[Toxicology] Fwd: DNA Repair Interest Group - UPDATE - May 1, 2005

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> DNA Repair Interest Group - UPDATE - May 1, 2005
>
> 1 - VIDEOCONFERENCE:     May 17, 2005 - Tues 12:30 PM - Dr. Steve West  
> -
> Cancer Research UK, London Research Institute - Title: New insights  
> into
> mechanisms of BRCA2-regulated double-strand break repair
>
> 2 - SEMINARS OF NOTE: TBA
>
> 3 - CONFERENCES -   CONFERENCES -   MIDWEST DNA REPAIR SYMPOSIUM, MAY
> 21-22, 2005, DETROIT, MI; WORKSHOP ON ATAXIA TELANGIECTASIA, ATM AND  
> THE
> DNA DAMAGE RESPONSE JUNE 8-11, 2005, LAKE MAGGIORE, ITALY;   HEALTH,  
> GENES
> & SOCIETY - TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL -JUNE 19-21, 2005; INTERNATIONAL MEETING  
> ON
> O6-ALKYLGUANINE-DNA ALKYLTRANSFERASE (MGMT). AUGUST 6-9, 2005, KEELE
> CONFERENCE PARK, UK;  STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY OF DNA REPAIR- AUG 28 - SEPT  
> 1,
> 2005; 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENVIRONMENTAL MUTAGENS - SEPT  
> 3-8,
> 2005 - SAN FRANCISCO; RESPONSES TO DNA DAMAGE: INSIGHTS FROM CHEMICAL,
> BIOCHEMICAL, STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY AND CELLULAR STUDIES 19-21 SEPTEMBER  
> 2005,
> BRIGHTON, UK
>
> 4- POST DOC AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: Bethesda, MD; Indianapolis,  
> IN;
> Davis, CA; Buffalo, NY; Columbia, S.C.; Worcester, MA; Burlington, VT,
> Rochester, MN; London, UK
>
> 5 - COMMERCIAL REAGENT SOURCES
>
> 6 - ELECTRONIC CONTACTS
>
>
> 1.0     DNA REPAIR VIDEOCONFERENCE:
>
> May 17, 2005 - Tues 12:30 PM - Dr. Steve West - Cancer Research UK,  
> London
> Research Institute - Title: New insights into mechanisms of
> BRCA2-regulated double-strand break repair Origin of Videoconference:  
> NIH,
> Bethesda, MD
>
> [Note: Dr. West will also be giving a lecture in the NIH Director.s Wed
> Afternoon lecture series on the following day May 18, 2005. Title:   
> Making
> Ends Meet: Double-strand Break Repair in Human Cells]
>
>
> VIDEOCONFERENCE LOCATIONS:  Building 45 (NATCHER) Room J, Bethesda, MD
> (origin); Room 1E03 GRC Baltimore, MD; Lawrence Livermore Labs,  
> Livermore,
> CA; Univ of Michigan, Ann Arbor; University of Pittsburgh; MD Anderson,
> Smithville, TX; Building 101 Room B200, NIEHS, Research Triangle Park,  
> NC
> State University of New York, Stony Brook, NY; Univ of Kentucky,
> Lexington, KY; Building 549, Conference Room A,  FCRDC, Frederick, MD;
> Brookhaven National Labs, Upton, NY; Oregon Health & Science  
> University,
> Portland, OR; Univ of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC and live on the
> internet at http://videocast.nih.gov
>
>
> 1.1     DNA REPAIR VIDEOCONFERENCE - FUTURE DATES AND VIDEO ARCHIVE
> [Note: A larger and more up to date list of future and past
> videoconferences can be found on the DNA Repair Interest Group web  
> site:
> http://www.nih.gov:80/sigs/dna-rep/ ]
>
> 1.1.1 FUTURE VIDEOCONFERENCES:
>
> June 14, 2005 - Tues 12:30 PM - Dr. Kurt W. Kohn, NCI - A personal  
> history
> of DNA damage and repair research 1960-2005 Origin of videoconference:
> NIH, Bethesda
>
> 1.1.2 VIDEOARCHIVES: INTERNET ACCESS (WORLDWIDE):
> To date 83 of these videoconferences have been archived and are  
> available
> for viewing at your leisure on the internet. You will need a web  
> browser
> (with a high speed link) and free Real Video software.  Setup details  
> and
> access are available at the NIH videocast website:
> http://videocast.nih.gov. Go to Past events; DNA Repair Interest Group
> Sessions.
>
> Note: Technical improvements are made regularly on this site to  
> increase
> transmission speeds and ease of access. If you were not successful in
> viewing these videos in the past it is worth trying again.   We  
> recently
> received a log of the use of these videocasts. They were downloaded  
> nearly
> 10,000 times in the past two years!
>
> April 19, 2005 - Short talks by young investigators:
> Dr. Miguel Garcia-Diaz - NIEHS - Structural analysis of strand
> misalignment during DNA synthesis; [Note: Adobe Acrobat files with  
> slides
> from this talk can be downloaded at this site. The posting of the  
> video is
> delayed at the request of the speaker]
>
> Dr. Kyungjae Myung - NHGRI -Suppression and formation of gross  
> chromosomal
> rearrangements through cross talk between different DNA metabolisms;
> [Note: Adobe Acrobat files with slides from this talk can be  
> downloaded at
> this site. The posting of the video is delayed at the request of the
> speaker]
>
> Dr. John Hinz - Livermore, CA -Distinct genomic instabilities  
> associated
> with deficiencies in homologous recombination or the Fanconi anemia  
> FANCD2
> monoubiquitination pathway [Note: The posting of the video is delayed  
> at
> the request of the speaker]
>
> March 15, 2005 - Dr. Wei Yang - NIDDK - DNA repair in 3D.  [Note: Adobe
> Acrobat files with slides from this talk can be downloaded at this  
> site.
