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NOTES:
This meeting occurs in 2017.
This meeting will be conducted in English.

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DNA Replication and Recombination (Z2)

joint with the meeting on Genomic Instability and DNA Repair (Z1)

Scientific Organizers: John F.X. Diffley, Anja Groth and Scott Keeney


April 2—6, 2017

Santa Fe Community Convention Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA


Sponsored by Editas Medicine, Inc.


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Registered attendees of one meeting in a joint pair may participate in sessions of the other, pending space availability.

DEADLINES:
Scholarship Deadline: Dec 5, 2016 [details]
Discounted Abstract Deadline: Dec 5, 2016 [details]
Abstract Deadline: Jan 12, 2017 [details]
Discounted Registration Deadline: Feb 2, 2017 [details]

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Submit an Abstract Register Yourself Deadlines and Fees

Rates and Deadlines listed below are for the 2017-Z2 "DNA Replication and Recombination" conference only.

*All deadlines end at 11:59 PM US Mountain Standard Time

Deadline Date Cost
Discounted Abstract Deadline
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Before and On December 5, 2016 100.00 USD*
- 50.00 USD discount
Abstract Deadline
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After December 5, 2016 until January 12, 2017 100.00 USD*
* 50.00 USD of Abstract fee deducted from your registration fee when you register for this meeting
Scholarship
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December 5, 2016 n/a
Discounted NON-STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 2, 2017 795.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular NON-STUDENT Registration
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After February 2, 2017 945.00 USD
Discounted STUDENT Registration
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Before and On February 2, 2017 570.00 USD
(includes 150.00 discount)
Regular STUDENT Registration
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After February 2, 2017 720.00 USD

* Changes in payment type that result in a refund are subject to a processing fee.
* Currency exchange gains/losses are the responsibility of the registrant and the Keystone Symposia will accept no liability for money loss through bank charges, transfers or currency fluctuations.




Discounted Abstract Deadline: December 5, 2016


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
Submission by this date receives 50.00 USD discount.
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Abstract Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadlines. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract early allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • accept your abstract online
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
(The Abstract Deadline: is January 12, 2017)

Global Health Travel Award Deadline:


Global Health Travel Award Details: You MUST complete your Global Health Travel Award appplication by the Global Health Travel Award Deadline and complete the other required steps (verify your contact information and submit a recommendation letter) to be considered for a travel award.


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Scholarship Deadline: December 5, 2016


Scholarship Details: You MUST submit your abstract by the Scholarship Deadline and complete the other required steps (submit a scholarship application and submit a mentor letter) to be considered for a scholarship.

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Abstract Deadline: January 12, 2017


Abstract Submission Fee: 100.00 USD*
*50.00 USD will be applied to Registration Fee when you register

Details: It is best to submit your abstract early. Abstract and registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to the abstract or discounted registration deadline. Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.

Submitting your abstract by the Abstract Deadline allows us to:
  • submit your abstract to organizers to be considered for a short talk
  • include your abstract on our website and in our secure mobile app
  • reserve your space at the meeting for a poster presentation.**
**Submitting an abstract does not constitute or guarantee registration.
Abstracts submitted after the Abstract Deadline will NOT be considered for a short talk.

(Discounted Abstract Deadline: is December 5, 2016)

Discounted Registration Deadline: February 2, 2017


Registration Fee: 795.00 USD* (includes 150.00 USD discount)
Student Registration Fee: 570.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

After the Discounted Registration Deadline:


Registration Fee: 945.00 USD*
Student Registration Fee: 720.00 USD* (must complete student verification form)

*Includes 50.00 USD of your abstract submission fee

Registration spaces are limited and may fill prior to discounted registration deadline.

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No registration fees are used to fund entertainment or alcohol at this conference

Conference Program    Print  |   View meeting in 12 hr (am/pm) time


The meeting will begin on Sunday, April 2 with registration from 16:00 to 20:00 and a welcome mixer from 18:00 to 20:00. Conference events conclude on Thursday, April 6 with a closing plenary session from 17:00 to 19:00, followed by a social hour and entertainment. We recommend return travel on Friday, April 7 in order to fully experience the meeting.

