DNA Metabolism, Genomic Stability and Human Disease 

Suzhou, China

June 3-7, 2024   
Abstract deadline: April 19, 2024

 

Organized by:


Antony Carr, University of Sussex

Daochun Kong, Peking University

Zhenkun Lou, Mayo Clinic

Patrick Sung, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Stephen West, The Francis Crick Institute


We are pleased to announce the Cold Spring Harbor Asia conference on DNA Metabolism, Genomic Stability and Human Disease which will be held in Suzhou, China, located approximately 60 miles west of Shanghai. The conference will begin at 7:00pm on the evening of Monday June 3, and will conclude after lunch on Friday June 7, 2024.


The conference will include eight oral sessions and one poster session covering the latest findings across many topics in DNA metabolism. Many talks will be selected from the openly submitted abstracts on the basis of scientific merit and relevance. Social events throughout the conference provide ample opportunity for informal interactions.



Major Topics:

1. DNA replication & replication fork stability

2. Repair of DNA lesions

3. Chromatin structure & DNA metabolism

4. Genomic instability & disease


Keynote Speakers:

Stephen West, The Francis Crick Institute

Andre Nussenzweig, National Cancer Institute, NIH


Invited Speakers:

Andres Aguilera, Universidad de Sevilla-CSIC

Samuel Bakhoum, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dana Branzei, IFOM ETS - The AIRC Institute of Molecular Oncology

Keith Caldecott, University of Sussex

Antony Carr, University of Sussex

Junjie Chen, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dipanjan Chowdhury, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Reuben Harris, HHMI, UT Health San Antonio

Ian Hickson, University of Copenhagen,

Jiazhi Hu, Peking University

Daochun Kong, Peking University

Guo-Min Li, Chinese Institute of Medical Research

Qing Li, Peking University

Zhenkun Lou, Mayo Clinic

Peter Ly, UT Southwestern Medical Center

Anna Malkova, The University Of Iowa

Hisao Masai, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science

Feilong Meng, Chinese Academy of Science

Andre Nussenzweig, National Cancer Institute, NIH

Binghui Shen, Beckman Research Institute of the City of Hope

Patrick Sung, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Stephen West, The Francis Crick Institute

Wei Yang, National Institutes of Health

Zhiguo Zhang, Columbia University

Lee Zou, Duke University



We encourage abstracts to contain new and unpublished materials. The abstracts must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers. Status (fellow's talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers. 

Fellowship: 
We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend since they are likely to benefit most from this meeting. A certain number of presentations by graduate students and postdocs in this conference will be selected as fellowship (USD $100-$500) awards. For more details, please visit  
Stipends


We look forward to seeing you at Suzhou in June, 2024.