The Ubiquitin Family
April 18 - 22, 2017
Abstract Deadline: February 13, 2017


Ronald Hay, University of Dundee, UK
Michael Rape, University of California at Berkeley
Cynthia Wolberger, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine

We are pleased to host the ninth Cold Spring Harbor meeting on The Ubiquitin Family, which will will begin at 7:30 pm on Tuesday, April 18 and run through lunch on Saturday, April 22, 2017. The meeting will cover current work on the structure, regulation and function of ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like proteins in biology. 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.

  • DNA Repair/Genome Stability
  • Systems Biology
  • Proteasome
  • SUMO
  • Cell Cycle/Cancer
  • DUBs
  • Quality Control
  • Signalling/Innate Immunity
  • Conjugating Mechanisms
  • Transcription
  • Autophagy
  • Trafficking
  • Bacterial UBL
Keynote Speakers:

Chris Lima, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center/HHMI
Anne Bertolotti, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Discussion Leaders:
Anne Dejean, INSERM
Ivan Dikic, Goethe University
Judith Frydman, Stanford University
Roger Greenberg, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
David Komander, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Ron Kopito, Stanford University
Frauke Melchior, Heidelberg University
Niels Mailand, University of Copenhagen
Andreas Matouschek, The University of Texas at Austin
Michele Pagano, NYU Langone Medical Center/HHMI
Felix Randow, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Katrin Rittinger, The Francis Crick Institute, UK
Brenda Schulman,
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital/HHMI
Nico Thoma, Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research
Kylie Walters, National Cancer Institute
Ning Zheng, University of Washington/HHMI

Abstracts should contain only new and unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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. The status (talk/poster) of abstracts will be posted on our web site as soon as decisions have been made by the organizers.

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

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

This conference may be supported in part by funds provided by:

Academic Package $1,455
Graduate/PhD Student Package $1,210
Corporate Package $1,865
Academic/Student No-Housing Package $985
Corporate No-Housing Package $1,250

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.