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Genome Integrity Discussion Group October 2009


for Members

Genome Integrity Discussion Group October 2009

Monday, October 5, 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.

Networking reception to follow.


Monday, October 5, 2009

2:00 PM

Titia de Lange, The Rockefeller University

2:05 PM

The Smc5/6 Complex and Recombinational Repair
Xiaolan Zhao, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

2:35 PM

The Novel Chromatin-dependent SUMOylation Process Couples Microtubule Disassembly and Nuclear Re-formation
Hiro Funabiki, The Rockefeller University

3:05 PM

The Shu Complex Interacts with Srs2 to Regulate rDNA Recombination
Kara Bernstein, Columbia University (Rothstein Lab)

3:20 PM


3:50 PM

Functions for ORC in Mitosis: Coordinating DNA Replication in Chromosome Segregation
Bruce Stillman, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

4:20 PM

Control of Meiotic Crossover Formation in Drosophila Females
Kim McKim, Waksman Institute

4:50 PM

The BRCA2 Homologue BRH2 Promotes a Template-Switching Reaction Enabling Recombinational Bypass of Lesions during DNA Synthesis
Nayef Mazloum, Weill Cornell Medical School (Holloman Lab)

5:05 PM




Titia de Lange

The Rockefeller University

John Petrini

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Rodney Rothstein

Columbia University


Hiro Funabiki

The Rockefeller University

Kim McKim

Waksman Institute

Bruce Stillman

Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory

Xiaolan Zhao

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Student/Postdoc Speakers

Kara Bernstein

Columbia University (Rothstein Lab)

Nayef Mazloum

Weill Cornell Medical School (Holloman Lab)

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