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Sunday, June 3, 2012
09.30 - 10.45Bratislava-Smolenice, bus transportation
10.45 - 12.30Registration
Displaying the Posters
12.30 - 14.00Lunch
14.15 - 14.30Opening Ceremony
Director’s speech
Organizational remarks
P. J. McHugh (UK): Replication-coupled interstrand cross-link repair: from yeast to man (L1)
Workshop 1:Nucleotide excision repair
Chairpersons:M. Piršel, B. Van Houten
15.30 - 16.15B. van Houten (USA): Watching DNA repair one molecule at a time: the use of single molecule techniques to investigate nucleotide excision repair (L2)
16.15 - 16.45A. Pines (The Netherlands): New insights in the early stage regulation of NER (L3)
16.45 - 17.30Coffee break
17.30 - 18.00M. Piršel (Slovakia): NER, BER and DSB-repair in DNA-helicase mutants (L4)
18.00 - 18.30H. Slor (Israel): A new syndrome of late-onset neurodegeneration and premature aging due to a mutation in the XPF gene (L5)
18.45 - 19.45Dinner
19.45 - onwardsWelcome party/Wine degustation
Monday, June 4, 2012
07.00 - 09.00Breakfast
Workshop 2:Base excision repair, lesion tolerance and reversal
Chairpersons:L. Haracska, B. Kaina
09.00 - 09.45S. Khoronenkova (UK): Coordination of DNA damage signal transduction and DNA repair (L6)
09.45 - 10.30B. Kaina (Germany): DNA repair and misrepair in immunocompetent cells (L7)
10.30 - 11.00Coffee break
11.00 - 11.30A. R. Collins (Norway): Environmental factors influencing DNA repair (L8)
11.30 - 12.00M. Dušinská (Norway): Are glutathione S transferases involved in DNA damage signaling? (L9)
12.00 - 12.45L. Haracska (Hungary): SUMO and ubiquitin modifications of human PCNA: new players and their role in replication of damaged DNA (L10)
12.45 - 14.00Lunch
Workshop 3:Recombination and DNA double-strand break repair
Chairpersons:B. Kysela, L. Krejčí
14.00 - 14.45L. Krejčí (Czech Republic): SUMO, a wrestler of homologous recombination (L11)
14.45 - 15.15M. Chovanec (Slovakia): SUMO regulates the ligation step of NHEJ (L12)
15.15 - 16.00Coffee break
16.00 - 16.45T. Wilson (USA): NHEJ-independent microhomology-mediated chromosome structural alterations in mammalian cells (L13)
16.45 - 17.15B. Kysela (UK): Linking linker histones to DNA repair (L14)
18.30 - 19.30Dinner
19.30 - onwardsBeer & Snack/Poster Session
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
07.00 - 09.00Breakfast
09.00 - 18.30Free day
1. Záruby – Devil’s Glen, Occasional waterfall, Hlboča Valley, Molpir (Celtic settlement, 6th century BC)
2. Majolika Modra, Driny cave
18.30 - 19.30Dinner
19.30 - onwardsBeer & Snack/Poster Session
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
07.00 - 09.00Breakfast
Workshop 4:DNA double-strand breaks in clinics
Chairpersons:M. Chovanec, I. Belyaev
09.00 - 09.45N. Foray (France): DSB repair and individual radiosensitivity: impact at X-ray low doses (L15)
09.45 - 10.15O. A. Martin (Australia): Radiation-induced DNA repair foci kinetics as a measure of aging and intrinsic radiosensitivity (L16)
10.15 - 10.45Coffee break
10.45 - 11.15R. Martin (Australia): ): New DNA-binding radioprotectors which repair transient radiation-induced DNA lesions (L17)
11.15 - 11.45I. Belyaev (Slovakia): DNA repair foci in cancer risk assessment, diagnostics and treatment (L18)
11.45 - 12.15S. Vasilyev (Russia): DNA damage response in CD133+ stem/progenitor cells from umbilical cord blood: high recruitment of 53BP1 and γH2AX pan-staining (L19)
12.15 - 14.00Lunch
Workshop 5:Genotoxicology and cancer
Chairpersons:A. Collins
14.00 - 14.45B. Tudek (Poland): Repair of oxidative DNA damage in colon cancer (L20)
14.45 - 15.15R. Štĕtina (Czech Republic): Clinical applications of the comet assay (L21)
15.15 - 15.45A. Wiechec (Poland): DNA damage induced in single cells by proton microbeam (L22)
15.45 - 16.30Coffee break
18.00 - 19.00Folk dance performance
19.00 - onwardsFarewell dinner
Thursday, June 7, 2012
07.00 - 09.00Breakfast