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September 9 - 13, 2013
Abstract Deadline: June 28, 2013

Anindya Dutta, University of Virginia

Joachim Li, University of California, San Francisco
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 Monday, September 9, and end after lunch on Friday, September 13, 2013. 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 The format of the meeting will include morning and evening sessions consisting of short talks, principally on unpublished work. In addition, there will be at least three poster sessions held in the afternoons.

Sessions and Co-Chairs:
Origin Selection & Pre-Rc Assembly
Stephen Bell and Mirit Aladjem

Origin Activation and Timing
Hiroyuki Araki and Hisao Masukata

Development and Cancer
Brian Calvi and Vassilis Gorgoulis

Replisome Activites and Function
Linda Bloom and Anne Donaldson

Post-Replicative Repair and Lesion Bypass
Peter Burgers and Wei Yang

Replication Stress and the DNA Damage Response
Karim Labib and Jiri Lukas

New Approaches to Study DNA Replication
David Cortez and Antoine van Oijen

Replicating Chromatin
Anja Groth and Zhiguo Zhang

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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:
National Cancer Institute
National Science Foundation

Academic Package $1380
Graduate/PhD Student Package $1145
Corporate Package $1775
Academic/Student No-Housing Package $935

Corporate No-Housing Package $1190
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Regular packages are all inclusive and cover registration, food, housing, parking, wine-and-cheese party, lobster banquet, etc. No Housing packages include all costs except housing. Full payment is due 4 weeks prior to the meeting.

All questions pertaining to registration, fees, housing, meals, transportation, visas, abstract submission or any other matters may be directed to


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
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Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724-2213
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