Monday, July 10 8:45 - 9:00 Welcome 9:00 - 10:00 Prof. Michael Levitt - Introducing molecular forces. 10:00 - 11:00 Prof. Michael Levitt - Simulation of protein and nucleic acid dynamics 11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break 11:20 - 12:20 Prof. Ken Dill - Protein stability, aggregation, and mean-field models 12:20 - 13:20 Prof. Ken Dill - Water and the hydrophobic effect 13:30 Lunch 15:00 - 19:00 Homework and Seminar Sessions 20:00 Dinner Tuesday, July 11 8:45 - 9:00 Welcome 9:00 - 10:00 Prof. John Moult - Comparative Modeling 10:00 - 11:00 Prof. Ken Dill - New Computational methods for conformational searching 11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break 11:20 - 12:20 Prof. Michael Levitt - Predicting protein structure 12:20 - 13:20 Prof. Michael Levitt - Bio-informatics and structural genomics 13:30 Lunch 15:00 - 16:00 Prof. Ken Dill - New Computational methods for conformational searching 16:00 - 17:00 Prof. Ken Dill - Graph-theoretic methods for conformational transitions 20:00 Dinner Wednesday, July 12 9:00 - 10:00 Prof. Arthur Lesk - Sequence-structure relationships in proteins. 10:00 - 11:00 Prof. Arthur Lesk - Genomics and proteomics 11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break 11:20 - 12:20 Prof. Haim Wolfson - Computer Vision Motivated Algorithms for Structural Motif Detection in Proteins. 12:20 - 13:20 Prof. Haim Wolfson - Structural Alignment of Flexible Molecules. 13:30 Lunch 20:00 Dinner Thursday, July 13 9:00 - 10:00 Prof. Ken Dill - Graph-theoretic methods for conformational transitions 10:00 - 11:00 Prof. John Moult - Fold recognition 11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break 11:20 - 12:20 Prof. Arthur Lesk - Analysis, comparison and classification of protein structures 12:20 - 13:20 Prof. Arthur Lesk - Protein evolution. Conformational change in proteins 13:30 Lunch 15:00 - 17:00 Homework and Seminar Sessions 20:00 Dinner Friday, July 14 9:00 - 10:00 Prof. John Moult - Ab initio prediction 10:00 - 11:00 Prof. John Moult - Discriminatory functions. 11:00 - 11:20 Coffee Break 11:20 - 12:20 Prof. Haim Wolfson - Molecular Surface Representation and Critical Feature Extraction. 12:20 - 13:20 Prof. Haim Wolfson - Geometric Docking Methods. 13:30 Lunch 15:00 - 17:00 Homework and Seminar Sessions 20:00 Dinner
Invited Speakers and timetable
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9:00 - 10:00 Invited Lecture Mary Ellen Bock (USA) Some Statistical Problems in Biotechnology 10:00 - 12:30 1 J. R. Quine (USA) Protein Structures from solid state NMR: Mathematical and Technical Challenges 2 A. Rossi, C. Micheletti, F. Seno and A. Maritan (Italy) Knolwedge-based self-consistent scheme to design proteins with a reduced number of amino acis classes. 3 Claus Lundegaard, Thomas Nordahl Petersen, Morten Nielsen, Henrik Bohr, Jakob Bohr, Soren Brunak, Garry P. Gippert and Ole Lund (Denmark) Prediction of protein secondary structure at high accuracy using a combination of many neural networks 4 Rolf Backofen (Germany) An Upper Bound for Number of Contacts in the HP-Model on the Face-Centered-Cubic Lattice (FCC): Applications and Results. 5 Vasily Ramensky, Shamil Sunyaev and Peer Bork (Russia/Germany) Mapping non-synonymous single nucleotide polymorphisms onto proteins: from human genome variation to protein structure 12:30 Lunch 2:30 - 3:30 Invited Lecture Andrea Califano (USA) Functional and Structural Genomics: moving from analysis to synthesis in the biological sciences 3:30 - 6:00 6 Maricel Kann and Richard Goldstein (USA) Optimizing for success: a new score function for distantly related protein sequence comparison. 7 Dean C. Adams and Gavin J. P. Naylor (USA) Assessing the structural similarity of proteins: a comparison of existing methods and geometric morphometric tecniques 8 H.-O Bertrand, A.-S. Bessis, T. Galvez, J.P. Pin and F. Acher (France) Metabotropic glutamate receptor binding domain. A homology modeling study 9 Yves-Henri Sanejouand (France) 10 N. Kannan and S. Visheverhwara (India) A graph spectral algorithm to identify conserved features among topologically similar proteins 11 F.Seno, C. Micheletti, J.R. Banavar and A. Maritan (Italy) An optimal procedure to learn effective amino acid interaction potentials.
Mary Ellen Bock, Purdue University, USA
Andrea Califano, IBM Yorktown, USA
Deadline for submission of abstracts to the workshop: March 15, 2000
Notification of acceptance: April 15, 2000
Electronic submission is encouraged. For an electronic submission, please attach your manuscript to an email and send it to either email@example.com or to firstname.lastname@example.org in one of the following formats: Postscript, PDF, or Microsoft Word.
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The extended abstract must not exceed 12 pages (using 11 point or larger font, with not less than one inch margins all around), including the bibliography and the figures.