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Yeast Chromosome Structure, Replication and Segregation

Conference Summary

Understanding the intricately interconnected systems that regulate chromosome structure, replication and segregation are a major challenge in modern cell biology.  Yeast systems continue to provide key biological insights and technical breakthroughs that drive progress in the fields of DNA replication, recombination and repair, chromatin structure, spindle assembly and regulation, kinetochore structure and function, telomere biology and nuclear organization.  The FASEB Yeast Chromosome Structure, Replication and Segregation Meeting brings together leaders in these fields, young up-and-coming faculty and the students and postdocs who are actually doing the work to share the most current technical and conceptual advances, meet their colleagues from across the globe and establish new collaborations.  A tradition of international participation—with strong participation from Asia and Europe—ensures broad representation of ideas.  Building on a long series of successful meetings, this meeting is known as "The" Yeast Chromosome Meeting, a not-to-be-missed gathering of the most important work in the field.  The meeting is known for a congenial and interactive atmosphere in which all the posters are up for the whole meeting and everybody comes to the evening poster sessions to talk science, make new connections and renew old ones. This incarnation will include sessions on Chromosome and Chromatin Structure, DNA Replication, Meiosis and Recombination, Telomeres, Kinetochores and Spindles, DNA Repair, Nuclear Organization and Cell Cycle Control.

View the Program Agenda

Important Deadlines:   Early Bird: June 16, 2016         Last Day to Register: July 1, 2016

Highlights

  • Over 20 talks will be selected from the abstracts.
  • Carl Singer Foundation Fellowships for all student speakers.
  • Meet the Experts every evening at the social-hour poster sessions and afterwards.
  • Hike with the Experts on a fabulous afternoon trek in the Rocky Mountains.

Keynote Speakers

Steven P. Bell
MIT

Conference Organizers

Nick Rhind
UMass Med School
nick.rhind@umassmed.edu

Jennifer Gerton
Stowers Institute
jeg@stowers.org

Conference Staff

Robin Crawford, CMP, Conference Manager
Pippa O'Shea, Conference Assistant

Contact us:
Email:  src@faseb.org   Phone: 1.301.634.7010

Date & Location

Date: July 31- August 5, 2016
Location: Base Village Conference Center
                 110 Carriage Way
                 Snowmass Village, CO

Transportation & Lodging

Airport Information

If you fly into Denver, Colorado Mountain Express (CME) is the official shuttle service to and from Denver International Airport for the FASEB Science Research Conferences. 

Please refer to the GROUP CODE: FASEB for the discounted rate of $94.00 one-way.  To make reservations, call the reservation center at: 
1.800.525.6363 (with the United States) 
970.926.9800 (outside the United States)

Click the links below for Transportation & Lodging information:

Official Conference Lodging

Stonebridge Inn
300 Carriage Way
Snowmass Village, CO
970.923.2420
Pokolodi Lodge
25 Daly Ln
Snowmass Village, CO
970.923.4310

If you request a single or a double occupancy room, the registration fee covers 5 nights of lodging (Sunday through Thursday night, checkout Friday morning). A credit card will be required upon check-in for incidental expenses (i.e. in-room movies, room service, etc.)

If you plan to arrive early or stay beyond the conference dates, you must make your own reservations for the extra nights you require. You are responsible for payment upon check-out.

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