|CCL 07.05.26 Update: Symposium on Biocomputational Chemistry at the 90th Canadian Chemical Conference & Exhibition CSC2007|
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Date: Sat Feb 3 17:24:10 2007
Subject: 07.05.26 Update: Symposium on Biocomputational Chemistry at the 90th Canadian Chemical Conference & Exhibition CSC2007
Update and Call for Abstract: BioComputational Chemistry Symposium at the CSC2007 (90th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition) Dear Colleagues, I am organizing a Symposium on Biocomputational Chemistry as a part of the 90th Canadian Chemistry Conference and Exhibition (CSC2007), May 26-30, 2007, to take place in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The Symposium will cover topics from method development to computational studies of biochemical and medicinal systems, with an emphasis on the interplay between theory and experiment. ABSTRACT SUBMISSIONS ARE WELCOME! To register and/or submit an abstract visit the CSC2007 site: http://www.csc2007.ca/ --------------------- Details about the Biocomputational Chemistry Symposium are updated at: http://www.csc2007.ca/symposia_physical.html#PT3_?_Biocomputational_Chemistry --------------------- SPONSORS OF THIS SYMPOSIUM: ============================ * Chemical Computing Group, Inc.: http://www.chemcomp.com/ * Gaussian, Inc.: http://www.gaussian.com/home.htm * Mount Saint Vincent University: http://www.msvu.ca/ ORGANIZER ========= * Cherif F. Matta, Mount Saint Vincent University and Dalhousie University http://www.chem.utoronto.ca/~cmatta/ CONFIRMED INVITED SESSION CHAIRS: ================================= * Richard F. W. Bader, McMaster University http://www.chemistry.mcmaster.ca/faculty/bader/ * James Gould, University of Windsor http://www.uwindsor.ca/units/biochem/web/ChemistryPeople.nsf/19ddc575537630c20525686a006ce0f8/a14e3d38447278ae85256a46004bca6d!OpenDocument * Stacey Wetmore Lethbridge University http://people.uleth.ca/~stacey.wetmore/ CONFIRMED INVITED SPEAKERS / TOPICS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER: ========================================================== * Paul Ayers, McMaster University Topic: (a) Approaches to the Protein Folding Problem or (b) Modeling Enzyme Mimics. http://www.chemistry.mcmaster.ca/ayers/ * Axel Becke, Dalhousie University Title: A New Density Functional for Weak Interactions in Bio-organic Systems http://chemistry.dal.ca/Faculty/Professors/Becke,_Axel.php * Curt Breneman, Rensselaer Polytechnic University Topic: To be announced http://www.rpi.edu/dept/chem/chem_faculty/profiles/breneman.html * Russell Boyd, Dalhousie University Topic: Seleno-enzymes http://chemistry.dal.ca/Faculty/Professors/Boyd,_Russell.php * Katherine Darvesh, Mount Saint Vincent University Title: Computational Chemistry in the Development of Potential Antidementia Inhibitors of Butyrylcholinesterase http://www.msvu.ca/chemistry/faculty/darvesh.htm * Heather Gordon, Brock University Title: Computational Assessment of Flexiblity in Proteins http://www.brocku.ca/chemistry/faculty/Gordon/ * Anna Gubskaya, New Jersey Center for Biomaterials and Rutgers University Title: Computer-Aided Prediction of Bioresponse for Combinatorial Libraries of Biodegradable Polymers http://njbiomaterials.org/web/index.php?p=flabs&s=21844#gubska * Pavel Hobza, Center for Biomolecules and Complex Molecular Systems Title: Structure and properties of DNA and Proteins: Stabilization Energies of DNA Base Pairs and Amino Acid Pairs http://fch.upol.cz/katedra/hobza.htm http://www.iupac.org/organ/members/h/hobza.html * Lakshmi Kotra, University Health Network and University of Toronto Topic: To be announced http://www.uhnres.utoronto.ca/labs/kotra/ * Claude Lecomte, Universite Henri Poincare Nancy Topic: To be announced http://www.lcm3b.uhp-nancy.fr/lcm3b/Pages_Perso/Lecomte.php?PHPSESSID=1ec6067f8844a254967c6c1a2e9f7142 * Gilles Peslherbe, Concordia University Title: Computational Studies of Some aspects of Nitric Oxide Chemistry http://artsandscience.concordia.ca/facstaff/p-r/peslherbe * Louis Massa, Hunter College (City University of New York, CUNY) Topic: Quantum Crystallgraphy and its Applications to Proteins http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/chem/massa.shtml * Paul Popelier, The University of Manchester Topic: Quantum Chemical Topology (QCT) peptide force field * Tamar Schlick, New York University Topic: To be announced http://monod.biomath.nyu.edu/ * Peter Tieleman, University of Calgary Topic: Partitioning of Small Molecules in Lipid Bilayers http://moose.bio.ucalgary.ca/index.php?page=Peter_Tieleman * Gang Wu, Queen's University Highly Accurate 23Na Chemical Shielding Calculations as a Tool for Probing Na+ Ion Binding in G-Quadruplex DNA http://www.chem.queensu.ca/people/faculty/Wu/ For further information about the Symposium, contact Cherif F. Matta (E-mail: cherif.matta"at"dal.ca ) ------------------------------------------- Cherif F. Matta, Ph.D., MCIC Assistant Professor of Chemistry Department of Chemistry and Physics Mount Saint Vincent University Halifax, NS, Canada B3M 2J6. & Adjunct Professor of Chemistry Dalhousie University Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J3. ------------------------------------------- Tel.: +1(902)457 6142 Fax: +1(902)457 6134 Web-site: http://chem.utoronto.ca/~cmatta/ ------------------------------------------- .................................................................................... New book release: C. F. Matta and R. J. Boyd (Editors), with a Foreword by Axel D. Becke: The Quantum Theory of Atoms in Molecules: From Solid State to DNA and Drug Design http://ca.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-3527307486,descCd-description.html ....................................................................................NOTE THAT E-MAIL ADDRESSES HAVE BEEN MODIFIED!!!
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