The PARP Family and ADP-ribosylation
April 3 - 6, 2018
Abstract Deadline: January 19, 2018


W. Lee Kraus, UT Southwestern Medical Center
Michael O. Hottiger, University of Zurich, Switzerland
Susan Smith, Skirball Institute NYU School of Medicine

We are pleased to announce the third Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory meeting on The PARP Family & ADP-ribosylation. The meeting will begin on the evening of Tuesday April 3, 2018, and end after lunch on Friday April 6. This meeting will bring together researchers from disparate areas with a common interest in PARPs and poly(ADP-ribosyl)ation.

  • ADP-ribosylation and Cellular Signaling
  • DNA Repair, Genome Instability, Cancer
  • PARPs in the Nucleus and Signaling
  • Chemical Biology, Proteomics and Substrates
  • Structure and Mechanisms
  • NAD+ metabolism, Inhibitors, and Analogs
Keynote Speaker:

Cynthia Kenyon, Calico Life Sciences LLC


Ivan Ahel, University of Oxford, UK
Keith Caldecott, University of Sussex, UK 
Michael S. Cohen,
Oregon Health & Science University
Ted Dawson,
Johns Hopkins Medical School
Howard Hang,  The Rockefeller University
Michael Holtzman, Washington University, St. Louis
Karolin Luger, University of Colorado
Ivan Matic,  Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Germany
John Pascal, University of Montreal, Canada
Catherine Rabouille, Hubrecht Institute, The Netherlands
Barbara Scholz, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
Roni Wright, Center for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain

Abstracts should contain new and unpublished material. Selection of material for oral and poster presentation will be made by the organizers and individual session chairs. Please bring this notice to the attention of any of your colleagues who may be interested in participating in the meeting.

All registrations and abstracts must be submitted by the abstract deadline, January 19, 2018. Status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

This conference is supported in part by: Ribon Therapeutics

This support allows us to provide partial stipends to graduate students and postdocs submitting abstracts Please send requests for financial aid to Maureen Morrow


Academic Package: $1190
Graduate/PhD Student Package: $1000
Corporate Package: $1505
Academic/Student No-Housing Package: $815
Corporate No-Housing Package: $1015

Regular packages are all-inclusive and cover registration, food, housing, parking, a wine-and-cheese party, and a lobster banquet. 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 Maureen Morrow.