Genome Integrity Discussion Group Meeting (2)

Genome Integrity Discussion Group Meeting

Monday, February 3, 2014

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). 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.

*Reception to follow.

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 Pfizer

Agenda

* Presentation titles and times are subject to change.


February 3, 2014

1:30 PM

Non-coding RNA Processing-Mediated Regulation of Somatic Mutations in the B Cell Genome
Uttiya Basu, PhD, Columbia University

2:00 PM

Causes of Replication Fork Collapse Following ATR-CHK1 Inhibition
Eric J. Brown, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

2:30 PM

Nuclear Pores Protect Genome Integrity by Assembling a Premitotic and MAD1-Dependent Anaphase
Inhibitor
Veronica Rodriguez-Bravo, PhD (Jallepalli Lab, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)

2:45 PM

Coffee break

3:15 PM

Chromosome Segregation Requires Kinetochore and Central Spindle Components in Drosophila Oocytes
Sarah J. Radford, PhD (McKim Lab, Waksman Institute, Rutgers University)

3:30 PM

Friends and Foes of53BP1 In Mammalian Double-Strand Break Resection
Samuel F. Bunting, PhD, Rutgers University

4:00 PM

How CDKs Uphold Transcriptome Integrity: Insights from Chemical Genetics
Robert P. Fisher, MD, PhD, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

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

Uttiya Basu, PhD

Columbia University

Eric J. Brown, PhD

University of Pennsylvania

Samuel F. Bunting, PhD

Rutgers University

Robert P. Fisher, MD, PhD

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Sarah J. Radford, PhD

McKim Lab, Waksman Institute, Rutgers University

Veronica Rodriguez-Bravo, PhD

Jallepalli Lab, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

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 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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