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Genome Integrity Discussion Group April 2010


for Members

Genome Integrity Discussion Group April 2010

Monday, April 5, 2010

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.



Monday, April 5, 2010

2:00 PM


2:05 PM

Beyond the Double Helix: Varying the "Histone Code"
David Allis, The Rockefeller University

2:35 PM

Ubiquitin Signaling at DNA Double Strand Breaks
Roger Greenberg, University of Pennsylvania

3:05 PM

Mechanisms of DSB Processing in Mycobacteria
Stewart Shuman, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

3:35 PM

CtIP Promotes Microhomology-mediated Alternative End-joining During Class Switch Recombination
Mieun Lee-Theilen, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center(Chaudhuri lab)

3:50 PM

Coffee/Tea Break

4:15 PM

CENP-B Preserves Genome Integrity at Replication Forks Paused by Retrotransposon LTRs
Mike Zaratiegui, CSHL(Martienssen lab)

4:30 PM

Endogenous Replicative Stress and a Reliance on the ATR Pathway for Genome Maintenance and Tumor Suppression
Eric Brown, University of Pennsylvania

5:00 PM

Mechanisms of Leading and Lagging Strand DNA Synthesis
Smita Patel, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

5:30 PM

Networking Reception



Titia de Lange

The Rockefeller University

John Petrini

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Rodney Rothstein

Columbia University Medical Center


David Allis

The Rockefeller University

Eric Brown

University of Pennsylvania

Roger Greenberg

University of Pennsylvania

Mieun Lee-Theilen

MSKCC (Chaudhuri lab)

Smita Patel

Robert Wood Johnson Medical School

Stewart Shuman

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Mike Zaratiegui

CSHL (Martienssen lab)

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