Genome Integrity Discussion Group April 2008
Monday, April 28, 2008
The New York Academy of Sciences
Presented by Genome Integrity Discussion Group
Organizers: Titia de Lange (The Rockefeller University), John Petrini (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center) and Rodney Rothstein (Columbia University Medical Center)
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.
Rodney Rothstein; Columbia University Medical Center
Mechanism and Regulation of Meiotic Recombination
Scott Keeney;Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Mechanism of Eukaryotic Homologous Recombination
Patrick Sung; Yale University
Double Strand Break Repair in Mycobacteria
Michael Glickman; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Inhibitory Roles of Rif1 and Rif2 in Localization of Tel1 to DNA Ends
Yukinori Hirano; New Jersey Medical School (Sugimoto Lab)
Modeling The Telomere Disease Dyskeratosis Congenita in the Mouse
Titia de Lange; The Rockefeller University
Studies on Eukaryotic Replication
Jerry Hurwitz; Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
The Replisome Jumps Over RNA Polymerase and Uses the mRNA as a Primer
Richard T. Pomerantz; The Rockefeller University (O'Donnell Lab)