Lectures and Talks

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Below are lectures, talks, and other presentations given by TCB faculty and other group members in meetings and conferences locally and around the world.

Lectures & Talks 2001

Klaus Schulten     Laxmikant Kale     Robert Skeel     Todd Martinez     Other TCB Members

Klaus Schulten

  • February 19, 2001, Detroit, MI, Wayne State University
    Lecture: "From Simplicity to Complexity and Back: Function, Architecture and Quantum Mechanical Mechanism of Light Harvesting Systems in Photosynthetic Bacteria"
     

  • February 28-29, 2001, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Dept. of Physics and Astronomy Amsterdam
    Lecture: "Quantum Biology of Light Harvesting in Photosynthesis"
     

  • March 12, 2001, Biozentrum, Basel, Switzerland 
    Lecture: "Quantum Biology of Light Harvesting in Photosynthesis"
     

  • March 13-17, 2001, Monte Verita, Ascona, Switzerland,  Conference on Structure, Dynamics and Function of Proteins in Biological Membranes
    Lecture: "The energy conversion apparatus of purple bacteria - An integral view"
     

  • March 23, 2001, IBM TJ Watson Research Laboratory, Yorktown, NY
    Lecture: "Theory and Modeling of Biological Nanodevices"
     

  • March 28, 2001, Hamilton, ON, Canada, McMaster University
    Lecture: "How Nature Harvests Sunlight"
     

  • April 3-5, 2001, San Diego, CA
    ACS Symposium on Forces in Biological Systems
    Lecture: "Molecular Dynamics Investigations of Protein Mechanics"
    ACS Symposium on Methods for Addressing Time and Length Scale Problems in Molecular Simulations
    Lecture: "Multi-Scale Modeling of a Protein-DNA Complex"
     

  • April 12-15, 2001, Florida State University, Tallassee, Florida
    Lecture: "How Nature Harvests Sunlight"
     

  • May 22, 2001, Darmstadt, Germany, 15th Darmstadt Molecular Modeling Workshop
    Lecture: "Steered Molecular Dynamics - A Novel Method for Investigating Biomolecular Systems"
     

  • May 22, 2001, Dortmund, Germany, Max Planck Institut fr Molekulare Physiologie,
    Lecture: "Mechanical Force Generation by G-Proteins"
     

  • May 25, 2001, Stuttgart, Germany, Annual Meeting of the German Society for Physical Chemistry
    Lecture: "Molekulardynamische Simulationen Biologischer Systeme - Von Oligopeptiden zur ATPase"
     

  • May 28, 2001, Berlin, Germany, Technische Universitaet Berlin, Max-Volmer-Institut
    Lecture: "Physik der Photosynthese"
     

  • May 29, 2001, Berlin, Germany, Freie Universitaet Berlin
    Lecture: "Static and Dynamic Disorder of the Exciton System in Light Harvesting Complexes"
     

  • July 25-27, 2001, Nagoya, Japan
    Lecture: "Static and Dynamic Disorder of the Excitation System in Light Harvesting Complexes LH2 of Purple Bacteria"
     

  • August 3, 2001, Kyoto, Japan, Fourth Annual Conference on Biological Physics
    Lecture: "Observation and Multiscale Modeling of Biomolecular Mechanics: How Proteins Pull and DNA Coils"
     

  • August 13, 2001, Los Alamos, NM, Center for Nonlinear Studies Workshop
    Lecture: "Excitons in a Photosynthetic Light-Harvesting System: A Combined Molecular Dynamics/Quantum Chemistry, Polaron Model, and Random Matrix Study"
     

  • August 16, 2001, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Molecular Dynamics Workshop
    Lecture 1: "Introduction to Molecular Dynamics Simulations"
    Lecture 2: "What can we learn from Molecular Dynamics?"
    Lecture 3: "Case Study: Protein-Membrane Simulation"
     

  • August 2001, San Diego, CA, CalTech, Visit with collaborator Rob Phillips
     

  • September 11, 2001, Arlington, VA, National Science Foundation Workshop on Computational Physics
    Lecture:  "Concepts and Methods in Computational Bioelectronics"
     

  • October 4, 2001, Miramare, Trieste, Italy, College on Biophysics: From Molecular Genetics to Structural Biology
    Lecture 1: "Membrane Proteins: A Tale of Conduction, I"
    Lecture 2: "Membrane Proteins: A Tale of Harvesting, II"
    Lecture 3: "Membrane Proteins: A Tale of Vision, III"
     

  • October 22 - November 2, 2001, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia, Master Classes in Molecular Biophysics
    Lecture 1: "Water transport in kidneys and molecular modeling"
    Lecture 2: "Muscle elasticity and atomic force microscopy"
    Lecture 3: "Regulation of the genome and mechanical engineering"
    Lecture 4: "Harvesting sun light and quantum physics"
    Lecture 5: "Photosynthesis and solar technology"
    Lecture 6: "Vision and ultrafast chemistry"
    Lecture 7: "Neural pulses and non-linear dynamics"
    Lecture 8: "Pictures in the brain and mathematics"
    Lecture 9: "Slime mold amoebae and pattern formation"
    Lecture 10: "Bird navigation and spin chemistry"
     

  • October 22 - November 2, 2001, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
    Colloquium in Dept. of Pharmacology: "Structure and function of aquaporins"
    Colloquium in Dept. of Physics: "Thermal disorder in bioelectronic systems"
     

  • November 7-9, 2001, Tallahassee, FL, Florida State University
     

  • November 2001, Zichron Ya'acov, Isael, Conference on Sequence, Structure and Function in Membrane Protein Systems
    Lecture: "The Energy Conversion Apparatus in Purple Bacteria - an integral view"
     

