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Symposium:

Systems biology of Development and Differentiation

26 February 2015 ♦ Paris, CNRS ♦ Call for abstracts

 

INVITED SPEAKERS

Boris Lenhard (Imperial College) ♦ Jorge Ferrer (Imperial College)
Patrick Lemaire (CNRS) ♦ Deborah Bourchis (Institut Curie)

 

TOPICS

Epigenetics, gene regulation and chromatin ♦ Development, differentiation and disease ♦ Computational biology

 

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION & REGISTRATION

Before 6 February

Abstract max. 200 words

Participation fee: 75 euro

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