Genome Integrity and Cancer Therapy Symposium

Please join us for this DF/HCC virtual symposium on November 6th from 8:50am to 6pm EST.

Anyone is welcome to attend, and we are now accepting posters abstracts from anyone working in genome maintenance (as opposed to the previous Boston-only requirement).

To attend or submit an abstract for a poster (abstract deadline November 3), please register below.

We look forward to seeing you at the symposium,

Lee and Johannes

ZOOM:

If you have registered for the symposium, you will have received a calendar invite from Richard_Oakley@dfci.harvard.edu. If you have not yet registered, please fill out the form below which will trigger an email to you with the zoom information. 

Keynote Speakers:

  • Lori Passmore
    LORI PASSMORE

    MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

  • Gad Getz, PhD
    GAD GETZ, PHD

    The Broad Institute

Program

8:50-9:00

Opening remarks

9:00-9:45

Keynote by Lori Passmore (MRC, UK)
Molecular insights into DNA crosslink repair

9:45-10:30

Keynote by Gad Getz (MGH/Broad)
Studying Mutational Signatures in Cancer

10:30-10:45

Break

10:45-11:15

Catherine Freudenreich (Tufts)
RNA metabolism pathways act cooperatively to prevent repeat instability and chromosome breaks

11:15-11:45

Li Lan (MGH)
cGAS Suppresses Genomic Instability as a Decelerator of Replication Forks

11:45-12:15

Joe Loparo (HMS)
How non-homologous end joining minimizes mistakes during double strand break repair

12:15-1:00

Lunch break

1:00-1:30

David Livingston (DFCI)
Unexpected features of BRCA1 gene function

1:30-2:00

Sharon Cantor (UMass)
Dissecting BRCA Function Therapy Response

2:00-2:30

Ralph Scully (BIDMC)
Genetic interactions between BRCA1 and FANCM at stalled replication forks

2:30-2:45

Break

2:45-3:15

Dipanjan Choudhury (DFCI)
Dissecting the interplay of 53BP1 interacting effectors at a DNA double strand break

3:15-3:45

Emily Balskus (Harvard University)
Deciphering cancer-associated gut microbial genotoxins

3:45-4:15

Alan D’Andrea (DFCI)
CHK1 Phosphorylates FAM122A/PABIR1 and Reduces Replication Stress

4:15-4:30

Concluding remarks

4:30-6:00

ePoster session                                              

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