|CCL 18.05.21 "Hands-on" Workshop on Computational Biophysics at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (May 21 - 25)|
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Date: Fri Mar 16 14:18:25 2018
Subject: 18.05.21 "Hands-on" Workshop on Computational Biophysics at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (May 21 - 25)
This workshop will cover a wide range of physical models and computational approaches for the simulation of biological systems at multiple scales, using cutting edge technology including ProDy, NAMD, VMD, iGNM, and ANM. The course will be based on case studies including the properties of membranes and membrane proteins, mechanisms of molecular motors, trafficking in the living cell through water and ion channels, signaling pathways and druggability simulations. Relevant physical concepts, mathematical techniques, and computational methods will be introduced, including force fields and algorithms used in molecular modeling, molecular dynamics simulations on parallel computers, elastic network models, and steered molecular dynamics simulations. It will be presented by members of the NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling & Bioinformatics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and the National Center for Multiscale Modeling of Biological Systems (MMBioS) from the University of Pittsburgh. The workshop is designed for students and researchers in computational and/or biophysical fields who seek to extend their research skills to include computational and theoretical expertise, as well as other researchers interested in theoretical and computational biophysics. Theory sessions in the morning will be followed by hands-on computer labs in the afternoon in which students will be able to set up and run simulations. Enrollment limited to 25 participants. Apply to attend at http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Training/Workshop/Pittsburgh2018/NOTE THAT E-MAIL ADDRESSES HAVE BEEN MODIFIED!!!
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