People

Current Members

  • Ido Ben-Shalom, Ph.D., Postdoc
    • Monte Carlo/Molecular Dynamics methodology
    • Drug design
  • Mudong (Winter) Feng, PhD Student (Chemistry)
    • Theory of molecular motors
    • Theory of enzyme enhanced diffusion and chemotaxis
  • Zied Gaieb, Ph.D., Postdoc
    • Drug Design Data Resource (D3R) blinded prediction challenges
  • Michael K Gilson, MD, PhD, Principal Investigator
  • Arnie Hagler, PhD, Visiting Scientist
    • Force fields
  • Linda Hwang, B.S., Curator
    • Curation of binding data from patents and articles to BindingDB
  • Samuel Kantonen, PhD Student (Chemistry)
    • Theory and practice of isothermal titration calorimetry
    • Force field development
  • Tiqing Liu, Ph.D., Programmer Analyst
    • BindingDB development and maintenance
    • Data curation
  • Katy Kellett, Ph.D., Postdoc
    • Synthesis of novel cyclodextrin derivatives
    • Isothermal titration calorimetry and NMR studies of host-guest binding
    • Drug design and synthesis
  • Conor Parks, Ph.D., Postdoc
    • Drug Design Data Resource (D3R) blinded prediction challenges
  • Michael Schauperl, Ph.D., Postdoc
    • Force field development
    • Molecular electrostatics
  • David Slochower, Ph.D., Postdoc
    • Theory of molecular motors
    • Development of binding free energy methods
    • Force field development
  • Felix Yang, Masters Student (Chemistry)
    • Use of molecular simulations to study enzyme self-propulsion

Alumni/ae

  • Niel Henriksen, Ph.D., Postdoc
  • Jian (Jane) Yin, Ph.D., Postdoc
  • Crystal Nguyen, Ph.D, Postdoc
  • Jenny Chong, B.S.
  • George Nicola, Ph.D., Postdoc
  • Shuai Liu, Ph.D., Postdoc
  • Aarya Venkat, Masters Student
  • Symon Gathiaka, Ph.D., Postdoc
  • Amanda Li, Graduate Student (Bioengineering)
  • Alexey Voronin, Undergraduate Student (UCSD)
  • Neil Sapra, Undergraduate Student (UCSD)
  • Andrew T. Fenley, Ph.D., Postdoc (2011-2015)
  • Hari S. Muddana, Ph.D., Postdoc (2010-2013)
  • Camilo Velez Vega, Ph.D., Postdoc (2010-2013)
  • Sarvin Moghaddam, Ph.D., Research Associate (2007-2010)
  • Yuhmei Lin, Ph.D., Developer and Curator, BindingDB
  • Sandeep Somani, Graduate Student, Chemical Physics, U. Maryland College Park, Ph.D. (2011)
  • Anna Hung, High School Intern, Undergraduate Intern (2006-2007)
  • Ben Killian, Ph.D., Research Associate (2005-2009)
  • Prasanna Vasudevan, Undergraduate Intern (2005, 2006)
  • Wei Chen, Ph.D., Research Associate (2002-2006)
  • Sripriya Chellappan, Graduate Student, Molecular and Cellular Biology, U. Maryland. Ph.D. (2006)
  • Miguel Fernandes, Ph.D., Research Associate (2003-2004)
  • Mihail Mihailescu, Research Associate, (2001- 2003)
  • Chia-En Chang, Ph.D., Department of Chemistry, College Park Campus, U. Md., Research Associate (2003-2004)
  • Xi Chen, Ph.D., Molecular and Cellular Biology, U. Md. (2001)
  • Laurent David, Ph.D., Research Associate (1996- 1999)
  • James A. Given, Ph.D., Research Associate (1994- 1997)
  • Martha S. Head, Ph.D., NRC Research Associate (1995-1997)
  • Robert Jorissen, Ph.D., Research Associate (2003-2007)
  • Visvaldas Kairys, Ph.D., Research Associate (1999-2001 & 2002-2005)
  • Joslyn Kravitz, Ph.D., Research Associate (2005-2007)
  • Ming Liu,Ph.D., Database Specialist (1999-2000)
  • Ray Luo, Ph.D., Research Associate (1998-1999)
  • Kristy L. Mardis, Ph.D., NRC Research Associate (1998-2000)
  • Himan Mookherjee, Student
  • Ky-Youb Nam, Ph.D., Research Associate (2005-2007)
  • Michael J. Potter, Ph.D., Research Associate (1998-2002)
  • Sherry Wen, Ph.D., Research Programmer (2005-2007)
  • Jian Zhong, MS (7/1998)