Presented by

Daylight Chemical Information Systems, Inc. and
Harvard Medical School's Institute of Chemistry and Cell Biology

June 8-10, 2004
The Conference Center at Harvard Medical
Boston, Massachusetts

Tuesday, June 8th Wednesday, June 9th Thursday, June 10th
12:30 Lunch
5:00 Sessions End


Various lectures and lab exercises will be offered through the course to meet a wide range of participant requirements, for example:


The course will be divided into lecture and lab time. Participants will be offered hands-on practice to reinforce each lesson. There will also be opportunities for experimentation and study based on participants' specific needs and interests. Topics covered will include:
SMILES, SMARTS and SMIRKS Languages. Grammar, composition and interpretation.
Toolkit Programming
Beginning to Intermediate Toolkit Programming. Toolkit theory, key functions, examples, and practice (C language).
Fingerprint Technologies
Fingerprints, Similarity and Clustering. Theory, usage, tools and techniques.
Documentation & Contributed Code Tips
Getting the most out of your installation. Key documentation, installation, and contrib tips.
Theory, data models (e.g. TDT structure, Merlin Pools), normalizations and usage.
Theory, data model, programming, and usage.
Your Areas of Interest
Time has been reserved to cover areas of special interest to students . Please identify your interests when registering. Guidance will be given to participants as to essential topics for their pathway.


Participants should attend this course with a clear idea of their personal learning requirements. The Daylight staff will do their utmost to make sure these are achieved.


The lead instructors will be John Bradshaw, PhD, Jack Delany, PhD, Michael Kappler, PhD and Juniper Hunter.


For further information, contact Peter Nielsen, Director of Marketing and Business Development, 802-223-9831,
Daylight Chemical Information Systems, Inc.