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2/16/2018 to 2/18/2018

When: February 16-18, 2018
Where: Kazusa Akademia Park
Hiromi Tatsuta


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The Fourth International Meeting on RecQ Helicases and Related Diseases, a.k.a. RECQ2018, will be held at Kazusa Akademia Park in Chiba, Japan, from Friday, February 16, to Sunday, February 18, 2018. The event is being organized by the RECQ2018 Organizing Committee and Japan Intractable Diseases Research Foundation. The meeting will feature cutting edge talks on RecQ Helicases and associated disorders (Werner syndrome, Bloom's syndrome, and Rothmund-Thomson syndrome), and progeroid syndromes (Hutchinson-Gilford progeria, xeroderma pigmentosum, and Cockayne syndrome). The goals of the meeting are to integrate knowledge, connect clinicians and basic scientists, and foster basic and translational science on these revealing diseases.

Chair of the organizing committee: Koutaro Yokote, Chiba University
Abstract submission: begins July 2017
Young Investigator Travel Awards: for the best abstracts selected for platform presentation
Information: please contact Hiromi Tatsuta

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RecQ helicases play important roles in many aspects of human DNA metabolism and genomic stability, and are linked to syndromes that share a strong cancer predisposition.


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