Protein Engineering Symposium



 Dear Colleagues,
 We are pleased to announce a one-day symposium in
         Strasbourg, May 30th, 1997, on
 "Protein Engineering: from Experiment to Theory and Back".
 There are no registration formalities or fee.
 The program follows.
 For more information send e-mail to koehl %! at !% bali.u-strasbg.fr.
 We look forward to seeing you.
 Yours sincerely,
 Patrice Koehl & Tom Simonson
 Program:
 9:45--10:00   Introduction
 10:00--11:00	A. Sali (Rockefeller University)
 		Comparative protein structure modelling for
               genome projects.
 11:00--12:00	H. Hellinga (Duke University)
 		Rational protein design: theory, experiments and
               applications.
 Break
 14:00--15:00	D. Moras (IGBMC, Strasbourg)
 		Protein--ligand interactions in nuclear
               receptors of steroid hormones.
 15:00--16:00	R. Glockshuber (ETH, Zurich)
 		Random circular permutation of proteins: a new
               approach to study protein folding.
 Break
 16:30--17:30	M. Karplus (Harvard and Strasbourg Universities)
 		Molecular recognition: free energy simulations
                and combinatorial ligand design.
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 Thomas Simonson
 Laboratoire de Biologie Structurale,
 C.N.R.S., Strasbourg
 e-mail: simonson %! at !% zinfandel.u-strasbg.fr