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Mini-symposium: DNA repair in Cancer

This mini-symposium will highlight some of the most recent research development in DNA repair in cancer presented by researcher at SciLifeLab, including Jiri Bartek, Danish Cancer Society Research Centre, Denmark and Oscar Fernandez-Capetillo, CNIO, Spain.

We welcome everyone interested in DNA repair for an inspiring day of science, discussions, networking and the opportunity to initiate new collaborations.


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09.30 Registration and coffee
10:00 Welcome & Introduction to the topic
10:10 Replication stress and human cytomegalovirus: Genomic instability and relevance for tumorigenesis and treatment
Jiri Bartek, Karolinska Institutet / Danish Cancer Society Research Centre
10.45 Targeting the ATR kinase in cancer
Oscar Fernandez-Capetillo, Karolinska Institutet / CNIO
11.20 Targeting Genome Fragility in Cancer
Nicola Crosetto, Karolinska Institutet
11:50 Lunch
13.00 Environmental control of bacterial cell cycle decisions
Kristina Jonas, Stockholm University
13.30 RNA-guided repair of DNA double-strand breaks
Marianne Farnebo, Karolinska Institutet
14.00 Targeting DNA repair as anti-cancer treatment
Thomas Helleday, Karolinska Institutet
14.30 Closing, coffee & mingle