Telomeres & Telomerase
April 30 - May 4, 2019
Abstract Deadline: March 4, 2019


Steven Artandi, Stanford University
Julia Promisel Cooper
, National Cancer Institute 
Jan Karlseder, The Salk Institute

We are pleased to offer the eleventh 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, 2019. 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 Expression & Activity
  • Telomerase Biogenesis & Structure
  • Telomere Replication
  • Mechanisms of ALT
  • Mechanisms of Telomere Protection
  • Telomere Protein Functions at Telomeres and Genomewide
  • Telomere Shortening & Mechanisms of Senescence
  • Telomeres & Human Health & Disease

Discussion Leaders:
Claus Azzalin, Instituto de Medicina Molecular, Portugal
Thomas Cech, Univ. of Colorado-Boulder, HHMI
Julian Chen, Arizona State University
Titia de Lange The Rockefeller University
Anabelle Decottignies Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
Christine Garcia, UTSouthwestern Medical Center
Carol Greider, Johns Hopkins University
Eric Hendrickson, University of Minnesota Medical School
Martin Kupiec, Tel Aviv University, Israel
Vicki Lundblad, The Salk Institute for Biological Science
Patricia Opresko, University of Pittsburgh
Roderick O'Sullivan, University of Pittsburgh
David Pellman, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Roger Reddel, Children's Medical Research Institute, Australia
Susan Smith, The Skirball Institute NYU SOM
Kazunori Tomita, Brunel University London, UK

Unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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. The status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers. Please apply in writing via email to Maureen Morrow if you require financial support; preference will be given to those submitting abstracts.

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This conference may be supported in part by: TBA


Academic Package: $1515
Graduate/PhD Student Package: $1260
Corporate Package: $1950
Academic/Student No-Housing Package: $1025
Corporate No-Housing Package: $1310

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.