Computational Biophysics Workshop April 17-21 at UIUC


The workshop will be presented by members of the NIH Center for Macromolecular Modeling & Bioinformatics at Urbana-Champaign. Topics will cover instruction in state-of-the-art molecular dynamics simulation and free energy techniques using NAMD, bacterial cells simulation with Lattice Microbes (LM) and biomolecular visualization and analysis with VMD.

Morning lecture presentations will introduce fundamental theory and concepts, while afternoon hands-on computer laboratory sessions will allow participants to apply NAMD, LM and VMD directly in a series of guided tutorials. The workshop is designed for all students and researchers in computational and/or biophysical fields who seek to extend their expertise to include biomolecular simulations. Experimentalists and non-specialists are encouraged to attend and will benefit particularly from instruction in the use of QwikMD, a new teaching software incorporating NAMD and VMD that significantly lowers the learning curve for novice users.

Instructors include:
Emad Tajkhorshid
Zan Luthey-Schulten
Alek Aksimentiev
Chris Chipot
John Stone
Mike Hallock
Christopher Mayne
João Ribeiro

General Questions:

Enrollment limited to 25 participants.

Apply Here by MARCH 10th

Posted February 27, 2017.