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Genome Integrity Discussion Group

FREE

for Members

Genome Integrity Discussion Group

Monday, February 5, 2018, 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

The New York Academy of Sciences, 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich St Fl 40, New York, USA

Presented By

Genome Integrity Discussion Group

The New York Academy of Sciences

 

The connection between cancer and genome integrity is widely appreciated. Importantly, the greater New York Metropolitan area is unparalleled in the concentration of world leading research on chromosome biology and function, as well as for research at the interface between chromosome integrity and the dynamics of malignancy. The Genome Integrity Discussion Group capitalize on this concentration of excellence, providing a forum for interaction between basic- and clinically-oriented research groups working in these fields. These meetings not only facilitate synergy between labs, but also provide a context in which previously unappreciated complementarities can 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. At each of the meetings, two early career scientists (students or postdocs) are selected to present data.

Genome Integrity Discussion Group meetings are organized under the leadership of Scott Keeney (Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center), Susan Smith (NYU Langone Medical Center), and Lorraine Symington (Columbia University Irving Medical Center).

Call for Student/Postdoc Presentation Abstracts: Deadline January 12, 2018

Two abstracts will be selected for short talks by students/postdocs. Please submit abstracts in CSHL format with file name NYAS.name.doc via email to Professor Keeney at s-keeney@ski.mskcc.org by January 12, 2018, for consideration.

Registration

Member
$0
Nonmember Academia, Faculty, etc.
$65
Nonmember Corporate, Other
$75
Nonmember Not for Profit
$65
Nonmember Student, Undergrad, Grad, Fellow
$30
Member Student, Post-Doc, Fellow
$0

Organizers

Genome Integrity Discussion Group
Scott Keeney, PhD, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Genome Integrity Discussion Group
Susan Smith, PhD, NYU Langone Medical Center
Genome Integrity Discussion Group
Lorraine Symington, PhD, Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Genome Integrity Discussion Group
Sonya Dougal, PhD, The New York Academy of Sciences

Monday

February 05, 2018

1:00 PM

Registration Opens

1:30 PM

Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Speakers

Sonya Dougal, PhD
The New York Academy of Science
Scott Keeney, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1:40 PM

Searching for Telomerase Regulators

Speaker

Virginia Zakian, PhD
Princeton University
2:10 PM

Dynamic Interactions of Virus and Host Genomes During Infection

Speaker

Matthew Weitzman, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
2:40 PM

Ends: A Means to Establishing Chromosome Size-Bias

Speaker

Viji Subramanian, PhD
New York University (Hochwagen Lab)
2:55 PM

Coffee Break

3:25 PM

CIN as a Driver of Metastasis

Speaker

Samuel Bakhoum, MD, PhD
Weill Cornell Medicine (Cantley Lab)
3:40 PM

Aneuploidy and Chromosomal Instability in Tumorigenesis

Speaker

Jason Sheltzer, PhD
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
4:10 PM

The Role of Polymerase Theta in Cancer

Speaker

Agnel Sfeir, PhD
New York University School of Medicine
4:40 PM

Networking Reception

5:30 PM

Adjourn

To view full attendee list, you must first register for the event, then log in to the Academy website. This list is provided for the personal, noncommercial and informational use only of event attendees, in a manner that is consistent with the New York Academy of Sciences’ mission, goals and activities.
  • Cold Spring Harbor

  • Columbia University

  • Columbia University Irving Medical Center

  • Department of Biology, New York University

  • Institut Pasteur

  • Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

  • Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

  • Nature Publishing Group

  • New York Institute of Technology

  • New York University

  • NYU Division of Rheumatology

  • NYU Langone Medical Center

  • NYU School of Medicine

  • Princeton University

  • Rutgers School of Public Health

  • Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine

  • SQI Diagnostics

  • The Albert Einstein College of Medicine

  • The Columbia University School of Medicine

  • The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

  • The New York Academy of Sciences

  • The Rockefeller University

  • The University of Pennsylvania

  • Weill Cornell Graduate School of Medical Sciences

  • Weill Cornell Medicine

  • Yale University

  • Yale University School of Medicine