Mechanisms of Environmental Carcinogenesis

Genetics and Environmental Mutagenesis Society spring symposium

When May 21, 2013 from 08:00 AM to 04:00 PM (US/Eastern / UTC-400)
Where Room C111A, at U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in Research Triangle Park
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8:30-9:00 am  coffee, Café. On your own

9:00-9:15    Welcome and introduction                      William Kaufmann

9:15-10:00    Integration of trans-lesion synthesis (TLS) with checkpoint signaling and cell cycle progression  Cyrus Vaziri, UNC-CH

10:00-10:30    break

10:30-11:15    Shining new light on C/EBPα: function for C/EBPα in the DNA damage response and prevention of UVB-induced skin cancer                                                                             Robert Smart, NCSU

11:15-12:00    Is arsenic a mutagenic carcinogen? investigations into its mode of action                                                  Andrew Kligerman, EPA

12:00- 1:30 pm    lunch

1:30-2:15    Low dose CT-induced lung tumorigenesis and chemoprotection by N-acetylcysteine                          Mark Miller, WFU

2:15-3:00    Nucleolin mediates nucleosome disruption and promotes DNA double-strand break repair                      Michael Goldstein, Duke

3:00-3:15    break

3:15-4:00    An endogenous mutagenic factor ubiquitous in humancancers                                                     Dmitry Gordenin, NIEHS

4:00    adjourn