2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Arrival and Check-in
3:30 pm - 3:45 pm
Introductory Comments by GRC Site Staff / Welcome from the GRS Chair
3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
Keynote Session: Structural Insights into Protein Interactions
Rebecca Bilardi (The Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, Australia) and Karl Zahn (Howard Hughes Medical Institute / Yale University, USA)
3:45 pm - 4:20 pm
Aishwarya Prakash (The University of South Alabama, USA) "Structural Insights into Protein Interactions"
4:20 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
DNA Repair, Replication and Pathway Choice
Niraj Joshi (Dana-Farber Cancer Institute / Harvard Medical School, USA) and Emily Schleicher (Penn State College of Medicine, USA)
7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Annie Demin (Genome Damage and Stability Centre, University of Sussex, United Kingdom) "XRCC1 Prevents Toxic PARP1 Trapping During DNA Base Excision Repair"
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
7:50 pm - 8:05 pm
Qi Liu (University of California, San Francisco, USA) "TGFβ Signaling Suppresses Alternative End Joining Gene Expression"
8:05 pm - 8:10 pm
8:10 pm - 8:25 pm
Ciara McKnight (University of Mississippi Medical Center, USA) "The Role of H1 Linker Histones in the DNA Damage Repair Pathways "
8:25 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Lili Blumenberg (New York University School of Medicine, USA) "Data-Driven Discovery of Phosphorylation Modules in Cancer "
8:45 pm - 8:50 pm
8:50 pm - 9:05 pm
Yusuke Kojima (Mayo Clinic, USA) "FAM111A Protects Replication Forks from Protein Obstacles via Its Trypsin-Like Domain"
9:05 pm - 9:10 pm
9:10 pm - 9:25 pm
Sumeet Nayak (University of Massachusetts Medical School, USA) "Replication Gaps Are a Cancer Vulnerability Counteracted by Translesion Synthesis (TLS)"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Unstable Loci and Cancer Therapies
John Krais (Fox Chase Cancer Center, USA) and Tajinder Ubhi (University of Toronto, Canada)
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Anastasia Rastokina (Tufts University, USA) "Understanding the Mechanism Behind GAA Repeat Expansions Using Mammalian Cells"
9:15 am - 9:20 am
9:20 am - 9:35 am
David Pladevall-Morera (Center for Chromosome Stability, University of Copenhagen, Denmark) "Proteomic Characterization of Chromosomal Common Fragile Site (CFS)-Associated Proteins Uncovers ATRX as a Regulator of CFS Stability"
9:35 am - 9:40 am
9:40 am - 9:55 am
Daniela Muoio (Thomas Jefferson University, USA) "Towards Distinct Roles of PARP1 and PARP2 Enzymes in the Preservation of Telomere Integrity"
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Michael Sharp (St. Vincent's Institute of Medical Research, Australia) "Targeting BRCA1/2 Cancers by Inhibiting the Fanconi Anemia Core Complex with Small Molecules"
10:15 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am - 10:35 am
Elena Demidova (Fox Chase Cancer Center, USA) "Functional Evaluation of Novel DNA Polymerase Variants in Patients with Early-Onset Renal Cancer"
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 10:55 am
Lloyd Smyth (University of Melbourne, Australia) "X-Ray Microbeams Elicit a More Prolonged Immune and Inflammatory Response in the Brainstem than Homogenous Irradiation"
10:55 am - 11:00 am
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Coffee will be served in the poster area from 11:00 am - 11:30 am
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Mentorship Component: How to Navigate the Transition to Independence
Carlos Mendez-Dorantes (City of Hope, USA) and Shanaya Shah (University of California, Davis, USA)
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
How to Navigate the Transition to Independence
Advaitha Madireddy (Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, USA)
Tiago Faial (Nature Genetics, USA)
Anthony Forget (Intellia Therapeutics, USA)
Hannah Klein (New York University School of Medicine, USA)
Jeremy Stark (City of Hope, USA)
Aishwarya Prakash (The University of South Alabama, USA)
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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