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4th SIENA MEETING

FROM GENOME TO PROTEOME:
KNOWLEDGE ACQUISITION AND REPRESENTATION

Sept. 4-7, 2000, Siena, Italy
Auditorium Istituti Biologici, Via Laterina 8, Siena


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Organizers and information
Scientific Program
Registration and accomodation
Abstracts and Proceedings
Travel Information

Organizers and information:

Denis F. HOCHSTRASSER and Jean-Charles SANCHEZ (University of Geneva)
Luca BINI and Vitaliano PALLINI (University of Siena)

Tel.: + 39 577 234 914 or 938
Fax: + 39 577 234 903
E-mail:

Address for correspondence:
Dpt. Biologia Molecolare 
Via Fiorentina 1 
53100 Siena 
Italy

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

The organizers wish to express their gratitude to sponsors to this 4th edition of Siena meetings.

Particular thanks are addressed to Proteome Sciences plc. and Siena University, whose continuate support since 1994 has been instrumental in creating this forum.


The meeting is sponsored by

Amersham Pharmacia Biotech 
Applied Biosystems 
Bio-Rad 
GeneBio S.A. 
GeneProt Inc. 
Large Scale Biology Corp. 
Proteome Science plc. 


Scientific program 

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER3rd
16.00 19.00
Registration
19.30
Welcome Party


 

MONDAY SEPTEMBER 4th
8.00 -9.15
Registration, Welcome Address and Opening Remarks
9.15 - 10.00
10.00 - 11.20
11.20 - 12.40
PLENARY SESSION A2: Separation Sciences
12.40 - 14.30
Lunch
14.30 - 15.30 
PLENARY SESSION A2: Separation Sciences
15.40 - 18.15
21.30 - 22.30
Choir Concert


 

TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 5th
9.00 9.45
NOBEL Main Lecture: E. FISCHER
9.45 - 11.05
PLENARY SESSION A3: Detection Methods
11.25 - 13.05
13.05 - 14.45
Lunch
14.45 - 15.45
PLENARY SESSION A5: Automation
15.50 - 18.05
18.30
Social Dinner


 

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 6th
9.00 - 9.45
Main Lecture: J. BURN
9.45 - 11.30
PLENARY SESSION B1: Imaging and Data Display
11.30 - 12.10
PLENARY SESSION B2: Modelling
12.10 - 12.50
PLENARY SESSION B3: Data and Knowledge Bases
12.50 - 14.30
Lunch
14.30 - 15.30
PLENARY SESSION B3: Data and Knowledge Bases
15.45 - 18.00
18.00 - 20.00
Wine and cheese tasting and VISIT TO POSTERS


 

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 7th
9.00 - 10.00
10.00 - 12.40
12.40 - 14.30
Lunch
14.30 - 15.30
15.30 16.15
16.15 - 16.30
Concluding Remarks


Registration and social activities:

REGISTRATION will be in the MAIN AUDITORIUM building (Via Laterina, 8, Tel: 0577 233 902). It will open on SUNDAY Sept. 3rd, 4-7 p.m. and on Monday Sept. 4th, 8-9 a.m.
If possible, PLEASE REGISTER ON SUNDAY, to avoid crowd on Monday.

The WELCOME PARTY will be at 7.30 p.m., Sunday Sept. 3rd, in the San Francesco's cloister (Piazza San Francesco). It is 20 min. walking away from the auditorium.

On Monday 4th at 9.30 p.m., a CHOIR CONCERT will take place in the "Chiesa di Santo Spirito".

SOCIAL DINNER (Tuesday, Sept. 5th) will be in a countryside restaurant. Transportation will be by bus leaving from the area of the conference building (Porta San Marco), at 6.30 p.m..

THE CONFERENCE BUILDING (Via Laterina 8, Tel 0577 233 902) has a main AUDITORIUM with 3 slide projectors. An additional room, in the same building, with two slide projectors, will be used for parallel sessions. Overhead projectors are available in both rooms. Let us know if you need computer and LCD projectors.

POSTERS are to be displayed during the entire meeting on 70 cm wide, 100 cm high, wooden boards. POSTER SESSION will be on Sept 6th in the afternoon. Boards will be indicated by numbers, as shown in the abstract book.

PARKING LOTS are at the town gates PORTA SAN MARCO and PORTA TUFI, within walking distances from Conference Building. Parking place can also be found in the area of the conference building (Via Laterina 8).

 

Abstracts and Proceedings:

The ABSTRACT BOOK will be distributed at registration.

PROCEEDINGS will be published in an issue of ELECTROPHORESIS. Instruction to authors will be mailed upon request. The editor will be Dr. M.J. Dunn. It is important that you have your manuscript ready at the meeting.

Travel Information:

BY BUS
Refer to http://www.unisi.it/eventi/tsiena/bus/bus-en.html

BY TRAIN
Refer to: http://www.fs-on-line.com

CONNECTION FROM/TO MAJOR ITALIAN AIRPORTS

  • Florence Airport "Amerigo Vespucci", Peretola.
ATAF Line 62 connect Florence railway/bus station "Santa Maria Novella" with "Amerigo Vespucci" airport.
Journey time: 25 min.
Tickets are available at airport bar and in all other ATAF sales point.
Refer to http://www.safnet.it/ or +39 055 315874 for updated timetable and information.
  • Rome Airport "Leonardo Da Vinci", Fiumicino.
From the Airport to Roma Tiburtina Railway Station Multi-stop trains leave the airport every 15 minutes, from 6.27 a.m. to 9.27 p.m., arrive at Tiburtina station and continue to Fara Sabina. From 9.15 p.m. to 11.55 p.m. the last stop is Roma Tiburtina. .
Journey time: 40 min
 
From the Airport to Roma Termini Railway Station Non stop trains leave the airport every30 minutes from 7.37 a.m. to 10.37 p.m.
Journey time: 30 min

From Roma Tiburtina Railway Station to the Airport Multi-stop trains (arriving from Fara Sabina) leave Tiburtina station every 15 minutes, from 5.26 a.m. to 9.56 p.m.
Journey time: 40 min

From Roma Termini Railway Station to the Airport Non stop trains leave Termini station every 30 minutes from 6.51 a.m. to 9.51 p.m.
Journey time: 30 min
 
Refer to http://www.adr.it/ or +39 1478-88088 for updated timetable and information.
  • Pisa Airport "Galileo Galilei".
Train service connects Pisa Airport with Florence Santa Maria Novella Railway/Bus Station.
Journey time: 1 hour
Refer to http://www.pisa-airport.com/ or +39 050 500 707 for updated timetable.
  • Milan Airport "Malpensa".
Refer to http://www.sea-aeroportimilano.it/ or 02 7485220 for information