International Union of Crystallography Newsletter

Volume 7, Number 2

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Table of Contents
Letter from the President page 3


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Letters to the Editor page 4
Editorial page 5
IUCr Activities page 6
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Regional Affiliate News page 13
Meeting Reports page 14
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Notices, Awards, Elections page 16
Crystallographic Resources page 17
Milestones page 18
Future Meetings page 19
Meetings Calendar page 19

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On the Cover: The full range of crystallographic research to be presented at the XVIII Congress of the International Union in Glasgow, August 4-13, 1999, is reflected in illustrations generously provided by (clockwise from upper left) Hans Deisenhofer, Nobuo Niimura, Hans-Beat Bürgi, John McKay, Janusz Lipkowski, John White, Lynne B. McCusker, and Ken Holmes. Composite by Patricia Coley. See page 21.

Contributors: N.M. Allinson, H. Berman, P. Bourne, I.D. Brown, E. Dodson, V. Evsyunin, R.B. Ferguson, G. Gilliland, A. Hamilton, J. Hauser, A. Hunter, A. Kashaev, W. Melik-Adamyam, A. Mishnev, R. Nelmes, G. Newton, J. Parise, V. Pattabhi, D. Poleti, J. Pons, A. Revenko, and T. Safonova.

The IUCr Newsletter (ISSN 1067-0696; coden IUC-NEB) Volume 7, Number 2. Published quarterly (4x) by the International Union of Crystallography. Members receive the IUCr Newsletter by virtue of country membership in the IUCr. Periodical postage rates paid at Buffalo, NY and additional mailing offices.
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