April 28- May 2, 2015
Abstract Deadline: February 6, 2015

Julia Cooper, National Cancer Institute     Titia de Lange, The Rockefeller University      Roger Reddel, Children's Medical Research Institute, Australia

We are pleased to offer the ninth 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 28, and run through lunch on Saturday, May 2, 2015. 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.

* Telomerase Structure, Biochemistry & Biogenesis
*Telomerase Regulation, Recruitment & Activation
* Yeast Telomere Function & Dysfunction
* CST in Yeast & Mammals
* TERRA & Lnc RNAs at Telomeres
* Alternative Lengthening of Telomeres
* Mammalian Telomere Function & Dysfunction
* Telomerase & Telomere Dysfunction in Aging Syndromes

Confirmed Discussion Leaders
Peter Baumann, Stowers Institute for Medical Research, HHMI
Alison Bertuch, Baylor College of Medicine
Simon Boulton, London Research Institute, UK
Tracy Bryan, Children's Medical Research Institute, Australia
Thomas Cech, University of Colorado-Boulder, HHMI
Susan Gasser, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland
Carol Greider, Johns Hopkins University
Eros Lazzerini Denchi, The Scripps Research Institute
Joachim Lingner, EPFL, Switzerland
Vicki Lundblad, Salk Institute for Biological Studies
Daniela Rhodes, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, UK
Lenhard Rudolph, Liebniz Institute for Age Research (FLI), Germany
Jerry Shay, UT Southwestern Medical Center
David Shore, University of Geneva, Switzerland
Maria Teresa Teixeira, CNRS, France
Virginia Zakian, Princeton 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Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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. 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:

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.