Lab news and events:
Congratulations to graduate student Caitlin C. Bannan, who recently won the Penny J. Gilmer Grant for Women Graduate Students and Post-docs from OpenEye Scientific Software, AND the WCC Merck Research Award from the American Chemical Society!
We had about 20 middle school girls visit the lab on December 8 to learn about computational chemistry and intermolecular interactions as part of the Laboratory Experiments and Activities in the Physical Sciences (LEAPS) program at UCI, sponsored in part by our NSF CAREER award. [More…]
Interested in developing and applying new methods relating to free energy calculations? I have a postdoc position which just opened up in this area, working with OpenMM to advance binding free energy techniques and apply/validate them on problems relating to drug discovery. This is an NIH-funded project (1R01GM108889-01) and interfaces closely with other work going on in the group and elsewhere. [More…]