R-Axis Users Meeting

John P. Rose Ph.D. rose at bcl4.bmb.uga.edu
Sat Aug 15 07:11:58 EST 1998

                           1998 R-AXIS USERS MEETING

                           Friday Noon to Sunday Noon

                             September 11-13, 1998

                     Georgia Center for Continuing Education
                           The University of Georgia
                               Athens, GA 30602

                     Organizers: John Rose and Bi-Cheng Wang

This is the latest in a series of workshops which began in 1993. These
hands-on sessions, with hints and tips from existing users.  Lots of
ideas and software are exchanged, and useful contacts made.
         See www.uga.edu/~biocryst/RUM98.html  for more details.

General Topics

                HARDWARE                        SOFTWARE
                R-Axis II                       PROCESS
                R-Axis IV                       d*trek
                Optics                          HKL/HKL2000
                X-Stream                        DPS
                Low Temperature Devices         Crystal Clear
                Cryo-Xe-Siter                   Problem Data Sets
                FR Generator                    Demonstrations
                Hardware Upgrades               SOLVE
                Service Issues

                TECHNIQUES                      DATA COLLECTION
                CryoCrystallography             Proteins
                Crystal Anealing                Small Molecule
                Xenon Derivatization            Synchrotron Applications

                MAD Phasing                     Anomalous Data
                Difficult Structures

Participants are encouraged to bring and demonstrate local software
which may be of interest to the user community. Problem data sets are
also desired (contact John Rose (rose at bcl4.bmb.uga.edu (BCL4))for

Invited Speakers

Russ Athay Molecular Structure Corporation
        New Crystal Clear Software

Gary Bunick Oak Ridge National Laboratory
        Crystal Anealing

Ronnie Chen University of Georgia
        Low Salt Structure of T7 RNA Polymerase

Joe Calabraese DuPont
        A Portable Mad Station

Dan Carter New Century Pharmaceuticals
        Microgravity Crystal Growth Opportunities

Dulio Casio University of California, Los Angles
         Data collection using the Rigaku FRD generator

Keith Crane Molecular Structure Corporation

Joseph Ferrara Molecular Structure Corporation
        New MSC CCD detectors

Larry Handwright Molecular Structure Corporation
        Service Issues

Li-Wei Hung The Advanced Light Source, Lawrence Berkley National

Wladek Minor University of Viriginia

Jim Pflugrath Molecular Structure Corporation

John Rose University of Georgia
        Low Temperature Techniques

Tim Rydel Monsanto
        Xenon Cryo-crystallography

Bernard Santarserio University of California, Berkley
        Data Collection

Takahisa Sato Rigaku
        New Weissenberg Image Plate

Craig Smith University of Alabama, Birmingham

Cheng Yang Molecular Structure Corporation
        New MSC Optics

Registration Fee(s):

Non-student ....................................................$95.00
Student ........................................................$55.00

Lodging Reservations
A block of rooms is being held until August 20, 1998. Please make your
own room reservations. To reserve a room at the Georgia Center download
the lodging reservation form.  Do not send money in advance for lodging
except to guarantee arrival after 4:00 pm.



To register, complete the following registration form and mail or FAX

        R-Axis Users Meeting: #38089
        Georgia Center for Continuing Education
        The University of Georgia
        Athens, GA 30602-3603

Phone: 800-884-1381  FAX: 800-884-1419  E-mail:
register at gacsrv.gactr.uga.edu


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Registration Fee(s):
    Non-student .............................................   $95.00
    Student     .............................................   $55.00

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Do not send money in advance for lodging except to guarantee arrival
after 4;00
pm. A block of rooms is being held until August 20, 1998 at the Georgia

Arrival Day/Date _____________________  Departure Day/Date

Please check your room preference (sales tax will be added to quoted
  [_]Single Occupancy Twin Beds  $52    [_]Double Occupancy Twin Beds
  [_]Single Occupancy Queen Bed  $55    [_]Double Occupancy Queen Bed

Name of roomate id room is sharred
The Georgia Center does not assign roomates, Single rates will be
charged for
single occupancy

The Georgia Center is a smoke-free enviroment.

Cancellation Policies: (1) The Georgia Center will gladly issue full
refunds for
cancellations made at least 72 hours before conference registration
No refunds will be issued thereafter.  Substitutions are encouraged. (2)
In the
event a program is cancelled for any reason, the Georgia Center will not
responsible for any cancellation charges/charges assed by airlines or
 Registration forms can be found at: www.uga.edu/~biocryst/RUM98.html .


Titles and Abstracts                         Registration and Lodging
John Rose                                    Jane Mertens
Life Sciences Bldg                           Georgia Center for
University of Georgia                        Education
Athens, GA 30602                             Athens, GA 30602-3603

phone:  706-542-1750                         Phone:  706-542-6592
FAX:    706-542-3077                         FAX:    706-542-6465
E-mail: rose at BCL4.biochem.uga.edu            E-mail:
mertensj at gactr.uga.edu
Yale University

John P. Rose Ph.D.
Assistant Director
BioCrystallography Laboratory
Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
University of Georgia, Athens, GA 30602
E-mail rose at BCL4.bmb.uga.edu

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