SIPMeT Symposium: Epigenetic Regulation and Cancer

SIPMeT Symposium: Epigenetic Regulation and Cancer

Friday, April 30, 2021 • 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM (EST)

Sponsored by ASIP and the Società Italiana di Patologia e Medicina Traslazionale/Italian Society of Pathology and Translational Medicine (SIPMeT) Co-Sponsored by the ASIP Gene Regulation Scientific Interest Group


Massimiliano Corsi Romanelli, PhD, MDChair
Massimiliano Corsi Romanelli, PhD, MD
University of Milan, Milan Italy

Francesco Curcio, MDCo-Chair
Francesco Curcio, MD
University of Udine, Udine, Italy

Session Description: In this session, we will explore the role of epigenetic regulation in cancer development and therapy. The talks will include new and innovative methodologies, molecular studies, and novel targets for treatment.


  Chair - Welcome and Introductions  
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM Targeting Epigenome for Cancer Treatment and Prevention
Lucia Altucci, MD, PhD • University of Naples, Naples Italy
Lucia Altucci, MD, PhD
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM Molecular Mechanisms of Epigenetic (Mis)Regulation
Tatiana Kutateladze, PhD • University of Colorado
Tatiana Kutateladze, PhD
3:30 PM - 4:15 PM Expanding the Toolbox for Characterizing Epigenetic Protein-Protein Interactions Mediated by Post-translational Modification
Marcey Waters, PhD • University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Marcey Waters, PhD
4:15 PM - 5:00 PM Epigenetic regulation and TKI resistance in EGFR-mutant lung cancer: A new role of SMARCA4
Fernando J. de Miguel, PhD • Yale Cancer Center
Fernando J. de Miguel, PhD
  Questions and Answers