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Professor Siewert-Jan Marrink, University of Groningen, "Molecular Dynamics Simulation
of an Entire Cell"
- Event Type
- Professor Zaida Ann Luthey-Schulten, Physical Chemistry
- CLSL B-102
- Feb 15, 2023 2:00 pm
- Randy Prince
- Originating Calendar
- Chemistry - Physical Chemistry Seminars
The ultimate microscope, directed at a cell, would reveal the dynamics of all the cell’s components with atomic resolution. In contrast to their real-world counterparts, computational microscopes are currently on the brink of meeting this challenge. In this seminar, I will show how an integrative approach can be employed to model an entire cell, the minimal cell JCVI- syn3A, at full complexity with the Martini coarse-grain force field. This step opens the way to interrogate the cell’s spatio-temporal evolution with molecular dynamics simulations, an approach that can be extended to other cell types in the near future.