> The posting of the video is delayed at the request of the speaker]
>
> Feb 16, 2004 Dr. Judy Campisi also gave a lecture in the NIH Director.s
> Wed Afternoon lecture series on the following day. Title: Cancer and
> aging: Rival demons?
>
> Feb 15, 2005 - Dr. Judy Campisi - Univ of California Berkeley - Title:
> Genome maintenance systems, cancer and aging  [Note: Adobe Acrobat  
> files
> with slides from this talk can be downloaded at this site. The posting  
> of
> the video is delayed at the request of the speaker]
>
> Jan 18, 2005 - Dr. Michael Seidman - NIA - Repair and Mutagenesis of
> Triplex Targeted Interstrand Crosslinks. [Note: Adobe Acrobat files  
> with
> slides from this talk can be downloaded at this site. The posting of  
> the
> video is delayed at the request of the speaker]
>
>
> Dec 21, 2004 - Tues 12:30 PM - Dr. Thomas Wilson - Univ of Michigan
> -Nonhomologous end-joining: lessons from yeast.  Origin of
> Videoconference: Univ of Michigan  [Note: Adobe Acrobat files with  
> slides
> from this talk can be downloaded at this site. The posting of the  
> video is
> delayed at the request of the speaker]
>
> Nov 16, 2004 - Dr. Susan Olson - OHSU, Portland, OR - Exploring  
> Cellular
> and Molecular Aspects of Fanconi Anemia from a Cytogenetic Perspective
> [Note: The posting of this talk is delayed at the request of the  
> speaker]
>
> Oct 19, 2004 - Dr. Roel Schaaper - NIEHS- Novel mutators and the
> correction of replication errors in E. coli  [Note: The posting of this
> talk is delayed at the request of the speaker]
>
> Sept 21, 2004 - Dr. Ken Kraemer -Clinical, Molecular and Epidemiologic
> Studies of Xeroderma Pigmentosum and Related Disorders of DNA Repair
> [Note: Adobe Acrobat files with slides from this talk can be  
> downloaded at
> this site.]
>
> June 15, 2004 -Young investigator showcase:  Dr. Sikandar Khan - NCI -  
> Two
> Essential Splice Lariat Branchpoint Sequences in One Intron in a  
> Xeroderma
> Pigmentosum DNA Repair Gene [Note: Adobe Acrobat files with slides from
> this talk can be downloaded at this site.]
>
> June 15, 2004 -Young investigator showcase: Dr. Francesca Storici -  
> NIEHS
> - Addressing Mechanisms of Recombination and Double Strand Break  
> Repair in
> Yeast with Targeted Oligonucleotides and the Delitto Perfetto Approach
> [Note: Adobe Acrobat files with slides from this talk can be  
> downloaded at
> this site.]
>
> June 15, 2004 -Young investigator showcase: Dr. Diane Cabelof - Wayne
> State, Detroit - Induction of Spontaneous Tumors in beta-pol
> Haploinsufficient Mice [Note: The posting of this talk is delayed at  
> the
> request of the speaker]
>
> May 18, 2004 - Dr. Larry Thompson - Lawrence Livermore National Lab,
> Livermore, CA - History of DNA Repair: Chinese Hamster Cells and DNA
> Repair - A Long-Lasting Affair [Note: An Adobe Acrobat file with slides
> from this talk can be downloaded at this site. The posting of the  
> video of
> this talk will be delayed at the request of the speaker.]
>
> April 20, 2004 - Dr. David Wilson - NIA, NIH - Regulation of Central  
> Steps
> in Human Base Excision Repair  [Note: An Adobe Acrobat file with slides
> from this talk can also be downloaded at this site.]
>
> Mar 16, 2004 -Dr. Alan Lehmann - Brighton, UK - Translesion Synthesis  
> and
> Polymerase Switching in Human Cells
>
> Feb 17, 2004 - Dr. Dmitry Gordenin - NIEHS- Inhibition of Mismatch  
> Repair
> by Cadmium [Note: An Adobe Acrobat file with slides from this talk can
> also be downloaded at this site.]
>
> Jan 20, 2004  - Dr. Steve Kowalczykowski - Biochemistry of  
> Recombinational
> DNA Repair: Common Themes [Note: An Adobe Acrobat file with slides from
> this talk can also be downloaded at this site.]
>
> Dec 16, 2003  - Dr. Andre Nussenzweig - Experimental Immunology Branch,
> CCR, NCI, NIH -The Role of DNA Breaks in Genomic Instability
>
> Nov 18, 2003 - Dr. Lei Li - Univ of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center  
> -
> DNA Damage Cell Cycle Checkpoint: Beyond Buying Time for Repair
>
> Oct 14, 2003-  Dr. Alain Sarasin, Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif
> France - Xeroderma pigmentosum : Role of the XP variant pol eta gene in
> UV-induced mutagenesis.  Toward a gene therapy in XPC patients?
