International Invited Speakers

We are pleased to annouce the following confirmed International Speakers







  • Henk
    Henk Stunnenberg

    NCMLS, The Netherlands

    Our research aims at unraveling the molecular basis of development and differentiation emanating from the genome and epigenome in the context of health and disease with emphasis on cancer....Read More>>

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    Peggy Farnham

    USC, USA

    Dr. Farnham is the William M. Keck Professor of Biochemistry and the Associate Dean for Graduate Affairs at the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, California....Read More>>

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    Vincent Colot

    CNRS, France

    Vincent Colot is a geneticist by training and has a long-term interest in the study of epigenetic mechanisms and their contribution to the control of genome activity within and across generations....Read More>>

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    Melissa Fullwood

    Yale-NUS, Singapore

    Melissa is an Assistant Professor at Yale-NUS and a Special Fellow at the Cancer Science Institute. Melissa completed her undergraduate degree at Stanford University. She completed her PhD with the National University of Singapore and the Genome Institute of Singapore....Read More>>

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    Ueli Grossnicklaus

    University of Zurich, Switzerland

    My main research interest lies in developmental genetics. After obtaining a PhD in Drosophila developmental biology I switched to working with plants when I set up an independent research group at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory in 1994....Read More>>

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    Peter Jones

    USC, USA

    Peter Jones was born in South Africa, raised and attended school in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe), and received his Ph.D. from the University of London in 1973....Read More>>

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    David Martin


    Regulated gene expression underlies cell differentiation and development in higher eukaryotes. David Martin, MD, Senior Scientist at CHORI and Chair of the Center for Genetics, is interested in this process because of its fundamental role in creating phenotypic diversity in......Read More>>

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    Tim Spector

    Kings College London, UK

    Tim Spector is a Professor of Genetic Epidemiology and Director of the TwinsUK Registry at Kings College, London. He trained in rheumatology and epidemiology, but moved into genetic epidemiology in 1992 when he founded the UK Twins Registry, with currently 11,000......Read More>>

  • Ushijima
    Toshikazu Ushijima

    National Cancer Center, Tokyo

    Dr. Toshikazu Ushijima, Senior Deputy Director and Chief of Division of Epigenomics, National Cancer Center Research Institute (NCCRI), Tokyo, graduated from University of Tokyo School of Medicine in 1986.  He developed one of the first genome-wide screening techniques for changes......Read More>>

  • Jingde Zu

    Shanghai Cancer Center, China