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Workshop Schedule 2013
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Tentative SIT Workshop for 2013

Theme: Low Dose

8:30 am - 9:00 am: Registration/Breakfast

9:00 am – 9:55 am: John Boice, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine – Introductory Speaker – "How I made my career accomplishments”

10:00 am – 10:40 am: Doug Boreham, McMaster University - bystander effect for low LET gamma-radiation

10:45 am – 11:00 am: Coffee Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm: Interactive Session

Career Development:

Training opportunities for radiation scientists in the US and Europe

Ming Lei, National Cancer Institute National Institutes of Health

Getting your career jumpstarted as a young investigator

Iris Eke, National Center for Radiation Research in Oncology, Dresden

Jeff Willey, Wake Forest School of Medicine


12:15 pm – 1:15 pm: Lunch


1:30 pm – 1:55 pm: Paul Wilson, BNL – effects of low LET ionizing radiation on normal, tumor and DNA damage signaling and repair-deficient cells, tissues and animal models

2:00 pm – 2:25 pm: George Iliakis, University of Duisburg-Essen – DNA damage from the perspective of a physicist

2:30 pm – 2:55 pm: Carmel Mothersill, McMaster University – risks of very low doses of ionizing radiation to humans and the environment


3:00 pm – 3:15 pm: Coffee Break


3:15 pm – 3:40 pm: Don Jones, University of Leicester – mechanisms, measurement and consequences of radiogenic, oxidative and drug-induced damage to DNA

3:45 pm – 4:10 pm: Charles Limoli, University of California, Irvine – the adverse effects of exposure to the space radiation environment, where in vitro and in vivo models are used to define biological responses to charged particle irradiation

4:15 pm – 4:40 pm: Bill Morgan, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory – Discussion session – Wrap up

4:45 pm: Adjourn

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