internship experience to our UCVM community.

Sincerely,
Dr. Jacob Thundathil, B.V.Sc & A.H, M.V.Sc, Ph.D
Associate Dean, Graduate Education and Internationalization

Dr. Raja Singh, M.D, Ph.D

Director, Alberta Epigenetics Network


TENTATIVE PROGRAM

8:00-8:30 REGISTRATION/BREAKFAST

OPENING REMARKS

8:30-8:40 Dr. Raja Singh, Director, Alberta Epigenetics Network

8:40-8:50 Dr. Jacob Thundathil, Associate Dean, Graduate Education and Internationalization,

Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, UofC

8:50-9:00 Dr. David Bailey, Ph.D, President & CEO, Genome Alberta

SESSION I

9:00-9:30 Mr. Eliaou Sellum, INRA, France

9:30-10.00 Dr. Claudia Klein, Associate Professor, UCVM, University of Calgary

10:00-10:30 Coffee break

SESSION II

10:30-12:00 Presentations from AEN training grant recipients

12 to 2 pm Lunch and Keynote Address

Keynote speaker: Dr. Leluo Guan, Ph.D, Professor, University of Alberta

Non-coding RNA based epigenetic mechanisms impacting cattle productivity and health

SESSION III

2 to 3:30 pm Presentations from VMS internship awardees

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