>
> Sept 16, 2003 - Dr. Satya Prakash - Univ of Texas, Galveston  
> -Translesion
> synthesis DNA polymerases of yeast and humans
>
> Sept 16, 2003 - Dr. Satya Prakash -Studies of human DNA repair  
> diseases in
> yeast
>
> May 20, 2003 -  Dr. Errol Friedberg, Univ of Texas Southwestern,  
> Dallas,
> Tx - Honest Jim Revealed- The Writings of James D. Watson  [Note: The
> Writing Life of James D. Watson by Dr. Friedberg is now available and  
> can
> be ordered from the CSHL Press website at http://www.cshlpress.com/ ]
>
> Through the miracle of videotape we now have been able to post most of  
> the
> DNA Repair Interest Group videoconferences from 1998,1999, 2000, 2001,
> 2002 and 2003 on the web site.  These include talks by Drs. Anderson,
> Beernik, Bogenhagen, Bohr, Bradsher, Brash, Brooks, Brosh, Chu,  
> Cleaver,
> Chen, Copeland, Drotschmann, Elledge, Emmert, Essigman, Fornace,
> Friedberg, George, Glazer, Grossman, Hanawalt, Jin, Kashlev, Kraemer,
> Kunkel, Leadon, Liu, Ljungman, Marini, Matson, Matsumoto,  McKay,  
> Mitra,
> Pommier, Ramsden, Rosenquist, Setlow, Schofield, Sharan, Sobol, States,
> Stefanini, Sung, Sutherland, Tainer, Taylor, Tomkinson, Thompson,  
> Vasquez,
> Wang, Wei, Wood, Woodgate, Yanamadala, and Yarosh.
>
> 2. SEMINARS OF NOTE: TBA
>
> 3.    CONFERENCES -   MIDWEST DNA REPAIR SYMPOSIUM, MAY 21-22, 2005,
> DETROIT, MI; WORKSHOP ON ATAXIA TELANGIECTASIA, ATM AND THE DNA DAMAGE
> RESPONSE JUNE 8-11, 2005, LAKE MAGGIORE, ITALY;   HEALTH, GENES &  
> SOCIETY
> - TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL -JUNE 19-21, 2005; INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON
> O6-ALKYLGUANINE-DNA ALKYLTRANSFERASE (MGMT). AUGUST 6-9, 2005, KEELE
> CONFERENCE PARK, UK;  STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY OF DNA REPAIR- AUG 28 - SEPT  
> 1,
> 2005; 9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENVIRONMENTAL MUTAGENS - SEPT  
> 3-8,
> 2005 - SAN FRANCISCO; RESPONSES TO DNA DAMAGE: INSIGHTS FROM CHEMICAL,
> BIOCHEMICAL, STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY AND CELLULAR STUDIES 19-21 SEPTEMBER  
> 2005,
> BRIGHTON, UK
>
> [Note: A larger and more up-to-date list of conferences can be found on
> the DNA Repair Interest Group web site:
> http://www.nih.gov:80/sigs/dna-rep/ ]
>
>
> 3.1 SEVENTH MIDWEST DNA REPAIR SYMPOSIUM, MAY 21-22, 2005, DETROIT, MI,
> U.S.A.
>
> The Seventh Midwest DNA Repair Symposium will be held on the campus of
> Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, on May 21 and 22, 2005. This  
> annual
> conference has been bringing together scientists in the midwestern  
> states
> of the U.S. working on DNA repair, mutagenesis and related areas, and  
> is
> open to all. This year's conference
> highlights will include keynote speeches by Drs. Tomas Lindahl (Cancer
> Research UK) and Leona Samson (Massachusetts Institute of Technology).  
> The
> fees for registration and accommodations are designed to make the
> conference accessible to students and
> post-doctoral fellows, in addition to the Principal Investigators.  
> Details
> regarding this symposium can be found at the website:
> http://www.dnarepairsymposium.org/.
> Inquiries regarding the conference may be directed to the organizers,
> Ashok Bhagwat (axb at chem.wayne.edu) and Ahmad Heydari
> (Ahmad.Heydari at wayne.edu).
>
> 3.2 2005 INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON ATAXIA TELANGIECTASIA, ATM AND THE  
> DNA
> DAMAGE RESPONSE JUNE 8-11, 2005 LAKE MAGGIORE, ITALY
>
> The Organisers are pleased to announce the 2005 International Workshop  
> on
> Ataxia Telangiectasia, ATM and the DNA Damage Response to be held from
> 8-11
> June 2005, Lake Maggiore, Italy.
> The topics that will be covered include:
> ATM, related proteins and DNA damage responses
> Alterations in the ATM and ATR pathways and their consequences
> Cellular responses to DNA single strand breaks and related phenotypes
> DNA damage responses in the nervous system
> Therapeutic strategies
>
> Full details are available at http://www.atworkshop.com
>
> The Scientific Committee, ATW2005
> Luciana Chessa, Domenico Delia, Jiri Bartek, Pat Concannon, Richard  
> Gatti,
> Jean Gautier, Janet Hall, Martin Lavin, Peter McKinnon, Yosef Shiloh  
> and
> Malcolm Taylor
>
> Janet Hall
> DNA Repair Team,
> International Agency for Research on Cancer,
> 150 cours Albert Thomas,
> 69372 Lyon Cedex 08
> France
> tel: +33 (0)472738596fax: +33 (0)472738322
>
>
>
> 3.3 HEALTH, GENES & SOCIETY - TEL-AVIV, ISRAEL -JUNE 19-21, 2005
>
> Personalized Medicine Europe: Health, Genes & Society
> Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel
> June 19-21, 2005
>
> http://www.functionalgenomics.org.uk/sections/activitites/2005/ 
> Livshits/info.htm
>
> Participation is free of charge, however advance registration is  
> required.
