Day 1 — Saturday, June 25

11am to 6:30pmRegistration
11:40amIntroduction and WelcomeDr. Yuan Liu, Meeting organizer
11:41amOpening RemarksDr. Kenneth Furton
Provost, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Florida International University
11:46amOpening RemarksDr. Walter Van Hamme
School of Integrated Science and Humanity
FIU College of Arts, Sciences & Education
11:51amOpening RemarksDr. Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh 
FIU Biomolecular Sciences Institute
11:56amRemarks in memory of Dr. Sam WilsonDr. Yuan Liu
Session #1 - DNA Repair, Genome Integrity and Diseases

(Chair: Zac Pursell, PhD and Francesca Storici, PhD)

NoonKeynote #1 DNA Repair and LupusJoann Sweasy, PhD
1pm - 3pmSession #1 - short talks (6) chosen from the abstracts
3pmCoffee Break
Session #2 - Environmental Influences of Genome Integrity

(Chair: Marcus Cooke, PhD and Kristina Schmidt, PhD)

3:20pm - 5:20pmSession #2 - short talks (6) chosen from the abstracts 
5:20pmCoffee Break
5:30pmKeynote #2: The Impact of Oxidative DNA Damange on Telomere Maintenance: Implications for Cancer and AgingPatricia Opresko, PhD
6:30pm - 7:30pmDinner/Buffet and Reception 
7:30pm to 10:30pmPoster Session
9:30pm-11pmTour of FIU Stocker AstroScience Center


Day 2 — Sunday, June 26

8am - 10amRegistration
8am - 8:55amBreakfast
Session #3 - Epitranscriptomic Responses to Environmental Exposures and Environmental Diseases 

(Chair: Fred Tyson, PhD and Dan Shaughnessy, PhD) 

9amKeynote #3: Tracking RNA Modifications to Understand Early Health Effects of Oxidative-Prone Air Lydia Contreras, PhD
10am - 11amSession #3 - short talks (3) chosen from the abstracts 
11amCoffee and Lunch Break
11:30am-12:30pmSession #3 - short talks (3) chosen from the abstracts
(Chair: Robert Sobol, PhD and Feng Gong, PhD) 
1pmKeynote #4: Hereditary Disorders of Manganese Metabolism: A New Approach to Study Manganese-Induced Neurotoxicity Tomás R. Guilarte, PhD 
2:10pmAwards, survey and voting for the next meeting in 2024
Closing remarks 
Dr. Yuan Liu
2:30Confrerence Ends