Project Proposal

For an in depth discussion of the project goals and deliverables please read our project proposal.


APRI PrioNet



Wishart DS, "APRI Strategic Discussions", Aug 28, Leduc, AB [PDF]
Wishart, D.S. ,"New Approaches to Studying Prion (and Protein) Structures", presented at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, July 21, 2008.
Wishart, D.S. ,"Calculation of Protein Structure and Dynamics from NMR Chemical Shifts", presented at the Dept. of Computing Science, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany, Colloquium/Seminar, Jun 2008.
Zhou, J. , "Testing GAfolder", May 30 [ppt]
Wishart, D.S. ,"New Tools for Structural Proteomics", presented at the CPI08 Conference, Burnaby BC, Conference Plenary, May 2008
Wishart DS, Arndt D, Berjanskii M, Tang P, Zhou J, Shi Y, Lin G, "CS23D: A Web Server for Rapid Protein Structure Generation Using NMR Chemical Shifts", Poster at PrP Canada 2008, Feb 3-5, Toronto ON [PDF]
Lo A, Li L, "Automation of the Dimethylation/Guanidination(2-MEGA) Protocol for Quantification of Chemically Modified Peptides", Poster at PrP Canada 2008, Feb 3-5, Toronto ON [PDF]


Zhou J, Shi Y, "Decoy Filtering and Side Chain RemovalDecoy Filtering and Side Chain Removal", Prion Project Group Update, Dec 6 [PDF]
Tsang, J. , "Mass Spectrometry Group Update", Dec. 12 [local]
Reiz, B. , "Mass Spectrometry Group Update", Oct. 19 [local]
Tsang, J., Lo, A. , "Mass Spectrometry Group Update", Oct. 19 [local]
Lu, P. "University of Alberta Tools for Protein Research: Proteome Analyst and Metacomputing for Prion Research" presented at University of Saskatchewan Department of Computer Science 2006-2007 Seminar Series, Saskatoon, SK, May 2007
Lu, P., "Tools for Proteins: Proteome Analyst and Trellis Metacomputing" presented at University of British Columbio a Bioinformatics Centre, Vancouver, BC (May 2007) and University of Toronto, Toronto, ONT (June 2007)
Kovalenko, A., "Multiscale Theoretical Modeling of Nanochemistry on Solution" presented at the Second Joint Scientific Workshop of the Nanotechnology Research Institute (National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan) and the National Institute for Nanotechnology (NRI-NINT), Edmonton, AB, July 2007
Wishart, D.S., "Protein Feature Identification" presented at the University of Calgary, Calgary AB, May 2007
Wishart, D.S., "Looking Ahead: What's Next for the Protein Sciences" presented at the CPI07 Conference, Ottawa ON, June 2007
David Arndt, "GAFolder and Cyclic Coordinate Descent", Wishart Lab Group Presentation, June 1, 2007 [PPT]
David Arndt, "Beta Sheet Alignment with Cyclic Coordinate Descent", Prion Group Presentation, May. 18, 2007 [PPT]
Mark Berjanskii, "Building a Prion Fibril", Prion Group Presentation, Mar. 16, 2007 [PPT]
Paul Lu, "Virtual Machines for HPC", Prion Group Presentation, Feb. 16, 2007 [PPT]
Wishart, D.S. "Prion Structure and Function Satellite Meeting", PrP Canada 2007, Calgary, AB [PDF]
Wishart, D.S. "A Novel Approach to Characterize Prion Aggregates and the Prion Propagation Complex", PrP Canada 2007, Calgary, AB [PDF]
Andy Lo and Bela Reiz, "Mass Spectrometry Update", Prion Group Presentation, Feb. 9, 2007 [local]
Donovan Duggan and Bow Suriyamongkol, "Update on Prion Protein Purification", Prion Group Presentation, Feb. 2, 2007. [ PPT]
David Arndt, "GAFolder", Prion Group Presentation, Jan. 26, 2007 [PPT]


Andy Lo and Bela Reiz, "Mass Spectrometry Update", Group Presentation, Nov 24, 2006. [local]
Donovan Duggan, "Prions: Nature v. Model", Group Presentation, Nov. 17, 2006. [PPT]
Bow Suriyamongkol," Purification of Prion Proteins II", Group Presentation, Nov. 17, 2006. [PPT]
Bow Suriyamongkol," Purification of Prion Proteins", Group Presentation, Oct. 27, 2006. [ PPT ]
Cam Macdonell, "Virtual Supercomputing", Group Presentation, Nov. 3, 2006. [ PPT ]
David Wishart, "New Approaches for Monitoring Prion Dynamics and Prion Assembly", 2006. [PPT]
David Wishart and Mark Berjanskii, "Using Chemical Shifts to Improve Accuracy & Precision in NMR Structures", GRC Round Table, Sept. 25, 2006. [PPT]
Valentyna Semanchenko, "Prions - Two Faces of Janus", 2006. [PPT]