SUNDAY, APRIL 2

16:00—20:00
Arrival and Registration

Sweeney Ballroom Foyer
18:00—20:00
Welcome Mixer
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sweeney F

MONDAY, APRIL 3

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
08:00—09:30
Welcome and Keynote Session (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom A-E
Tatsuya Hirano, RIKEN, Japan
Condensin-based chromosome organization

Johannes C. Walter, Harvard Medical School, USA
Mechanisms of Replication-Coupled Repair

Coffee Break

09:50—11:45
Replication/Repair Structure and Function
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom C-E
Michael E. O'Donnell, Rockefeller University, USA
Structure and Function of the Eukaryotic Replisome

Karlene A. Cimprich, Stanford University, USA
Mechanisms for Maintenance of Replication Forks

Alessandro Costa, Francis Crick Institute, UK
Cryo-EM approaches to understanding the eukaryotic replisome

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Genomic Instability and DNA Repair (Z1)

09:50—11:45
Mechanisms of DNA Repair
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom A-B
Wei Yang, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, USA
Structural insights into Translesion DNA Polymerases

Jiri Lukas, Novo Nordisk Foundation Center for Protein Research, Denmark
Confinement and Heritability of Chromosome Repair Reactions

Michael D. Stone, University of California, Santa Cruz, USA
Single Molecule Approaches to Telomere Biology

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:45—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:45—13:00
Poster Setup

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
14:30—16:30
Workshop 1

Sweeney Ballroom C-E
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Genomic Instability and DNA Repair (Z1)

14:30—16:30
Workshop

Sweeney Ballroom A-B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Sweeney Ballroom Foyer
17:00—19:00
Starting Recombination
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017
Covering meiotic initiation, somatic lesion formation, DSB processing.

Sweeney Ballroom C-E
Scott Keeney, HHMI, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Mechanism and Regulation of Meiotic Double-Strand Break Formation

Petr Cejka, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Exonucleolytic Processing of Double Strand Breaks

Maria Jasin, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Protecting the Genome by Homologous Recombination

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Genomic Instability and DNA Repair (Z1)

17:00—19:00
RNA Metabolism and Genome Stability
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom A-B
Speaker to be Announced

Julius Brennecke, IMBA - Institut für Molekulare Biotechnologie GmbH, Austria
An RNA-Based Genome Immune System Safeguards Genome Stability

Speaker to be Announced

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 1

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts

TUESDAY, APRIL 4

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
08:00—11:00
Interplay between Chromatin Structure and DNA Replication/Repair (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom A-E
Geneviève Almouzni, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, France
Shaping Chromatin in the Nucleus, the Bricks and the Architects

Gary Karpen, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, USA
Regulation of DNA Repair in Heterochromatin and Euchromatin

Coffee Break

Robert A. Martienssen, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, USA
Interface between DNA Replication and Inheritance of Heterochromatin

Bernard de Massy, Institut de Génétique Humaine, France
An “Evolved” Type II DNA Topoisomerase for Initiation of Meiotic Recombination

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

11:00—13:00
Poster Setup

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
13:00—22:00
Poster Viewing

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
14:30—16:30
Workshop 2

Sweeney Ballroom C-E
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Sweeney Ballroom Foyer
17:00—19:00
Regulating Recombination
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017
Cell cycle, site choice, partner choice, pathway choice.

Sweeney Ballroom C-E
Eva Hoffmann, University of Sussex, UK
Regulating Recombination Outcomes in Yeast and Human Meiosis

Lorraine S. Symington, Columbia University, USA
DNA End Resection and Repair Pathway Choice

Eric C. Greene, Columbia University, USA
Single-Molecule Studies of Recombination Pathways

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Genomic Instability and DNA Repair (Z1)

17:00—19:00
Cell Cycle Regulation of DNA Damage Response
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom A-B
Tanya T. Paull, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Double-strand break repair factors and R-loop-mediated genomic instability

David Cortez, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, USA
Regulation of Replication Fork Stability by Single Stranded DNA Binding Proteins

Kyle M. Miller, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Chromatin Regulation of the DNA Damage Response

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
19:30—22:00
Poster Session 2

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 5

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
07:30—08:00
Poster Setup

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
08:00—17:00
Poster Viewing

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
08:00—11:00
Replication Fork Progression and Restart
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom C-E
Karim Labib, University of Dundee, UK
The End of Chromosome Replication

Kenneth J. Marians, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
Replication Fork Progression and DNA Damage in E.coli

Coffee Break

Xiaolan Zhao, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, USA
The Effects of Cancer-Associated DNA Polymerase Epsilon Mutations on Replication

Anja Groth, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Mechanisms of Histone Chaperoning at the Replication Fork

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Genomic Instability and DNA Repair (Z1)

08:00—11:00
Nuclear Dynamics and Genome Stability
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom A-B
Marco F. Foiani, Instituto FIRC di Oncologia Molecolare, Italy
An Integrated ATR, ATM and mTOR-Mechanical Network Controlling Nuclear Plasticity and Cell Migration

