Wednesday, September 28, 2016 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Watson CIT - SWIG Boardroom (CIT241)
Heidi Koldsø applies simulation to study biological systems, with a focus on ion channels. Prior to her work at DESRES, Heidi was a postdoctoral fellow in Mark Sansom's group at the University of Oxford. She holds a Ph.D. in chemistry from Aarhus University as well as an M.Sc. and a B.Sc. in medicinal chemistry, also from Aarhus. At Oxford, she conducted computational studies of protein-lipid, protein-protein, and lipid-lipid interactions within signaling receptors and complex, biologically-relevant membrane models.
Cory Hargus is involved in the development of improved force fields for biomolecular simulation. He earned an Sc.B. in biomedical engineering from Brown University. As an undergraduate, he used quantum mechanical models to understand the catalytic and redox activity of metal oxide materials.