Seattle Genetic Instability and Cancer Symposium

Seattle Genetic Instability and Cancer Symposium

Monday, June 15, 2015
8:30am - 6:30pm

Orin Smith Auditorium
UW Medicine South Lake Union


The 3rd Annual Seattle Genetic Instability and Cancer Symposium will be held on Monday, June 15th from 8:30am to 6:30pm at the Orin Smith Auditorium at the South Lake Union campus of the University of Washington. SGICS is designed to facilitate interaction between Seattle-based graduate students, research associates and principal investigators in the fields of DNA repair, genomics, genetic instability and cancer. The symposium will feature 15 minute talks and a poster session presented primarily by graduate students and post-docs from selected abstracts. SGICS is organized by Fred Hutch and UW postdocs, graduate students and faculty.

Research areas to be featured in SGICS:

  • DNA Repair/DNA Damage Response
  • Cancer Genetics/Genomics
  • Cancer Mechanisms
  • Genome Engineering
  • Chromosome Structure and Dynamics

Symposium schedule will be posted on this site by May 15th.

Keynote Address

'Genome-wide analysis of human global and transcription-coupled excision repair of UV damage at single-nucleotide resolution'

Aziz Sancar, MD, PhD, Sarah Graham Kenan Professor of Biochemistry & Biophysics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. More Info

Abstract Submission is now CLOSED.

Networking opportunities: We will have a catered reception by registration that will provide opportunities for local scientists to interact and exchange ideas.


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