Angela Taddei, Institut Curie, France
Nuclear Organization and Chromatin Status Modulate Homologous Recombination Efficiency and Outcome

Coffee Break

Martin W. Hetzer, The Salk Institute, USA
Nuclear Membrane Function in Aging and Cancer

Matthieu Piel, Institut Curie/IPGG, France
Nuclear Deformation, Damage and Repair associated to Cell Migration

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—12:00
Lunch

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
12:00—14:30
Poster Session 3

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
14:30—16:30
Workshop 3

Sweeney Ballroom C-E
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Sweeney Ballroom Foyer
17:00—19:00
Replication Initiation Mechanisms
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom C-E
Stephen P. Bell, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
Mechanism and Timing of Mcm2-7 Ring Closure During Origin Licensing

Stephen D. Bell, Indiana University, USA
DNA Replication in Archaea

Anne D. Donaldson, University of Aberdeen, UK
The Conserved role of Rif1 as a Substrate-Targeting Subunit of Protein Phosphatase 1

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Genomic Instability and DNA Repair (Z1)

17:00—19:00
DNA Repair and Human Diseases
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom A-B
Agnel Sfeir, New York University School of Medicine, USA
Single-Molecule Analysis of mtDNA Replication Uncovers the Basis of the Common Deletion

André Nussenzweig, NCI, National Institutes of Health, USA
DNA Breaks and End-Resection Measured Genome Wide by End Sequencing (END-seq)

Simon J. Boulton, London Research Institute, Clare Hall Laboratories, UK
Mechanistic Insights into Telomere Dysfunction Disorders

Short Talk Chosen from Abstracts

19:00
On Own for Dinner


THURSDAY, APRIL 6

07:00—08:00
Breakfast

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
08:00—11:00
Replication Fork Establishment and Replication Coupled Repair (Joint)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom A-E
James M. Berger, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Structural Approaches to Replication in Three Domains of Life

Ian D. Hickson, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Mechanism of fragile site replication

Coffee Break

Virginia A. Zakian, Princeton University, USA
Promoting Smooth Replication with Pif Family Helicases

Helle D. Ulrich, Institute of Molecular Biology, Germany
Coordination of DNA Damage Bypass with Genome Replication and Checkpoint Signaling

Short Talk(s) Chosen from Abstracts

11:00—17:00
On Own for Lunch

14:30—16:30
Workshop 4

Sweeney Ballroom C-E
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts


Following Session is for Genomic Instability and DNA Repair (Z1)

14:30—16:30
Workshop

Sweeney Ballroom A-B
Short Talks Chosen from Abstracts

16:30—17:00
Coffee Available

Sweeney Ballroom Foyer
17:00—18:45
Finishing Recombination
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017
Homology search, strand exchange, dealing with DNA joint molecules.

Sweeney Ballroom C-E
Stephen C. Kowalczykowski, University of California, Davis, USA
Molecular Functions and Single Molecule Studies of BRCA1, BRCA2, and RAD51 Paralogs

John Rouse, University of Dundee, UK
Nucleases in Recombination Repair

Stephen C. West, Francis Crick Institute, UK
Unresolved Recombination Intermediates as a Source of DNA Breaks and Chromosome Aberration


Following Session is for Genomic Instability and DNA Repair (Z1)

17:00—18:45
Telomeres and Centromeres
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom A-B
Titia de Lange, Rockefeller University, USA
How Telomeres Solve the DNA End Protection Problem

Kerry S. Bloom, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA
The Molecular Basis for the Centromere Spring

Julia Promisel Cooper, NCI, National Institutes of Health, USA
Control of Mitotic and Meiotic Centrosomes by Telomeres and Centromeres

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

Sweeney Ballroom C-E

Following Session is for Genomic Instability and DNA Repair (Z1)

18:45—19:00
Meeting Wrap-Up: Outcomes and Future Directions (Organizers)
Registered attendees can view abstracts starting on 03/02/2017

19:00—20:00
Social Hour with Lite Bites
No registration fees are used to fund alcohol served at this function.

Sweeney F, Main Level Breakouts
20:00—23:00
Entertainment
Entertainment is not subsidized by conference registration fees nor any U.S. federal government grants. Funding for this expense is provided by other revenue sources.

Sweeney F

FRIDAY, APRIL 7

 
Departure


*Session Chair †Invited, not yet responded.



Keystone Symposia thanks our Sponsor for generously supporting this meeting:

Editas Medicine, Inc.

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