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John S. Garavelli
I am a biotechnology research scientist
working in the fields of proteomics,
bioinformatics and molecular modeling,
with on-going interests in information theory,
molecular evolution and space biology.
I developed and maintain the
RESID Database of Protein Modifications.
Internet access to this database is provided through
the National Cancer Institute Frederick
Advanced Biomedical Computing Center and
the European Bioinformatics Institute.
Information on the RESID Database is available here.
For those interested in my
electronic versions of my
resume, curriculum vitae
and list of publications
are available here.
In 1999 I was President of the Philosophical Society of Washington,
"the Oldest Scientific Society in Washington, founded 1871".
My Retiring President's Lecture
on January 14, 2000, in the Cosmos Club Powell Auditorium
"Hilbert's Space: aspects of one century and prospects for the next"
text & slides
Another past President of the Philosophical Society, Ruth McDiarmid,
and I presented a pair of lectures in 2002 on research in biotechnology.
January 11 she discussed
"The Genome Challenge",
January 25 I discussed
"The Proteome Challenge".
Most of the members of my family have shared a passion
for good food.
Here are some mementos of my family.
Memorial for My Father
There are a number of organizations I am involved in
and many more things that I enjoy. Here are some
of my connections, both real and virtual.