>
> Abstract deadline: March 15, 2005 (see web site for detailed abstract
> submission
> instructions)
>
> Five prizes of Euro 300 each are offered to graduate and post-graduate
> students
> for the best abstracts chosen for oral presentation.
>
> Please register by e-mail to one of the organisers:
> Gregory Livshits
> gregl at post.tau.ac.il
>
> David Gurwitz
> gurwitz at post.tau.ac.il
>
>
> 3.4 INTERNATIONAL MEETING ON O6-ALKYLGUANINE-DNA ALKYLTRANSFERASE  
> (MGMT).
> AUGUST 6-9, 2005, KEELE CONFERENCE PARK, UK
>
> The meeting website is http://www.paterson.man.ac.uk/mgmt/mgmt.jsp
>
> Closing date is May 15th.
>
> For more information contact:
>
>
> Dr Geoff Margison
> Head, Cancer Research-UK Carcinogenesis Group
> Paterson Institute for Cancer Research
> Christie Hospital Trust
> Manchester M20 4BX
> United Kingdom
> Phone:44 (0) 161 446 3183
> Fax: 44(0) 161 446 8306
> E-mail: gmargison at picr.man.ac.uk
>
>
> 3.5 STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY OF DNA REPAIR- AUG 28 - SEPT 1, 2005
> This one day conference will be held during the National ACS.
> For more information contact:
> Caroline Kisker
> Associate Professor
> State University of New York At Stony Brook
> Center for Structural Biology
> Department of Pharmacological Sciences
> Stony Brook , NY 11794-5115
> Tel: (631) 632 1465
> Fax: (631) 632 1555
> E-Mail: kisker at pharm.sunysb.edu
>
>
> 3.6  9TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENVIRONMENTAL MUTAGENS - SEPT 3-8,
> 2005 - SAN FRANCISCO
>
> This meeting is the next in the series of international EMS meetings -  
> the
> last time in the U.S. was 16 years ago in Cleveland. We will have 12
> plenary speakers and 47
> symposia, including a dozen of immediate interest to DNA repair
> researchers. There will be a hard-copy Second Circular available within
> the week, but the complete program information is also available on the
> Web Site at www.ICEM.org. This conference will be
> held in San Francisco, Sept 3 - 8 , 2005.
>
> Philip C. Hanawalt
> Professor of Biology
> Stanford University
> Department of Biological Sciences
> 371 Serra Mall
> Stanford, CA 94305-5020
>
> Tel. (650) 723-2424
> Fax (650) 725 -1848
> Home page: http://www.stanford.edu/~hanawalt
>
>
> 3.7 RESPONSES TO DNA DAMAGE: INSIGHTS FROM CHEMICAL, BIOCHEMICAL,
> STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY AND CELLULAR STUDIES 19-21 SEPTEMBER 2005,  
> BRIGHTON, UK
>
> The call for abstracts and registration are now open for the first  
> meeting
> in the field of DNA Damage from the Chemical Biology Forum and Nucleic
> Acids Group of the RSC in conjunction with the Biochemical Society.
> Deadline for abstracts is 15 Jul 2005.
>
> The aim of the conference is to bring together scientists from several
> disciplines including nucleic acid chemistry, biochemical analysis,
> structural biology and cellular and whole animal studies to help  
> promote
> cross-fertilisation of ideas and collaborative studies between the
> disciplines.
>
> The meeting will cover:
> "       Oxidative DNA Lesions: from Chemistry to Structure to  
> Biochemistry
> to Biology
> "       Mismatch Repair
> "       Double Strand Break Repair and Signalling
> "       Translesion Synthesis and Lesion Bypass
> "       Cross Link Repair/Nucleotide Excision Repair
> Invited speakers include Greg Verdine (Nucleic Acids Award Lecture)
> Harvard University, USA; Steve Jackson, Wellcome/CR-UK Gurdon  
> Institute of
> Cancer & Developmental Biology and Steve West, Cancer Research UK.
>
> Further information can be found on the conference web page:
> http://www.rsc.org/DNA
> Alternatively, please call +44 (0) 1223 432254 or email RSC  
> Conferences at
> conferences at rsc.org
>
>
>
> 4.      POST DOC AND EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES: Bethesda, MD;  
> Indianapolis,
> IN; Davis, CA; Buffalo, NY; Columbia, S.C.; Worcester, MA; Burlington,  
> VT,
> Rochester, MN; London, UK
> [Note: Check the list for more Job Opportunities on the DNA Repair
> Interest Group web site: http://www.nih.gov:80/sigs/dna-rep/ ]
>
>
> 4.1 NIH POST DOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP - HUMAN DISEASES WITH DEFECTIVE DNA
> REPAIR - BETHESDA, MD
> We are studying molecular, cellular and clinical abnormalities in  
> patients
> with defective DNA repair and possible links of these genes to disease  
> in
> the general population. Current emphasis is on xeroderma pigmentosum,
> Cockayne syndrome and trichothiodystrophy.  A postdoctoral position is
> available for a talented individual (M.D., Ph.D. or MD-PhD) with less  
> than
> 5 years of postdoctoral experience who has knowledge of molecular  
> biology
> and DNA repair.
>
> To apply, send CV and bibliography and names (with contact  
> information) of
> 3 references to:
>
> Kenneth H. Kraemer, M.D.
