Crystallization Meeting

Michael Denisevich michael at scripps.edu
Fri Jun 11 12:51:51 EST 1993


5th International Conference on the crystallization of Biological Macromolecules:
The Catamaran Resort Hotel, Mission Beach, San Diego, August 8-13, 1993


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Dear Participant,

Here are further details of the ICCBM meeting:

Posters: Ernie Villafranca (619) 622 3136 Fax: (619) 622 3299
                   e-mail ern at humbert.agouron.com

HOT RESULTS: Enrico Stura  (619) 554 8271 Fax: (619) 554 6105
                   e-mail STURA at SCRIPPS.EDU

Registration/Membrane Crystallization Workshop: 
           Janusz Sowadski (619) 534 8885 Fax: (619) 534 8193
                   e-mail  dappleby at chem.UCSD.EDU (David Appleby)


SUNDAY 8th:

Arrival: ( From San Diego Airport take SuperShuttle to the 
Catamaran Hotel. A special price of $6 per person 
each way has been negotiated by the Hotel with 
uperShuttle.There is a Supershuttle stop out-
side the baggage claim area, leaving every 
20mins, or call SuperShuttle at 1-800-974-8885. 
Taxi will cost about $22. 

	Car rental: Suggestion: Thrifty $31.79/day 
(Reservations (619) 239-2281 specify ICCBM). These are 
negotiated rates valid for Los Angeles and San Diego).
 Driving times from Los Angeles to San 
Diego will be 2-4 hours depending on traffic conditions.

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Hotel: The Catamaran Resort Hotel is located on 
San Diego's beautiful Mission Bay, one short block from Mis-
sion Beach on the Pacific Ocean. All recreational 
facilities are available. Special room rates have been arranged: 
$115 plus tax per room, accommodating up to four people. 
RATES WILL INCREASE TO $130+ FOR RESER-
VATIONS RECEIVED AFTER JULY 8. Make reservations directly 
with the hotel for single rooms and if you are 
sharing with others in your group. 
Telephone: (619) 488-1081; 800-288-0770 (USA); 800-233-8172 (Canada); 
FAX: (619) 490-3328. Indicate that you are with the ICCBM to 
assure special rates.To find room-mates fill the 
following form:



I ______________ (male/female, smoker/non-smoker/I will not smoke in the room) 
would like to share a room with up to (1/2/3) others of (same /any gender)
who (is a/are) (smoker/non-smoker/smoking not important). I have (made/not made) 
a room reservation at the Catamaran Hotel. (Reservation # _________). 
My dates of stay are: _______________. (Delete what does not 
apply and complete blanks-)


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REGISTRATION FORM, ICCBM, AUGUST 8-13, 1993



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HOT RESULTS ( 10 Min. presentations, 5 min discussion): 
call for ABSTRACTS: - NO DEADLINE. 
Abstracts should be typed on one letter-size 
(8-1/2 by 11 inches) and mailed or FAXed, 
to Dr. Enrico Stura. Speakers will be selected 
from the abstracts submitted. If you are 
presenting a poster and would like to highlight 
some of your (new) results during this 
session please contact Dr. Enrico Stura. 
Address: Stura Enrico, ICCBM organizer, The 
Scripps Research Institute, 10666 North 
Torrey Pines Rd., La Jolla, CA 92037, U.S.A. Tel: 
(619) 554-8271; FAX (619) 554-6105; 
E-MAIL Stura at scripps.edu

Deadlines: Submission of papers for proceedings: 
August 13, 1993 (September 8, 1993, Hot 
Results). Revised Manuscripts: October 8, 1993. 
Authors are advised to follow all the 
guidelines for submission to Acta Cryst. D. 

Manuscripts should be as concise as possi-
ble without loss of information. Coordinates 
for new structures presented at the meet-
ing will need to be deposited to conform with 
the journal's guidelines.

Publication of Proceedings: Oral and Poster 
presentations will be published, subject to regular 
review process, in Acta Crystallographica, 
Section D (Biological Crystallography), 
Edited by Jenny Glusker.

Posters: Poster Boards 4'X6' will be available.
 Bring manuscript for publication to be included in 
the proceeding.

Banquet: On the Bahia Belle: Departure from the 
Catamaran Resort Hotel Thursday 12, 8:00 PM. 
Banquet tickets can be purchased at the registration
desk on arrival.


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MONDAY 9th:

Membrane Proteins Crystallization:  Chairman: Hartmut Michel

L1 Peter Timmins: Detergent organization in solutions 
                  and in crystals of membrane proteins.

