What Do Opera and Computational Chemistry Have in Common?

Scientific researchers have discovered the power of what is being called the third branch of science: computer simulation. Frequently, the ability to perform exceedingly complex calculations unlocks the door to a new understanding of nature.
When Apr 08, 2008
from 01:00 PM to 02:30 PM
Where AC-4M05
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This talk by Angelo Rossi, Professor of Chemistry and Director of the York/FDA Partnership, will demonstrate how extremely fast computers can play an integral role in the ability to understand important problems such as the misfolding of proteins implicated in Alzheimer’s disease and the binding of a protein to RNA, a crucial factor in the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) life cycle.