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The 2nd Biosignal Research Center International Symposium at Kobe University

(ICEM-ACEM 2017 Satellite Symposium on DNA Repair)

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Subject: "Environmental stress and genome damage response: Biosignals from molecule to disease"
Date: November 20th-21st, 2017
Venue: Rokko Hall (Kobe University, Rokkodai 2nd Campus)

Confirmed invited speakers:

Priscilla K. Cooper (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, U.S.A.)
Fumio Hanaoka (University of Tsukuba, Japan)
Jan H. J. Hoeijmakers (Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands)
Chikahide Masutani (Nagoya University, Japan)
Syota Matsumoto (Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland)
Jung-Hyun Min (University of Illinois at Chicago, U.S.A.)
Tomoo Ogi (Nagoya University, Japan)
Orlando D. Schärer (UNIST/IBS, Korea)
Toshiyasu Taniguchi (Tokai University School of Medicine, Japan)
Ayako Ui (Tokyo University of Technology, Japan)
Wim Vermeulen (Erasmus Medical Center, The Netherlands)

Program(tentative)

The 2nd Biosignal Research Center International Symposium
(ICEM-ACEM 2017 Satellite Symposium on DNA Repair)
Environmental Stress and Genome Damage Response:
Biosignals from Molecule to Disease

@Rokko Hall (Kobe University Centennial Hall, Rokkodai 2nd Campus)

November 20 (Mon)

13:30 Opening remark

Session 1: DNA Damage Recognition for Global Genome NER

13:40 Jung-Hyun Min (University of Illinois at Chicago)

Interdisciplinary approaches to understand DNA damage recognition during nucleotide excision repair.

14:15 Syota Matsumoto (Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research)

Structural analysis of DNA-damage recognition protein DDB2 on chromatin.

14:50 Kaoru Sugasawa (Kobe University)

Mechanism and regulation of DNA damage recognition in nucleotide excision repair.

15:25 Coffee break

Session 2: NER and DNA Damage Response

15:40 Priscilla K. Cooper (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory)

Multiple roles of XPG as a scaffold protein in DNA damage responses.

16:15 Tomoo Ogi (Nagoya University)

Human genetic disorders associated with TC-NER deficiency.

16:50 Coffee break

Plenary Lecture 1:

17:05 Jan H. J. Hoeijmakers (Eransmus Medical Center)

The impact of genome integrity on mental and physical healthspan.

18:30 Reception (@Takigawa Memorial Hall, 1F)

November 21 (Tue)

Session 3: Interplay of Transcription with DNA Damage Response

10:00 Wim Vermeulen (Erasmus Medical Center)

DNA damage resistance controlled via SWI/SNF-regulated TFIIH expression.

10:35 Ayako Ui (Tokyo University of Technology)

The role of DSB repair and checkpoint during transcription for genome stability.

11:10 Coffee break

Plenary Lecture 2:

11:25 Fumio Hanaoka (University of Tsukuba)

TLS polymerases and mutagenesis.

12:20 Lunch

Session 4: TLS and Interstrand Crosslink Repair

13:30 Chikahide Masutani (Nagoya University)

Regulation of translesion DNA synthesis by PCNA ubiquitination.

14:05 Orlando D. Schärer (Institute for Basic Science/UNIST)

Structure-function relationship studies of DNA polymerases in DNA interstrand crosslink repair.

14:40 Toshiyasu Taniguchi (Tokai University School of Medicine)

The Fanconi anemia-BRCA pathway and cancer.

15:15 Closing remark

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(ICEM-ACEM 2017 Satellite Symposium on DNA Repair)

Links

The 12th International Conference and 5th Asian Congress on Environmental Mutagens (ICEM-ACEM 2017)
November 12th-16th, 2017, Incheon, Korea

Contact:

Biosignal Research Center, Kobe University
Secretariat of the 2nd International Symposium
E-mail: biosignal_symp2017@harbor.kobe-u.ac.jp