Re: Resignation

peter Murray-rust (
Sun, 16 Jun 1996 16:46:57 +0100 (BST)

On Fri, 14 Jun 1996, Darren Fast wrote:

> Hi all,
> I would like to announce that I will be stepping down as co-curator of the
> PPS virtual hyperglossary effective July 15, 1996. The reason for this

I would say a big thankYou and emphasise that we have really appreciated
what you have contributed. Apart from the entries themselves it has also:
- kept the momentum of the process very active.
- justified our idea that a virtual community can share out
projects and that it works.
Be assured that we shall make sure that what you have done will be

> departure is that I am switching jobs and fields. I am going to be working
> with Novopharm Biotech in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Their main focus is
> human monoclonal antibodies against cancer. My position will be special
> projects coordinator. This is a big switch from post-doc studying

Best of luck. I hope that the PPS experienbce will be useful in some part
- I'm sure it will :-)

> lipoprotein assembly. I feel that this will not allow me time to
> contribute to the hyperglossary. I would like to publicly thank Peter and
> everyone else for the opportunity to work on such a cutting edge project.
> I look forward to watching it develop.
> Rather than leaving Kurt with all the work, is there someone else who would
> like to help him out?

Agreed. One exciting aspect is that we are awaiting the result of a grant
we have submitted for the VHG and if this comes off there will be some
exciting things happeninig.

> Darren
> Darren Fast, Ph.D.
> Dept. of Biochemistry
> 420 Henry Mall
> University of Wisconsin-Madison
> Madison, WI, 53706
> 608-262-4705

Peter Murray-Rust, Glaxo Research & Dev. (; (BioMOO: PeterMR)
Birkbeck College,, CBMT/Daresbury,