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DNA topoisomerases and DNA topology

17 – 21 September 2017 | Les Diablerets, Switzerland

  • Registration Deadline
  • 31 May 2017
  • Abstract Submission Deadline
  • 31 May 2017
  • Chosen Participants Will Be Notified By
  • 01 July 2017
  • Payment Deadline
  • 31 July 2017
  • Accommodation Booking Deadline
  • 19 August 2017

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About the Workshop

The helical structure of DNA and the helical organization of chromatin fibres necessarily involve topological problems arising during vital processes like DNA replication, transcription, recombination and chromatin packing. In healthy cells all these problems are resolved by the action of nuclear enzymes DNA topoisomerases. These complex enzymes transiently cut one or two DNA strands and permit another strand or another double helix to pass through the transient break before it is religated. Since practically all DNA transactions depend (at least to some extent) on the action of DNA topoisomerases these enzymes play a central role in the proper functioning of DNA.

It is very important to know the mechanisms of action of these enzymes to better understand functioning both of healthy cells and of cancer cells. For example, DNA topoisomerase inhibitors constitute one important class of anti-cancer drugs. In addition to scientists working on DNA topoisomerases this EMBO Workshop will also group together scientists studying topological problems arising during DNA replication, transcription and recombination or chromosome segregation. Our objective is to contribute to the growth of knowledge in the field of DNA topology by bringing together leaders in the field with the new generation of young scientists from many European countries.

 

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Programme

 

Registration

  • Registration Deadline
  • 31 May 2017
  • Abstract Submission Deadline
  • 31 May 2017
  • Chosen Participants Will Be Notified By
  • 01 July 2017
  • Payment Deadline
  • 31 July 2017
  • Accommodation Booking Deadline
  • 19 August 2017

 

  • Student / Post-Doc £100 (GBP)
  • Principal Investigator £250 (GBP)
  • Industry £500 (GBP)

The registration fee, shown above, does not include accommodation or the hotel's conference package, which must be paid for after acceptance.

The meeting will be held in the Eurotel Victoria, Les Diablerets and the accommodation prices described below include the majority of the meeting costs per participant.

Accommodation and meeting package must be booked direct with the Eurotel Victoria upon acceptance to the workshop.

Download the booking form.

The meeting package includes accommodation and meals with drinks commencing with Dinner in the evening of Sunday 17th September 2017 and ending with Lunch on Thursday 21st September 2017. It also includes coffee breaks during the meeting and refreshments during the two poster sessions, a welcome drink on Sunday before dinner.

Payment

Payment details will be sent to successful participants.

Selection criteria

Participants will be selected on scientific grounds and geographical distribution (broad distribution and not more than 15% from Switzerland).

Abstract guidelines

Abstracts must be a maximum of 250 words, excluding the title, authors and affiliations.

Poster specifications

Posters should be portrait format with a maximum width of 80cm and maximum length of 120cm.

 

Contact

Caroline Austin

Tel: +44 191 208 8864

Email: caroline.austin@ncl.ac.uk

 

 
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Venue

Eurotel Victoria

Ch. du Vernex 3

Case postale 112

CH-1865 Les Diablerets

www.eurotel-victoria.ch

Tel : +41 (0)24 492 37 21

Fax : +41 (0)24 492 23 71

Accommodation

This EMBO Workshop will be held in the Eurotel Victoria, Les Diablerets and the accommodation price includes the meeting costs per participant.

Accommodation and meeting package must be booked direct with the Eurotel Victoria.

The meeting package includes accommodation and meals with drinks commencing with Dinner in the evening of Sunday 17th September 2017 and ending with Lunch on Thursday 21st September 2017. It also includes coffee breaks during the meeting and refreshments during the two poster sessions, a welcome drink on Sunday before dinner.

The meeting package is 287.50 CHF per person per night in a single room. The rate in a shared double room is 232.50 CHF per person. The meeting package rate applies for 4 nights, Sunday 17th September 2017 to Wednesday 20th September (checkout morning of Thursday 2017). Meeting ends at Lunchtime.

Workshop price:

SINGLE ROOM 4 x 287.50 = 1150 CHF.

DOUBLE ROOM (rate per person) 4x232.50=930 CHF.

This must be booked direct with the hotel using the booking form.

Download the booking form.

Transport

There are good train links between Geneva Airport and Les Disablerets. Eurotel Victoria is within walking distance of the train station, alternatively the meeting hotel provides a free shuttle bus from the station.

We may book a large coach to the airport on the departure day if there is sufficient demand.We will ask participants if they wish to use this service after acceptance. This would need to be paid for on site, and the cost per person will be approximately 30 CHF.

About the Area

The meeting venue is situated in a beautiful location in the Swiss mountain resort of Les Diablerets. Weather permitting there will be an organized hike on the Tuesday afternoon.

Participants arriving before the meeting or staying after the meeting may wish to visit Glacier 3000 http://www.glacier3000.ch/en/ (weather permitting), it can be reached by bus and then cable cars.

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