RUM98 Program Schedule

John P. Rose Ph.D. rose at bcl4.bmb.uga.edu
Wed Sep 2 03:05:22 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
are
hands-on sessions, with hints and tips from existing users.  Lots of
practical
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
  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
details).

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RUM98 Program

Friday September 11, 1998


12:00   Registration (GA Center Registration Area)

12:30   Welcome to UGA
        Bi-Cheng Wang, University of Georgia

12:35   Opening Remarks
        Paul Sweptson, Molecular Structure Corporation

1:00    Low Salt Crystal Structure of T7 RNA Polymerase
        Chun-Jung Chen, University of Georgia

1:30    D*TREK
        Jim Pflugrath, Molecular Structure Corporation

2:00    Low Temperature Data Collection Techniques
        John Rose, University of Georgia

2:30    Break

2:45    Optics: Do You See What I See?
        Craig Smith University of Alabama, Birmingham

3:15    The New MSC CrystalClear Software
        Russ Athay, Molecular Structure Corporation

3:45    A Portable Synchrotron MAD Station
        Joe Calabraese, DuPont

4:15    Software Demonstrations, Difficult Structures


6:30    Dinner Reception (GA Center Banquet Area)



Saturday September 12, 1998

8:30    Continental Breakfast (GA Center Meeting Area)

9:00    Xenon Cryo-crystallography
        Tim Rydel, Monsanto

9:30    The New MSC CCD Detector
        Joseph Ferrara, Molecular Structure Corporation

10:00   Break

10:15   A Cavalcade of Catalytic Antibodies
        Bernard Santarserio University of California, Berkeley

10:45   New MSC Optics
        Cheng Yang, Molecular Structure Corporation

11:15   HKL2000
        Wladek Minor, University of Virginia

12:00   Lunch (GA Center)

1:30    HOW THE RAXIS HAS CHANGED MY LIFE - stories from a small
molecule
        service lab
        Patrick Carroll, University of Pennsylvania

2:00    Data Processing Using  DPS
        Marian Szebenyi, CHESS Cornell University

2:30    Break

2:45    Crystal Anealing
        Gary Bunick, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

3:15    SOLVE
        Li-Wei Huang, ALS LBNL, Berlkey, CA

3:45    Service Issues
        Larry Hanwrigh, Molecular Structure Corporation

4:15    Poster Session, Difficult Structures, Lab Tour

5:15    Reception
        Sponsored by the Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology,

        University of Georgia

6:30    Banquet (GA Center)



Sunday September 13, 1998

8:30    Continental Breakfast (GA Center Meeting Area)

9:00    An Automated IP Data Aquisition System for Small Molecule
        Crystallography
        Tsuneyuki Hagashi, Rigaku Japan

9:30    Microgravity Crystal Growth Opportunities
        Dan Carter, New Century Pharmaceuticals

10:00   Break

10:15   Data Collection on the Rigaku FRD Generator and Other Things
        Duilio Cascio / Ken Goodwill, UCLA

10:45   Amazing New Products
        Keith Crane, Molecular Structure Corporation

11:15   Round Table Discussion, Service Issues, Concluding Remarks
        Paul Sweptson, Molecular Structure Corporation

12:00   Lunch (GA Center Banquet Area)

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Registration Fee(s):

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

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Lodging Reservations
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.


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

        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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no.*)

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Posters:

[_] I will be presenting a poster entitled (abstract deadline September
5, 1998).

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

Method of Payment:
  [_] Check (made payable to The University of Georgia)
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Lodging:

  [_} Check here if you will not need lodging.

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
Center.

Arrival Day/Date _____________________  Departure Day/Date
____________________

Please check your room preference (sales tax will be added to quoted
rates):
  [_]Single Occupancy Twin Beds  $52    [_]Double Occupancy Twin Beds
$62
  [_]Single Occupancy Queen Bed  $55    [_]Double Occupancy Queen Bed
$65

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
begins.
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
be
responsible for any cancellation charges/charges assed by airlines or
travel
agents.

Registration forms can be found at: www.uga.edu/~biocryst/rum98.rgform.

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Questions:
Titles and Abstracts                         Registration and Lodging
John Rose                                    Jane Mertens
Life Sciences Bldg                           Georgia Center for
Continuing
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

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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
http://www.uga.edu/~biocryst

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