Forty Years of NMR in Biological Systems

A Symposium to Honor James A. Ferretti, Ph.D.

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April 21, 2006      8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Natcher Conference Center, Balcony B & C

National Institutes of Health

This symposium will celebrate the scientific achievements of James A. Ferretti and his 40 years of service to the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Ferretti has pioneered the application of pulsed, Fourier Transform Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Techniques to the study of a wide range of chemical and biological systems of medical importance. He exemplifies the success of a multidisciplinary approach to further our understanding of molecular events in embryonic development.

Featured speakers:
Ivano Bertini, University of Florence, Italy
David Cowburn, New York Structural Biology Center
Richard Ernst, ETH, Zurich, Switzerland
Girjesh Govil, Tata Institute, India
Chien Ho, Carnegie Mellon University, PA
Robert Kaptein, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Marshall Nirenberg, NHLBI, NIH
Dennis Torchia, NIDCR, NIH

Meeting Announcement Flyer (PDF, 3MB)

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There is no cost to attend the symposium but registration is requested.

Please register by sending an email to

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