"Hands-on" Workshop on Computational Biophysics
This workshop will explore physical models and computational approaches used for the simulation of biological systems and the investigation of their function at an atomic level. Topics covered include: using VMD and NAMD, applications of VMD and NAMD in modern research, force fields and parameterizing new molecules, simulating membrane proteins and ion channels, modeling nucleic acid systems, and free energy calculations. Lectures in the morning will by followed by hands-on tutorials.
The workshop is designed for researchers and students 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. Those interested in attending must apply and be accepted into the workshop. Enrollment is limited to 40 participants. All participants are required to bring their own laptop for use in workshop tutorial sessions. Participants must arrange and pay for their own travel. Housing information is provided below. Registration fees and important dates are described below.
Computational Biophysics Workshops