Dynamic DNA Structures in Biology


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Sunday, June 17, 2012
4:00PM – 9:00AM Conference Registration
6:00PM – 7:00 PM FASEB Opening Reception
7:00PM – 8:30 PM Dinner
8:45PM – 10:00PM Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey N. Strathern
Deputy Director, NCI Frederick;
Chief of the Gene Regulation and Chromosome Biology Laboratory;
Head of the Gene Regulation and Recombination Section
DNA in Flux
Monday, June 18, 2012
7:30AM – 9:00AM Breakfast
Session 1: 9:00AM – 12:15PM Inherent instabilty of Trinucleotide Repeats
Session Chair: Sergei Mirkin, Tufts University
9:00AM – 9:15AM Welcome from FASEB
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9:15AM - 9:45AM Speaker 1, Sergei Mirkin, Tufts University
9:45AM –10:15AM Speaker 2, Charles A. Thornton, University of Rochester Medical
Center
Transcription-mediated repeat instability
10:15AM – 10:30 AM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:30AM – 11:00AM Group photo & FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
11:00AM – 11:30AM Speaker 3, Marek Napierala, UT MD Anderson, Dallas, Texas
R loops and triplet repeat instability
11:30AM – 12:00PM Speaker 4, Bob Lahue, University of Galway, Ireland
“Mechanisms of triplet repeat instability"
12:00PM – 12:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM Lunch
Free Afternoon
4:00PM – 6:00PM Poster Session 1
6:00PM – 7:00PM Dinner
Session 2: 7:00PM – 9:45PM An Accident Waiting to Happen — Replication Meets
Transcription
Session Chair: Allison Rattray, NCI Frederick
7:00PM - 7:30PM Speaker 1, Allison Rattray, NCI Frederick
7:30PM – 8:00PM Speaker 2, Jue D. Wang, Baylor College of Medicine
Orienting genes for smooth replication
8:00PM – 8:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM Speaker 3, Evgeny Nudler, NYU
RNA polymerase backtracking in gene regulation and genome
instability
9:15PM – 9:45PM Speaker 4, Francesca Storici, Georgia Tech, Athens, Georgia
RNA-mediated DNA modifications
Tuesday, June 19, 2012
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7:30AM – 9:00AM Breakfast
Session 3: 9:00AM – 12:15PM Nano-DNA Structures
Session Chair: Jeff Strathern, NCI Frederick
9:00AM - 9:30AM Nadrian Seeman, NYU
PX-DNA
9:30PM –10:00AM Nathan Luedtke, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Probing unusual DNA structures
10:00AM – 10:15AM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15PM Speaker 3, Charlie Cantor, Sequenom
Detecting specific nucleic acid sequences under challenging but
potentially useful circumstances
11:15PM – 12:00PM Speaker 4, Dipankar Sen, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC
A visible light absorbing catalytic DNA for repairing thymine dimers
12:00PM – 12:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM
1:15PM – 2:15PM
Lunch
Meet the Expert
Free Afternoon
4:00PM – 6:00PM Poster Session 2 – Optional
6:00PM – 7:00PM Dinner
Session 4: 7:00PM – 9:45PM DNA Dynamics in Recombination
Session Chair: Martin Gellert, NIH
7:00PM - 7:30PM Speaker 1, Martin Gellert, NIH
7:30PM – 8:00PM Speaker 2, Lorraine Symington, Columbia University
Critical structures in homologous recombination
8:00PM – 8:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM Speaker 3, Sue Jinks-Robertson, Duke University
Transcription-induced mutagenesis
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9:15PM – 9:45PM Speaker 4, Tom Petes, Duke University
Chromosome aberrations and fragile sites
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
7:30AM – 9:00AM Breakfast
Session 5: 9:00AM – 12:15PM G4 DNA in the Genome
Session Chair: Nancy Maizels, University of Washington
9:00AM - 9:30AM Speaker 1, Nancy Maizels, University of Washington
9:30PM –10:00AM Speaker 2, Laty Cahoon, Northwestern University
G4 structures and regulation of antigen switching in N. gonorrhoeae
10:00AM – 10:15AM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15PM Speaker 3, Jean-Louis Mergny, University of Bordeaux, France
Compounds that recognize quadruplexes
11:15PM – 12:00PM Speaker 4, Alain Nicolas, Institut Curie, Paris
G-quadruplex structure and function in genome instability
12:00PM – 12:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 1:15PM Lunch
Free Afternoon
4:00PM – 6:00PM Poster Session 3
6:00PM – 7:00PM Dinner
Session 6: 7:00PM – 9:45PM Sources of Chromosomal Fragility
Session Chair: Gerry Smith, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research
Center, Seattle
7:00PM - 7:30PM Speaker 1, Sue Lovett, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
Instability in the E. coli genome
7:30PM – 8:00PM Speaker 2, Kiril Lobachev, Georgia Tech, Athens, Georgia
Mechanisms of chromosomal fragility caused by structure-prone DNA
8:00PM – 8:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:15PM – 8:30PM Break
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8:30PM – 8:45PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
8:45PM – 9:15PM Speaker 3, David Leach, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Instability at palindromes
Thursday, June 21, 2012
7:30AM – 9:00AM Breakfast
Session 7: 9:00AM – 12:15PM Hotspots for Genetic Instability
Session Chair: Richard Sinden, Florida Institute of Technology
9:00AM - 9:30AM Speaker 1, Richard Sinden, Florida Institute of Technology
9:30PM –10:00AM Speaker 2, James Lupski, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas
Children’s Hospital
Structural variation in the human genome
10:00AM – 10:15AM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
10:15AM – 10:45AM FASEB Sponsored Coffee Break
10:45AM – 11:15PM Speaker 3, Catherine Freudenreich, Tufts University, Medford, MA
Cellular responses to structures formed by repeats
11:15PM – 12:00PM Speaker 4, Beverly S. Emanuel, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Palindrome-mediated chromosomal translocations
12:00PM – 12:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
12:15PM – 12:45PM Business Meeting
12:45PM – 1:45PM Lunch
Free Afternoon
1:00PM – 6:00PM Optional Organized Group Activity
6:00PM – 7:00PM Dinner
Session 8: 7:00PM – 9:45PM Chromatin dynamics
Karen Usdin, NIH
7:00PM - 7:30PM Speaker 1, Karen Usdin, NIH
7:30PM – 8:00PM Speaker 2, Andrew Fire, Stanford University
Nucleosome positioning
8:00PM – 8:15PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
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8:15PM – 8:30PM Break
8:30PM – 8:45PM Short Talk Selected From Submitted Abstracts
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8:45PM – 9:15PM Speaker 3, Vasily Studitsky, University of Medicine and Dentistry of
New Jersey
Chromatin changes induced by passage of RNA polymerases
Friday, June 22, 2012
7:30AM – 8:30AM Breakfast and Departures
END OF CONFERENCE

17 Jun - 22 Jun 2012

Saxtons River
United States of America
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