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Genome Integrity Discussion Group January 2006

Genome Integrity Discussion Group January 2006

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By


The greater New York Metropolitan area has become a leading center for research on 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.


6:00 - 8:00: Presentations

Christopher Lima, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, " Insights Into Post-Translational Modification by SUMO."

Titia de Lange, Rockefeller University, "Mouse Telomeres are Protected by Two Functionally Distinct Orthologs of Human POT1."

Virginia Zakian, Princeton University, "Regulation of Telomerase in Yeast"

Scott Keeney, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, "Mechanism and Cell Cycle Control of Meiotic DNA Double-Strand Break Formation."