Celebrate four decades of innovation in structural biology this weekend with the wwPDB. A special Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory symposium will honor the PDB's 40th anniversary and the many scientific contributions it archives. Limited space is available--register today!
PDB40 will begin at 5:30 p.m. with an evening reception, dinner, and oral session on Friday, October 28th and conclude after lunch on Sunday, October 30, 2011. The preliminary program is available online (PDF), and will be distributed at the meeting.
During the meeting, from the opening reception and continuing through the closing lunch, 93 posters will be displayed. The online-only poster abstract book is available as a PDF. Presenters should stand by their posters during the dedicated sessions (Friday evening and Saturday from 5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m).
Attendees can also participate in activities relating to the PDB's past and future. To provide a historical perspective, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory has organized a display of pictures from the 1971 meeting. Some of the people shown in the photos have been identified, but many have not. Space will be provided to write down the names of the people to help update the CSHL archives.
To help the wwPDB look towards the future, we're asking participants to imagine what the PDB will be like 10 and 40 years from now. Throughout the meeting, attendees can write down their predictions and post them to our board.
The wwPDB organizers of this event are grateful to our industrial sponsors and funding agencies listed at the PDB40 website for their support of this meeting.