Annual Meeting

Out with the old, in with the nucleus

Learn about the Discover BMB 2024 symposium on signaling mechanisms in the nucleus
Glen Liszczak Aaron Johnson
By Glen Liszczak and Aaron Johnson
Sept. 21, 2023

Are you tired of binging reruns on Netflix?  Maybe you need a break from reality TV but you’re not sure where to turn for high-quality entertainment?  Look no further — the nucleus has it all.  There’s mystery, murder, machines of extraordinary complexity and visually stunning landscapes. 

Stories in nuclear signaling are unraveling at an unprecedented pace thanks to technological and conceptual advances in chemistry, biochemistry and cell biology. Our speakers will address long-standing questions about organism development, cellular identity and the genetic basis for disease. 

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You will hear about how cutting-edge interdisciplinary approaches are being used to uncover new regulatory mechanisms underlying transcription, genome structure, and other phenomena in the nucleus. We will also discuss how rapid progress in the field is inspiring new therapeutic approaches for diseases related to dysfunctional nuclear processes.

You don’t want to miss this — even the cytosol junkies will be on the edge of their seats.

Keywords:  Enzyme mechanism, genetics and disease, chemical probes, transcription regulation, chromatin modifications, genome structure.

Who should attend: You. Our speakers span a wide breadth of biological phenomena, scientific disciplines and technologies. We have something for everyone. Current projections: standing room only.

Your session’s theme song“Journey to the Island” by John Williams

This song is about the most important genetics experiment ever performed.

This session is powered by “hot, nasty, bad-*ss speed.” — Eleanor Roosevelt, Talladega Nights

Signaling mechanisms in the nucleus

Chemical strategies to study nuclear processes

Chair: Aaron Johnson

Anna MappUniversity of Michigan

Glen LiszczakUniversity of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Oliver BellUniversity of Southern California Kerk School of Medicine

Minkui LuoMemorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Chromatin organization, replication and repair

Chair: Katharine Diehl

Aaron StreetsUniversity of California, Berkeley

Aaron JohnsonUniversity of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus

Carl WuJohns Hopkins University

Serena Sanulli, Stanford University

Chromatin modifications in the nucleus

Chair: Glen Liszczak

Alex RuthenbergUniversity of Chicago

Katharine DiehlUniversity of Utah

Tim StasevichColorado State University

Phil ColeHarvard University

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Glen Liszczak
Glen Liszczak

Glen Liszczak is an assistant professor in the biochemistry department at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center.

Aaron Johnson
Aaron Johnson

Aaron Johnson is an associate professor in the biochemistry and molecular genetics department at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

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