Volume 1, Issue 3; September 2000
Editor: Jonathan M Goodman
- ASIS 2000: Knowledge Innovations
- The American Society for Information Science
(ASIS) is holding its annual conference, Saturday 11th - Thursday 16th November 2000, in Chicago.
- Chemistry and the Internet: ChemInt 2000
- This conference, organised by Henry Rzepa, Stephen Heller, and Wolf-Dietrich Ihlenfeldt,
will examine current and future technologies and applications for chemistry and the internet. It will
run 23th - Tuesday 26th September 2000, Georgetown University, Washington, DC.
- MSI to buy Oxford Molecular's Software Business
- MSI are buying
Oxford Molecular. This will strengthen MSI's
expertise in bioinformatics and in cheminformatics products. Recently, MSI has also
bought Synopsys Scientific Systems.
- ChemWeb PrePrint Server
- A preprint server for chemistry. Does this fit in with the culture of chemistry? There is a
successful physics preprint server, which covers physics,
and related disciplines, mathematics, nonlinear sciences, computational linguistics, and neuroscience.
The USA Department of Energy also runs a
for physics, materials, chemistry and some biological subjects.
- NFCR Center for Computational Drug Design
- Oxford University has announced the creation of a Center for Computational
Drug Design. Professor Graham Richards will be the director.
- Derek: toxicology prediction
- Using a knowledge base, DEREK predicts toxicology information from molecular structures.
- An Introduction to Structural Bioinformatics
- This course which covers sequence analysis, database searching and molecular modelling
applied to proteins will be run at York, Monday 11th - Thursday 14th September 2000.
- Chemical Informatics at Indiana University
- The School of Informatics in Bloomington (Indiana University) offers an MS in
Chemical Informatics. Core courses include organic chemistry. A wide range of electives
are available, including C++ programming and many chemistry courses.
- UK-QSAR and ChemoInformatics Group
- This group organises twice yearly meetings. The web site includes a bulletin board.
- Professor Frank Hollinger
- Professor Frank Hollinger runs computational chemistry and chemoinformatics
courses at the Stevens Institute of Technology.
© 2000 J M Goodman, Cambridge