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Save the date: Ninth annual UND Epigenetics & Epigenomics Symposium to be held May 13-14

The ninth annual UND Epigenetics & Epigenomics Symposium will be held May 13 and 14, 2024, at the UND Memorial Union. Organizers are expecting participants from around the midwestern United States to share their research on epigenetic mechanisms in health and disease. Activities include plenary talks, poster sessions, and opportunities for informal interaction with researchers.

The symposium is sponsored by the Center for Biomedical Research Excellence (CoBRE) for epigenetics at UND. The program was established by the National Institutes of Health to promote collaboration among researchers and strengthen research infrastructure at biomedical research institutions. The purpose of the symposium is to bring nationally and internationally recognized experts in biomedical sciences to share their work as well as to highlight the research being accomplished at the University of North Dakota.

Confirmed speakers:

  • Lu Bai, Penn State University (Keynote)
  • Evgeny Kvon, University of California-Irvine
  • Aussie Suzuki, University of Wisconsin

The event is free, but registration is required for planning purposes.

Additional speakers, event schedule, abstracts and poster deadlines, and parking information will be emailed to event registrants at a later time.

For more information, contact Jennifer Henry at or 701-777-3937.