ANNOUNCE: Perspectives Protein conference: Programme & reduced rates

M J Geisow biodigm at
Fri Mar 14 01:32:17 EST 1997

The Programme for the Perspectives on Protein Engineering Conference
(Norwich Norfolk, UK 28 June - 1 July 1997)  is published, with
speaker abstracts the Web site:

A reduced conference rate for non-profit organisations and further
reductions for pre-doctoral students is posted at the site

Day 1 Genome - Proteome

 Opening speakers:
 J Craig Venter (TIGR)
 Amos Bairoch (Geneva)
 Mike Bevan (Norwich)
 (EBI speaker)

1. Membrane protein expression & structure
   Reinhard Grisshammer
2. Collaboration in bioinformatics via WWW
3. Protein characterisation

Day 2 Protein Design & Expression
Iain Campbell (Oxford)
 Structure & Evolution of Protein Domains
Marius Clore (NIH, Bethesda))
 Structure of Protein-DNA complexes as the basis of de novo design
Rik Wierenga (EMBL, Heidelberg)
 Redesigning protein loops
Shuguang Zhang (MIT Boston)
 Designing novel peptide biomaterials
Peter Leadlay (Cambridge)
 Tailoring new antibiotics by pathway engineering
Peter Laing (Peptide Therapeutics, Cambridge)
 Generation of pharmacophoric models from peptide libraries)
Kiyota Shiba (Tokyo, Japan)
 Creation of Protein Libraries by polymerization
 of designer microgenes
John MacCafferty (CaT, Cambridge)
 Isolation of antibodies to Cell surface receptors
 from Phage display repertoires
John Holbrook(Bristol)
 Structure of P. falciparum LDH: a new target for
 anti-malarial design
George Lomonossoff (JI Centre Norwich)
 Structure-based design of peptide presentation on a plant virus
Denis Murphy (JI Centre Norwich)
 Expression of Engineered proteins by Molecular Pharming

Day 3 Structure-function:
biocatalysis & plant protein engineering

Chris Schofield (Oxford)
Richard Pickersgill(Reading)
 Papaya Proteases
Geof Fincher (Adelaide)
Birte Svensson (Carlsberg labs)
Mike Williamson (Sheffield)
L Mario Amzel (johns Hopkins)
John Rafferty (Sheffield)
 Fatty acid synthetases
Gunter Schneider (Karolinska, Stockholm)
 Modification of chain-length specificity
 of a protein acyl-acyl carrier desaturase
Didier Marion (Nantes, Fr)
 Lipid binding proteins
Udo Conrad (Gatesleben, Germany)
 Expression of antibody fragments in transgeneic tobacco
Mike Lawrence (Parkeville, Australia)
 7S/11S Globulins
Lazlo Tamas (CSIRO Australia)
 Properties of genetically-engineered storage proteins in dough making
Peter Shewry (Ling Ashton)
 Structure & Function of glutens

POPE 6 Secretariat biodigm at
64, Langdale Grove Bingham, NG13 8SS, UK
Fax +44 1 949 876 156

M Geisow(UK Structural Biology CEC Contact Group representative)

M Geisow(UK Structural Biology CEC Contact Group representative)

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