September 1 - 5, 2015
Abstract Deadline: June 12, 2015

Anne Donaldson, University of Aberdeen, UK       Anindya Dutta, University of Virginia       Johannes Walter, Harvard Medical School

You are cordially invited to participate in the meeting on EUKARYOTIC DNA REPLICATION & GENOME MAINTENANCE which will begin on the evening of Tuesday, September 1, and end after lunch on Saturday, September 5, 2015. We are looking forward to a broad-based meeting, and abstracts are welcomed on all aspects of replication of DNA in eukaryotes. The format of the meeting will include morning and afternoon/evening sessions consisting of short talks, principally on unpublished work. In addition, there will be at least three poster sessions.

Sessions and Co-Chairs:
New Approaches & Perspectives
Iestyn Whitehouse, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Karlene Cimprich, Stanford University

Origins & Their Activation
Christian Speck, Imperial College London, UK
Stephen D. Bell, Indiana University

Chromatin & Replication
Frederic Chedin,
University of California, Davis
Marie-Noelle Prioleau,
University Paris Diderot, France

Integration of the Cell-Cycle & Replication
Hisao Masai, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science, Japan
Jean Cook, University of North Carolina

Replisome Activities & Function
 Stephen Benkovic, Pennsylvania State University
Luca Pellegrini, University of Cambridge, UK

Dealing With Blocks & Lesions
Virginia Zakian, Princeton University
Ian Hickson, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Replication Stress & DNA Damage Signaling
Lee Zou, MGH Cancer Center/Harvard Medical School
Anna Malkova, University of Iowa

Replication & Disease
Oscar Fernandez-Capetillo, HHMI & Spanish National Cancer Research Center, Spain
Sergei Mirkin, Tufts University

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers and individual session chairs. Status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

 We are eager to have as many young people as possible attend and have applied for funds from government and industry to partially support graduate students and postdocs. Apply in writing to Val Pakaluk stating need for financial support - preference is given to those submitting abstracts.

We look forward to seeing you at Cold Spring Harbor in September.

This conference is supported in part by funds provided by:

Academic Package $1,425
Graduate/PhD Student Package $1,185
Corporate Package $1,835
Academic/Student No-Housing Package $965
Corporate No-Housing Package $1,230

Regular packages are all-inclusive and cover registration, food, housing, parking, a wine-and-cheese party, cocktail reception, and lobster banquet. No-Housing packages include all costs except housing. Full payment is due four weeks prior to the meeting.

We have funds to provide partial scholarships for individuals who are US citizens/permanent residents from minority groups under-represented in the life sciences. Please provide justification in writing to Val Pakaluk stating your financial needs. Preference will be given to those applying who submit abstracts to the meeting.