Arturo Falaschi Conference “At the intersection of DNA Replication and genome maintenance: from mechanisms to therapy”

Trieste, Italy

POSTPONED to June 2022

Scientific Organisers

Alessandro Vindigni (Washington University School of Medicine, USA)
Lawrence Banks (ICGEB Trieste, Italy)
Johannes Walter (Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA)
Massimo Lopes (Institute of Molecular Cancer Research, Zurich, Switzerland)

Meeting Secretariat

ICGEB Meetings and Courses Unit
Tel: +39-040-3757333 
Fax: +39-040-226555
Email: [email protected] 


  • Basic mechanisms at the replication fork
  • Replication-repair interface
  • Replication fork remodeling
  • Structural and single molecule analysis of replication/repair
  • Replication-transcription interface
  • Replication-recombination interface
  • Chromatin, replication and genome maintenance
  • Difficult-to-replicate loci and telomeres
  • Replication stress in cancer onset and therapy

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Regular fee: Euro 700
Student fee*: Euro 450

* Participants eligible for “Student fee” must provide proof of qualifying student status by e-mail to [email protected] 

Registration fee includes attendance at the meeting, book of abstracts, lunches and dinners as foreseen in the meeting programme, welcome reception and closing banquet

Cancellations must be notified to the Organising Secretariat in writing no later than 3 June 2021 (midday Trieste time) and will be subject to a handling fee of Euro 50. After this date refunds cannot be guaranteed.

Financial Assistance

Nationals of ICGEB Member States are eligible to apply for an ICGEB grant (covering registration fee, twin-share accommodation, and local hospitality) for the duration of the Meeting; travel is not funded.

Invited Speakers

Andres Aguilera, Sevilla, SPAIN
Dana Branzei, Milan, ITALY
Karlene Cimprich, Stanford, USA
Titia de Lange, New York, USA
Nynke Dekker, Delft, THE NETHERLANDS
John Diffley, London, UK
Roger Greenberg, Philadelphia, USA
Anja Groth, Copenhagen, DENMARK
Andrew Jackson, Edinburgh, UK
Huilin Li, Grand Rapids, USA
Mark O’Connor, Cambridge, UK
Ketan J. Patel, Cambridge, UK
David Pellman, Boston, USA
Sophie Polo, Paris, FRANCE
Ralph Scully, Boston, USA
Agnel Sfeir, New York, USA
Agata Smogorzewska, New York, USA
Frank Uhlmann, London, UK
Matthew Weitzman, Philadelphia, USA
Lee Zou, Charlestown, USA


Selected participants will have the opportunity to present their current research. Abstracts will be considered for either oral or poster presentation.

You must REGISTER for the meeting BEFORE you submit an abstract

Abstracts should focus on unpublished material.
Your abstract will be imported directly into the abstract book, so please follow the format indicated on the form. We cannot guarantee complete accuracy if we have to reformat of retype it.
Abstracts submitted after the deadline may not be included in the abstract book


Accommodation at selected Hotels located in the centre of Trieste are available at special rates for REGISTERED participants for reservations made through the local agency “Cividin Viaggi” by 26th March 2021.

You must REGISTER for the meeting BEFORE reserving your hotel.

  • Download and open the Hotel Reservation Form (available soon) with Adobe Acrobat Reader
  • Complete the form and save it with your name
  • Return it as an email attachment to [email protected] by 26th March 2021

The selected Hotels are all located in the centre of Trieste, within 5-10 minutes walking distance of the Meeting Venue.

For availability and rates after 26th March please contact “Cividin Viaggi” directly.