Edward Burlbaw, Principal Investigator of SWBIC,
launches the workshop series with a statement of purpose and presenter
A group shot of the participants, presenters,
and assistants present at the "Bioinformatics Tools on the Internet" held
in Tuskegee, AL on November 21-22, 1998.
The Tuskegee Kellogg Conference Center housed the workshop
presenters and participants. Tuskegee University is a Historically Black
University and the home of George Washington Carver.
Mgavi Braithwaite (Tuskegee/CPBR) is shown
assisting Agnes Alajo with a multiple sequence alignment during on
of the lab sessions.
The workshop presentations covered a range of
bioinformatics tools available for use through the Internet. Darryl
Hicks & Carl Thomas are shown listening to a presentation.
Dr. Stuart Brown from New York University Medical School presented
a lecture and lab session on advanced Bioninformatics tools that help determine
the relationships between gene/protein structure & function.
Dr. David Scott and Dr. Sherri
Clark (SWBIC) are shown discussing the molecular modeling tools available
on the Internet for viewing biological molecules while Xiaorong Zhang
The workshop included lab sessions to allow participants to work with
the tools being presented. Janet Greenlee (SWBIC) and Dr. C.S.
Prakash (Tuskegee,CPBR) are shown assisting Quincy Lewis &
Dr. Marceline Egnin during one of the lab seesions. Dr. Prakash
is the director of the Tuskegee Center for Plant Biotechnology Research,
the local workshop sponsor.
Agnes Alajo, Marvin Autry, Radhakrishnan Balu, Casy Bethel, Dr. Laura
DeLong, Dr. Sarwan Dhir, Seema Dhir, Dr. Marceline Egnin, Carole Gaston,
Casey Hamilton, Guohao He, Darryl Hicks, Jacquelyn Jackson, Kent Knowles,
James Lewis, Quincy Lewis, Jingyang Li, Athertina McKenzie, Dr. V. Nagaraju,
Dr. Narayanan Perumal,Tarek Radwan, Keisha Robinson, Dr. David L. Scott,
Jr., Xiaoyun Tang, Carl Thomas, Michon Walker, Xiaorong Zhang, and Allan