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A Toxicology User's Guide to the Roadmap Epigenomics and ENCODE Data Resources

Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting - March 2016

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On March 17, 2016, ENCODE and the Common Fund-supported Roadmap Epigenomics Mapping Centers (REMC) held a joint workshop at the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Annual Meeting.

The workshop featured overviews of Roadmap Epigenomics and ENCODE resources that are freely available for use by the research community, examples of common use cases, and interactive tutorials providing attendees practical experience with:

Participants learned about a variety of entry points for using ENCODE and Roadmap Epigenomics data to generate hypotheses for further biological investigation.

Agenda and Resources

Shaun McCullough, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Presentation: The Epigenome: Regulating Gene Expression Through Chromatin Structure and Function PDF file

Lisa Chadwick, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Presentation: The NIH Roadmap Epigenomics Program: A Community Epigenomics Resource PDF file

Dan Gilchrist, National Human Genome Research Institute

Presentation: Using ENCODE Data to Interpret Disease-associated Genetic Variation PDF file

Terry Furey, University of North Carolina

Presentation: Genome-wide Studies of Toxic Chemical Impacts on Chromatin State PDF file

Feng Yue, Penn State University

Presentation: Exploring ENCODE Data With The ENCODE Element Browser and 3D Genome Browser PDF file

Ting Wang, Washington University

Presentation: WashU Epigenome Browser Tutorial PDF file

For questions or more information contact:

Dan Gilchrist, Ph.D.

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Posted: April 11, 2016