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Altenhofen is a PostDoc at the Drug Design research group of the BASF AG,
Ludwigshafen, Germany. He is interested in characterizing ligand-receptor
interactions using biophysical and molecular biology methods as well as
computer modelling. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Croke teaches genetics at the Royal
College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland. He works on the molecular genetics
of inherited metabolic diseases, especially galactosaemia and phenylketonuria.
Friedberg is a graduate student in the Department of Chemical
Biology, Hebrew University, Jerusalem,
Israel. He is researching the production of steroids in mammalian reproductive
tissues. To that end he is using molecular biology methods, as well as
a self-developed microscopy image-analysis system. E-Mail: email@example.com
Fuellen is a PhD student at the Research
Group in Practical Computer Science, University of Bielefeld, Germany.
He is investigating methods for identifying phylogenetic information, and
thereby improving multiple
alignments. In his spare time, he organizes Biocomputing Courses on
the Internet. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Glusman is a biologist at the Weizmann
Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel. He analyses the genomic structure
and evolution of clusters of olfactory receptor genes. He is a VSNS-Organizer,
founder of BioMOO,
a virtual meeting place for biologists and teaching site of GNA-VSNS, and
a technical advisor to the GNA. E-Mail:
Guffanti is a junior research fellow at TIGEM
, Milano, Italy, a research center focused on the mapping, cloning
and characterization of genes involved in human genetic diseases. His primary
roles are user support for scientists and research in database searching
methods. E-Mail: email@example.com
Hjelmström is an MD/PhD student at the Department of
Medicine, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm,
Sweden. He is interested in the molecular genetics of the autoimmune disease
myasthenia gravis. E-Mail: Peter.Hjelmstrom@medks.ki.se
Lappe is an M.Sc. student at the Department of Mathematics
and Computer Science, University
of Paderborn, Germany. He is writing his thesis in the field of multiple
alignment algorithms. Further interests are in the simulation and visualisation
of biochemical reactions, algorithmic learning and structure prediction.
Michael Lappe contributed the background
image and helped with almost everything else.
Hoon Lau is a Ph.D. student at the Department of Biochemistry,
National University of Singapore, Singapore.
Visiting from Malaysia, he is studying the relationship between drug conjugation,
transport and toxicity. Besides thesis research, he has an interest in
biocomputing, and in observing the development of science in Southeast
Asia. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reimer is a PhD student at the "Enzymology
of peptide bonds " research group of the Max Planck Society in
Halle/Saale, Germany. He investigates dynamics and structures of proline-containing
peptides by NMR spectroscopy. He is interested in using methods of "Biocomputing".
Sczyrba is an undergraduate bioinformatics student at the
Science Department, University of Bielefeld, Germany. He is interested
in alignment algorithms and protein structure prediction. WWW: Email Address.
Alexander Sczyrba contributed the Java-animations
and helped in completing the layout.
Thonnard is an MD specialist in clinical biology and an immulogist
at the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. She is training herself
in biocomputing, mainly sequence comparison. E-Mail: email@example.com
Wild is a biophysicist at the Salk
Institute, La Jolla, USA. His research interests are the development
of computational tools and techniques for structural molecular biology,
and crystallographic computing. E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Ju-Seog Lee contributed some wonderful animated gifs, Paolo Romano and David Steffen are thanked for providing the Italy and US mirrors, Mandy Caird and Peter Serocka have given us valuable comments about the design, Christian Frosch has provided a lot of administrative assistance, Stefanie Lanfermann and Chris Büschking did a lot of proofreading, and David Atherton and Nikolaj Blom are thanked for their technical assistance. The software package Rasmol was used to prepare the DNA and Protein images.
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The animated gifs (the moving DNA on the homepage, and the moving guanine) are used with permission from the author, Ju-Seog Lee (email@example.com). The graphics in the description of the course were donated by Nikolaj Blom (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Michael Lappe. The graphics in the Fun Page were obtained from the Internet as follows: The magician and the hurdles are from the Icon Depot, whose maintainer states ``All Icons are Free for NON PROFIT USE ONLY ON HOMEPAGES''. The knight was obtained from the public icon archive at LIFA. The fire was obtained from the Icon Browser public archive.