Laboratory of Computational Biology weekly seminar series

Meeting announcements for the weekly seminars hosted by the groups of Richard Pastor and Bernard Brooks (Laboratory of Computational Biology, NHLBI, NIH).

Laboratory of Computational Biology
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute
12 South Drive, Bldg. 12A, Suite 3053
Bethesda, MD 20892-5690

Unless otherwise specified, seminars are currently at Thursday 12:00 noon by hybrid Zoom and in person in Bldg 12A Room 3053


Date: Aug 3, 2022
Speaker: Nauman Sultan
Affiliation: LCB, NHLBI & JHU
Presentation: "Modeling Conduction in Pentameric Cation Channels, and Understanding Charged Lipids (Gangliosides and PIP3) and Their Behavior in Electric Fields"

Date: Oct 20, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Dr. Martin Zacharias
Affiliation: Center of Functional Protein Assemblies (CPA), Physics Department T38, Technische Universität München, Germany
Presentation: "Exploring Protein-ligand Binding and Coupled Changes using Advanced Sampling Simulations"

Date: Oct 27, 2022

Date: Nov 15, 2022
Speaker: Mia Rosenfeld
Affiliation: Amaro Lab. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry University of California, San Diego
Presentation: "The Many Adventures of the SARS-CoV-2 Glycoprotein"

Date: Nov 17, 2022
Speaker: Dr. Hans Elmlund
Affiliation: Biological Computing Section, NCI
Presentation: “Computational methods for electron microscopy of liquid and frozen samples”

Date: Dec 8, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Janez Konc
Affiliation: Laboratory for Molecular Modeling, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Presentation: "Protein Binding Sites Tools for Drug Discovery"

Date: Dec 15, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Lillian T. Chong
Affiliation: Department of Chemistry, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Date: Dec 20, 2022
Speaker: Richard Van
Affiliation: LCB, NHLBI & U. Oklahoma
Presentation: "Insights into the Biochemical Mechanism with Molecular Simulations: From Gene Editing Technologies to pH-Sensitive Peptides."

Date: Jan. 26, 2022
Speaker: Prof. Muhamed Amin
Affiliation: University of Groningen, NL and Center for Free Electron Laser Science, Germany
Presentation: "Proteins as Rigid Bodies in Molecular Modeling."

Date: March 2, 2023
Speaker: Dr. Christian Joergensen
Affiliation: Dept. of Chemistry, Aarhus University
Presentation: "An Atomistic Model of Lipid Matrix Transport in the Human Stratum Corneum."

Date: April 20, 2023
Speaker: Junmei Wang, PhD, Associate Professor
Affiliation: Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Pharmacy, University of Pittsburgh
Presentation: "Development of general-purpose molecular mechanics force fields(MMFF) and MMFF-based scoring functions for rational drug design."

Date: April 24-27, 2023
Speaker: James Gonzales, Graduate Student
Affiliation: Dept. of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Presentation: "Practical Considerations and Plans for Implementing the SGT Algorithm in a Molecular Dynamics Engine."

Speaker: Wonmuk Hwang, PhD, Professor
Affiliation: Det. Of Biomedical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Presentation: "Analysis of the kinesin motor head hovering over the microtubule surface."

Last edited by Ruben; 03/28/23 05:14 PM.