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Baltimore Area Repair Symposium (BARS) - 2024

11th Baltimore Area Repair Symposium


Logo for the Baltimore Area Repair Symposium


March 22, 2024


University of Maryland
SMC Campus Center
621 W. Lombard Street
Baltimore, MD 21201


This symposium will bring together faculty and fellows from the University of Maryland, Johns Hopkins University, the Marlene and Stewart Greenebaum and Sidney Kimmel Cancer Centers, as well as the National Institutes of Health. Over the past decade, BARS has promised to serve as a platform for showcasing local research in the fields of DNA damage and repair, chromatin remodeling, cellular responses to cytotoxic agents, and their implications for cancer development and treatment.


Dr Tanya T Paull

Keynote: Dr. Tanya Paull, Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, University of Texas at Austin

Dr. Paull's laboratory has significantly contributed to our understanding of the mechanisms of DNA double-strand break repair in eukaryotes, as well as the intersection between DNA damage, oxidative stress signaling, and protein homeostasis in human cells.

Other invited speakers from the Baltimore Area:

  • Dr. Isabel Beerman, NIA
  • Marina Bellani, NIA
  • Robert Brosh, NIA
  • Alex Drohat, UMB
  • Michael Goldstein, JHU
  • Myriam Gorospe, NIA
  • Antony Leung, JHU
  • Kathrin Muegge, NCI
  • Fey Rassool, UMB
  • Payel Sen, NIA
  • Jiou Wang, JHU
  • Bin Wu, JHU


Agenda for BARS-2024


Registration for BARS-2024 is now open until 10 March 2024. 

Register Here

If you are entering a poster for BARS-2024, please submit your abstract via e-mail to BARS-2024 Poster Abstracts prior to March 10, 2024.


Contact Information

Reasonable Accommodation: If you need reasonable accommodation to participate in this event, please contact the meeting organizer listed under Contact Information. Please make your request no later than 1 week before the event.

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