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 2002

Klaus Schulten     Laxmikant Kale     Robert Skeel     Gila Budescu     Other TCB Members

Klaus Schulten

  • January 11, 2002, Santa Fe, NM, Program in Mathematics and Molecular Biology (PMMB) - Modeling Across the States - Atoms to Organisms
    Lecture: "Modeling the Mechanical Functions of Proteins and DNA"
  • January 14, 2002, Santa Fe, NM, Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (ICAM) - Workshop on Self-Organizing Biomoleculers - The Evolving Picture
    Lecture: "Studying Water and Glycerol Transport in the Membrane Channel Protein Aquaglyceroporin"
  • January 16-30, 2002, Klosters, Switzerland, 37th Winter Seminar, Biophysical Chemistry, Molecular Biology and Cybernetics of Cell Functions
    Lecture: "The Mystery of Membrane Channels, Fast Conduction, and Strong Selection, Approached Through Crystallography and Modeling"
  • February 8, 2002, Ames, IA, Iowa State University, Chemistry Department
    Lecture: "Static and Dynamic Disorder of the Exciton System in Light Harvesting Complexes LH2 and PS1"
  • February 24-27, 2002, San Francisco, CA, 46th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society 2002, Symposium Membrane Channels & Pumps: Mechanisms of Transport
    Lecture: "Molecular Dynamics Investigations of Transport in Aquaporins"
  • April 3, 2002, Bloomington, IN, Indiana University, Physics Department Colloquium
    Lecture: "The Physics of Photosynthesis"
  • April 6-8, 2002, Orlando, FL, 223rd American Chemical Society Meeting, Division of Physical Chemistry, Symposium "Forces in Biology"
    Lecture: "Investigating the Mechanochemistry of Immunoglobulin, Fibronectin, and ATPase by Steered Molecular Dynamics"
  • April 13, 2002, Chicago, IL, UIC/UIUC Symposium on Bioinformatics in Medicine and Biology
    Lecture: "Convergence of Sequence and Structure Information in VMD"
  • April 17 -19, 2002, Urbana, IL, NCSA NAMD Workshop2002, University of Illinois
    Lecture 1: "Introduction to Molecular Dynamics Simulations"
    Lecture 2: "What Can We Learn from MD Simulations"?
    Lecture 3: "Accelerating Processes via Steered MD"
  • May 4, 2002, Beckman Institute, Urbana, IL, Olga G. Nalbandov Symposium on "Membrane Proteins: Experimental and Computational Approaches to Understanding Cellular Function
    Lecture: "Membrane Channels in Action"
  • May 7, 2002, Rochester, MN, Mayo Foundation, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Department Seminar
    Lecture: "Molecular Dynamics Investigation of Transport in Aquaporins"
  • May 9, 2002, Urbana, IL, NCSA Alliance All-Hands Meeting keynote address
    Lecture: "Grid Tools for Biomolecular Modeling"
  • May 14, 2002, College Park, MD, University of Maryland Scientific Computation Seminar
    Lecture: "Physics of the kidney: How it filters a bathtub of water a day without letting a proton pass"
  • May 15, 2002, Urbana, IL, Understanding Complex Systems Symposium, Complexity in Physical and Biological Structures, Medicine& Ecology, Department of Physics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
    Lecture: "From Simplicity to complexity and Back: Function, Architecture and Mechanism of Light Harvesting Systems in Photosynthetic Bacteria"
  • June 16-18, 2002, Schloss Reisensburg, Germany, Search Conference "Development of Theoretical Methods for Complex Systems
    Lecture: "Nanometric Macromolecular Devices in Biological Cells"
  • June 25-26, 2002, Bari, Italy, National Meeting on the Physics of Matter (INF Meeting)
    Lecture: "Thermal Disorder in Bioelectronic Systems"
  • August 17-21, 2002, San Diego, CA, Protein Society Meeting
    Lecture: The Mechanical Functions of Protein"
  • August 20-24, 2002, Seattle, WA, 10th International Conference on Retinal Proteins
    Lecture: "Spectral Tuning and Photodynamics in Visual Receptors"
  • September 7-12, 2002, San Feliu du Guixois, Spain, EURESCO Conference on "Computational Biophysics: Integrating Theoretical Physics and Biology
    Lecture: "Physics of Photosynthetic Units in Purple Bacteria"
  • September 27-29, 2002, Boston, MA, APS Workshop, Opportunities in Biology for Physicists
    Lecture: "Membrane Proteins in Action"
  • September 30-October 2, 2002, US/UK Meeting High Performance Computing
    Lecture: "Large Scale Simulation of Membrane Protein Function"
  • October 9, 2002, Bad Honneff, Germany, Biophysics School
    Lecture: "Immunoglobulins and Fibronectins - Essential Proteins for the Mechanics of Cells"
    Lecture: "Light Harvesting and Primary Energy Conversion in Photosynthesis"
  • November 26, 2002, Berkeley, CA, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Life Sciences Division
    Lecture: "Membrane Proteins in Action as Seen by in situ Molecular Dynamics Simulations"
Laxmikant Kale
  • April 25-28, 2002, San Francisco, CA, International Parallel and Distributed Processing Symposium
  • November 2002, Baltimore, MD, Supercomputing 02 Conference

