25th Annual Buffalo DNA Replication and Repair Symposium

Dr. Rama Dey-Rao presenting her research at the 23rd Annual Buffalo DNA Replication and Repair Symposium

Our annual conference features the latest research in DNA replication and repair.

Our symposium provides opportunities for oral and poster presentations and interactions between senior scientists, students and postdocs.

We encourage graduate students to attend early in their graduate career. Senior undergraduates and master’s students who are carrying out research in these areas are also encouraged to attend and participate.

Our symposium will be hosted via Zoom this year.

Registration Cost and Due Date

Registration is free this year.

Registration and abstracts will be due by July 6, 2021.

Submission Instructions

Abstract Guidelines

  • Abstracts should be emailed to kvloera@buffalo.edu.
  • Abstracts must have 1 inch margins.
  • Must be sent as a PDF file.
  • Use 12 pt font.
  • Title must be in Bold.
  • List all Authors and their Institutional Affiliations (last name, first name, middle intitial).
  • Underline the name of the presenting author(s).
  • Abstract should not exceed 1 page.
  • Abstract will be printed in black and white. Please do not include color graphs.
  • Your abstract will be published as it is submitted.  Please ensure you carefully read and proofread your document prior to             submission, paying specific attention to proper formatting of all special characters and symbols.

Abstract Submission Deadline

July 6, 2021

Poster Guidelines

This year's poster session will be vitual and posters should be short Power Point presentations that can be shared via Zoom.

William C. Burhans Memorial Lecturer 2019 (memorial lecture will resume spring 2022)

Karen Vasques, PhD

Toxicology & Pharmacology Division Head and Professor at the University of Texas, Austin

Lodging Information (not applicable for 2021)

Wyndham Garden Buffalo Downtown
125 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203

There is a hotel shuttle from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.; the symposium location is 0.3 miles from the hotel. 

Date and Location

July 27-28, 2021

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Education
955 Main St., Buffalo, N.Y., 14203


Program coming soon.


Please note that this is a secure site. Each attendee will need to pay individually. The first page will ask for a student name, but is for all attendees. Only required fields need to be competed.

Conference Administrator

Kathrine Ohms.

Kathrine Ohms

Witebsky Center Administrator/Grants Manager

955 Main Street, Suite 5102 D, Buffalo, NY 14203-1121

Phone: (716) 829-3831

Email: kvloera@buffalo.edu