Program Schedule

16 Dec | 17 Dec | 18 Dec | 19 Dec
Last updated: 18 December 2015

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16 Dec (Wed)

Time Session and Speaker(s)
9:00-9:15 Opening Remarks by Prof Tony F Chan, President of HKUST
9:15-9:30 Introductory Remarks by
Bik Tye (HKUST) & Jessica Downs (University of Sussex)
Session Chair: Randy Y.C. Poon (HKUST)
  Session: Replication and Recombination Repair
9:30-9:50 Johanne Murray (University of Sussex)
9:50-10:10 Antony Carr (University of Sussex)
10:10-10:30 Alessandro Bianchi (University of Sussex)
10:30-11:00 Photo-taking Session & Coffee Break (Location: Open Area, 2/F)
  Session: Useful Tools for Studying DNA Replication
11:00-11:20 Toyotaka Ishibashi (HKUST)
11:20-11:40 Hyokeun Park (HKUST)
11:40-12:00 Fatima Pardo (HKUST)
  Session: Recombination and Repair
12:00-12:20 Jonathan Baxter (University of Sussex)
12:30-14:00 Lunch (Location: Conference Lodge)
  Breakout sessions
14:00-15:00 "Microscopy Methodology"

"Single Molecule Technologies"
 
15:00-16:00 Poster session (Location: Open Area, 2/F)
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break (Location: Open Area, 2/F)
  Plenary Lecture (Location: Wong Chak Chui Lecture Theater, LSKG012,
Lee Shau Kee Business Building)
16:30-18:00 “Challenge and Opportunity: The New Era of cryo-EM”
Ning Gao (Tsinghua University)

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17 Dec (Thu)

Time Session and Speaker(s)
Session Chair: Jessica Downs (University of Sussex)
  Session: Chromosome Segregation and the Cell Cycle
9:00-9:20 Tom Hiu Tung Cheung (HKUST)
9:20-9:40 Karen Wing Yee Yuen (The University of Hong Kong)
9:40-10:00 Kok-Lung Chris Chan (University of Sussex)
10:00-10:20 Helfrid Hochegger (University of Sussex)
10:20-10:40 Robert Z. Qi (HKUST)
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break (Location: Open Area, 2/F)
  Session: DNA Repair and Disease
11:00-11:20 Angela Wu (HKUST)
11:20-11:40 Penny Jeggo (University of Sussex)
11:40-12:00 Michael Shing-Yan Huen (The University of Hong Kong)
12:00-12:20 Matt Neale (University of Sussex)
12:30-14:00 Lunch (Location: Conference Lodge)
  Breakout sessions
14:00-15:00 "Outstanding Questions in DNA Replication - Asymmetric Chromosome Segregation"
Tom Hiu Tung Cheung (HKUST)

"Novel Approaches - Single Cell Epigenomic and Genomic Tools"

Angela Wu (HKUST)
15:00-16:00 "Chromosome Organization (Conformation/Territories/Architecture)"

"Replication and Chromatin Dynamics"
 
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break (Location: IAS Lobby, G/F)
  Plenary Lecture (Location: IAS Lecture Theater, G/F)
16:30-18:00 “3D Chromatin Organization and Long-range Control of Gene Expression”
Bing Ren (University of California at San Diego)

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18 Dec (Fri)

Time Session and Speaker(s)
Session Chair: Danny Chi Yeu Leung (HKUST)
  Session: Chromatin and Epigenetics
9:00-9:20 Jessica Downs (University of Sussex)
9:20-9:40 Kui Ming Chan (City University of Hong Kong)
9:40-10:00 Zhongjun Zhou (The University of Hong Kong)
10:00-10:20 Philip Yung (HKUST)
10:20-10:40 Guang Zhu (HKUST)
10:40-11:00 Coffee Break (Location: Open Area, 2/F)
  Session: Tools for Studying Epigenetics
11:00-11:20 Steve Sweet (University of Sussex)
11:20-11:40 Danny Chi Yeu Leung (HKUST)
11:40-12:00 Ning Li (HKUST)
12:00-12:20 Wei Xie (Tsinghua University)
12:30-14:00 Lunch (Location: IAS Lobby, G/F)
  Breakout sessions
15:00-16:00 "Potential Collaborative Efforts and Projects"
Zhongjun Zhou (The University of Hong Kong)
16:00-16:30 Coffee Break (Location: IAS Lobby, G/F)
  Plenary Lecture (Location: IAS Lecture Theater, G/F)
16:30-18:00 “Protective Packaging for DNA: The Role of the PBAF and INO80 Chromatin Remodelling Complexes in Maintaining Genome Stability”
Jessica Downs (University of Sussex)
19:30 Banquet (By invitation and transport provided)

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19 Dec (Sat)

Time Session and Speaker(s)
Session Chair: Karl Herrup (HKUST)
  Session: Cancer Biology and Aging
9:30-9:50 Bik Tye (HKUST)
9:50-10:10 Chengmin Qian (The University of Hong Kong)
10:10-10:30 Yuanliang Zhai (HKUST; Junior Fellow of HKUST Jockey Club Institute for Advanced Study)
10:30-10:50 Randy Y.C. Poon (HKUST)
10:50-11:10 Coffee Break (Location: Open Area, 2/F)
  Session: Drug Discovery
11:10-11:30 Simon Ward (University of Sussex)
11:30-11:50 Antony Oliver (University of Sussex)
11:50-12:10 Chun Liang (HKUST)
12:10-12:30 Karl Herrup (HKUST)

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Venue: IAS2042, 2/F, Lo Ka Chung Building, Lee Shau Kee Campus, HKUST



 


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