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
  • 2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
    Molecular Mechanisms of Epigenetic (Mis)Regulation
    Tatiana Kutateladze, PhD • University of Colorado
  • 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
  • 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
  • Questions and Answers