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Announcing the CASD-NMR 2013 evaluation meeting

Dear All,

This saturday, representatives of the labs that particpated in the last round of CASD-NMR will meet in Piscataway, NY, to discuss the outcome of their efforts. We have ~120 submissions over 10 targets, so it promises to be a day full with data, procedures and of course structures. 

We are trying to address a number of questions:

 

- What changes, modifications, improvements were implemented during this round in the protocols; what were the reasons for this?

- Given that we now use unfiltered peak lists, do the automated methods still yield reliable results? 

- Are the automated methods robust towards errors? Where it is not successful - what issues limit the success?

- Are there advantages for also using the experimental data?

- Are the resulting structures more bias-free compared to procedures using manually edited input?

- Do the automated methods extract more information from the available data?

 

We will also be planning the 3rd round of CASD-NMR. Please remember, open to all to paticipate and submit targets. Look under WeNMR->CASD-NMR for more info.

 

For those interested, here is our program:

 

9.00-9.55:    Arrival

9.55-10.00:  Welcome

10.00-10.15: Overview of the targets and experimental data handling: Antonio Rosato and Wim Vranken

10.15-10.45: Montelione Lab (J. Huang)

10.45-11.15: Nilges/Malliavin Lab

11.15-11.30: Break

11.30-12.00: Guentert Lab

12.00-12.30: Torsten Lab

12.30-13.00: Baker Lab

13.00-14.00: Lunch

14.00-14.30: Markley Lab

14.30-15.00: Vendrusculo Lab

15.00-15.30: Zong Lab

15.30-16.00: Lange Lab

16.00-16.15: Break

16.15-16.45: Utrecht Lab

16.45-17.15: Evaluation of results/Discussion (Piscataway/Florence)

17.15-17.45: Evaluation of results/Discussion (Leicester)

17.45-18.00: Conclusions/Wrapup

 

Stay tuned for the outcomes.

 

Best,

 

Geerten Vuister

University of Leicester

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