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Workshops, 1972-1981

MS. Eng. c. 2487
There were small gatherings of specialists, meeting informally and by invitation to discuss a specific existing or proposed research topic. They were sometimes suggested by the PSAC or SAC as a means of clarifying the state of research and the appropriate level of involvement of EMBL; some were timed to coincide with meetings of the committee, whose members were in any case invited. They had an important function, in the early days in determining the EMBL research programme and subsequently in monitoring and diffusing information about its progress, and are therefore included here as an aspect of its committees and working groups.

Folder H.141. Membrane Workshop 18-22 October 1973.

Correspondence, invitations, arrangements, lists of those invited, programmes, Kendrew's notes of papers and discussions, November 1972 - November 1973.

Folder H.142. Detector Workshop "Optics and detectors for diffraction studies of biological systems", 17 October 1973.

Correspondence, list of participants, Kendrew's manuscript notes of papers, June-October 1973.

Folder H.143. Proposed workshop on ribosome structure research by neutron diffraction, planned for June 1974 but postponed.

Correspondence, lists of participants.

Folder H.144. Workshop on Cell Separation Techniques, 8-9 June 1976.

Correspondence, invitations and replies, lists of participants, programme, Kendrew's notes.

Folder H.145. Meeting on "Area Detectors for X-rays", 4 May 1977. Proposal and brief correspondence only.

Folder H.146. Workshop on "Ribosome structure research by neutron and X-ray scattering", 16 January 1979.

Correspondence, invitations and replies, programme, Kendrew's notes.

Folder H.147. Proposed meeting on role of EMBL and responsibilities of the Director-General in the 1980s, referred to as "Konstanz III" on the model of earlier discussion meetings on the subject in 1969 and 1971. The proposal, put forward by D.L.D. Caspar and H. Buc, was discussed at the SAC meeting of April 1981.

Folder H.148. Workshop on "Pressure in Biology", 9-11 April 1981.

Correspondence, programme, list of participants, report of discussions.

Folder H.149. Workshop on "Computing and DNA sequences", 27-28 April 1981.

Programme, list of participants, notes.

Folder H.150. Workshop on "Biological structures", 23-24 September 1981.

Correspondence, programme, list of participants, reports of discussions. This, and the workshop on developmental biology were organised by L. Philipson to help identify possible areas of future research at EMBL.

Folder H.151. Workshop on "Developmental biology", 19-20 October 1981.

Correspondence, programme, list of participants, reports of discussions.


  • 1972-1981


11 folders

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  • English

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MS. Eng. c. 2487

Former reference:

NCUACS 11/4/89/H.141-151

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