Basile Wicky | Designing De Novo Interactomes for Biomolecular Computations

Presenter Basile Wicky, Baker Lab Basile Wicky is currently a postdoc at the Institute for Protein Design (UW) in the group of David Baker where he works on developing deep learning methods for designing protein assemblies. He received his PhD under the supervision of Jane Clarke (University of Cambridge) where he applied experimental biophysical techniques… Continue reading Basile Wicky | Designing De Novo Interactomes for Biomolecular Computations

C. Schafmeister | Hardware and Software of a Critical Path to Bottom-up Molecular Nanotechnology

Presenter Christian Schafmeister, Temple University His research interests are in the areas of chemical biology and nanoscience. He is the recipient of the Cottrell Scholar Award, the Research Corporation, Research Innovation Award, the Camille and Henry Dreyfus New Faculty Award, and the 2005 Feynman Prize for Experimental Nanotechnology… Summary: Spiroligomers are a powerful platform technology… Continue reading C. Schafmeister | Hardware and Software of a Critical Path to Bottom-up Molecular Nanotechnology

Artificial Molecular Machines Operating in the Lipid Bilayer

Liquid crystal amplification of molecular motor dynamics to tangible dynamics

Career Counseling with Sonia Arrison

Presenter Sonia Arrison, 100+ Capital Sonia is a longevity investor via her company 100+ Capital, a women’s investor group called Portfolia, and advises BioVerge here in Silicon Valley. She also spends time helping the Alliance for Longevity Initiatives (A4LI). She is helping A4LI streamline the political processes for advancing longevity research and therapies. When Sonia… Continue reading Career Counseling with Sonia Arrison

Petr Sulc | Computer Aided Design and Modeling for Nucleic Acid Nanotechnology

Presenter Petr Sulc Petr Šulc’s research focuses on application of computational modeling and statistical physics approaches to complex systems. In particular, his group uses computational models to study problems in biology, and bio-inspired nanotechnology systems. He is mainly interested in nucleic acids modeling (DNA and RNA) using coarse-grained models, which allow for simulations of longer… Continue reading Petr Sulc | Computer Aided Design and Modeling for Nucleic Acid Nanotechnology

Alexis Courbet | Towards Computational Design of Self Assembling &Genetically Encodable Nanomachines

Presenter Alexis Courbet Alexis Courbet, PhD., PharmD., is an HHMI research associate at the institute for protein design (IPD), at the University of Washington’s School of Medicine. Dr. Courbet joined the IPD in 2016 to investigate computational approaches…. Alexis’s research proposes to investigate computational design rules to rationally install biochemical energy driven dynamic and mechanical… Continue reading Alexis Courbet | Towards Computational Design of Self Assembling &Genetically Encodable Nanomachines

DeSci Boston 2022 | Foresight Tech Trees

Presenter Allison Duettmann, Foresight Institute Allison Duettmann is the president and CEO of Foresight Institute. She directs the Intelligent Cooperation, Molecular Machines, Biotech & Health Extension, Neurotech, and Space Groups, Fellowships, Prizes, and Tech Trees. She shares Foresight’s work with the public, for instance at the Wall Street Journal, SXSW, O’Reilly AI, WEF, The Partnership… Continue reading DeSci Boston 2022 | Foresight Tech Trees

Grace Han | Harnessing Photoinduced Phase Transition of Organic Materials for Energy Storage

Presenter Grace Han, Brandeis University Grace was born and raised in South Korea where she attended POSTECH and received BS in Chemistry. She spent a year in UC Berkeley and worked in the laboratory of Prof. Jeffrey Long to perform research in metal-organic frameworks. Then she pursued PhD in Chemistry at MIT… Harnessing Photoinduced Phase… Continue reading Grace Han | Harnessing Photoinduced Phase Transition of Organic Materials for Energy Storage

Tom Kalil | Foresight Fellows Career Counseling