As part of its Visiting Professors programme, the Labex Who Am I? is delighted to welcome professor Yoichi Shinkai, leader of the “Cellular Memory Laboratory” at the RIKEN Institute, and associate professor at Saitama University, Japan.

Yoichi Shinkai’s inaugural seminar

September 18, 2023, “Histone modifications in genome regulation”, in the Buffon amphitheatre, Grands Moulins Campus, Université Paris Cité.

© Valérie Drouet, Labex Who Am I?

Yoichi Shinkai joins Pierre-Antoine Defossez’s group in the Epigenetics and Cell Fate center, from September 1 to November 23, 2023. This visit is sponsored by Université Paris Cité and the hosting research center for September, and by the Labex Who Am I? for October and November. Yoichi Shinkai and Pierre-Antoine Defossez work together on a project called “Functional screenings for research in epigenetics”.

Four talks by Professor Shinkai are planned:

  • Monday, September 18, 2023, Epigenetics and Cell Fate Centre
    “Histone modifications in genome regulation”
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  • Tuesday, October 3, 2023, seminar series by the MEG and EUR GENE
    “Epigenetics in biological activities”
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  • Friday, October 20, 2023, Institut Jacques Monod
    “Biology of histidine methylation”
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  • Wednesday, November 22, 2023, Epigenetics and Cell Fate Centre
    Conference discussing methyltransferases and the brain

We hope that the scientific discussions will be fruitful!

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