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Seminars:
Research seminars by graduate students of Biochemistry department are normally held every saturday from 9:30 am till 12:30pm (usually 3 presentations) at LT1 MMW Bldg during the term.

Research seminars by graduate students of the Molecular Biotechnology Programme are usually one-day events, held twice a year (usually end of December, and end of April) at the Science Centre.

Journal club style courses related to genomics, proteomics & bioinformatics (first term) and immunology and cancer (2nd term) are normally held every Friday 10:30am till 1:30pm (3-4 papers) at MMW Bldg Rm 622 during the term (for students who wish to audit).
Seminar notices of invited speakers are posted outside the General offices of the Biochemistry Department offices at the following locations:

Rm. 191 Science Centre, South Block, CUHK
Tel:(852)-26096359
Fax:(852)-26037246

Rm. 601 Mong Man Wai Building, CUHK
Tel:(852)-26096051
Fax:(852)-26037732

Rm. 518 Basic Medical Science Building, CUHK
Tel: (852)-26096875
Fax:(852)-26035123
Email:biochemistry@cuhk.edu.hk

General Office of Dept. of Biology, G88 Ma Lin Building, Science Centre, CUHK
E-mail: bio@cuhk.edu.hk
Tel: (852) 26096348
Fax : (852) 26035745/26035646 


Local Conferences 2005-2006
International Symposium on Cardiovascular & Neurovascular Medicine, in conjunction with
International Heart Failure Symposium - Hong Kong 2006
Date: 24-26 February 2006
* Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Website: http://www.mect.cuhk.edu.hk/cardiology

Please note that your registration fee will be WAIVED if your abstract is accepted for presentation.
The deadline for abstract submission will be on 31 December 2005.
Statistical Genetics: From Haplotype Maps to Disease Susceptibility Genes
Date: 13-17 February 2006
* New Medical Faculty Complex, The University of Hong Kong
Website: http://genome.hku.hk/ASI/

The Croucher Foundation Advanced Study Institute
Advances in Protein Sciences
Date: 12-17 December 2005
* Department of Biochemistry, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Website: http://www.bch.cuhk.edu.hk/croucher_asi_2005.html

7th Symposium on Molecular Diabetology in Asia (MDIA)
Date: 10-11 December 2005
* Regal Airport Hotel, Hong Kong SAR
Website: http://hkfrdd.org/mdia2005 

Useful Websites:
Bioinformatics
InterPro - http://www.ebi.ac.uk/interpro/scan.html (Provides an integrated layer on top of the most commonly used signature databases by creating a unique, non-redundant characterisation of a given protein family, domain or functional site.)
PSCA - Protein Sequence Comparative Analysis - http://www1.jcsg.org/psat/help/document.html (PSCA is an integated web tool for comparative analysis of protein sequence. It analyzes protein sequence in multiple layers as domains and families, secondary structure feature, similarity of PDB protein structures, protein structure prediction and protein homologue. The PSCA user interface is supported by the server and database of Joint Center for Structural Genomics (JCSG). )
WebFEATURE - http://www1.jcsg.org/psat/help/document.html (WebFEATURE allows a user to scan a molecular structure for a particular functional site. It can be used either when online or when offline by RasMol, PyMOL and Chimera.)