Cozzarelli Memorial Symposium
June 10, 2006



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Preliminary Program

Memorial Symposium
honoring Nicholas R. Cozzarelli
Saturday, June 10, 2006
E. Morris Cox Auditorium
100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building
University of California at Berkeley
9:00 - 9:10 AM
Welcoming Remarks
Michael Botchan - Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
9:15 - 9:30 AM
Nick in 1967: The Year of Ligase
Arthur Kornberg - Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine
9:30 - 9:50 AM
Systems Biology of Lung Development
Mark Krasnow - Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine
9:50 - 10:10 AM
The Switch Between Chromatin Modification and Transcription Complex assembly
Michael F. Carey - UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center
10:10 - 10:30 AM
The Bacterial Type III Secretion System: A Two-edged Mechanism of Pathogenesis
James B. Bliska - Department of Molecular Genetics, SUNY Stony Brook
10:30 - 11:00 AM BREAK
11:00 - 11:20 AM
Action of a Genome Maintenance Machine in DNA Break Repair
Roland Kanaar - Department of Cell Biology and Genetics, Erasmus University
11:20 - 11:40 AM
Removal of a Topologically Linked DNA Damage Protein
Lisa Postow - Funabiki Laboratory, The Rockefeller University
11:40 - 12:00 PM
Replication Forks are Blocked by Chemotherapeutic Agents that Stabilize Protein-DNA Complexes
Kenneth Kreuzer - Department of Biochemistry, Duke University Medical Center
12:00 - 1:30 PM LUNCH
1:30 - 1:50 PM
When a TOP Gene is Gone
James Wang - Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, Harvard University
1:50 - 2:10 PM
Supercoil Domain Analyses of Chromosomes Tuned to Different Levels of Torsional Strain: E. coli and Salmonella
N. Patrick Higgins - Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham
2:10 - 2:30 PM
Supercoiled Minicircle DNA as a Tool to Probe DNA Structure and the Enzymes that Act on DNA
E. Lynn Zechiedrich - Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine
2:30 - 2:40 PM
DNA Knots, Cats and Tangles
De Witt Sumners - Department of Mathematics, Florida State University
2:40 - 3:00 PM
Protein-induced Local DNA Bends Regulate Global Topological Complexity of Recombination Products
Alexander Vologodskii - Department of Chemistry, New York University
3:00 - 3:30 PM BREAK
3:30 - 3:50 PM
The Dark Matter of the Gene Expression Program?
Patrick O. Brown - Department of Biochemistry, Stanford University School of Medicine
3:50 - 4:20 PM
Molecular Dynamics at Eukaryotic DNA Replication Fork - Lessons from Reiji Okazaki and Nick Cozzarelli
Akio Sugino - Graduate School of Frontier Biosciences, Osaka University
4:20 - 4:40 PM
Bullying DNA Around One Molecule at a Time
Paul J. Pease - Cozzarelli Lab, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, UC Berkeley
4:45 - 5:00 PM
Nick at the Academy
Bruce Alberts - National Academy of Sciences
6:30 PM Reception and Dinner
Windsor Court
Hs Lordships Restaurant
During the meal we will have an open time for people to show slides or to share remembrances for Nick.

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