September 14 - 16
Rosario Resort, Orcas Island

Keynote Speaker:  Dr. Donald Hunt, University of Virginia

Vans will begin boarding at 8:40 a.m. and depart as they are full, with the last van departing by 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 14.

Van boarding map (pdf)

Driving Directions
Ferry Schedule

For further information, please contact


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Wednesday, September 14, 2005

All Activities will take place in the Discovery Center unless otherwise noted.

Room check-in will be available 3:30-4:30pm in the Discovery Center; otherwise you will need to check in at the main mansion.

Posters may be placed in the Discovery Center (rooms: Cypress/Shaw) on poster stands at any time. Please do not tape posters to the walls.

7:45-8:00 am Van drivers pick up vans

8:40-9:00am Van boarding on Boat Street turn-around across from HSB K-wing. Vans will board and depart as loaded, with the last van departing at 9:00am.

11:45am Ferry Departs Anacortes, WA-Orcas Island
-Next Ferry Departs Anacortes at 2:30, not arriving at Orcas until 3:50pm.
1:00-2:00pm Lunch

2:00-3:30 Session 1
Michael MacCoss, Celeste Berg, Ray Monnat, John Stamatoyannopoulos

3:30-4:30 Break: Check in is available at this time, or it can be done at the main Mansion later in the evening.

4:30-6:15 Session 2
Mosur Raghuraman, Leo Pallanck, Mary Kuhner, Willie Swanson, Stan Fields

6:30-7:45 Dinner

7:45-8:15 Introduction of New GS Students

8:15-9:15 Keynote Presentation: Dr. Donald Hunt, Department of Chemistry, Univ. of Virginia
“Proteomics: Automated Identification of Peptides and Proteins at the Attomole Level in Complex Mixtures by Mass Spectrometry”

9:15-11:00 Social
Around Main Pool or in Figure Eight Pond Tent, depending upon weather.

Thursday, September 15, 2005

7:00-8:30 Breakfast

8:30-10:00 Session
Jim Thomas, Malia Fullerton, Bob Braun, Mark Rieder

10:00-10:30 Break

10:30-12:30 Session
Bill Noble, Maynard Olson, Gail Jarvik, Richard Palmiter, John Storey

12:30-1:30 Lunch

1:30-2:30 Faculty Meeting

1:30-6:00 Unscheduled time

6:00-7:30 Dinner

7:30-8:00 Introduction of MCB Students

8:00-8:30 Departmental Update-Bob Waterston

8:30-10:30 Poster Session and Social

Friday, September 16, 2005

7:00-8:30am Breakfast –Bring Luggage to Discovery Center for Check out.

8:30-10:00 Session
Phil Green, Walter Ruzzo, Colin Manoil, Josh Akey

10:00-10:30 Break – Check out if you have not already done so.

10:30-12:00 Session
Mary-Claire King, Bob Waterston, Carol Sibley, Evan Eichler

12:00 Boxed Lunches Available

12:00-12:30 Vans begin boarding and will depart when full. The last van will depart at 12:30pm.

1:30 Ferry to Anacortes Departs

We would like to thank our sponsors (Sigma-Aldrich, Thermo Electron, Zeiss & Agencourt) for their generous contributions.



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