Genome Integrity Discussion Group

Genome Integrity Discussion Group

Monday, May 7, 2007

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By


Organizers: Titia de Lange, Rutgers University; John Petrini, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Rodney Rothstein Columbia University.


2.00-2.30 pm
The Yeast Pif1p Helicase: What Do its Substrate Specificities Tell us about its In Vivo Mode of Action?
Ginger Zakian, PhD
Princeton University

2.30-3.00 pm
Genome Stability in Yeast Requires a Ub Ligase that Targets Sumoylated Proteins
Steve Brill, PhD
Rutgers University

3:00-3:30 pm
Regulation of Initiation of DNA Replication in Mouse and Human Embryonic Stem Cells
Carl Schildkraut, PhD
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Tea break

4:00-4:30 pm
Examinig Phosphorylation Dynamics During Cell Division
Tarun Kapoor, PhD
Rockefeller University

4.30-5:00 pm
DNA Damage Recognition by the XPC Nucleotide Excision Repair Protein
Nikola Pavletich, PhD
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

5:00-5:20 pm
To be announced

5:20-5:40 pm
To be announced