Structural Genomics Timeline

September 2010
Start of PSI:Biology
September 2010
Structural Genomics Consortium solves 1000 structures
August 2010
Protein Structure Initiative - 5000 structures in PDB
July 2010
PSI:Biology workshop at NIH
August 2009
MCSG -1000th structure in PDB
January 2009
NIH announces plans for PSI:Biology with starting date July 2010
August 2008
5th International Conference on Structural Genomics in Oxford
March 2008
Oxford Protein Production Facility funded near Diamond
September 2007
Structural Genomics of Infectious Disease Programs funded in US
August 2007
Protein Structure Initiative - 1000th publications in PubMet
June 2007
Structural Genomics Consortium funded for the 2nd phase
November 2006
Midwest Center for Structural Genomics - 500 structures in PDB
October 2006
4th International Conference on Structural Genomics in Beijing and Yokohama
May 2006
Protein Structure Initiative - 2000th structure in PDB
July 2005
Start of Phase-2 of Protein Structure Initiative
February 2005
Protein Structure Initiative - 1000 th structure solved
December 2004
Midwest Center for Structural Genomics - 112 x-ray structures deposited to PDB in a single year
November 2004
ISGO International Conference on Structural Genomics (ICSG 2004) (Washington DC, USA)
January 2004
RFA for next generation structural genomics centers in USA
November 2003
Midwest Center for Structural Genomics - 100 th structure deposited in the PDB
October 2003
Joint Center for Structural Genomics - 100 th structure solved
Early 2003
RIKEN - 100 th structure deposited in PDB
October 2002
ISGO International Conference on Structural Genomics (ICSG 2002) (Berlin, Germany)
April 2002
Start of the National Project on Protein Structural and Functional Analyses in Japan
Mar 2002
Start of the European drive for post-genome research, Structural Proteomics in Europe (SPINE)
September 2001
Start of the new two centers for NIGMS Protein Structure Initiatives in USA
Jun 2001
Formation of Plexxikon
May 2001
Presentation of NIGMS Structural Genomics Initiative at the BERAC meeting, Washington DC
April 2001
Start of International Structural Genomics Organization (ISGO)
April 2001
Second International Structural Genomics Meeting (Airlie House, USA) - Start of ISGO
January 2001
OECD/CSTP/GSF Further Study on Structural Genomics (Paris, France)
November 2000
OECD/GSF Contact Group Meeting (Yokohama, Japan)
November 2000
International Structural Genomics Task Forces Meeting, (Yokohama, Japan)
November 2000
International Conference on Structural Genomics 2000 (ICSG 2000) (Yokohama, Japan)
September 2000
Start of the NIGMS Protein Structure Initiatives in USA with seven Centers
September 2000
Structural Genomics: From Gene to Structure to Function (Cambridge, UK)
August 2000
Formation of Affinium Pharmaceuticals (formerly Integrative Proteomics)
June 2000
OECD/Global Science Forum, Structural Genomics Workshop (Florence, Italy)
April 2000
First International Structural Genomics Meeting (Hinxton, UK)
January 2000
OECD Committee for Scientific and Technological Policy proposal of initiating study of structural genomics
December 1999
Formation of Astex Technology
December 1999
Formation of Structural Genomix (formerly Protarch)
June 1999
Call for grant applications for NIGMS/NIH pilot projects
February 1999
Formation of Syrrx (formerly Agencour)
February 1999
O'Hare meeting on integrated approach to determining structures of a fundamental protein structures
October 1998
Structure-Based Functional Genomics meeting at Avalon in USA
1998
Start of the initial pilot projects in Germany, Canada, and USA
January 1998
The workshop on Structural Genomics (Argonne, IL, USA)
1997
Start of the New Jersey Initiative in Structural Genomics and Bioinformatics
1997
Initiating study of structural genomics at DOE and NIGMS/NIH in USA
1997
Start of the New Jersey Initiative in Structural Genomics and Bioinformatics
May 1997
Start of "The periodic table of fundamental folding units" project (Argonne, IL, USA)
April 1997
Start of structural genomics pilot project at RIKEN Institute
February 1995
LBNL structural genomics expression/crystallization technology development initiated
1995
Proposal of structural genomics projects in Japan