Manuel Claude Peitsch mcp13936 at
Tue Jul 9 20:00:33 EST 1996

                    |  SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT |

            The 24th Aharon Katzir-Katchalsky Conference

                   BIOINFORMATICS <--> STRUCTURE

                      November 17-21, 1996
                  Jerusalem Hyatt Regency, Israel

                         Celebrating the
             25th Anniversary of the Protein Data Bank
                  10th Anniversary of SwissProt

The meeting will focus on the relationship of sequence, structure,
function, and databases. Sessions will include talks, poster
presentations and computer demonstrations with access to the Internet.

           Under the auspices of:
               Protein Data Bank
               Brookhaven National Laboratory
               University of Geneva
               Israel Academy of Science and Humanities
               The Weizmann Institute of Science
           Sponsored by:
               Compugen, Glaxo-Wellcome, Silicon Graphics

Organizing  committee: Enrique E. Abola, USA, Amos Bairoch, Switzerland,
Manuel Peitsch, Switzerland, Joel L. Sussman, Israel/USA

Local organizing  committee: Marvin Edelman, Kurt Giles, Michal Harel,
Michael Levitt, Uriel Z. Littauer, Jaime Prilusky, Joel L. Sussman,

S C I E N T I F I C    P R O G R A M :


   Proteins                               Sequence Analysis
   Nucleic Acids                          Profiles and Patterns
   Protein-Nucleic Acid Interactions      Molecular Evolution
   Folding                                Algorithm Development
   Classification                         Sequence to function
   3-D Patterns                           Gene Organization


   Knowledge-based Modeling               3-D Structure Databases
   Threading                              Protein/Nucleotide Sequence
   3-D Profiles                           Genomic Databases
   Protein Engineering                    Federation and Integration
   Molecular Recognition                  Database Queries
   Structure-based Drug Design
   Molecular Graphics

Speakers Include:

     Enrique Abola (USA)                     Olga Kennard (UK)
     Ron Appel (Switzerland)                 Doron Lancet (Israel)
     Rolf Apweiler (UK)                      Michael Levitt (USA)
     Amos Bairoch (Switzerland)              Victor Markowitz (USA)
     Helen Berman (USA)                      Edgar Meyer (USA)
     Tom Blundell (UK)                       John Moult (USA)
     Peer Bork (Germany)                     Manuel Peitsch
     Stephen Bryant (USA)                    Jaime Prilusky (Israel)
     Graham Cameron (UK)                     Jane Richardson (USA)
     Cyrus Chothia (UK)                      Chris Sander (Germany/UK)
     David Eisenberg (USA)                   Manfred Sippl (Austria)
     Ken Fasman (USA)                        William Studier (USA)
     Osnat Herzberg (USA)                    Joel L. Sussman
     Barry Honig (USA)                       Yoshio Tateno (Japan)
     Leroy Hood (USA)                        Tomitake Tsukihara (Japan)
     Rod Hubbard (UK)                        Keith D. Watenpaugh (USA)
     Ephraim Katchalski-Katzir (Israel)      Keith Wilson (UK/Germany)
     John Kendrew (UK)                       Ada Yonath (Israel)

DEADLINE for registration and poster abstract submission extended to:
JULY 30, 1996.

ORAL presentations of abstracts will be selected from those who submit

REGISTRATION FEES (not including accommodation):
Before September 1, 1996   US$ 350
After  September 1, 1996   US$ 450
Students                   US$  50
Local Participant          Please contact us via email

For registration and information contact:
email: pdb25sw10 at
URL: (Israel)
    or (Israel)
    or (USA)
    or (UK)
    or (China)

Meeting secretary:
Ruth Goldstein - Katzir Center; fax: 972-8-9474425; tel.:972-8-9342148.


Dr. Manuel C. Peitsch                   Phone Institute: +41.22.706.9666
Glaxo Institute of Molecular Biology    Offices 3.26   :    - " -   9920
Chemin des Aulx 14                      FAX            : +41.22.794.6965
CH-1228 Plan-les-Ouates                 e-mail         :
mcp13936 at
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                           protein -- it rejects it.

                                  P. Medawar


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