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Call for Abstracts - SNO 22nd Annual Scientific Meeting

Submission Deadline June 12, 2017

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SNO Pediatric Research Conference

June 15 - 16, 2017, New York, New York

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Brain Tumor Biorepository Established

Ian's Friends Foundation, Children's Health Care of Atlanta

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June
07

5th International CNS Germ Cell Tumor Symposium

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June
07

SIXTH ANNUAL WORLD COURSE IN ADVANCED BRAIN TUMOUR SURGERY

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June
15

Pediatric Neuro-Oncology Basic and Translational Research Conference

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New Public Data Resource from the NIH Common Fund’s Epigenomics Program

Researchers in the Reference Epigenome Mapping Consortium, part of the NIH Common Fund’s Roadmap Epigenomics Program (http://commonfund.nih.gov/epigenomics), have begun creating a community resource of genome-wide epigenetic maps in a variety of human primary cell and tissue types. The data currently represent more than 100 samples including adult and fetal cells and tissues, and embryonic and induced pluripotent stem cells.  The majority of reference epigenomes being generated contain information about DNA methylation, a core set of histone modifications, chromatin accessibility, and gene expression. A subset of reference epigenomes will also contain an expanded set of at least twenty additional histone modifications. The Consortium’s website (http://roadmapepigenomics.org) provides information about protocols developed by Consortium members, information about data standards, and links to a variety of sites where the epigenomic data can be visualized in a genome browser or downloaded for subsequent analysis
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