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Genome Integrity Discussion Group February 2009

FREE

for Members

Genome Integrity Discussion Group February 2009

Monday, February 2, 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.

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

Speakers: Timothy Bestor, Columbia University Medical Center; Brian Chait, The Rockefeller University; Aaron D. Pinnola, Fox Chase Cancer Center (Tulin Laboratory); Simon Powell, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center; Virginia Zakian, Princeton University

Agenda

Ends Versus Breaks: How Does Yeast Tell the Difference?
Virginia Zakian, Princeton University

Post-Translational Modification of BRCA1 by Chk2 Facilitates Recruitment of BRCA2 and Rad51 for Homologous Recombination
Simon Powell, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Systematic High-Throughput Screens for Genome Integrity Mutants
Rodney Rothstein, Columbia University Medical Center

Interactions of PARP1 on Chromatin
Aaron D. Pinnola, Fox Chase Cancer Center (Tulin Laboratory)

TRF1 Protects Telomeres from Replication Stress Induced DNA Damage
Agnel Sfier, The Rockefeller University (de Lange Laboratory)

The Methylation Landscape of the Human Genome
Timothy Bestor, Columbia University Medical Center

Genome-Wide View of Replication Fork Progression and Arrest
Brian Chait, The Rockefeller University