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December 17, 2018

Opening Remarks
13:00 ~ 13:10 Masahide Takahashi (Regent of Nagoya University)
Session I: Plenary lecture (Chair: Hisao Masai)
13:10 ~ 14:00 Peter Burgers (Washington University School of Medicine, USA)
“Fifty Years of Okazaki Fragment Research”
Session II: History and implication of Okazaki Fragment/Discontinuous replication model (Chair: Hisao Masai)
14:00 ~ 14:40 Robert Fuller (University of Michigan Medical School, USA)
“From oriC Replication to Studies of VPS13 and Neurodegeneration”
14:40 ~ 15:05 Mitsuru Furusawa (Chitose Laboratory)
“Okazaki fragment drives evolution”
15:05 ~ 15:25 Coffee Break
Session III: From Okazaki Fragment to new fields (Chair: Takehiko Kobayashi)
15:25 ~ 15:50 Hisao Masai (Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Medical Science)
“From mechanisms of primer RNA synthesis to revelation of hidden messages of genome”
15:50 ~ 16:15 Hisao Masukata (Osaka University)
“Replication origin where the first Okazaki fragment initiates”
16:15 ~ 16:40 Hiroshi Masumoto (Kazusa DNA Res Inst)
“Developments of Human Artificial Chromosomes and Chromatin Manipulation Technologies.”
16:40 ~ 17:05 Fuyuhiko Tamanoi (Kyoto University)
“From Okazaki fragments to Patient-derived Tumor Model”
17:05 ~ 17:25 Tsuneko Okazaki
“Discontinuous Mechanism of DNA replication. -How it was investigated.-”
17:25 ~ 17:30 Photo Session
17:30 ~ 18:00 Poster Short Presentations
18:00 ~ 19:00 Poster Viewing with refreshments
19:00 ~ 20:45 Reception Party (Hananoki)

December 18, 2018

Session IV: Okazaki fragment/ Discontinuous Replication now and beyond (Chair: Peter Burgers)
9:00 ~ 9:25 Hisaji Maki (Nara Institute of Science and Technology)
“Collision with duplex DNA renders Escherichia coli DNA polymerase III holoenzyme susceptible to DNA polymerase IV-mediated polymerase switching on the sliding clamp.”
9:25 ~ 9:50 Toshiki Tsurimoto (Kyushu University)
“Roles of PCNA and clamp loaders for leading and lagging DNA synthesis”
9:50 ~ 10:30 Philippe Pasero (Institute of Human Genetics, France)
“Nascent DNA drives inflammation under replication stress conditions”
10:30 ~ 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 ~ 11:15 Yoshizumi Ishino (Kyushu University)
“Replisome structure and its functions in Archaea”
11:15 ~ 11:55 Huilin Li (Van Andel Research Institute, USA)
“Cryo-EM suggests a coupled-sister-replisomes model at the core of the replication factory”
11:55 ~ 13:00 Lunch Break
Session V: The newest trends in DNA replication and related areas after Okazaki Fragment/ Discontinuous replication model (Chair: Katsuhiko Shirahige)
13:00 ~ 13:25 Tsutomu Katayama (Kyushu University)
“Mechanisms and regulations in the initiator DnaA and the initiation complex”
13:25 ~ 13:50 Hiroyuki Araki (National Institute of Genetics)
“A novel role of DNA polymerase epsilon at replication forks; its involvement in replication fork pausing at the barriers.”
13:50 ~ 14:15 Takehiko Kobayashi (The University of Tokyo)
“Replication fork arrest induces gene amplification and cellular senescence”
14:15 ~ 14:35 Coffee Break
14:35 ~ 15:00 Katsuhiko Shirahige (The University of Tokyo)
“Transcriptional Regulation by Cohesin loader”
15:00 ~ 15:25 Masato Kanemaki (National Institute of Genetics)
“Revealing a non-canonical DNA replication important for genome maintenance in human cells”
15:25 ~ Commendation Ceremony of Student Poster Award
Concluding remarks
15:35 ~ Hisao Masai