Lecture Rich Pastor, National Institutes of Health (NIH)

On Friday December 2 2016 Rich Pastor from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), Washington DC, is visiting the CMM. He will a give a talk entitled 'Simulation of curvature induction and membrane disruption by antimicrobial peptides'.

Rich Pastor was a post-doc with Martin Karplus, the Nobel prize winner in Chemistry of 2013, and has made an enormous contribution to the field of modeling lipid membrane. His theoretical expertise includes force field development, barostats/thermostats, diffusion/viscosity, periodic boundary/size effects, and the applications are everything that is related to phospholipids.