Unless otherwise noted, the seminar will take place at 2:00-3:00 pm in POB 6.304. Students or postdocs that are interested in talking with the speaker should contact Ruth (ruth@ices.utexas.edu) to join a lunch with the speaker in POB 4.304 (formerly ACE 4.304)

The following MBP Seminars are currently scheduled for 2016-2017.  Contact Ruth if you wish to schedule a speaker.

(Past seminars are listed following the current seminars).

CURRENT SEMINARS

2016

Monday, September 26

   Silvina Matysiak, University of Maryland, Hydrophobicity Versus Dipole Interactions in Self-Assembly Processes

Monday, October 3

  Jiali Gao, University of Minnesota, and Jilin University, Changchun, China,

  Control of Water by Protein Functional Dynamics in Two Photoreceptors

Monday, October 31

   Michael Grabe, University of California, San Francisco, "Continuum and atomistic simulations of protein mediated membrane deformation"

Monday, November 21

   George Stan, University of Cincinnati, "TBA"

2017

Monday, January 30

   Rui Sousa, UT Health Science Center - San Antonio, TBA

Wednesday, March 1

  Joseph J. Loparo, Harvard Medical School, TBA

Monday, April 10

  Stavroula Sofous, Rutgers University, TBA

Monday, April 24

  Robert Jernigan, Iowa State University, TBA

 

PAST SEMINARS (beginning 2014)

2014

Monday, December 8

  Mark Stevens, Sandia Laboratories, "Self-assembly of Model Microtubules: Shape, Chirality and Twist"

2015

Monday, January 12

  Chung Wong, University of Missouri-St. Louis, "Incorporating Protein Flexibility in Structure-Based Drug Design" 

Monday, January 26

  Anatoly Kolomeisky, Rice University, "How to Understand the Formation of Signaling Molecules Profiles in Biological Development"

Monday, March 30

  Guowei Wei, Michigan State University, "Geometric and Topological Modeling of Biomolecules"

Monday, April 13

  BIOPHYSICS DAY

Monday, April 20

  Michael Woodside, University of Alberta, "Observing the physics of folding in single molecules: energy landscapes and conformational diffusion"

Monday, April 27

  Ruhong Zhou, Watson/IBM, "Modeling Nanotoxicity: Molecular Simulation of Protein-Nanoparticle Interactions and their Implications in Nanomedicine"

Monday, November 2

  Jinbo Xu, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, "Computational Methods for Data-Driven Study of Protein Structure and Function"

2016

Friday, January 15

  Yaakov (Koby) Levy, Weizmann Institute, "Protein-DNA Interactions: Fine balance Between High Affinity and Fast Kinetics"

Monday, April 18

  Thomas Perkins, University of Colorado, Boulder, "Probing protein folding using state-of-the-art atomic force microscopy"

Thursday, April 28 (Part of Membrane/Biophysics Day)

   Stephen White, University of California - Irvine, "Membrane Protein Folding: Biology Meets Thermodynamics"

2014

Monday, December 8

  Mark Stevens, Sandia Laboratories, "Self-assembly of Model Microtubules: Shape, Chirality and Twist"

2015

Monday, January 12

  Chung Wong, University of Missouri-St. Louis, "Incorporating Protein Flexibility in Structure-Based Drug Design" 

Monday, January 26

  Anatoly Kolomeisky, Rice University, "How to Understand the Formation of Signaling Molecules Profiles in Biological Development"

Monday, March 30

  Guowei Wei, Michigan State University, "Geometric and Topological Modeling of Biomolecules"

Monday, April 13

  BIOPHYSICS DAY

Monday, April 20

  Michael Woodside, University of Alberta, "Observing the physics of folding in single molecules: energy landscapes and conformational diffusion"

Monday, April 27

  Ruhong Zhou, Watson/IBM, "Modeling Nanotoxicity: Molecular Simulation of Protein-Nanoparticle Interactions and their Implications in Nanomedicine"

Monday, November 2

  Jinbo Xu, Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago, "Computational Methods for Data-Driven Study of Protein Structure and Function"

2016

Friday, January 15

  Yaakov (Koby) Levy, Weizmann Institute, "Protein-DNA Interactions: Fine balance Between High Affinity and Fast Kinetics"

Monday, April 18

  Thomas Perkins, University of Colorado, Boulder, "Probing protein folding using state-of-the-art atomic force microscopy"

Thursday, April 28 (Part of Membrane/Biophysics Day)

   Stephen White, University of California - Irvine, "Membrane Protein Folding: Biology Meets Thermodynamics"