> Basic Research Laboratory
> National Cancer Institute, NIH
> Building 37 Room 3E24
> Bethesda,  MD 20892
> TEL: 301-496-9033    FAX: 301-496-8419
> e-mail: kraemerk at nih.gov
> http://rex.nci.nih.gov/RESEARCH/basic/lmc/khk.htm
>
> NIH is an equal opportunity employer.
>
>
> 4.2 TWO FULL TIME FACULTY POSITIONS  - PEDIATRIC HEMATOLOGY/ONCOLOGY -
> INDIANAPOLIS, IN
>
> The Department of Pediatrics, Section of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology  
> at
> Riley Hospital for Children and Indiana University School of Medicine  
> is
> recruiting two full-time academic positions at the
> Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level.  The positions have an  
> emphasis
> on basic and translational research.  This senior position comes with  
> the
> Earl and Betty Herr Endowed Chair in Pediatric Oncology Research.
> Candidates must have strong research background and either current or
> potential for independent funding.  Successful candidates will be  
> expected
> to establish a strong externally funded research program.  Laboratory
> space is in the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research, which has
> ongoing programs in DNA repair, cancer biology, stem cell biology,  
> genetic
> blood disorders, myeloid biology, leukemogenesis and development.  The
> position comes with a generous start-up package, outstanding laboratory
> space and protected time for research-related activities.
>
> The Department of Pediatrics consistently ranks in the top 20  
> nationally
> for NIH funding to pediatric departments.  This recruitment is part of  
> a
> major expansion of the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research, a
> highly interactive and multidisciplinary research center that is part  
> of
> the Department of Pediatrics.  The Wells Center currently occupies  
> 65,000
> sq ft of research space and will continue to expand in the forthcoming
> years. There are currently twenty-six principal investigators, and NIH
> funded areas of research include: developmental pulmonary physiology,
> cardiovascular developmental biology, fetal and neonatal metabolic
> physiology, reproductive and neuro-endocrinology, hematopoiesis,  
> myeloid
> biology and gene regulation, gene therapy, cancer biology and DNA  
> repair.
>
> Indiana University School of Medicine is also home to the nation.s only
> federally sponsored gene vector production and research facility, one  
> of
> three molecular hematology research centers in the country, and a  
> National
> Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Research Center.  In addition, the  
> IUSM
> hosts more than twenty NIH Centers including a Diabetes Research and
> Training Center, an Adolescent Sexually Transmitted Disease Center, an
> Alcohol Research Center, and an Alzheimer.s and Related Diseases  
> Center.
>
> The search committee will begin evaluating applications on April 1,  
> 2005
> and applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is
> filled. Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae,  
> summary of
> research accomplishments and future research plans, and the names of at
> least three references to Mark R. Kelly, Ph.D., 1044 West Walnut  
> Street,
> Room 302C, Indianapolis, IN, 46202; email:  mkelley at iupui.edu.
>
>
> 4.3 POSTDOCTORAL FELLOW . HOMOLOGOUS RECOMBINATION . DAVIS, CA
>
> An NIH funded postdoctoral position is available in the Center for
> Genetics and Development, University of California at Davis. The  
> project
> involves molecular genetic, biochemical and cytological approaches to
> understanding the mechanism and regulation of crossing-over between
> homologous chromosomes during meiosis. Yeast (Saccharomyces  
> cerevisiae) is
> our primary model system but mouse models are currently being  
> established.
> Expertise in standard molecular biology techniques is essential.
> Additional expertise in one of the following areas is highly desirable:
> protein purification & biochemistry, yeast genetics, epifluorescence
> microscopy/cytology, knockout/transgenic mice. Salary will be  
> commensurate
> with experience. Start date: on or after April 1, 2005.
>
> Interested candidates should forward a full CV and the contact  
> information
> of two or three references to Neil Hunter, e-mail:  nhunter at ucdavis.edu
>
> Neil Hunter
> Center for Genetics and Development
> Section of Microbiology
> Division of Biological Sciences
> UC Davis
> 347 Briggs Hall
> One Shields Ave.
> Davis, CA 95616
> Office: (530) 754-4401 Lab:     (530) 754-4391 Fax:     (530) 754-8973
>
>
> 4.4 POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN PHARMACOLOGY AND CANCER THERAPEUTICS  -
> ROSWELL PARK CANCER INSTITUTE - BUFFALO, NY
>
> Postdoctoral position in pharmacology and cancer therapeutics at  
> Roswell
> Park Cancer Institute is available for studies of cellular responses to
> dna damaging antitumor drugs. The research will examine drug induction  
> of
> pivotal DNA damage response proteins and assess changes in nuclear DNA
> structure as well as chromosomal abnormalities. Emphasis will be on  
> novel
> drug specific DNA damage responses (e.g., ATM independent response to
> enediyne induced DNA double strand breaks JBC 277:20549-20554, 2002)  
> with
> the ultimate goal of uncovering new chemotherapeutic strategies for  
> cancer
> treatment.
>
> Candidates must have a Ph.D. degree or MD and experience in a relevant
> field.
>
> To apply, send a curriculum vitae an description of relevant research
> experience, and contact information for three references to:
>
> Dr. Terry A. Beerman
> Pharmacology and Therapeutics Department
> Carlton and Elm Streets
> Roswell Park Cancer Institute
> Buffalo, NY 14263
> E-mail: terry.beerman at roswellpark.edu
>
>
> 4.5 POSTDOCTORAL POSITION IN DNA REPAIR AND RESPONSES TO CHEMOTHERAPY -
> COLUMBIA, SC
>
> A postdoctoral position is available immediately to use molecular
> genetic and pharmacological approaches to study DNA repair, genomic
> stability, and responses to chemotherapy in mammalian cells. The
> NIH-funded project seeks to determine the links between base excision
> repair, recombination and apoptosis in response to chemotherapy that
> inhibits thymidylate synthase. The project is a collaboration with Dr.
