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2017 Alberta Epigenetics Network Summit March 27 – 28, Lethbridge

March 27 - March 28

The Alberta Epigenetics Network (AEN) is a multidisciplinary, multi-institutional network of Epigenetics & Genomics researchers and practitioners in Alberta. AEN members collaborate with fellow researchers and industry partners across Canada and overseas to accelerate knowledge creation and application of epigenetics to improve the health, social and economic well being of all Albertans and Canadians.

AEN Annual Summit will provide researchers and industry partners a platform to share current knowledge & trends, expertise, resources, and challenges in the area of Epigenetics and Bioinformatics with colleagues from Alberta & across the country.

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The summit participants will share knowledge in areas of:

  • Biomedical Research: Topics include Precision/Personalized medicine, Cancer biology, Inflammatory diseases, Infectious diseases, Cardiovascular and Neuro biology, Molecular genetics, Developmental Biology and Aging – both Basic and Clinical (this would also include clinical trials data presentation)
  • Agriculture and Environment: Topics include Forestry, Plants, Livestock, Environmental toxicology
  • Bioinformatics and Technology Commercialization: Topics include Computational biology, Diagnostic assays, Biomarkers, Knowledge Translation including intellectual property protection and commercialization of Genomics/Epigenetics technologies.

AEN Summit is open to all researchers, irrespective of their field of study, from human and animal health, plants, livestock and forestry.


For more information on the summit, please follow the link below or contact:

Dr. Raja B. Singh (Director, AEN)

[email protected];

Dr. Igor Kovalchuk (Professor, University of Lethbridge)

 [email protected]


Abstracts Deadline: Monday, February 27, 2017


University of Lethbridge
4401 University Dr W
Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 6T5 Canada
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