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Fact Sheet
Protein Data Bank Contacts

January 21, 2004

 

Notes to editors and news directors: The Protein Data Bank, a publicly accessible collection of nearly 24,000 macromolecules, is administered by the Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics with support from the National Science Foundation and seven other federal agencies. A detailed news release announces a new five-year agreement with the RCSB.

Molecule images are available here: http://www.nsf.gov/od/lpa/news/04/pr0408_images.htm
For additional images, contact the Protein Data Bank by email at info@rcsb.org or visit its web site at www.pdb.org.

Media Sources at Agencies, RCSB, International Partners

For interviews, additional detail and perspective about the Protein Data Bank, journalists may contact the following. They represent the PDB's eight federal funding agencies, its senior personnel, and its international partners.

NSF Program Contact:

Dr. Chris L. Greer
cgreer@nsf.gov
National Science Foundation
BIO/DBI, Rm 615 N
4201 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, VA 22230
Ph: 703-292-8470
Fx: 703-292-9063

Federal Agency Contacts:

Dr. James Cassatt
National Institute of
General Medical Sciences
45 Center Drive
Room 2As.19c
Bethesda, MD, 20892
cassattj@nigms.nih.gov
301-594-0300

Dr. Greg Farber
National Center for Research Resources
6701 Democracy Blvd.
Room 960, MSC 4874
Bethesda, MD 20892-4874
farberg@mail.nih.gov
301-435-0778

Dr. Charles Friedman
National Library of Medicine
6705 Rockledge Drive
Bethesda, MD 20892-7968
friedmc1@mail.nlm.nih.gov
301-594-4927

Dr. Dan Gallahan
National Cancer Institute
EPN Room 5004
6130 Executive Blvd.
Bethesda, MD 20892
gallahad@dcbdcep1.nci.nih.gov
301-435-5226

Dr. Chris Greer
National Science Foundation
4201 Wilson Blvd
Arlington, VA 22230
cgreer@nsf.gov
703-292-8470

Dr. Roland Hirsch
Department of Energy
SC-73/Germantown Building
19901 Germantown Road
Germantown, MD 20874
roland.hirsch@science.doe.gov
301-903-9009

Dr. Peter Lyster
National Institute of
Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering
Democracy/200
Bethesda, MD 20892
lysterp@mail.nih.gov
301-402-1337

Dr. Randy Stewart
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke
NSC/2136
Bethesda, MD 20892
stewartr@ninds.nih.gov
301-496-1917

Protein Data Bank Senior Project Personnel
Research Collaboratory for Structural Bioinformatics:

(Dr. Berman is primary point of contact for the RCSB)

Dr. Helen M. Berman, principal investigator
berman@rcsb.rutgers.edu
http://rutchem.rutgers.edu/faculty/berman.html
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
610 Taylor Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8087
Ph: (732) 445-4667
Fx: (732) 445-4320

Dr. Philip E. Bourne
bourne@sdsc.edu
http://www.sdsc.edu/~bourne
San Diego Supercomputer Center
University of California, San Diego
9500 Gilman Drive
La Jolla, CA 92093-0505
Ph : (858) 534-8301
Fx : (858) 822-0873

Judith L. Flippen-Anderson
flippen@rcsb.rutgers.edu
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
610 Taylor Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8087
Ph: (732) 445-0103
Fx: (732) 445-4320

Dr. Gary L. Gilliland
gary.gilliland@nist.gov
University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute
Center for Advanced Research in Biotechnology
National Institute of Standards and Technology
9600 Gudelsky Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
Ph: (301) 738-6262
FX: (301) 738-6255

Dr. John Westbrook
jwest@rcsb.rutgers.edu
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
610 Taylor Road
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8087
Ph: (732) 445-4290
Fx: (732) 445-4320

International Partner Institutions Contacts:

Dr. Kim Henrick
EMBL Outstation - Hinxton,
European Bioinformatics Institute,
Wellcome Trust Genome Campus,
Hinxton,
Cambridge, CB10 1SD,
United Kingdom
Ph: +44 (0)1223 494 629
Fx: +44 (0)1223 494 468
Email: henrick@ebi.ac.uk
See: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/msd/About.html

Dr. Haruki Nakamura
Institute for Protein Research
Osaka University
3-2 Yamadaoka, Suita
Osaka 565-0871, Japan
Email: harukin@protein.osaka-u.ac.jp
See: http://www.pdbj.org

-NSF-

Media Contacts
Sean Kearns, NSF, (703) 292-7963, skearns@nsf.gov

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