Calendar of gene regulation events online


The calendar below lists webinars and meetings relevant to gene regulation. All times below are in GMT (London, UK). The link to export these events to Outlook or Google Calendar is at the bottom of this page. The calendar below includes all virtual events related to gene regulation, not limited to those organised by Fragile Nucleosome. To add your own virtual event that is not yet in our list, please email [email protected]. For a list of conferences and schools in the area of gene regulation, see the separate page “conferences, meetings and schools”. Also, have a look at complementary lists of webinars at  The Node (developmental biology and related subjects), Physics of Life (biophysics) and (mathematics & physics).


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Transcription Therapy Symposium and the 2020 Chemical Biology and Therapeutics Symposium, St. Jude

September 25, 2020

Bringing Chemistry to Medicine

2020 Chemical Biology and Therapeutics Symposium

Friday, September 25, 2020


All times are in Central Time, beginning at 8:45 am CT / 1:45 pm GMT.

8:45 – 9:00 amLog in
9:00 – 9:15 amDr. Aseem Ansari
Opening Remarks
Session 1
9:20 – 9:35 amDr. Scott Blanchard
Bridging the Gap Between Biomolecular Structure and Function Through Single-Molecule Imaging
9:40 – 9:55 amDr. Richard Lee
Antibiotic Discovery at St. Jude
10:00 – 10:25 amDr. Jun Liu
Rapamycin-Inspired Macrocycles as Novel Chemical Probes and Drug Leads
10:30 – 10:40 amBreak
10:40 – 11:05 amDr. Angela Koehler
Attenuating Oncogenic Transcription with Small Molecules
11:10 – 11:25 amDr. Taosheng Chen
Chemical Transcription Modulators of Promiscuous Xenobiotic Receptors
11:30 – 11:55 amDr. Shaomeng Wang
Induced Protein Degradation as a Therapeutic Strategy
12:00 – 1:00 pmBreak
Session 2
1:00 – 1:15 pmDr. Marcus Fischer
Bridge Over Troubled Water Networks – Binding and Garfunkel
1:20 – 1:45 pmDr. Ivet Bahar
Network Models in Biology: From Molecular Machinery to Chromosomal Dynamics, to Systems Pharmacology
1:50 – 2:05 pmBreak
2:05 – 2:10 pmDr. Aseem Ansari
Introduction of Dr. Tommaso Cupido
2:10 – 2:15 pmDr. Tommaso Cupido
Introduction of Dr. Tarun Kapoor and Dr. James Chen
2:15 – 2:40 pmDr. Tarun Kapoor
Chemical Biology of Drug Resistance
2:45 – 3:10 pmDr. James Chen
Targeting Colorectal Cancer with Aldehyde Dehydrogenase Inhibitors
3:15 – 3:30 pmBreak
3:30 – 3:45 pmDr. Zoran Rankovic
Targeted Protein Degradation Platform
3:50 – 4:15 pmDr. Phil Chamberlain
History and Future of Thalidomide Analogs in Human Health
4:20 – 4:55 pmDr. Anang Shelat and Dr. Phil Potter
Bromodomain-Selective BETi as Pediatric Anticancer Agents
5:00 – 5:15 pmDr. Tudor Moldoveanu
Probing the Mechanism of Mitochondrial Apoptosis Initiation
5:20 – 5:30 pmDr. Aseem Ansari
Closing Remarks