other meetings on DNA repair:

34. Meeting of the German Society for Environmental Mutation Research (GUM)

20-22 March 2024 | Kaiserslautern, Germany

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Genome Dynamics in Neuroscience and Aging

6.-12 June 2024, China

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4th Exploring DNA Repair Pathways as Targets for Cancer Therapy

07 – 10 October 2024 | St. Julians, Malta

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weekly meeting from the Colombia University for the genome instability community

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Stefan Jentsch Award 2023

The DGDR awards theStefan Jentsch Award 2023 for an outstanding PhD thesis in the field of DNA repair and genome stability.

The award includes a 500 EUR cash prize and an invitation to present the research of the awardee at the 6th German-French DNA Repair Meeting in Mainz, September 13th-15th, 2023. The DGDR will cover the registration fee for the awardee and up to 200 EUR in travel expenses.

Candidates need to be nominated by a senior scientist (independent group leader, professor) who needs to be a DGDR member. Self-applications are not possible. Nominations must be submitted in a single pdf file by email to the DGDR Vice-President, Prof. Julian Stingele (, by June 30th, 2023.

The awardee will be selected by the scientific advisory board of the DGDR with scientific excellence as the primary selection criteria.

Nominations must include (in this order)

  • Nomination letter
  • Curriculum vitae of the candidate, including a list of publications
  • PhD certificate (indicating the date of the oral defence)
  • Reprint of the most important first-author paper or pre-print published by the candidate

Eligibility criteria

  • Date of the oral defence between July 1st, 2022, and June 30th, 2023
  • At least one first-author paper or preprint published or in press
Proposing scientist must be a DGDR member