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2nd Announcement/Call for abstracts: 5th International Conference on Molecular Structural Biology

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Sun May 4 05:31:53 EST 2003

               2ND ANNOUNCEMENT



   3rd-7th SEPTEMBER 2003

The organisers are pleased to present you with the 
final programme of the ICMSB2003 (see below) and 
to invite you to participate. Abstracts to any topic 
related to structural biology are highly welcome 
and will be presented at the ICMSB2003 as poster 
or as short oral communication. Registration and 
abstract upload is open now via our homepage at


Scientific Programme

Honorary Speaker:
Richard Lerner (The Scripp's Research Institute)
"Antibody catalysis, ozone, and atherosclerosis"

Protein Structures:
Stephen C. Harrison (Harvard University)
"Structures that translocate proteins and viruses 
across cell membranes"
Gregory A. Petsko (Brandeis University)
"Structure and Functions of DJ-1, the Protein Whose 
Gene is Mutated in Autosomal Recessive Early-Onset 
Parkinson's Disease" 
Cheryl. H. Arrowsmith (University of Toronto)
"Structural Proteomics: a tool for genome annotation"
Hartmut Oschkinat (FMP Berlin)
"NMR spectroscopy of membrane proteins"

Free Electron Lasers in Structural Biology:
Janos Hajdu (Uppsala University)
"Free electron lasers and biology"
Keith Hodgson (Stanford University)
"Next Generation Synchrotron Light Sources - 
Structural Biology with Ultrabright and Ultrashort 

Structural Genomics:
Udo Heinemann (Max-Delbrueck-Centrum, Berlin)
"Genome-driven structure analysis of human proteins"
Janet Thornton (EMBL-EBI, Cambridge)
"Using Structure to Elucidate Function"
Robert Konrat (University of Vienna)
"Automated Biomolecular NMR spectroscopy: New Routes 
to Structures of Protein and Protein Complexes"
Gautam Sanyal (AstaZeneca R&D, Boston)
"Structural and mechanistic approaches to discovery of 
novel antimicrobials targeted at genomics-derived 

Nucleic Acid Structures:
Aaron Klug (MRC Cambridge)
"Zinc Finger Proteins for the Regulation of Gene 
Juli Feigon (University of California, Los Angeles)
"Biophysical studies of telomerase RNA structure and 
mutations linked to disease"
Dinshaw Patel (Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center)
"Adaptive Recognition of RNA by Antibiotics, Peptides 
and Proteins"

Folding and Disease:
Luis Serrano (EMBL Heidelberg)
"Sequence determinants of aggregation and amyloid 
Christopher Dobson (University of Cambridge)
"Protein misfolding and its links with human disease"
Alan Fersht (MRC Centre for Protein Eng.,Cambridge)
"Protein folding at Atomic Resolution"

Participation Fees: 

Early Fee (before 1st August 2003)

Regular................365,- EUR
GÖCH Member............295,- EUR
Student................185,- EUR
GÖCH Student...........130,- EUR
Accompanying person......45,- EUR

Late Fee  (after 31st July 2003)

Regular................400,- EUR   
GÖCH Member............330,- EUR     
Student................220,- EUR
GÖCH Student...........165,- EUR 
Accompanying person......45,- EUR	 

The fee for regular participants, GÖCH members, 
and students, includes the full scientific 
programme, the Conference Proceedings (which 
will be published in book form with an ISBN number), 
lunch from Thursday to Saturday, coffee breaks, 
and the entertainment programme. Accompanying 
persons attend only the entertainment programme. 
Abstract Submission......18th July 2003
Early Registration.......31st July 2003

Conference Secretariat: 	

Dr. Andreas Kungl 
Austrian Chemical Society (GÖCH), 
Biochemistry Subgroup
c/o Institute of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, 
University of Graz, Universitätsplatz 1, 
A-8010 Graz
Tel.: +43 316 380 5373
Fax: +43 316 382541
E-Mail: andreas.kungl at kfunigraz.ac.at

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