Telomeres & Telomerase
May 4 - 8, 2021
Abstract Deadline: February 12, 2021


Steven Artandi, Stanford University
Jan Karlseder, The Salk Institute
Deborah Wuttke, University of Colorado

We are pleased to offer the twelfth 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, May 4, and run through lunch on Saturday, May 8, 2021. 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:

Unpublished material and must be submitted electronically by the abstract deadline.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 Val Pakaluk if you require financial support; preference will be given to those submitting abstracts.

Social Media:

The designated hashtag for this meeting is #cshltelo. Note that you must obtain permission from an individual presenter before live-tweeting or discussing his/her talk, poster, or research results on social media. Click the Policies tab above to see our full Confidentiality & Reporting Policy.

This conference may be supported in part by: TBA


Academic Package: $tba
Graduate/PhD Student Package: $tba
Corporate Package: $tba
Academic/Student No-Housing Package: $tba
Corporate No-Housing Package: $tba

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.