PEMS 30th ANNUAL CONVENTION CONVERGENCE OF CHEMISTRY, BIOLOGY AND MATHEMATICS. I. BIOINFORMATICS You are cordially invited to participate in the annual convention of the Society with the theme “Convergence of Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. I. Bioinformatics” which will be held on 20 November 2010 (Saturday) from 12:00 – 5:00 PM at the College of Science Auditorium, CSLAB, Velasquez St., University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City. The following have agreed to give lectures during the convention: Dr. Amelia P. Guevara of the Institute of Chemistry, UP Diliman, Dr. Nina Rosario L. Rojas of the Department of Chemistry, Ateneo de Manila University on and Dr. Fredegusto Guido P. David of the Institute of Mathematics, UP Diliman. Programme 20 November 2010 CS Auditorium, CSLAB, Velasquez St., University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City 12:00 - 5:00 P.M. 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. – Registration/Elections 1:30 – 2:20 p.m. Opening and Welcome Remarks Dr. Amelia P. Guevara ‘Establishment of the Philippine Genome Center’ 2:20 – 3:10 p.m. snack break/poster viewing/elections 3:10 – 5:00 p.m. Dr. Nina Rosario Rojas ‘Expressed Sequence Tags’ Registration fees Members: PhP 300 Non-members: PhP 500 Students with ID: PhP 250 Students (Pre-registered): PhP 200 This fee is inclusive of PM snacks Dr. Fredegusto Guido David ‘Biomechanics of Membranes’ Quiz show Closing Remarks Business meeting Call for Papers PEMS members and other interested researchers are invited to submit abstracts of their papers for poster presentation. Poster papers should be original researches related to biodiversity, mutagenesis / antimutagenesis and related topics. Instructions for the submission of abstracts include the following: 1. Title of abstract should be written in 10 pt Bold Arial or Times New Roman. 2. Names of authors and affiliations should be written in 10-pt Italic Arial or Times New Roman. Underline the name of the presenting author. Include email address of the presenting author. 3. Title, authors’ names, affiliations are centered. 4. Text of the abstract should be not more than 300 words in length and written in 10 pt Regular Arial or Times New Roman. Should be single-spaced and justified. 5. Submit the abstract as an attachment of MS Word document via email to the Scientific Papers Committee headed by: Dr. Edna A. Amparado (firstname.lastname@example.org) Please indicate in the subject line of the email: “PEMS10_your name” Deadline for submission of abstracts is on 15 November 2010.