DEEP at IHEC Annual Meeting 2015 in Tokyo, Japan

From November 16-18, 2015 the Japan Agency for Medical Research and Development (AMED) and the CREST Team led by Dr Yae Kanai hosted this year’s annual meeting of the International Human Epigenome Consortium (IHEC) and welcomed scientists and funding agency representatives from around the globe to Tokyo, Japan including several members of the DEEP project.

The three-day meeting offered various sessions including country updates, workgroup meetings and reports as well as the open IHEC Science Day, which provided high-level talks by renowned scientists on their latest findings in epigenomics. Representing the DEEP project as IHEC member, Julia Polansky-Biskup’s presentation on Epigenetic Reprogramming during Memory Formation of Human CD4+ T cells attracted great attention.