Robert Skeel

  • March 17-21, 2002, University of Illinois, Urbana, IL. From Ja Jolla, CA (on sabatical) to check status on research.
  • May 2002, Lyon, France, Dynamics of Proteins on a Continuous Energy Landscape
  • June 2002, Geneva, Switzerland, Conference on Scientific Computation
  • October 2002, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI,  Applied Math Seminar
  • November, 2002, Pasadena, CA, Molecular Modeling and Computation: Perspectives and Challenges

Gila Budescu

  • August 2002, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, ISMB 200 Conference
  • September 16, 2002. Ballston, VA, Data and Collaboratories in the Biomedical Community
    Lecture: "BioCoRE: A Collaboratory for Structural Biology"
    Lecture: "Collaboratory Evaluation: Beyond BioCoRE"

Other TCB members (includes meetings attended and poster sessions)

  • April 2002, San Francisco, CA, Biophysical Society Meeting (E. Tajkhorshid, R. Braun, B. Isralewitz, J. Gullingsrud, M. Sener, M. Gao, F. Zhu, S. Hayashi, S. Park, I. Balabin)
  • May 2002, Pittsburgh, PA, Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center, Scaling to New Heights Workshop (J. Phillips)
    Lecture: "NAMD: Biomolecular Simulations on Thousands of Processors"
  • May 2002, Urbana, IL, NCSA 2002 Alliance All Hands Meeting (J. Phillips, K. Vandivort, R. Brunner, T. Skirvin)
  • May 2002, Rochester, MN, Mayo Foundation, Visit with Collaborator Julio Fernandez (M. Gao)
  • May 2002, Berlin, Germany CCGrid2002 Conference (Sameer Kumar)
  • July 2002, Colby-Sawyet College, New London, NH, Gorden Research Conference on Computational Chemistry (Emad Tajkhorshid)
    Lecture: "Computational Chemistry for Membrane Channels"
  • July 2002, San Antonio, TX, SIGGRAPH 2002 Conference (John Stone and Michael Bach)
  • August 2002, Seattle, WA,10th International Conference on Retinal Proteins (Emad Tajkhorshid)
    Poster: "Molecular dynamics simulation of early events in the activation of rhodopsin"
    Poster: "Structural changes during the formation of early intermediates in the bacteriorhodopsin photocycle"
    Poster: "Spectral tuning and photoisomerization dynamics of retinal in rhodopsin studied by ab initio quantum mechanical/molecular mechanical calculations"
  • August 2002, Aichi, Japan, 11th Symposium on Theoretical Chemistry (Shigehiko Hayashi)
  • August 2002, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, ISMB 200 Conference (Kirby Vandivort)
  • September 2002, Chicago, IL, Edward Tifte Graphic Press LLC Course (Chalermpol Kanchanawarin)
  • September 2002, Pasadena, CA, Scientific Python Conference, UCSD/Scripps Research Institute (Justin Gullingsrud)
  • October 2002, Antalya, Turkey, European Science Foundation, Femtochemistry and Femtobiology Conference (Melih Sener)
  • October 2002, UIUC, Urbana, IL, Cell & Molecular Biology Molecular Biophysics Research Symposium (Emad Tajkhorshid and Chalermpol  Kanchanawarin)
  • October 2002, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, Second Annual Computational Chemistry Conference (Emad Tajkhorshid)
  • November 2002, Philadelphia, PA, LISA 02 16th Systems Administration Conference and Exhibition (Tim Skirvin)
  • November 2002, Baltimore, MD, Supercomputing 02 Conference (Jim Phillips and Sameer Kumar)
  • November 2002, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, Molecular Modeling and Computation Workshop at Cal Tech (David Hardy and Wei Wang)
    Lecture: "Modeling and Simulation for Materials"
  • November 2002, Tokyo, Japan, Gen ProE 2003 (Shigehiko Hayashi)

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