> Alan Waldman in the Dept. of Biological Sciences at the University of
> South Carolina. The investigators are also part of the University's
> NIH/NCRR-funded Center for Colon Cancer Research. The center includes
> histology, pathology, statistics, and animal core facilities. We seek
> an enthusiastic and motivated individual holding a Ph.D., with
> experience in molecular biology. Experience in mammalian cell culture,
> DNA and RNA isolation, Southern/ Northern/Western blotting, and RNA
> interference is preferred.
>
> To apply, send a curriculum vitae with bibliography, description of
> research experience, and contact information for three references to:
>
> Michael D. Wyatt, Ph.D.
> Department of Basic Pharmaceutical Sciences
> Coker Life Sciences Building
> University of South Carolina
> 700 Sumter Street
> Columbia, SC 29208
> wyatt at cop.sc.edu
> http://www.pharm.sc.edu/
> http://www.cccr.sc.edu/
>
>
>
> 4.6 POST DOCS  DNA REPAIR ENZYMES, POLYMERASES, AND RECOMBINASES -
> BURLINGTON, VT
>
> The University of Vermont Department of Microbiology and Molecular
> Genetics is seeking Postdoctoral Research Associates with an interest  
> in
> applying a combined genetic, biochemical, bioinformatic and
> crystallographic approach to study DNA repair enzymes, polymerases, and
> recombinases. NIH support is available for individuals with a strong
> quantitative background who aim to strengthen their ability to bring
> multiple disciplines to bear on challenging projects. We provide an
> intense, collaborative environment in which all participants, from
> students to PI's, learn and work together towards understanding these
> central biological processes. Students and postdocs are immersed in the
> theory and practice of all aspects of structural biology, from cloning  
> and
> overexpression to solving and analyzing structures.
>
> The success of our collaborative approach is evidenced by recent
> publications (EMBO J. 2004 23:1483-1493; PNAS 2004 101:10284-10289),  
> and
> by our award of an NIH Program-Project grant to further pursue these
> goals. State-of-the-art research facilities, coupled with established
> investigators eager to share their experience, provide the tools and
> learning opportunities to help young investigators achieve their own
> success.
> The University of Vermont is located in Burlington, Vermont,  
> consistently
> ranked among the best places to live in the US by virtue of its  
> accessible
> world-renowned recreation sites and respect for the environment.
>
> Positions are available immediately in any of our three research groups
> (Sylvie Doubli, structural biology of DNA replication and repair; Scott
> Morrical, homologous recombination and double-strand break repair;  
> Susan
> Wallace, DNA replication and DNA repair).  Interested applications  
> should
> send a CV, a cover letter, and the names of 3 references to:
>
> Debra Stern
> 201 Stafford Hall
> Department of Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
> The University of Vermont
> Burlington VT 05405
> Fax: (802)656-8749
> Email: dstern at uvm.edu
>
> The University of Vermont is an affirmative action/ equal opportunity
> employer.
>
> 4.7 POSTDOCTORAL POSITIONS ARE AVAILABLE TO STUDY DNA DAMAGE PREVENTION
> AND REPAIR MECHANISMS. - UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAL SCHOOL,
> WORCESTER, MASSACHUSETTS
>
> Projects include studies of the human and yeast OXR and
> PC4 genes, and their function. (For recent references see: PNAS, 97:
> 14530;
> MCB, 24:3180; and MCB, 24:6084) Requires strong background in
> biochemistry,
> molecular biology, and genetics. Send C. V. and names, phone numbers,  
> and
> e-mail addresses of at least three references to: Michael Volkert,  
> Ph.D.,
> Dept. Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Massachusetts
> Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, or by E-mail to:
> Michael.Volkert at umassmed.edu.
>
> Sincerely
>
>
> Michael Volkert, Ph.D.
> Professor
> --------------------
> Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology
> University of Massachusetts Medical School
> Worcester, Massachusetts 01655
> --------------------Phone: (508) 856-2314
> Fax: (508) 856-5920
> Email: Michael.Volkert at umassmed.edu
>
>
> 4.8 POST DOCTORAL FELLOWS - DNA EXPANSION IN HUMAN DISEASE -  
> ROCHESTER, MN
>
> Funding for 2 postdoctoral fellows at the Mayo Clinic in the area of  
> DNA
> expansion and its role in human disease. Areas of interest:
> * Genetic Mechanisms of trinucleotide expansion mutations in animals
> * Biochemistry of DNA Repair enzymes and their defects in disease
> * DNA Repair
> * DNA breakage in neurons.
> * Repair and cell death mechanisms in neurodegeneration and cancer.
>
> Experimental systems are varied and include mice, cells, purified
> proteins, microscopy/ imaging. Therefore, qualified individuals with
> expertise in one of many fields are welcome to apply. Salary is
> commensurate with experience. I will be available at the upcoming ASM
> Repair Meeting in Bermuda.
>
> The Mayo Clinic offers a world-class research environment including:
> * Excellent salaries and benefits.
