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Automatic Glyco-molecule sequencing before the year 2005

David Ashford da5 at york.ac.uk
Thu Jan 22 09:50:45 EST 1998

"Automatic Glyco-molecule sequencing before the year 2005?"
 David Ashford <da5 at york.ac.uk> and Ofer Markman <markman at cc.huji.ac.il>
          Christian Frosch <frosc000 at goofy.zdv.Uni-Mainz.de>
The Virtual Institute of Experimental Biology http://www.biosys.net/viwb or 
http://emile-21.com/viwb/welcome.html and The Glycoscience Network 
http://www.vei.co.uk/TGN/ are proud to announce the opening of a virtual 
forum on "Automatic Glyco-molecule sequencing before the year 2005?"
The forum will cover all aspects of the determination of the primary 
structure of complex carbohydrates as it is now, as it will develop and 
what the prospects are of (and need for) automated sequencing of oligo-
and polysaccharides.
The forum will meet in the BioMOO at the VIWB lobby at a time to be 

How to get to the VIWB lobby in BioMOO:
1. telnet bioinfo.weizmann.ac.il 8888 or 
http://bioinfo.weizmann.ac.il/BioMOO and follow instructions, 
when entered type "goto huji" (w/o ") or find in the map the GCG help
desk from which go northeast (type "ne") and then to the VIWB Lobby.
A forum discussion mailist will be formed, please send a short intro
about yourself (2 -3 lines), stating your interest in the forum and
your affiliation, to markman at gene.md.huji.ac.il (temporary address). 
These intros will be used to help us determine how the forum will
develop. Eventually the information may be circulated to other members of 
the forum. 
We will submit a weekly review/summary to the glycosci newsgroup 
and TGN mailing list as well.
1.  A volunteer editor / coordinator to the forum is wanted,
knowledge in mailing list management is highly recommended/required.
2. We are also seeking sponsorship (this can be in the form of 
technology, computer space or work contributions, but donations would
be most appreciated) 
Please contact Ofer Markman (markman at gene.md.huji.ac.il) in reply to
either of these requirements. 
    Dr David A. Ashford                                                  
    Glycobiology: Research & Analytical, Department of Biology, 
    University of York, P.O. Box 373, York,  YO1 5YW  UK
    Tel: +44 (0)1904 434391           Fax: +44 (0)1904 434312   
    Email: da5 at york.ac.uk
    WWW: http://www.york.ac.uk/depts/biol/staff/daa/daa.htm  
    Dr Ofer Markman                                              
    Ofer Markman, Ph.D
    Coordinator and founder of VIWB 
    Dept. of Physiology, Hebrew U School of Medicine, P.O. BOX 91120 
    Tel: +972-2-6523772   Fax: +972-8-9364020 (Attn Ofer Markman)
    Email: markman at cc.huji.ac.il    
    WWW: http://cap.md.huji.ac.il/~markman/index.html
    TRP DB http://bioinformatics.weizmann.ac.il/cards/webreview/TRP.html
    MASDA project http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Lab/7085/

Christian Frosch               frosc000 at goofy.zdv.uni-mainz.de
Institute of Toxicology        http://www.uni-mainz.de/~cfrosch
University of Mainz            Phone: +49 6131 17 4387
Obere Zahlbacher Str. 67       Fax:   +49 6131 230506
55131 Mainz Germany

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