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1994 Eastern Spring Sectional Meeting
Brooklyn, NY, April 8-10, 1994
Meeting #892

Associate secretaries:
Lesley M Sibner, AMS lsibner@duke.poly.edu

Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Molecular Biology

  • Saturday April 9, 1994, 8:30 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Molecular Biology, I

    Room 605, Rogers Hall

    • 8:30 a.m.
      Introduction by Craig Benham
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Linking number and twist of surface-wrapped closed duplex DNA.
      William R. Bauer*, State University of New York, Stony Brook
      James H. White, University of California, Los Angeles
      (892-92-204)
    • 9:40 a.m.
      Theory of elastic rods - Applications in molecular biology.
      Irwin Tobias*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      Bernard D. Coleman, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      Wilma K. Olson, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      (892-92-179)
    • 10:20 a.m.
      Computer simulation of spatially constrained DNA.
      Wilma K. Olson*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      Jennifer A. Martino, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      Irwin Tobias, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      Timothy P. Westcott, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      Yang Yang, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      Peisen Zhang, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      (892-92-178)
  • Saturday April 9, 1994, 2:30 p.m.-5:40 p.m.
    Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Molecular Biology, II

    Room 605, Rogers Hall

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Simulating the dynamics of biomolecules.
      Tamar Schlick*, Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York University
      Wilma K. Olson, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      (892-92-156)
    • 3:10 p.m.
      Stressed DNA - It's structure and activities.
      Craig J. Benham*, Mount Sinai Medical Center
      (892-92-173)
    • 3:50 p.m.
      Discovering structure in genetic regulatory sequences.
      Michiel Noordewier*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      (892-92-93)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Fast algorithms for computing and enumerating perfect phylogenies.
      Sampath Kannan, University of Arizona
      Tandy Warnow*, University of Pennsylvania
      (892-68-195)
    • 5:10 p.m.
      Metric spaces on trees.
      Martin Farach*, Rutgers University, Busch Campus
      (892-92-218)
  • Sunday April 10, 1994, 8:20 a.m.-10:50 a.m.
    Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Molecular Biology, III

    Room 605, Rogers Hall

    • 8:20 a.m.
      On the problem of detecting local similarity between sequences.
      William I. Chang*, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York
      (892-92-197)
    • 9:00 a.m.
      Mathematical problems in developing a bio-mechanism data base.
      Peter H. Sellers*, Rockefeller University
      (892-92-213)
    • 9:40 a.m.
      Long range electron transfer.
      Joseph Malinsky*, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York
      (892-92-172)
    • 10:20 a.m.
      Interactions between line charges.
      Jolly Ray, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      Gerald S. Manning*, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
      (892-82-174)
  • Sunday April 10, 1994, 2:30 p.m.-5:40 p.m.
    Special Session on Mathematical Problems in Molecular Biology, IV

    Room 605, Rogers Hall

    • 2:30 p.m.
      Looking at proteins: Sequence, structure, and the folding code.
      Shalom Rackovsky*, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York
      (892-92-177)
    • 3:10 p.m.
      Recognizing and comparing the outer surface of coiled-coil proteins.
      Jeanette P. Schmidt*, Polytechnic Institute of New York
      (892-68-192)
    • 3:50 p.m.
      Automatized fitting of the simulated NOESY spectra to the experimental ones by means of a global optimization technique.
      Istvan Sugar*, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York
      Yuan Xu, University of Alabama, Birmingham
      N. Rama Krishna, University of Alabama, Birmingham
      (892-92-175)
    • 4:30 p.m.
      Splicing languages and DNA: Examples and analysis.
      Tom Head*, State University of New York, Binghamton
      (892-92-191)
    • 5:10 p.m.
      Segment determination in the fruit fly: Inverse dynamical modeling.
      John Reinitz*, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York
      David H. Sharp, Los Alamos National Laboratory
      (892-92-251)
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