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1999 Annual Symposium: The Processing Side of Biotechnology, April 10th

Guest Speakers:

Luying Xun, Washington State University, “Monooxygenases are Important in Both Biodegradation and Biosynthesis”

Richard Shand, North Arizona University, “Halocins – Protein Antibiotics from Extremely Halophilic Bacteria”

Rolfe Anderson, Affymetrix, “Advances in Microfluid Genetic-Analysis Systems”

James Jorgenson, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, “Combined Liquid Chromatography-Capillary Electrophoresis for the Separation of Complex Mixtures”

Robert van Reis, Genentech, Inc., “Protein Processing Trends in the Biotechnology Industry”

1998 Annual Symposia: Careers Conference, April 4th

Guest Speakers:

Todd Garabedian, Wiggin & Dana, New Haven, CT, “A Scientist’s Career in Patent Law”

Gary Rosenberg, Zymogenetics, “Can Science be Interesting in a Shirt and Tie?”

John McDonald, Osprey Pharmaceutical (Biotechnology Entrepreneur), “Career Paths with Emphasis on the Biotechnology Industry”

Stephen Hart, Freelance Science Write and Editor, “Science Writing: An Alternative to Bench Science”

Richard Barclay, Pathology Associates of Spokane, “Clinical Chemistry and Toxicology: The Biochemistry of Diseases and Drugs”

Charles Herr, Eastern Washington University, “From Biotechnology to Liberal Arts Education: Survival of a WSU Ph.D.”

Steve Norton, Chemistry and Biology Teacher, Moscow High School, “Spitballs, Bullets, and Brains — Rising to the Challenge of Public School Teaching”

1997 Annual Symposium: Molecular Motors, March 29th

Guest Speakers:

Daniel E. Koshland, University of CaliforniaBerkeley, “Muscles, Conformational Changes, and Ralph Yount”

Ivan Rayment, University of Wisconsin, Madison, “Structural Studies of Myosin-Based Motility”

James A. Spudich, Stanford University, “The Study of Single Molecules and Laser Traps”

Jonathan Howard, University of Washington, “Single-Molecule Mechanics: Force Genereation by the Motor Protein Kinesin”

Robert J. Fletterick, University of California, San Francisco, “Interpreting the Rosetta Stone of Motility from the Structures of Kinesin Motors”