Calendar of gene regulation events online


The calendar below lists webinars and meetings relevant to gene regulation. All times below are in GMT (London, UK). The link to export these events to Outlook or Google Calendar is at the bottom of this page. The calendar below includes all virtual events related to gene regulation, not limited to those organised by Fragile Nucleosome. To add your own virtual event that is not yet in our list, please email [email protected]. For a list of conferences and schools in the area of gene regulation, see the separate page “conferences, meetings and schools”. Also, have a look at complementary lists of webinars at  The Node (developmental biology and related subjects), Physics of Life (biophysics) and (mathematics & physics).


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Social DNAing webinar (Columbia University)

April 6, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST


The weekly DNA Dynamics Webinar Series, Social DNAing, sponsored by the Cancer Genomics and Epigenomics Program of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University, aims to provide a virtual meeting room for the genomic instability community across the world.

The series will begin on June 18th, 2020. The talks begin at noon EST (US) every Thursday via Zoom. No recording is currently available.


Organized by

  Shan Zha, MD, PhD [email protected]

Jean Gautier, PhD [email protected]


Registration is free but required for attending the webinar. Register here
A confirmation email including an unsubscription option should reach you shortly upon successful email signup. A Zoom webinar link should follow the registration. If you did not receive the confirmation or the zoom link, please check the email address and try again. Please note webinar sign up is required to receive the Zoom link and can not be substituted by email signup.

For more information, please email [email protected]


June 18, 2020

Lorraine Symington, PhD, Columbia University

“Role of the Mre11 complex in sensing and repairing DNA damage”

June 25, 2020

Lee Zhou, PhD, Harvard Medical School, MGH Cancer Center

“The ATR signaling pathway: from basic research to targeted cancer therapy”

July 2, 2020

Roger Greenberg, MD, PhD, University of Pennsylvania

“Chromatin accessibility: a new vulnerability in homologous recombination deficient cancers”

July 9, 2020

Sue Jinkson-Robertson, PhD, Duke University

“Topoisomerase and genetic instability: lessons from yeast”

July 16, 2020

Ivan Ahel, PhD, University of Oxford

Title TBD

July 23, 2020 – Rising SARTS

Brooks Crickard, PhD, Columbia University

“Rad54 drives ATP-hydrolysis dependent DNA sequence alignment during homologous recombination”

Kumar Somyajit, PhD, University of Copenhagen

“Hypoxia disrupts replicating genomes”

Nikhil Bhagwat, PhD, University of California at Davis

“An essential role for SUMO in meiotic DSB formation revealed by global proteomics”July 30, 2020

Taekjip Ha, PhD, Johns Hopkins University & HHMI

“Very fast CRISPR on demand”

August 6, 2020

To be announced

August 13,  2020

Neil Hunter, PhD, University of California at Davis


August 20, 2020

Steven Henikoff, PhD, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & HHMI

“Genome-wide mapping of protein-DNA interaction dynamics”

August 27, 2020

To be announced


September 3, 2020

Anja Groth, PhD, University of Copenhagen

“Chromatic replication and genome maintenance”

October 8, 2020

Kristijan Ramadan, PhD, University of Oxford
“DNA-protein crosslink proteolysis repair”

October 15, 2020

Karlene Cimprich, PhD, Stanford University
“The Causes and Consequences of Replication Stress”

October 22, 2020

Evi Soutoglou, PhD, University of Sussex
“How to maintain the integrity of the repetitive genome”

October 29, 2020

John Diffley, PhD, Francis Crick Institute
“Stalled Replication Forks and Checkpoints”

November 5, 2020

Keith Caldecott, PhD, University of Sussex
“DNA Strand Breakage and Human Genetic Disease”

November 12, 2020

Alberto Ciccia, PhD, Columbia University

November 19, 2020 – Rising STARS

Eunhee Choi, PhD, Columbia University
“Spindle checkpoint regulators in insulin signaling”

Alejandro Álvarez-Quilón, PhD, The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute
“Endogenous DNA 3′ Blocks Are Vulnerabilities for BRCA1 and BRCA2 Deficiency”

Peter Ly, PhD, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
“Mechanisms of Complex Genome Rearrangements from Cell Cycle Errors”


April 6, 2023
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm BST
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