EMBO Workshop on DNA Replication, Chromosome Segregation and Fate Decisions
Olympia Riviera Resort
GRECOTEL MEGA RESORT , P. O. Box 14, GR-27050 , Loutra Kyllinis,
Peloponnese, Greece
EMBO Workshop on DNA Replication, Chromosome Segregation and Fate Decisions

University of Patras


Olympia Riviera Resort

GRECOTEL MEGA RESORT , P. O. Box 14, GR-27050 , Loutra Kyllinis, 



Schedule of Presentations:

Monday, September 17, 2018
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
06:00:00 New Presentation
10:00:00 Drinks at the Main Bar
14:00:00 Registration. Poster hanging
17:30:00 Dinner
19:15:00 Welcome
19:30:00 Keynote 1: How cohesin controls chromatin structure and sister chromatid cohesion Jan-Michael Peters
20:15:00 Keynote 2: Unravelling the spatial organization of chromosomes using biophysical techniques Cees Dekker
21:00:00 Welcome Reception - Poster introduction
Tuesday, September 18, 2018
06:00:00 Replication-transcription Conflicts in Bacteria Jade Wang
09:00:00 Replication Origins and initiation
09:00:00 DNA replication origins: recognition and checkpoint regulation Marcel Mechali
09:30:00 Identification of the basal chromosome origin elements required for a DnaA filament to unwind duplex DNA Heath Murray
10:00:00 Physical Mechanisms for Initiating DNA Replication in Cells
10:15:00 MTBP responds to various kinase pathways to control vertebrate replication initiation
10:30:00 Geminin deletion from neuroepithelial cells results in increased replication stress and microcephaly
11:00:00 Coffee Break
11:30:00 Chromosome segregation in Archaea: a thermophilic ménage à trois Daniella Barilla
12:00:00 Role for Condensin at Telomeres during Mitosis
12:15:00 Examining the role of radial confinement of the nucleoid in Escherichia coli sister segregation
12:30:00 Chromosome segregation in animal-attached bacteria
16:00:00 Achim Breiling, EMBO
16:10:00 Julie Collier, Molecular Cell
16:20:00 Christina Karlsson Rosenthal, Nature Cell Biology
16:30:00 Round table discussion
17:00:00 Coffee Break - meet the editors
17:30:00 AND-1 fork protection function prevents fork resection and is essential for proliferation Dana Branzei
18:30:00 Mitotic DNA repair synthesis and its impact in spindle assembly checkpoint F Esashi
18:45:00 A mitotic back-up pathway of replisome disassembly
19:00:00 Network rewiring of homologous recombination during mitotic proliferation and meiosis ​Joao Matos
19:30:00 Dinner - Meet the speakers tables (sessions 3 + 4)
20:30:00 Poster session I (odd Numbers) & Drinks
22:30:00 Drinks at the Main Bar
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
06:00:00 New Presentation
09:00:00 Excursion to Ancient Olympia
15:30:00 The Smc5/6 complex, entangled chromatids and DNA supercoiling
16:00:00 A second DNA binding site on the bacterial Smc-ScpAB complex
16:30:00 An elbow in SMC arms
16:45:00 Structure and function of the eukaryotic condensin complex
17:00:00 High-resolution studies to determine the role of gene expression on chromosome structuring in bacteria Charlotte Cockram
17:30:00 Coffee break
18:00:00 The regulation of replication licensing in normal and pathological states
18:30:00 Rif1 a hub connecting nuclear architecture and replication timing Sara Buonomo
19:00:00 An RNA-based mechanism for the nutritional control of bacterial DNA replication initiation
19:15:00 Abrogation of DNA replication licensing control leads to Copy Number Variations across evolution
19:30:00 Dinner - Meet the speakers sessions 5 + 6
20:20:00 Poster Session 2 (even numbers)
Thursday, September 20, 2018
06:00:00 New Presentation
09:00:00 Coordination of the two chromosome replication in Vibrio cholerae. Didier Mazel
10:00:00 Developmental and cancer-associated plasticity of DNA replication program is widespread along the genome but more frequent in GC-poor, lowly expressed and late-replicating regions
10:15:00 Interaction between replication initiation factor Sld3 and histone acetyltransferase Esa1 promotes the activation of subset of replication origins in budding yeast
10:30:00 Unique Regulation of dNTP Production in Mammalian Pluripotent Stem Cells
11:00:00 Coffee Break
11:30:00 Chromatin Replication and Epigenome Maintenance Anja Groth
12:00:00 Chromosome segregation during sporulation in Bacillus subtilis Jeff Errington
12:30:00 Single-Molecule Investigation of Parental Histone Dynamics During Replication
12:45:00 CcrZ: a synchronizer of chromosome replication with cell division in Streptococcus pneumoniae
13:00:00 Lunch break - Meet the speakers tables (sessions 7 - 9)
16:00:00 Chromosome conformation and segregation in Pseudomonas aeruginosa Frederic Boccard
16:30:00 Differential regulation of cohesin by the Esco1 and Esco2 acetyltransferases
16:45:00 A post loading function of the cohesin loader Scc2 Mandyam Srinivasan
17:00:00 High-resolution whole genome mapping of Sister Chromatid Contacts (Hi-SC2) in Vibrio cholerae
17:30:00 Coffee break
18:00:00 Keynote 3: Single-molecule studies of complex biological processes such as transcription and replication Nynke Dekker
18:45:00 Keynote 4: Reconstituting Chromatin Replication John Diffley
19:30:00 Closing remarks - Poster awards
20:30:00 Conference Dinner and Party
Friday, September 21, 2018
06:00:00 Breakfast-Departure
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