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== Contact ==
== Contact ==
Monika Wood, M.S.
2800 Woods Hollow Rd.
Madison, WI 53711
Tel: (608) 274-4330
Fax: (608) 277-2601
Revision as of 11:33, 5 January 2011
Monika Wood, M.S. R&D Bioinformatics Promega Corporation 2800 Woods Hollow Rd. Madison, WI 53711 USA Tel: (608) 274-4330 Fax: (608) 277-2601 Email: mailto:email@example.com Website: http://www.promega.com/about/overview/
Staff: 1 (myself, since 2001) Client base: ~ 90 R&D scientists (working in reagent development) Areas of support: Sequence analysis (training, consulting) In silico design of synthetic sequences (consulting,
Molecular modeling and visualization (service) Identification and evaluation of tools and resources for
special project needs (consulting, service)
Maintenance of website with links to internal and external
tools and resources
In-house tools supported: Vector NTI Suite, Insight II On-line tools licensed: Transfac database (Biobase), GEMS
Hardware: 1 SGI Octane (IRIX), 1 Sun Ultra 5 (Solaris), all
scientists have PCs (Windows)
Funding for staff: permanent employee Funding for new tools: R&D budget; becoming a serious problem due to
outrageous licensing fees
Training: currently on-demand; formal plan needs to be developed
Biomolecular engineering, directed evolution Protein structure/function, molecular modeling Teaching: "Current Techniques in Protein & Genetic Engineering" course
at BTCI (www.btci.org),
"Molecular Genetics" course at Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
Promega's private non-profit foundation (www.btci.org) offers
Bioinformatics courses organized by Jeff Blanchard of NCGR (former post-doc at Promega).