477586 Biological Applications of Fluctuation Solution Theory

Sunday, November 13, 2016
Continental 4 & 5 (Hilton San Francisco Union Square)
Elizabeth Ploetz, School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Successful Proposals:

NIH F32 ● NSF GRFP ● NSF GK-12 ● NSF REU ● NSF XSEDE/TeraGrid ● Maryland Advanced Research Computing Center ● Assisted in developing/revising rejected and successful NIH R01 proposals


Research Interests:

Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics ● Solution microstructure ● Molecular Dynamics simulations, including methodology development and force field validation/development ● Biothermodynamics/Biophysics, especially proteins and lipids ● Impacts of microenvironment changes and surfaces on conformational and association equilibria of biomolecules ● Lipid organization in multicomponent, physiologically relevant, lipid bilayers ● Kirkwood-Buff Theory / Fluctuation Solution Theory


Teaching Interests:

Thermodynamics and statistical mechanics ● Computational chemistry (classical) ● Physical chemistry ● General chemistry ● Biochemistry/Biophysics ● Proteins ● Linux ● Fortran/MATLAB/basic scripting

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