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Smerdon/Reeves Chromatin-DNA Repair Lecture

Alumni Centre, WSU Campus

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10 – 11:30 am Part I: WSU Studies on Chromatin and DNA Repair
  1. Steven Roberts, School of Molecular Biosciences, WSU-Pullman
    “Landscape of APOBEC mutagenesis in human cancer”
  2. Shobhan Gaddameedhi, College of Pharmacy, WSU-Spokane
    “Identifying the early stage biomarkers regulating environmental carcinogenesis through circadian clock disruption”
  3. Michael Skinner, School of Biological Sciences, WSU-Pullman
    “Environmentally Induced Epigenetic Transgenerational Inheritance of Disease and DNA mutations: Ancestral Ghosts in your Genome
Noon – 1 pm Keynote Speaker (by video-link):

Dr Aziz Sancar, 2015 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of North Carolina
1:10 pm Refreshments
2 - 3:30 pm Part II: WSU Studies on Chromatin and DNA Repair
  1. Weihang Chai, WSU-Spokane
    “On the Road to Replication Recovery -- the Role of CST in Protecting Genome Stability under Replication Stress”
  2. Thomas Weber, Health Impacts & Exposure Sci., PNNL-Richland
    “Retinoid-ATM Axis In Human Phenotypes Unusually Sensitive To Radiation Carcinogenesis”
  3. John Wyrick, School of Molecular Biosciences, WSU-Pullman
    "Genome-Wide Analysis of Alkylation Base Damage and Repair at Single Nucleotide Resolution"
  4. Bin Shan, Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine, WSU-Spokane
    “Epigenetic Regulation of the HOXC11-HOTAIR Locus in Cancer Cells”