> * Strong Basic and Clinical research
> * Access to human and clinical materials
> * Core or collaborative service labs in transgenic mice, DNA and  
> protein
> synthesis, protein analysis, NMR, mass spectrometry, stem cell,
> production, epidemiology and statistics, monoclonal antibody  
> production,
> general clinical research, electron and confocal microscopy, stem cell
> laboratory, Immunological Core lab, biomedical imaging and computers,
> section of engineering.
>
> Cynthia T. McMurray, Ph.D.
> Professor and Distinguished Mayo Investigator
> Departments of Molecular Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics,  
> and
> Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
> Mayo Clinic Rochester
> 200 First St. SW, Guggenheim 7
> Rochester, MN 55905
> e-mail: mcmurray.cynthia at mayo.edu
> (507) 284-1597 Direct Phone
> (507) 284-9111 Fax
> (507) 284-2696 Timothy Farnham, Assistant to Dr. McMurray
>
>
> 4.9 POST-DOC FELLOW - DNA METHYLATION -  CLARE HALL LAB - LONDON, UK
> We are inviting applications from postdoctoral fellows, and graduate
> students close to their PhD, with an interest in the biochemistry,
> genetics, and cell biology of DNA repair. In our major research  
> projects,
> we are investigating mechanisms of demethylation of DNA (we recently
> identified a new class of repair enzymes that demethylate DNA), and the
> biological role of uracil in DNA in mammalian cells (we have generated
> relevant knockout mice and cell lines). Our laboratory is located at  
> Clare
> Hall in the North London area. It is very well equipped, and is  
> supported
> by excellent research services, including large scale cell production,
> mass spec protein analysis, antibody production, and transgenic mouse
> facilities. Our research group will continue at this site, working in
> parallel with other eminent labs at Clare Hall, although Tomas may well
> step down from his administrative responsibilities as Director of the
> Clare Hall Laboratories in a year or two.  We would greatly appreciate  
> it
> if you would forward this Email (or let its content be known) to junior
> colleagues that might be interested.  Funding for postdoctoral  
> fellowships
> can be awarded to candidates with at least 2 or 3 publications,  
> including
> a first-author paper in a well known journal.
>
> For further information on the Cancer Research UK London Research
> Institute, Clare Hall Laboratories, and the work of our group, see the
> website below. Applicants can submit their CV to Tomas. For informal
> enquiries, please get in touch with any of us. In the first half of  
> 2005,
> Tomas will be attending the Gordon Winter Conference on Mammalian DNA
> Repair in Ventura, January 16-21,  the Keystone Meeting on Genome
> Instability and Repair in Taos, NM, March 15-20, tentatively the 96th
> Annual AACR meeting in Anaheim, CA, 17-20 April (where Debbie is also a
> speaker), a meeting in New York between CR-UK London Research Institute
> and the Sloan-Kettering Institute, May 19,20, and the 7th Annual  
> Midwest
> DNA Repair Symposium, Wayne State University, Detroit, May 21,22, and  
> will
> be available for discussion, contacts, and interview.
>
> Tomas Lindahl
> Group Leader
> Tomas.Lindahl at cancer.org.uk
> http://www.cancerresearchuk.org/science/lifch/ch_find.html
>
> Debbie Barnes
> Staff Scientist
> Deborah.Barnes at cancer.org.uk
>
> Barbara Sedgwick
> Staff Scientist
> Barbara.Sedgwick at cancer.org.uk
>
>
>
>
>
>
> 5.0  COMMERCIAL REAGENT SOURCES
> [Note: There are more commercial reagent sources listed on the DNA  
> Repair
> interest group website: http://www.nih.gov:80/sigs/dna-rep/    These
> sources are listed as a convenience to our readers and do not  
> constitute
> an endorsement of any of these companies or their products.]
>
> 5.1 MBL International offers many kits and reagents for research on DNA
> Damage
> and Repair. MBL is especially excited to introduce two unique  
> monoclonal
> antibodies that can detect the major classes of UV-induced  
> photolesions:
> Cyclobutane Pyrimidine Dimers (CPD) or pyrimidine-[6-4]-pyrimidinone
> photoproducts (6-4 PP). These antibodies were established by Dr. T.  
> Mori
> et
> al. in Japan.
>
> For more information on these antibodies, please visit the following  
> links
> http://www.mblintl.com/mbli/catalog/pdf/d195-1.pdf (anti-6-4PP)
> http://www.mblintl.com/mbli/catalog/pdf/d194-1.pdf (anti-CPD)
>
> or contact
>
> Suzan Oberle, Ph.D.
> Product Manager/Technical Service Manager
> MBL International
> 800-200-5459
> suzan at mblintl.com
> www.mblintl.com
>
>
> 5.2 Biocompare - This website www.biocompare.com calls itself .The  
> Buyer.s
> Guide for Life Scientists. This site includes comparisons of many  
> reagents
> that are useful for DNA repair studies including a listing of  
> antibodies.
>
> 5.3 Genetex - Antibodies for DNA repair www.genetex.com Located in  
> Texas.
>
> 5.4 Phoenix BioTechnologies Inc. - cis-syn thymine dimers now  
> available at
> 0.2 and 1 umol scale synthesis. As a top provider of specialty DNA, RNA
> and LNA synthesis services to labs with unique requirements, Phoenix
> BioTechnologies also announces synthesis services for oligonucleotides
> containing thymine glycol. Working with Glen Research, we have  
> optimized
> synthesis with these amidites to attain excellent coupling efficiencies
> and high product yields.
>
> For additional information, please contact us at your convenience  
> through
> the information listed below.
