The CERLIB Winter Conference is now a well established international workshop on various aspects of the chemistry and the biology of DNA damage. The 9th edition has provided opportunities to discuss recent advances in the formation and repair of DNA lesions induced by oxidative stress and other genotoxic agents such as nanoparticles and chemicals. Exciting results have also been presented on the link between these aspects and other cellular responses. Last, some talks focused on industrial applications and involvements of DNA damage. Scientific debates between the participants were extremely interesting, with very complementary points of view on similar topics. And of course, everybody enjoyed the friendly spirit that characterizes this series of conferences that benefit of the beauty of the French Alps!

Invited Speakers:

D. Angelov (ENS Lyon, France)

P. Becuwe (University of Nancy, France)

I. Beerman (Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA)

V. Bohr (NIH, Baltimore, USA)

S. Bombard (CNRS, Paris, France)

B. Castaing (CNRS, Orléans, France)

M. Dutreix (Institut Curie, Orsay, France)

R. Fuchs (CNRS, Marseille, France)

M. E. Geacintov (University of New York, USA)

M. M. Greenberg (Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, USA)

T. Halazonetis (University of Geneva, Switzerland)

J. Hall (Institut Curie, Orsay, France)

Z. Herceg (IARC / WHO, Lyon, France)

P. Karran (Cancer Research UK, London, GB)

M. Kirsch-Volders (Vrije Universiteit, Brussels, Belgium)

Z. Livneh (Weizmann Institute, Rehovot, Israel)

S. Loft (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

L. Marrot (L'Oréal Recherche, Aulnay sous Bois, France)

L. Mullenders (University of Leiden, The Netherlands)

F. Nesslany (Institut Pasteur, Lille, France)

L. J. Niedernhofer (University of Pittsburgh, USA)

T. Nouspikel (University of Sheffield, GB)

P. O'Neill (University of Oxford, GB)

G. Pratviel (CNRS, Toulouse, France)

P. Radicella (CEA, Fontenay aux Roses, France)

E. Sage (Institut Curie, Orsay, France)

M Saparbaev (Institut Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France)


Detailed program of the meeting (pdf file)