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Functional Genomics Meeting in San Francisco

Robert Balint rfbalint at ix.netcom.com
Mon Sep 14 15:25:20 EST 1998

Molecular Interaction Technologies ’98

October 19-20, 1998, San Francisco, California

An enormous demand for high throughput methods to identify both natural
and artificial ligands for expressed sequences has been created by the
recent explosion in genomic and bioinformatic research.   Although
molecular interaction studies began using in vitro immunoscreening and
phage display technologies, the development of the yeast two hybrid
system in 1989 accelerated the pace of in vivo interaction analysis.
Since then a number of creative technologies have been developed to
study molecular interactions inside cells or whole organisms. The
purpose of this meeting is to bring together innovators in the
development of these technologies.   These methods have wide application
for basic cellular and molecular biology, drug target identification and
pharmaceutical development.

Keynote Address:
Stuart Schreiber
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Harvard University

Confirmed Speakers:
Carlos Barbas, Scripps
Ron Barrett, Affymax
Paul Bartel, Myriad Genetics
Helen Blau, Stanford
Roger Brent, Molecular Sciences Institute
James Broach, Princeton
Gerald Crabtree, HHMI, Stanford
Reto Crameri, Swiss Institute, Davos
Stan Fields, HHMI, University of Washington
Michael Gilman, ARIAD Pharmaceutical
Hennie Hoogenboom, Univ. Hosp., Maastricht
Jarko Kochan, Hoffmann-La Roche
Pierre Legrain, Institut Pasteur
Lawrence Loeb, University of Washington
Gary Nolan, Stanford
Carl Pabo, HHMI, MIT
Don Payan, Rigel
Andreas Plückthun, Universitat Zurich
Mike Roth, Tularik
Gerald Rubin, HHMI, U.C. Berkeley
Erkki Ruoslahti, Burnham Institute
Robert Sauer, MIT
Peter Schultz, HHMI, U.C. Berkeley
Paul Sternberg, HHMI, Cal Tech
Jeremy Thorner, U.C. Berkeley
Roger Tsien, HHMI, U.C. San Diego
Marc Vidal, MGH Cancer Center
James Wells, Genentech
Marvin Wickens, University of Wisconsin
Kleanthis Xanthopoulos, Aurora Biosciences

Organized by:
Stan Fields, Ph.D.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute
University of Washington
James W. Larrick, M.D. Ph.D.
Palo Alto Institute of Molecular Medicine
Robert F. Balint, Ph.D.
Palo Alto Institute of Molecular Medicine

For More Information Contact:
The Palo Alto Institute of Molecular Medicine
2462 Wyandotte Street
Mountain View,  CA  94043, USA
Tel: 650.694.1420    Fax: 650.694.7717
E-Mail:  paimm at netgate.net
Web site:  www.pano.com/paimm

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