Cancer Epigenetics and Oncogenomics
Cancer epigenetics is the investigation of epigenetic alterations to the DNA of cancer cells that don't include an adjustment in the nucleotide sequence. Epigenetic alterations might be similarly as essential, or considerably more vital, than genetic mutations in a cell's change to cancer.
Oncogenomics is a sub-field of genomics that portrays cancer related qualities. It focuses around genomic, epigenomic and transcript changes in cancer. Cancer is a hereditary disease caused by accumulation of DNA mutations and epigenetic modifications prompting over the top cell proliferation and neoplasm formation. The objective of oncogenomics is to recognize new oncogenes or tumour silencer genes that may give new experiences into cancer diagnosis, foreseeing clinical result of malignancies and new focuses for cancer treatments.
- Track 1-1 Functional Studies of the Cancer Genome and Epigenome
- Track 2-2 The Genetics and Epigenetics of Immuno-Oncology
- Track 3-3 Computational Approaches to Cancer Genetics and Epigenetics
- Track 4-4 The Cancer Epi-Transcriptome
- Track 5-5 Genome-Wide Studies of Epigenetics and Cancer