Ray Davis will retire (from teaching) at the
end of this academic year after 40 years at UT. We want to
alert you to the fact that a celebration
of Ray's career and a symposium on
crystal engineering in honor of Ray are being held on the UT campus on Saturday,
April 29th, 2006.
the information becomes available, you will also find information on this website about
a Friday evening reception at Chez
Zee's - 5406 Balcones Dr.), the program for Saturday
symposium in the
Auditorium in Welch Hall (WEL 2.120), and a celebration banquet
Saturday evening in the President's room at
the UT Club.
the links on the web site to find maps for City of Austin and UT campus, driving directions,
information for lodging, dining and
Guests are encouraged to stay at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Mention UT-Davis
for special rates (see Housing).
theme of our scientific sessions is "Ray Davis -
speakers will represent all the colleagues and students who have been closely
related to Ray during his career (see program).
Two distinguished guests and some former students will also speak at the
banquet, and a plaque will be presented to Austen to commemorate this
occasion. A booklet including all
the Abstracts as well as brief (one-page) biographic
sketch from former students and trainees of Ray will be
published. Please write about your
current work status and share your stories about Ray during your stay in
his lab. Please send it as a
single electronic file, preferentially Word or PDF attachment, to Bobby
Barnett at email@example.com by April
1 (see Photos /
register here to attend this
special event and to unite and reunite with other former members of the Davis
There is a minimal fee to cover the food and room rental.
To benefit the scientific community, all graduate students and
postdoctoral fellows at UT are invited to attend the scientific sessions on
Saturday free-of-charge, while the registration is still required.
thanks, and we look forward to seeing you in Austin this spring. For more information about the Ray Davis
Retirement Symposium/Celebration, contact Bobby Barnett firstname.lastname@example.org
or Joel Oliver email@example.com
and look for updated information on registration, local arrangements and the program on this web site at http://bioinst.cm.utexas.edu/davis_sympos/
behalf of the organizing committee (Bobby Barnett, Joel Oliver and Marv
Bobby L. Barnett
Department of Chemistry
University of Cincinnati
PO Box 210172
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0172
6502 Julia Lane
Nashville, IN 47448