special issue of BioSystems

Fogel fogel at sunshine.ucsd.edu
Thu Oct 3 22:26:14 EST 1996


SECOND CALL FOR PAPERS

SPECIAL ISSUE OF BIOSYSTEMS

EVOLUTIONARY COMPUTATION IN BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Guest Editors: David B. Fogel, Natural Selection, Inc.
	       Daniel K. Gehlhaar, Agouron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Papers are hereby solicited for a special issue of BioSystems on the use of
evolutionary computation to address problems in biochemistry and molecular
biology.  Authors are invited to submit papers which describe original,
unpublished research.  Specific topics include but are not limited to
the use of evolutionary algorithms in protein and polymer folding, protein
structure-function, drug design, flexible and rigid protein and ligand docking,
de novo molecular design, genetic sequence alignment, the design of
genetic probes, and the identification of sequence function.

Hard copies of manuscripts must be received at the address below on or before
November 30, 1996.  Electronic submissions cannot be accepted.  Papers should
be clear, concise, and written in English.  Papers received after the deadline
will be handled as time allows.  Submissions should be double-spaced and should
follow the Instructions for Authors for the journal BioSystems, which can
be found on the web at http://www.natural-selection.com/biosys.  Notification of
the editor's decisions will be mailed by February 28, 1997.  Please send
five (5) copies of the complete paper to:

David B. Fogel
Associate Editor, BioSystems
Natural Selection, Inc.
3333 N. Torrey Pines Ct., Suite 200
La Jolla, CA  92037

For further information, please contact the editors at

dfogel at natural-selection.com
or
gehlhaar at agouron.com




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