Genome Integrity Discussion Group Meeting (3)

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Genome Integrity Discussion Group Meeting

Monday, December 3, 2012

The New York Academy of Sciences

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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.

Organizers

John Petrini, PhD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Rodney Rothstein, PhD

Columbia University Medical Center

Lorraine Symington, PhD

Columbia University Medical Center

Speakers

Matthieu Boulard, PhD

Bestor Lab, Columbia University

John R. Bracht, PhD

Landweber Lab, Princeton University

Andreas Hochwagen, PhD

New York University

Maria Jasin, PhD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Chris Lima, PhD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Rodney Rothstein, PhD

Columbia University Medical Center

Patrick Sung, DPhil

Yale University

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, December 3, 2012

2:00 PM

Coordination of Chromosome Morphogenesis and Meiotic Double-Strand-Break Formation
Andreas Hochwagen, PhD, New York University

2:30 PM

Double-Strand Break Repair in Mammalian Cells
Maria Jasin, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

3:00 PM

Processing and Decay Activities of the RNA Exosome
Chris Lima, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

3:30 PM

TRIM28 is Required for the Repression of Methylated Promoters and the Monallelic Expression of Imprinted Genes
Matthieu Boulard, PhD, Bestor Lab, Columbia University

3:45 PM

Coffee Break

4:15 PM

Cytosine Methylation and Hydroxymethylation Mark DNA for Elimination in Oxytricha trifallax
John R. Bracht, PhD, Landweber Lab, Princeton University

4:30 PM

Sml1 is the Human Mis18alpha Ortholog Linking the DNA Damage and Spindle Assembly Checkpoints
Rodney Rothstein, PhD, Columbia University

5:00 PM

Role of Pif1 Helicase in Break-induced Replication
Patrick Sung, DPhil, Yale University

5:30 PM

Networking Reception

6:30 PM

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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

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The New York Academy of Sciences

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

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