Genome Integrity Discussion Group Meeting (1)

FREE

for Members

Genome Integrity Discussion Group Meeting

Monday, October 22, 2012

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 onset and progression of malignancy. The connection between cancer and genome integrity is widely appreciated, and the concentration of excellence in this field is unparalleled anywhere in the world. The Genome Integrity meetings are designed to provide a forum for interactions between the many basic science and clinically-oriented research groups working on these issues. We feel that these interactions will not only facilitate synergy between labs, but also provide a context in which previously unappreciated complementarities will be revealed.

In that spirit, the talks will cover a broad range of areas, including, but not limited to the DNA damage response and cancer predisposition, DNA replication, transcription, chromatin modification, recombination, cell cycle control, telomeres, chromosome segregation, epigenetic states, as well as the emergence of new technologies relevant to research in genome integrity. Although a primary focus is upon basic mechanisms and processes, these areas are pertinent to cancer and myriad human disease states, and it is expected that this will be reflected in the substance of our discussions.

Genome Integrity Discussion Group meetings are organized under the leadership of John Petrini (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), and Rodney Rothstein and Lorraine Symington (Columbia University).

This meeting will include a scientific symposium from 2:00 to 5:30 PM, followed by a networking reception from 5:30 to 6:30 PM.

Call for Student Presentation Abstracts: Deadline October 12th, 2012
Two spaces are available for students and/or postdocs to present at our next meeting. Abstracts should be in CSHL format with file name: NYAS.name.doc and submitted via email to Dr Lorraine Symington at lss5@columbia.edu by October 12th.

Organizers

John Petrini, PhD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Rodney Rothstein, PhD

Columbia University Medical Center

Lorraine Symington, PhD

Columbia University Medical Center

Speakers

Huan Chen

Symington Lab, Columbia University Medical Center

Titia de Lange, PhD

The Rockefeller University

Songtao Jia, PhD

Columbia University

Tony Huang, PhD

NYU Langone Medical Center

Scott Keeney, PhD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Roger Greenberg, MD, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Duncan Smith, PhD

Whitehouse Lab, Sloan-Kettering Institute

Registration Pricing

Member$0
Student/Postdoc Member$0
Nonmember$40
Nonmember (Student / Postdoc / Resident / Fellow)$20


The Genome Integrity Discussion Group is proudly supported by

  • Columbia University MC HICCC
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Rockefeller University

Mission Partner support for the Frontiers of Science program provided by Pfizer

Agenda

* Presentation times are subject to change.


Monday, October 22, 2012

1:30 PM

Registration

2:00 PM

Getting Closure on T-Loops
Titia de Lange, PhD, The Rockefeller University

2:30 PM

Chromatin Responses to DNA Double-Strand Breaks
Roger Greenberg, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

3:00 PM

A Role for the Arg/N-end Rule Pathway in the Regulation of the UV DNA Damage Response
Tony Huang, PhD, New York University

3:30 PM

RPA Coordinates DNA End Resection and Prevents Formation of DNA Hairpins
Huan Chen, Symington Lab, Columbia University Medical Center

3:45 PM

Coffee Break

4:15 PM

Quantitative, Genome-wide Analysis of Eukaryotic Replication Initiation and Termination
Duncan Smith, PhD, Whitehouse Lab, Sloan-Kettering Institute

4:30 PM

CSI-NY: Mechanism of Centromere Clustering
Songtao Jia, PhD, Columbia University

5:00 PM

Mechanism and Regulation of Meiotic Recombination Initiation
Scott Keeney, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

5:30 PM

Networking Reception

6:30 PM

Program Ends

Sponsors

Academy Friend

Abcam

Promotional Partner

Nature


The Genome Integrity Discussion Group is proudly supported by

  • Columbia University MC HICCC
  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • Rockefeller University

Mission Partner support for the Frontiers of Science program provided by Pfizer

Travel & Lodging

Our Location

The New York Academy of Sciences

7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street, 40th floor
New York, NY 10007-2157
212.298.8600

Directions to the Academy

Hotels Near 7 World Trade Center

Recommended partner hotel

Club Quarters, World Trade Center
140 Washington Street
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 212.577.1133

The New York Academy of Sciences is a member of the Club Quarters network, which offers significant savings on hotel reservations to member organizations. Located opposite Memorial Plaza on the south side of the World Trade Center, Club Quarters, World Trade Center is just a short walk to the Academy.

Use Club Quarters Reservation Password NYAS to reserve your discounted accommodations online.

Other nearby hotels

Millenium Hilton

212.693.2001

Marriott Financial Center

212.385.4900

Club Quarters, Wall Street

212.269.6400

Eurostars Wall Street Hotel

212.742.0003

Gild Hall, Financial District

212.232.7700

Wall Street Inn

212.747.1500

Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park

212.344.0800