|CCL 14.06.16 'Hands-On' Workshop on Computational Biophysics using VMD and NAMD, June 16-20, 2014, Bremen, Germany|
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Date: Tue Mar 18 16:57:39 2014
Subject: 14.06.16 'Hands-On' Workshop on Computational Biophysics using VMD and NAMD, June 16-20, 2014, Bremen, Germany
Dear Colleagues, We are pleased to announce the CECAM tutorial (www.cecam.org), "'Hands-On' Workshop on Computational Biophysics using VMD and NAMD" http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Training/Workshop/Bremen2014/ with DEADLINE May 1, 2014 to be held June 16-20, 2014, on the campus of Jacobs University Bremen, Germany. The workshop will be presented by members of the Theoretical and Computational Biophysics Group (www.ks.uiuc.edu) from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and will explore a wide range of physical models and computational approaches for the simulation of biological systems. The workshop is based on case studies including the properties of membranes and membrane proteins, mechanism of molecular motors, trafficking in the living cell through water and ion channels, and signaling pathways. Physical concepts, mathematical techniques, and computational methods required will be introduced, including force fields and algorithms used in molecular modeling, molecular dynamics simulations on parallel computers, and steered molecular dynamics simulations. The workshop is designed for graduate students and postdoctoral researchers in computational and/or biophysical fields who seek to extend their research skills to include computational and theoretical expertise, as well as other researchers interested in theoretical and computational biophysics. Theory sessions in the morning will be followed by hands-on computer labs in the afternoon in which students will be able to set up and run simulations. Applications to the workshop are due by May 1, 2014. Selection and notification of participants from the application pool will be completed by May 6, 2014. Participants must pay for their own housing, available at the Residential Colleges on the Jacobs University campus for a cost of 410 Euro for shared housing, or 470 Euro for a single room (limited availability). Accommodation and full board are from Sunday evening to Saturday morning. Those staying off-campus are also assessed a non-refundable 50 Euro registration fee. The workshop will provide learning materials; participants must arrange and pay for their own travel. Participants must bring their own laptop for use during the workshop. Due to space and equipment constraints, the workshop is limited to 40 participants. For more information and on-line application, go to: http://www.ks.uiuc.edu/Training/Workshop/Bremen2014/ TCBG Workshop Team (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) together with Chris Chipot (UniversitÃ© de Lorraine) and Ulrich Kleinekathoefer (Jacobs University Bremen) Contact: workshop+bremen2014_._ks.uiuc.eduNOTE THAT E-MAIL ADDRESSES HAVE BEEN MODIFIED!!!
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