Conferences and symposiums 10th Spetses Summer School on ‘Epigenomics, Nuclear Receptors and Disease’

27-08-2023 to
01-09-2023 Add to iCal
Other Spetses, Greece

Our 10th Spetses Summer School on ‘Epigenomics, Nuclear Receptors and Disease’ (FEBS ALC23-001) will take place in August - September, 2023 at the Island of Spetses in Greece. We welcome applications from PhD students and postdocs who would like to learn more about these research fields by interacting with world-leading experts and peers over 4 intense meeting days.

Epigenomics, Nuclear Receptors and Disease

Our 10th Spetses Summer School on ‘Epigenomics, Nuclear Receptors and Disease’ (FEBS ALC23-001) will take place from August 27th to September 1st, 2023 at the Island of Spetses in Greece. The summer school offers a unique meeting opportunity for young scientists (PhD students and postdocs) in the broader fields of epigenomics and nuclear receptor signaling, and particularly aims to cross-fertilize the fields in order to better understand diseases.

Epigenomics can be described as the integrated study of components and mechanisms that regulate gene expression under physiological and pathophysiological conditions. Nuclear receptors are significant drug targets and todays best-studied signal-responsive transcription factors that in response to environmental and nutritional inputs modulate or even trigger epigenome alterations towards disease. Renowned lecturers and discussion leaders will introduce the current concepts and methodologies along with key components. This is followed by in-depth discussions of mechanisms and alterations underlying metabolic, inflammatory and proliferative diseases as well as ageing.

Our course program is designed to actively encourage multiple student activities and networking during workshops, tutorial lunches and dinners, poster sessions and individual discussions every day, thereby stimulating the scientific dialogue and creating a familiar and inspiring atmosphere. All students and lecturers will stay at the Spetses Hotel offering idyllic surroundings, modern meeting facilities, excellent possibilities for recreation and exploration of Greek culture, bars and restaurants.

Welcome to join us!

Application deadline: May 9, 2023 

Lecturers and discussion leaders

Myles Brown (Boston, USA)
Jason Caroll (Cambridge, UK)
Eileen Furlong (Heidelberg, Germany)
Anna L. Gloyn (Palo Alto, USA)
Minna Kaikkonen-Määttä (Kuopio, Finland)
Sander Kersten (Wageningen, Netherlands)
Karen Knudsen (Philadelphia, USA)
Mitchell A. Lazar (Philadelphia, USA)
Susanne Mandrup (Odense, Denmark)
Inés Pineda Torra (Seville, Spain)
David Ray (Oxford, UK)
Mercedes Ricote (Madrid, Spain)
Rasmus Siersbæk (Odense, Danmark)
Bart Staels (Lille, France)
John W.R. Schwabe (Leicester, UK)
Eckardt Treuter (Stockholm, Sweden)
Nina Henriette Uhlenhaut (Munich, Germany)
Nicolas Venteclef (Paris, France)


Eckardt Treuter, Susanne Mandrup, Inés Pineda Torra, Nicolas Venteclef