Genome Integrity Discussion Group Meeting (4)

Genome Integrity Discussion Group Meeting

Monday, October 7, 2013

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), Susan Smith (NYU Langone Medical Center) and Lorraine Symington (Columbia University Medical Center). This meeting will include a scientific symposium from 1:30 to 4:30 PM, followed by a networking reception from 4:30 to 5:30 PM.

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
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Rockefeller University

Mission Partner support for the Frontiers of Science program provided by

Agenda

* Presentation titles and times are subject to change.


October 7, 2013

1:30 PM

Using SILAC to Identify Kinase Substrates in Budding Yeast Meiosis
Nancy Hollingsworth, PhD, Stony Brook University

2:00 PM

Genome Integrity Controls that Prevent Aneuploidy
Matthew O'Connell, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

2:30 PM

Homologous Recombination Drives Directional Telomere Movement and Clustering During ALT
Nam Woo Cho (Greenberg lab, University of Pennsylvania)

2:45 PM

Coffee Break

3:15 PM

Clusters with Active Replication Origins Identified on Single DNA Molecules Correspond to Nuclear Replication Foci
Atanas Kaykov, PhD (Nurse lab, The Rockefeller University)

3:30 PM

Rewriting the Rules for End Joining: Splicing of DNA 3'-phosphate and 5'-hydroxyl Ends
Stewart Shuman, MD, PhD, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

4:00 PM

Hrq1, a Helicase that Suppresses Two Dangerous DNA Lesions
Ginger Zakian, PhD, Princeton University

4:30 PM

Networking Reception

5:30 PM

Close

Speakers

Organizers

John Petrini, PhD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Susan Smith, PhD

NYU Langone Medical Center

Lorraine Symington, PhD

Columbia University Medical Center

Speakers

Nam Woo Cho

University of Pennsylvania

Nancy Hollingsworth, PhD

Stony Brook University

Atanas Kaykov, PhD

The Rockefeller University

Matthew O'Connell, PhD

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Stewart Shuman, MD, PhD

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Ginger Zakian, PhD

Princeton University

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
  • NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Rockefeller University

Mission Partner support for the Frontiers of Science program provided by

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New York, NY 10007-2157
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