1:00 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: Molecular Mechanisms and Regulation of Sexual Reproduction
Paula Cohen (Cornell University, United States)
3:45 pm - 4:20 pm
Needhi Bhalla (University of California, Santa Cruz, United States) "PCH-2 Both Promotes and Limits Crossover Recombination to Execute Crossover Control"
4:20 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mechanisms and Control of Meiotic Recombination
Michael Lichten (National Cancer Institute, NIH, United States)
7:30 pm - 7:45 pm
Parijat Chakraborty (University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, United States) "Investigating Age-Dependent Regulation of Recombination in Mammalian Spermatocytes"
7:45 pm - 7:50 pm
7:50 pm - 8:05 pm
Oscar Bautista (Case Western Reserve University, United States) "Identification of Meiotic Recombination Nodule Proteins Utilizing Proximity Labeling"
8:05 pm - 8:10 pm
8:10 pm - 8:25 pm
Tara Hicks (University of Iowa, United States) "R-Loop-Induced Irreparable DNA Damage in
C. elegans Meiosis"
8:25 pm - 8:30 pm
8:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Tegan Horan (Cornell University, United States) "MLH1-Independent Roles of FANCJ in Mammalian Meiosis"
8:45 pm - 8:50 pm
8:50 pm - 9:05 pm
Nila Pazhayam (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, United States) "Meiotic Crossover Patterning: The Centromere Effect in
9:05 pm - 9:10 pm
9:10 pm - 9:25 pm
Ting Gong (UC Davis, United States) "Two Ways by Which
C. elegans Male Parents With Crossover Failure Produce More Viable Progeny"
9:25 pm - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 11:00 am
Mechanisms of Chromosome Segregation
Sadie Wignall (Northwestern University, United States)
9:00 am - 9:15 am
Cori Cahoon (University of Oregon, United States) "SYPrisingly Separable Functions of the
C. elegans Synaptonemal Complex"
9:15 am - 9:20 am
9:20 am - 9:35 am
Leah Rosin (National Institutes of Health, United States) "Oligopaint DNA FISH Reveals Telomere-Based Meiotic Pairing Dynamics in the Silkworm,
9:35 am - 9:40 am
9:40 am - 9:55 am
Marnie Skinner (Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, United States) "Mammalian Spermatocytes Have the Capacity to Segregate Chromosomes Without Centriole Duplication and Centrosome Separation"
9:55 am - 10:00 am
10:00 am - 10:15 am
Annie MacKenzie (Indiana University, United States) "The Spindle Checkpoint is Silenced in Budding Yeast Meiosis"
10:15 am - 10:20 am
10:20 am - 10:35 am
Gal Lumbroso (Harvard University, United States) "The Role of Clb4 in
S. cerevisiae Meiosis"
10:35 am - 10:40 am
10:40 am - 10:55 am
Lexy von Diezmann (University of Utah, United States) "Protein Diffusion Within the Synaptonemal Complex Spatially Coordinates Crossover Signals"
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
Quality Control During Gametogenesis
Elcin Unal (University of California, Berkeley, United States)
1:30 pm - 1:45 pm
Chenshu Liu (University of California, Berkeley, United States) "Interrogating Meiotic Quality Control Mechanisms Using Chemically-Induced Proximity"
1:45 pm - 1:50 pm
1:50 pm - 2:05 pm
Anthony Harris (University of California, Berkeley, United States) "Investigating the Relationship Between Ime1 and Ume6 to Understand Early Meiotic Gene Regulation"
2:05 pm - 2:10 pm
2:10 pm - 2:25 pm
Noopur Joshi (Cleveland State University, United States) "The DNA Damage Checkpoint Blocks Meiotic Progression Under Heat Stress Conditions"
2:25 pm - 2:30 pm
2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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