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VIII Jornada de Cromatina i Epigenètica

Data: 16 de març de 2018

Lloc: Sala Prat de la Riba

Organitzen: Secció de Cromatina i Epigenètica de l’SCB i Barcelona Chromatin Club (BCC)

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The newly created Chromatin and Epigenetics section of the SCB and the Barcelona Chromatin Club (BCC) announce the 8th Annual BCN Chromatin and Epigenetics Symposium to be held on March 16, 2018. Its objective is to bring together the different groups of our geographical area working on this field, for the presentation and discussion of results, and enhancement of contacts and collaborations between them.

Structure and program: The program will consist on talks from invited speakers, plus posters presented by registered participants. Few abstracts may be selected for short talks. One of the sessions will host the 8th Barcelona Chromatin Club focused on “Epigenetics of retroelements”.


Until now, the invited speakers are:

  • Joaquim Roca
  • Jordi Bernuès
  • Esteban Ballestar
  • Miguel A. Peinado
  • Miguel Beato
  • Marc A. Martí-Renom
  • Guillaume Filion
  • Joan-Ramon Daban
  • J. Lourdes Campos (Joan A. Subirana)
  • Montserrat Corominas
  • Francesc Piferrer
  • Lorenzo Pasquali
  • Maria José Barrero
  • Melike Lakadamyali
  • Tokameh Mahmoudi (Rotterdam)
  • Didier Trono (Lausanne)
  • José Luís García Pérez (GENYO, Universidad de Granada)


Date and Location: March 16h 2018, 9am to 7:30pm. Prat de la Riba auditorium, Institut d’Estudis Catalans. Carrer del Carme, 47. Barcelona.

Summaries for communications: participants who wish to present their research as posters should send a summary no longer than 300 words, in English and Word format, to, after formal registration and before March 1st. All Summaries should include: title, authors and address (Centre, postal address and e-mail). Please, underline the author who will be presenting the work. We will be grateful if you follow this text format: Times New Roman 12pt (except 8pt for the address), title in bold letter. Please, do not include graphics or pictures.

All presentations will be in English.

Posters: maximum size: 1 m wide x 2 m high

Participants should register at

Indicate if you would present a communication, and the name of your group leader. When registering you should agree on the following statement: I agree that my contact details will be made accessible to the other participants’.

Deadline for registration March 10th.


Registration is free for members of the Catalan Society of Biology. Otherwise, the registration fee is 25 € for Ph.D. students and 40 € for others incl. group leaders.

Payment: Bank Transfer to “la Caixa” 2100-0963-61-0200010607

Please indicate the participant’s name and VIII CroEpi

If you wish to become member of the SCB, you may obtain the corresponding form following the link Send the filled form to or by mail.


Secretaries from the SCB:

Mariàngels Gallego and Maite Sánchez

Societat Catalana de Biologia

C/ Maria Aurèlia Capmany, 14-16, 08001 Barcelona.

Tel. 933 248 584; E-mail:


Organized by:

Albert Jordan

Coordinator of the Chromatin and Epigenetics section of the SCB

Dept. Molecular Genomics, Institut de Biologia Molecular de Barcelona (IBMB-CSIC), Parc Científic de Barcelona



With the collaboration of:

Sonia Forcales, IMPPC


Sponsored by:

Institut d’Estudis Catalans

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