Rutherford Appleton Laboratory Didcot
Chilton OX11 0QX
William Glass from University of Oxford will be presenting “Chemistry & Computers:
Simulating the Machines of Life” at the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory.
Proteins are responsible for the dynamics and responses of a cell
that underpin many processes of life. These molecular machines are
embedded in a thin membrane surrounding all cells that is composed
of a complex mixture of molecules called lipids. To investigate such
systems, I use computers to simulate how these proteins behave and
interact with each other. Using high-performance computer clusters to
simulate systems in both atomistic and coarse-grained detail we can
answer questions that aren’t accessible in a typical laboratory.
So, move from the lab bench to the computer desk and discover where
the fields of physics, chemistry and biology meet!
Booking is essential- visit the website to book