are a theoretical physical chemistry group in the Department of
Chemistry and Bochemistry at the University of Maryland at College Park. We use
advanced computational methods to study biological
processes at multiple scales, from single protein functional dynamics
and chromatin folding and stability to cell-level processes, such as
stochastic signal transduction and regulation of cell motility.
January 23rd, 2017Haiqing Zhao has received an Education Travel Award from the Biophysical Society for the upcoming Biophysical Society Meeting in New Orleans February 11-15th.
December 23rd, 2016James Komianos has been accepted to UMD's new NSF-funded Computation and Mathematics for Biological Networks(COMBINE) program with a year-long NSF stipend.
August 8th, 2016In collaboration with the Wolynes and Dalal labs, we have published articles on the free energy landscape of nucleosomes and chaperones in histone assembly.
May 23, 2016Our lab has created public repositories for recently developed codes MEDYAN and AWSEM-MD.
April 23, 2015Our lab published an article in JACS on the effects of acetylation on the conformational preferences of the H4 histone tail.
May 20, 2014We recently published a a paper in JACS on the origin of internal friction for unfolded proteins.
May 15, 2014
Garegin Papoian is now the director of Chemical Physics at the University of Maryland, College Park.
May 1, 2014
Garegin Papoian is now the Monroe Martin Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry.
June 12, 2013
Michelle Thomas was selected as a 2013 Hypercube Scolar.
May 4, 2012
Davit Potoyan received one of four Excellence in Research Awards from the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UMD.
April 25, 2012
Michelle Thomas was selected as a 2012 Beckman Scholar.
April 16, 2012
Aram Davtyan received Dean's Summer Fellowship for Chemistry Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UMD.
April 12, 2012
Davit Potoyan won the first prize in his session at the Graduate Research Interaction Day (GRID) 2012.
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