EPIGEN has been invited by the UAAR of Padua (Italy) for this year’s Darwin Day, which will be dedicated to epigenetics.
Professor Giuseppe Macino will hold a lecture open to the general public on February 19, 2018 in which he will explain the role of epigenetic mechanisms in health and disease. Prof. Macino will be joined on February 20th by local experts Prof. Serena Varotto, Prof. Rodolfo Costa and Prof. Stefano Piccolo in a special event dedicated to secondary school students. The sessions for the students will focus on the role of epigenetic mechanisms in different biological contexts such as the circadian rythm, intercellular communication and response from plants to environmental stress. The UAAR committe has planned a poster session for this event, the best poster will win a prize!