  • December 6, 2001, Lausanne, Switzerland,  Symposium on Bioinformatics and Proteomics: From Sequence to Function
    Lecture: "Membrane Channels in Action"

Robert Skeel

  • April 4, 2001, San Diego, Califonia, ACS San Diego National Meeting, Symposium: Methods for Addressing Time- and Length-Scale Problems in Molecular Simulations
    Lecture: "Multigrid methods for classical molecular dynamics"
     

  • July 26-August 3, 2001, Vancouver, Canada, International Conference on Scientific Computation and Differential Equations
     

  • August 11-19 2001, Los Angeles, CA, Siggraph 2001

Todd Martinez

  • January 2001, University of Pennsylvania
    Lecture: "Ultrafast Photochemistry from First Principles cis-trans Isomerization and Ring-Opening Reactions in Gas and Condensed Phases"
     

  • February 2001, Wabash College
    Lecture: "First Principles Reaction Dynamics on Ground and Excited Electronic States"
     

  • February 2001, California Institute of Technology
    Lecture: "Ultrafast Photochemistry from First Principles cis-trans Isomerization and Ring-Opening Reactions in Gas and Condensed Phases"
     

  • February 2001, Los Angeles, California, University of California at Los Angeles
    Lecture: "Ultrafast Photochemistry from First Principles cis-trans Isomerization and Ring-Opening Reactions in Gas and Condensed Phases"
     

  • February 2001, University of Southern California
    Lecture: "Ultrafast Photochemistry from First Principles cis-trans Isomerization and Ring-Opening Reactions in Gas and Condensed Phases"
     

  • February 2001, Santa Barbara, California, University of California at Santa Barbara
    Lecture: "Ultrafast Photochemistry from First Principles cis-trans Isomerization and Ring-Opening Reactions in Gas and Condensed Phases"
     

  • March 2001, Tokyo, Japan, Frontiers of Theoretical Chemistry
    Lecture: "First-Principles Chemical Reaction Dynamics Including Quantum Effects of Nuclear Degrees of Freedom"
     

  • March 2001, MIT/Harvard/Boston University Theoretical Chemistry Series
    Lecture: "Hybrid Quantum/Classical Methods for Atomistic Simulation"
     

  • March 2001, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Lecture: "Ultrafast Photochemistry from First Principles cis-trans Isomerization and Ring-Opening Reactions in Gas and Condensed Phases"
     

  • April 2001, Georgia Institute of Technology
    Lecture: "Ultrafast Photochemistry from First Principles cis-trans Isomerization and Ring-Opening Reactions in Gas and Condensed Phases"
     

  • April 2001, University of Georgia
    Lecture: "Ultrafast Photochemistry from First Principles cis-trans Isomerization and Ring-Opening Reactions in Gas and Condensed Phases"
     

  • April 2001, Emory University
    Lecture: "Ultrafast Photochemistry from First Principles cis-trans Isomerization and Ring-Opening Reactions in Gas and Condensed Phases"

Other TCB members (includes meetings attended and poster sessions)

  • February 2001, Boston, MA, Biophysical Society Meeting
    Lecture: "Simulated Late Stage Refolding of Titin Immunoglobulin Domain" (Barry Izralewitz, Mu Gao)
    Lecture: "Molecular Dynamics Study of Rhodopsin" (Emadeddin Tajkhorshid)
    Lecture: "ab initio QM/MM and Molecular Dynamics Study on Proton Pump Mechanism of Bacteriorhodopsin" (Shigehiko Hayashi)
    Lecture: "Simulated Late-Stage Refolding of Titin Immunoglobulin Domain" (M. Gao)
    Lecture: "MscL Gating Studies by Molecular Dynamics Simulations" (Justin Gullingsrud)
    Lecture: "Molecular Dynamics Study of Protein Interaction with a Crystal Surface" (Rosemary Braun)
    Lecture: "Dynamics of Electron Transfer Pathways in Cytochrome C Oxidase" (Ilya Balabin)
     

  • March 2001, Seattle, WA, American Physical Society meeting
    Lecture: "Mechanical Force Generation by G-proteins" (Ioan Kosztin)
     

  • March 2001, Raleigh, NC, ACM Siggraph 13D 2001 Conference
    Lecture: "A System for Interactive Molecular Dynamics Simulation" (John Stone)

  • April 2001, San Francisco, CA, Workshop for Massively Parallel Processing, International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium (J. Unger)
    Lecture: "Emulating PetaFLOPS Machines and Blue Gene"
     

  • June 2001, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL, Linux Clusters: HPC (B. Isralewitz)
     

  • June 2001, Siguenza, Spain, ESMTB Summer School (M. Dittrich, S. Park)
     

  • July 2001, Nagoya, Japan, 4th International Conference on Biological Physics (S. Hayashi)
     

  • August 2001, Los Angeles, CA, Siggraph 2001 (J. Stone)
     

  • August 2001, Pittsburgh, PA, NAMD Workshop (J. Phillips, I. Kosztin, J. Gullingsrud)
     

  • August 2001, Heidelberg, Germany, HFSP Meeting (E. Tajkhorshid)
     

  • October 2001, University of California at Pasadena. Visit with Collaborator (M. Dittrich)
     

  • October 2001, Swedish Royal Institute of Technology, Cave Programming Workshop
    Lecture: "Biomolecular Visualization with VMD and the Cave" (John Stone)
     

  • November 2001, Denver, CO, SC2001 (J. Phillips)
     

  • November 2001, San Diego, CA, LISA 2001 (T. Skirvin)

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