ANNOUNCE: Structural Biology Conference Abstracts requested

M J Geisow biodigm at dial.pipex.com
Sat Jan 25 14:38:27 EST 1997



                 Perspectives on Protein Engineering:
   Discovery, Design & Development: Challeges for Structural Biology

      28 June - 1 July 1997, John Innes Conference Centre, Norfolk, UK
                     http://www.biodigm.com/pope/pope6.htm

      Call for abstracts for the minisymposia and free communications

Sun 29 June   Bioinformatics

J Craig Venter (TIGR, USA) Genome Characterization: from Man to 
Microbes
Amos Bairoch (Geneva, Switzerland) SWISS-Prot today & tomorrow
Mike Bevan (JI Centre, Norwich) Progress in plant genomes
Dave Roberts (London) The contribution of taxonomy

Minisymposia

Bioinformatics collaboration via the World Wide Web
Membrane receptor protein over-expression & purification
Advances in biomolecular characterization
Metal centres in proteins
EU Structural Biology Industry Platform

Mon 30  June   Design & Expression

Iain Campbell (Oxford. UK) Design & evolution of protein domains
Rik Wierenga (EMBL, Heidelberg, Germany) Redesigning protein loops
Shuguang Zhang (MIT, Boston, USA )  Designing new biomaterials
Marius Clore (NIH, USA)  Structures of protein-DNA
complexes in solution: the chromatin remodeling factor GAGA and the
transcription modulator HMG-I/Y.
Peter Leadlay (Cambridge) Tailoring antibiotics by pathway 
engineering
Peter Laing (Peptide Therapeutics, Cambridge)      
Generation of Pharmacophoric Models of Biomolecules Using Information
from Library-Derived Peptides
Jose Marcos (Barcelona, Spain)  Achieving plant pathogen
resistance through combinatorial chemistry
John MaCafferty (CAT,
Cambridge)  Isolation of antibodies  to cell surface from phage 
display repertoires.
Udo Conrad (Gatesleben, Germany)  Antibody expression in plants
Denis Murphy ( JI Centre, Norwich)  Use of Engineered Proteins in
Molecular Pharming 
George Lomonossoff (JI Centre, Norwich)  Expression of peptide 
repertoires on plant virus particles. 

Tuesday Enzyme engineering: Structure-function relationships

Chris Schofield (Oxford, UK)                  Dioxygenases 
Richard Pickersgill (IFR Reading)            Papaya proteases
Geoff Fincher (Adelaide, Australia)        Beta-glucanases
Birte Svensson (Valby, Denmark)           Amylases
Mike Williamson (Sheffield, UK)           Starch recognition by a
                                starch-binding domain  from
glucoamylases
L Mario Amzel (Johns Hopkins, USA)       Lipoxygenases
John Rafferty (Sheffield, UK)                Fatty acid synthetases
Didier Marion (Nantes, France)             Lipid binding proteins
Mike Lawrence (Parkeville, Australia)   7S/11S Globulins
Peter Shewry (Long Ashton, UK)          Structure & action of glutens

Wed 2 July Possibility of lab visits and satellite meetings
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Lastly, there is an on-line newsletter associated with EU - wide
activities in this area (Structural Biology in Europe) at 
http://www.biodigm.com/strube.htm  News, comments and meetings 
information is welcomed for this open, on-line resource

Yours sincerely,

Michael J Geisow
UK Structural Biology CEC Contact Group representative.

Secretariat: POPE6, BIODIGM, 64 Langdale Grove, Bingham NG13 8SS, UK
Fax: 01949 876156, Conference E-mails: biodigm at dial.pipex.com


M Geisow(UK Structural Biology CEC Contact Group representative)




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