The Administrative Core of the Program Project, Structure and Funcfion of DNA Repair Enzymes, will be responsible for coordinating all of the administrative aspects of the program and for facilitating interactions among the Project and Core Directors, Senior Investigators, and their laboratory members. The overall goal is to insure the successful conduct of the research proposed in this application. The management of the DNA Repair Program will be coordinated by the Principal Investigator/Administrative Core Director, Dr. Susan Wallace, with an Executive Committee comprised of Drs. Bond, Doubli6, Morrical, Pederson and Sweasy. Specifically the aims ofthe Core are:
Aim 1. To provide administrative support for the Projects and Cores A and B, Aim 2. To monitor the scientific progress of the Projects by facilitafing monthly meefings of the Program Project participants.
Aim 3. To facilitate meefings with the External and Internal Advisory Boards.

Public Health Relevance

The studies resulfing from this Program will provide insight into how the BER and RAD51 variants in the in the normal population and in tumors may contribute to altereed DNA repair capacity. Hence, this project will both contribute to our understanding of laasic cancer biology and may provide the basis for new approaches to cancer therapy.

National Institute of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Research Program Projects (P01)
Project #
Application #
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZCA1-RPRB-0)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
Fiscal Year
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
University of Vermont & St Agric College
United States
Zip Code
Cannan, Wendy J; Tsang, Betty P; Wallace, Susan S et al. (2014) Nucleosomes suppress the formation of double-strand DNA breaks during attempted base excision repair of clustered oxidative damages. J Biol Chem 289:19881-93
Wallace, Susan S (2014) Base excision repair: a critical player in many games. DNA Repair (Amst) 19:14-26
Nelson, Shane R; Dunn, Andrew R; Kathe, Scott D et al. (2014) Two glycosylase families diffusively scan DNA using a wedge residue to probe for and identify oxidatively damaged bases. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:E2091-9
Lubula, Mulu Y; Poplawaski, Amanda; Glass, Karen C (2014) Crystallization and preliminary X-ray diffraction analysis of the BRPF1 bromodomain in complex with its H2AK5ac and H4K12ac histone-peptide ligands. Acta Crystallogr F Struct Biol Commun 70:1389-93
Prakash, Aishwarya; Carroll, Brittany L; Sweasy, Joann B et al. (2014) Genome and cancer single nucleotide polymorphisms of the human NEIL1 DNA glycosylase: activity, structure, and the effect of editing. DNA Repair (Amst) 14:17-26
Sjolund, Ashley; Nemec, Antonia A; Paquet, Nicolas et al. (2014) A germline polymorphism of thymine DNA glycosylase induces genomic instability and cellular transformation. PLoS Genet 10:e1004753
Lee, Andrea J; Warshaw, David M; Wallace, Susan S (2014) Insights into the glycosylase search for damage from single-molecule fluorescence microscopy. DNA Repair (Amst) 20:23-31
Prakash, Aishwarya; Eckenroth, Brian E; Averill, April M et al. (2013) Structural investigation of a viral ortholog of human NEIL2/3 DNA glycosylases. DNA Repair (Amst) 12:1062-71
Liu, Minmin; Doublie, Sylvie; Wallace, Susan S (2013) Neil3, the final frontier for the DNA glycosylases that recognize oxidative damage. Mutat Res 743-744:4-11
Odell, Ian D; Wallace, Susan S; Pederson, David S (2013) Rules of engagement for base excision repair in chromatin. J Cell Physiol 228:258-66

Showing the most recent 10 out of 38 publications