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April 30 - May 4, 2013
Abstract Deadline: February 15, 2013

Titia de Lange, The Rockefeller University
Roger Reddel, Children's Medical Research Institute, Australia
Virginia Zakian, Princeton University

We are pleased to offer the eighth Cold Spring Harbor meeting on Telomeres & Telomerase to bring together a diverse group of scientists studying various molecular, cellular and genetic aspects of telomeres and telomerase biology. The meeting will begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, April 30, and run through lunch on Saturday, May 4, 2013. The meeting is intended to provide a format for the exchange of ideas and information, to discuss the latest research findings and technical advances, and to facilitate interaction amongst groups active in diverse systems.


* Regulation of Telomerase
* Telomerase Biochemistry & Regulation
* Telomeric Proteins
* Consequences of Telomere Dysfunction
* CST & the Telomeric Overhang
* ALT & Telomere Recombination
* Telomeres & Disease
* Telomere Proteins & Telomere Structure
* Telomeric RNA
* Telomeres & Mitochondria

Confirmed Discussion Leaders:

Claus Azzalin, Maria Blasco, Tom Cech, Kathleen Collins,
Julie Cooper, Eric Gilson, Miguel Godinho Ferreira, Carol Greider, Lea Harrington, Jan Karlseder, Toru Nakamura, Carolyn Price, Sharon Savage, Dorothy Shippen, Raymund Wellinger,
Woodring Wright

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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. Status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers. Apply in writing to Maureen Morrow ( stating need for financial support - preference is given to those submitting

We look forward to seeing you at Cold Spring Harbor in April/May.

This conference may be supported in part by:
National Institutes of Health

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.


Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
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PO Box 100, 1 Bungtown Road
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724-2213
Phone (516) 367-8346
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