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<TT>*** Second and Final Announcement ***</TT><TT></TT>

<P><TT>Molecular Simulations announces a major International Symposium,
"New</TT>
<BR><TT>Approaches in Pharmaceutical Development".&nbsp; This event will
be held on</TT>
<BR><TT>February 19th and 20th, 1998, in San Diego, California.</TT><TT></TT>

<P><TT>As shown below in the Symposium program, the main topics will be
new</TT>
<BR><TT>computational and experimental techniques relevant to the crystallization</TT>
<BR><TT>and formulation of organic compounds.&nbsp; The event will be of
interest to</TT>
<BR><TT>anyone involved in pharmaceutical development, as well as researchers
and</TT>
<BR><TT>managers in industries such as agrochemicals, pigments, explosives,
and</TT>
<BR><TT>other fine chemicals.</TT><TT></TT>

<P><TT>This Symposium will be held immediately after the first worldwide
meeting</TT>
<BR><TT>of MSIís Pharmaceutical Development Consortium.&nbsp; The Consortium
brings</TT>
<BR><TT>together commercial research organizations, MSIís expert staff,
and a panel</TT>
<BR><TT>of academic advisors to drive a research program focused on developing</TT>
<BR><TT>simulation methods to address problems in pharmaceutical development
and</TT>
<BR><TT>formulation.</TT><TT></TT>

<P><TT>Registration for the Symposium is free of charge and includes lunches,</TT>
<BR><TT>reception, and the Symposium dinner.&nbsp; The venue will be the
Princess Resort</TT>
<BR><TT>Island in Mission Bay, San Diego, which combines an idyllic setting
with</TT>
<BR><TT>state-of-the-art facilities and services.</TT><TT></TT>

<P><TT>Attendees are cordially invited to present their work at the poster</TT>
<BR><TT>session.&nbsp; If you are interested in attending, please contact
Deborah Kelso</TT>
<BR><TT>at MSIís headquarters in San Diego (fax +1 (619) 458-0136, or e-mail</TT>
<BR><TT>dak@msi.com).&nbsp; Further details will be posted at MSIís web
site,</TT>
<BR><TT><A HREF="http://www.msi.com/info/consortia/pdc/Symposium.html">http://www.msi.com/info/consortia/pdc/Symposium.html</A>.</TT><TT></TT>

<P><TT>NEW APPROACHES IN PHARMACEUTICAL DEVELOPMENT</TT><TT></TT>

<P><TT>Thursday 19 February 1998</TT>
<BR><TT>9:00&nbsp;&nbsp; Opening</TT>
<BR><TT>9:15&nbsp;&nbsp; Dr. Stephen Byrn, Purdue University, USA</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Solid State Chemistry
- Regulations and Reactions"</TT>
<BR><TT>10:30&nbsp; Coffee Break</TT>
<BR><TT>11:00&nbsp; Dr. William David and Dr. Kenneth Shankland,</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Rutherford Appleton Laboratory,
UK</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Crystal Structure Determination
from Powder Diffraction</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Data"</TT>
<BR><TT>12:15&nbsp; Lunch</TT>
<BR><TT>13:45&nbsp; Dr. Gautam Desiraju, Hyderabad University, India</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Relevance of Crystal
Engineering and Molecular Modeling</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; in Pharmaceutical
Industry"</TT>
<BR><TT>15:00&nbsp; Tea Break</TT>
<BR><TT>15:30&nbsp; Dr. Heinrich Karfunkel, T&uuml;bingen University, Germany</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Polymorph Prediction
and Beyond"</TT>
<BR><TT>16:45&nbsp; Poster Session and Reception</TT>
<BR><TT>19:30&nbsp; Symposium Dinner</TT><TT></TT>

<P><TT>Friday 20 February 1998</TT>
<BR><TT>9:00&nbsp;&nbsp; Dr. Peter York, Bradford University, UK</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Modeling of Particle
Surfaces - Applications in Drug</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Delivery Design"</TT>
<BR><TT>10:15&nbsp; Coffee Break</TT>
<BR><TT>10:30&nbsp; Dr. Kenneth Morris, Purdue University, USA</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Identifying Morphology
Based Flow Differences Using</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Cerius2, X-ray
Diffraction and Microscopy"</TT>
<BR><TT>11:45&nbsp; Lunch</TT>
<BR><TT>13:15&nbsp; Dr. Piet Bennema, Nijmegen Univ., the Netherlands</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Advanced Morphology
Analysis Tools - The Importance of</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Connected Nets"</TT>
<BR><TT>14:30&nbsp; Tea Break</TT>
<BR><TT>14:45&nbsp; Dr. Allan Myerson, Brooklyn Polytechnic, USA</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; "Thermodynamic and Spectroscopic
Studies of</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Supersaturated
Solutions"</TT>
<BR><TT>16:00&nbsp; Break</TT>
<BR><TT>16:15&nbsp; Round Table Discussion</TT>
<BR><TT>17:30&nbsp; Close</TT><TT></TT>

<P><TT>*** End of announcement ***</TT><TT></TT>

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<BR><TT>&nbsp;Mark C. Wahle, Ph.D.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
|&nbsp; Phone: (314) 849-5852</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;Applications Scientist&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; |&nbsp;
Fax:&nbsp;&nbsp; (314) 849-5863</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;Molecular Simulations Inc.&nbsp; |&nbsp; Email: wahle@msi.com</TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;9641 Chancelorsville Drive&nbsp; |&nbsp; Web:&nbsp;&nbsp;
<A HREF="http://www.msi.com">http://www.msi.com</A></TT>
<BR><TT>&nbsp;St. Louis, MO&nbsp; 63126&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
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