L2 Werner Kuhlbrandt: Two dimensional membrane protein 
                  crystallization.

L3 Michael Garavito:Convection and diffusion in protein 
                  crystallization.

L4 Jorgen Rosenbusch: Diversity of folding patterns 
                   in membrane proteins.

L5 Shinya Yoshikawa:Crystallization of beef heart 
                   cytochrome c oxidase.

LUNCH

Practical Membrane Proteins Crystallization: Hartmut Michel

Set-up crystallization of light-harvesting complex LH2 
        from Rhodospirillum molischianum 



Crystallization under Microgravity: Chairman: Reuben Leberman

L6 Lawrence DeLucas: Recent results and new hardware developments 
                   for protein crystal growth in microgravity.

L7 Ruchang Bi: Crystal growth of proteins in space.

L8 Jan Drenth: Convection and diffusion in protein crystallization.

L9 Naomi Chayen: Microgravity crystallization on the Kashtan 
                    Mission (Russian Photon).

L10 M. M.Ries-Kautt: Joint experiment on spacehead-01 mission. 
                Effects on nucleation, size and crystal quality.

L11 A. Plaas-Link: New considerations on protein 
                crystallization in space

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Tuesday 10th:


Molecular Biology: Chairman: Janusz Sowadski

L12 Terese Bergfors: Crystallization and preliminary X-ray analysis 
                       of recombinant bovine cellular retinoic acid 
                       binding protein.

L13 Stefan Gruenwald: Baculovirus expression of recombinant 
                                 proteins for crystallization.

L14 Alec Tucker: Heavy atom derivatization of proteins or
                              Crystallography problem II.

L15 Alan D'Arcy: Crystallizing proteins, a rational approach?.

L16 Heather Baker: Enzymatic deglycosylation 
                   as a tool for crystallization.

L17 Axel Scheidig: How to get crystals for polychromatic 
                   diffraction - A study on p21H-ras.

L18 Klaus Scheffzek: Crystallization and X-ray structure 
                     analysis of thermally unstable forms of p21ras.

L19 Bonnie McKinney: Production and crystallization of virus-like 
                     particles assembled in a heterologous protein 
                     expression system.

LUNCH


Physics of Crystallization I: Chairman: Richard Giege

L20 Anette Tardieu: Crystallogenesis: the SAXS connection.

L21 M. M.Ries-Kautt: SAXS measurements of attractive-repulsive 
            interactions, solubility and crystallization of lysozyme
            from its isoionic point to acidic pH.

L22 Magali Jullien: Evidence of a dimeric intermediate on the 
                crystallization pathway of ribonuclease A.

L23 Mitsuo Ataka: Neutron scattering studies on the supersaturated 
                  lysozyme solutions and gel growth of 
                  protein crystals.

L24 Alex McPherson: Using silica hydrogel for macromolecular crystallization.

L25 Jos Tissen: Mesoscopic theories for crystal growth.

L26 Michael Frey: Water structure associated with protein: 
                  a possible role in crystallization

Poster Session I:  Chairman: Ernest Villafranca

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WEDNESDAY 11th:

Scientific Exhibit:  Companies: Bio-Rad, 
                                Biosym Technologies,
                                Hampton Research, 
                                Invitrogen Corp., 
                                Protein Solutions Inc., 
                                and others.


Physics of Crystallization II: Chairman: Franz Rosenberger

L27 William Wilson: Predicting protein crystallization from
                    dilute solution properties.

L28 Roland Boistelle: Molecular interactions in solution 
                    and crystal growth of some proteins.

L29 Laurent Sibille:Investigation of nucleating lysozyme solutions.

L30 Arnaud Ducruix: Anion interactions with protein surface and 
                    their influence on crystallization and packing.

L31 Lisa Monaco: Kinetics, morphology and segregation in lysozyme 
                 crystallization.

L32 Alexander Malkin: Kinetics of nucleation and macromolecular 
                      crystal growth.

L33 Peter Vekilov: Growth processes of protein crystals 
                   revealed by laser.

L34 Marc Pusey: Tetragonal lysozyme face growth rates - revisited.

L35 Steve Durbin: Atomic force microscopy of protein crystals in situ.

LUNCH

Poster Session II: Chairman: Ernest Villafranca

Scientific Exhibit: 8:00 - eve

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THURSDAY 12th:

Screening for Crystallization conditions: Chairman: Alex McPherson

L36 Enrico Stura: Re



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