15th International tRNA workshop Cap d'Agde , May 1993

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                    15th INTERNATIONAL tRNA WORKSHOP
                         May 30 - June 4, 1993
                           CAP D'AGDE, France

                            1st circular

Location:

The Workshop will be held in Cap d'Agde, a lovely resort by the Mediterranean
Sea, near Montpellier and the Camargue National Park.


Scientific sessions and Organizers:

1. Organization, primary expression and evolution of
   tRNA genes  - A. Sentenac
2. Processing of tRNAs - S. Altman
3. Modified nucleosides of tRNAs - G. Bjork
4. Genetic code - E.J. Murgola
5. tRNA identity - U.L. RajBhandary
6. tRNA protein interactions, structural
   characterization - D. Moras and M. Sprinzl
7. tRNA-like structures - C.W.A. Pleij
8. Primary function of tRNA in replication,
   transposition, and interaction with reverse transcriptase - H. Feldmann
9. tRNA and organelles - D. Soll

The scientific program will consist of short lectures from invited speakers
and poster presentations.

Special session:

In preparation for the 20th year of the publication of Nucleic Acids Research,
the Executive Editors would like to define areas in which innovation must be
pursued in order for the journal to be of service to the scientific community
and  to ensure that the results of good science are made available worldwide
as quickly as possible.

Free communications:

It is intended that free communications be presented in Poster sessions.
Abstracts will be requested by December 1992 for inclusion in the Handbook.
It will be useful if participants indicate in the provisional application
whether or not they intend to submit an abstract.

Language:

The official language of the Workshop will be English.

Accommodation:

Accomodation will be in hotel rooms or studios close to the Congress Center.
Details will be given in the second circular.

Travel:

- By plane: Montpellier is one hour flight away from Paris. A coach will be
  available at the airport from 2h00 pm for participants arriving on the
  Paris flight on Sunday 30 May.

- By  train: Take the High Speed Train (TGV) from Paris to Montpellier
  (five hours), then the ordinary train to the old village of Cap d'Agde.

- By car: Highway A9, then motorway to Cap d'Agde.

Social events:

Civil reception, May 30
"Pot du Maire" , May 31
Excursion : Saint Guilhem le Desert, June 2
Dinner : Abbaye de Valmagne, June 2

Dates to remember:

Distribution of the 2nd circular including registration and abstracts forms:
September1992

Submission of abstracts:  December 1992

Notification of acceptance of abstracts:
February 1993


Organizing Committee:

S. Blanquet                Co-Chairman
G. Dirheimer,              Co-Chairman
M. Grunberg-Manago
J.P. Ebel
Ph. Dessen                 Treasurer
J. Moncourier              Secretary
J.P. Hors                  Local Organizer


Correspondence:

All general correspondence  should be sent to

     Secretariat  15th Int. tRNA Workshop
     Prof. Sylvain BLANQUET
     Laboratoire de Biochimie
     Ecole Polytechnique
     91128 PALAISEAU CEDEX
     France

     Phone: (33) 1 69 33 48 86
     Fax:   (33) 1 69 33 30 13


Application for participation

Scientists who wish to attend the Workshop are requested to return the
following provisional application form. This does not imply any obligation to
attend, but ensures the receival of the second circular. It also provides the
Committee some prior knowledge of the number of participants it can expect
and thereby helps its preparatory work.

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Provisional application form

I am interested in attending the 15th International tRNA Workshop and wish to
receive the second circular :

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