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Genome Integrity Discussion Group November 2005

Genome Integrity Discussion Group November 2005

Tuesday, November 8, 2005

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By


The greater New York metropolitan area has become a leading center for research in chromosome biology and function, as well as for research at the interface between chromosome integrity and cell cycle regulation.

The Genome Integrity meetings are a part of the Frontiers of Science Program at the New York Academy of Sciences, under which the Academy is starting a series of discussion groups in many frontier areas of science. Meeting four to five times each year, this group provides an opportunity to exchange ideas and form research collaborations among investigators active in the field.


John Petrini, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Joanne Sweasy, Yale University
"Cancer-Associated Mutants of DNA Polymerase Beta."

Thanos Halazonetis, The Wistar Institute
"Activation of the DNA Damage Checkpoint in Early Cancer Lesions."

Tim Bestor, Columbia University
"Cytosine Methylation and Genome Stability in Cancer."

Katsunori Sugimoto, UMDNJ
"DNA Damage Signaling in Budding Yeast."