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Genome Integrity Discussion Group April 2008


for Members

Genome Integrity Discussion Group April 2008

Monday, April 28, 2008

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By


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)