>
> Donna Brown
> Company Scientist
> Phoenix BioTechnologies, Inc.
> 1000 Meridian Street
> Huntsville, AL 35801
> Toll-free 866-319-0900
> FAX 256-319-0902dbrown at phxbio.com  http://www.phxbio.com
>
>
> 5.5 Abcam Ltd ( www.abcam.com ) - At present, we have a fairly  
> substantial
> range of products including those relating to DNA damage and repair  
> (246
> in total), and are actively developing this as we speak.
>
> Please find a hyperlink provided below for your review.
>
> http://www.abcam.com/index.html?pageconfig=catalog_byclass&intClassID=6
>
> Thank you in advance for your time and kind consideration.
>
> Miss Lesa Rodgers
> Marketing Assistant
> Abcam Ltd
> 21 Cambridge Science Park
> Milton Road, Cambridge,
> Cambridgeshire CB4 0TP
> United Kingdom
> www.abcam.com
>
>
> 5.6 Bethyl Laboratories, Inc. - Antibodies for DNA Damage/Repair and
> related research (www.bethyl.com)  New antibodies include SDS3, DMAP1,
> KIF14, DIS, MCM2, MCM3, MCM4, MCM6, MCM7, MCM10, Claspin, BRD2,  
> Pumilio 1,
> Pescadillo, Mre11, NBS1, SERCA2, AMPK and RFC1. http://www.bethyl.com
>
> 5.7  Reliable Biopharmaceutical Corporation - As the leading U.S.
> manufacturer of modified nucleic acids, we wanted to introduce you to  
> our
> newest product: cis-syn TpT Cyclobutane Dimer Phosporamidite. Specially
> developed for the DNA repair and research markets. You can see our
> homepage and our TpT Dimer Amidite webpage to better understand our
> company and products.
>
> If I or my staff can answer any of your specific questions, please  
> call at
> your convenience.
>
> Sincerely,
> Sourena Nadji, Ph.D.
> Reliable Biopharmaceutical Corporation
> Director of Research and Development
> (314)429-7700
> http://www.reliablebiopharm.com/
>
> 5.8 Novus Biologicals, Inc, Littleton, CO - Antibodies for DNA Repair
> Research (http://www.novus-biologicals.com/research.php/8) and other
> research applications (www.novusbio.com). New antibodies include RNase  
> L,
> ATRIP, CTR1, BRCA1, 14-3-3 gamma, DHX15, phospho-CREB [Ser121], FANCD2,
> BRIP1, carbonic anhydrase IX, and p73.
> For more information contact:
> Novus Biologicals, Inc.
> 303-730-1950  novus at novusbio.com
>
> 5.9 Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Inc, Santa Cruz, CA - Antibodies for
> research applications.  Please find specific product information at
> http://www.scbt.com
>
> 5.10 Austral Biologicals, Inc, San Ramon, CA. - Antibodies for research
> applications.
> Please visit our web site: http://www.australbio.com
>
> 5.11 Cascade Bioscience - Antibodies to various FANC proteins.  Here  
> is a
> link to a website we have in development featuring FANC antibodies.
> http://www.cascadebioscience.com/test/
> Patrick Foley, President, Cascade Bioscience, Inc, 37 Pierrepont Rd,
> Winchester, MA 01890, Phone 781-721-4758 Fax 781-729-4731
>
> 6       ELECTRONIC CONTACTS:
> 6.1     Check out the DNA Repair Interest Group web site:
> http://www.nih.gov:80/sigs/dna-rep/
> You can find the schedule for future DNA Repair Interest Group
> videoconferences and a listing of past videoconferences (with links to  
> the
> videoarchive) as well as a current list of JOB OPPORTUNITIES in DNA  
> repair
> and MEETING NOTICES.
>
> 6.2     Encourage your colleagues who are interested in DNA Repair to
> request that they be added to this DNA Repair Interest Group listserve
> e-mail list by sending a request by e-mail to: listserv at list.nih.gov
> Leave the subject  blank. In the message field, type in: subscribe
> DNARepair-L your name
>        Alternatively, by filling out the form on the website
> (http://www.nih.gov:80/sigs/dna-rep/ ) you can both add your name to  
> the
> e-mail list and have your name posted on the website.  If you want your
> name to be listed you can fill out the .Join the SIG. form on the web  
> site
> and add your name to the listing of members.  If you are not at NIH  
> then
> be sure to click the .other. box and then fill in the name of your
> institution.
>
> 6.3     Archives of these listserve mailings can be found at
>        http://list.nih.gov/archives/dnarepair-l.html  or via links from
> the DNA Repair Interest Group web site:
> http://www.nih.gov:80/sigs/dna-rep/
>
> 6.4     I will be happy to relay information about post-doctoral
> positions, jobs and meetings and other information related to DNA  
> Repair.
> Please send me an e-mail message (kraemerk at nih.gov) and I will  
> incorporate
> it into the next announcement list and post it on the DNA Repair  
> Interest
> Group web site: http://www.nih.gov:80/sigs/dna-rep/ .
> (This list goes to more than 1250 scientists around the world who are
> interested in DNA repair.)
>
>
> Kenneth H. Kraemer, M.D.
> Chief, DNA Repair Section
> Basic Research Laboratory
> National Cancer Institute
> Building 37 Room 3E24
> Bethesda,  MD 20892
> 301-496-9033    FAX: 301-496-8419
> e-mail: kraemerk at nih.gov
> DNA Repair Interest Group web site:
> http://www.nih.gov:80/sigs/dna-rep/
>
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