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Genome Integrity Discussion Group June 2009


for Members

Genome Integrity Discussion Group June 2009

Monday, June 8, 2009

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 Discussion Group meets four to five times each year and provides an opportunity for researchers active in this area to exchange ideas and form research collaborations. This Special End-of-Year meeting will include a selection of short presentations given by graduate students and postdocs, as well as a poster session.

Organizers: Titia de Lange, The Rockefeller University; John Petrini, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Rodney Rothstein, Columbia University Medical Center

Keynote Speaker: Stephen Kowalczykowski, University of California, Davis


2:00 PM

Keynote Presentation

Mechanism of Recombinational DNA Repair Visualized at the Single-Molecule Level
Stephen Kowalczykowski, University of California, Davis

3:00 PM

Break and Poster Viewing

3:30 PM

Contributed Presentations

The Fine Structure of Mammalian Genomic Methylation Patterns
John Edwards, Columbia University (Bestor Laboratory)

Endoreduplication Induced by Dysfunctional Telomeres: A Response to Persistent DNA Damage?
Teresa Davoli, The Rockefeller University (de Lange Laboratory)

RAD 54-PCNA Interactions are Required for Efficient DNA Repair Synthesis and Completion of Recombination
Rebecca Burgess , Columbia University Medical Center (Rothstein Laboratory)

Comprehensive Analysis of Double-strand Break Repair in Mycobacteria
Richa Gupta , Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (Shuman and Glickman Laboratories)

4:45 PM

Poster Presentations

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