ANNOUNCEMENT:SECOND PROTEIN STRUCTURE PREDICTION EXPERIMENT

Hemant Varma varma at sb10.llnl.gov
Sat Oct 5 14:09:32 EST 1996


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SECOND PROTEIN STRUCTURE PREDICTION EXPERIMENT
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Applications are invited for attendance of the Second Meeting on the
Critical Assessment of Techniques for Protein Structure Prediction
(CASP2). The meeting will be the culmination of a community wide
experiment to determine the effectiveness of current prediction
methods. It is expected that over 800 blind predictions from more 
than 50 prediction teams on approximately 40 different proteins will 
have been received by the time the prediction season closes.

The purpose of the meeting is to determine what went right with the
predictions, what went wrong, if possible to understand why, and to
identify the promising directions for future work.

The meeting will be held at the Asilomar Conference Center, Pacific
Grove, California, December 12-16, 1996. Accommodation will be on 
site. Support for the meeting has been requested from the U.S. 
Department of Energy, National Institutes of Health, and National 
Institute of Standards and Technology.

CASP2 ORGANIZING COMMITTEE:
Steve Bryant, NCBI, National Library of Medicine, USA  Co-chair
Tim Hubbard, Center for Protein Engineering, England   Co-chair
John Moult, CARB, University of Maryland, USA          President
Jan Pedersen, CARB, University of Maryland, USA
Krzysztof Fidelis, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
Rod Balhorn, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA
Richard Judson, Sandia National Laboratory, USA

MORE ABOUT THE MEETING AND ON-LINE REGISTRATION FORMS:  

http://PredictionCenter.llnl.gov

Krzysztof Fidelis
Protein Structure Prediction Center, Livermore
for CASP2 organizers.

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