Hue Sun CHAN : Representative Talks

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    June 26-28, 2017:
    Funnels, Cooperativity, Desolvation, and Enthalpic Barriers in Protein Folding (Video)
    Nonnative Effects in Protein Folding and Evolutionary Switches
    (Video)
    Volumetric Effects of Elementary Hydrophobic Interactions on Pressure-Dependent Protein Folding
    (Video)
    Three lectures of the Mini-course "Aspects of Protein Folding" given at the International Institute of Physics (IIP), Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, UFRN), Campus Universitário - Lagoa Nova, Natal, RN, Brazil.
    [Talk videos also available directly (not via youtube) at the bottom of the IIP Workshop's Webpage]


    June 4, 2017:
    What Did I Learn From Folding Landscape Pictures?
    Five-minute "Ignite" talk at the National Science Foundation (NSF, USA) sponsored Research Coordination Network Protein Folding Consortium Workshop, University of California at Berkeley, U.S.A.


    January 3, 2017:
    Physics of Protein Evolutionary Switches and Phase Separation in Membraneless Organelles.
    Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) / School of Science Joint Lecture presented at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Hong Kong SAR, China.


    October 4, 2016:
    Impact of Hydrophobicity on Nonnative Interactions, Evolutionary Switches, and Effects of Hydrostatic Pressure in Protein Folding.
    Presented at the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology (FKKT), University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.


    April 11, 2015:
    How Does an Enzyme Unknot DNA? -- Statistical Mechanics of Disentangling by Topoisomerases.
    Presented at the Chemical Biophysics Symposium, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.


    August 4, 2014:
    Conformational Switches in Protein Design and Evolution.
    Presented at the Telluride Workshop on Designing Biomolecular Switches, Telluride, Colorado, U.S.A.


    May 19, 2014:
    Insights from Elementary Hydrophobic Interactions into the Activation Enthalpy, Heat Capacity, Volume, and Compressibility of Protein Folding.
    Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Society (Sociedade Brasileira de Bioquímica e Biologia Molecular -- SBBq 2014), Foz do Iguaçu (Iguazu Falls), Brazil.


    September 19, 2013:
    Superfunnels, Mutational Robustness, Promiscuity, and Escape From Adaptive Conflicts: Insights from Simple Exact Biophysical Models of Protein Evolution.
    Presented at the 17th Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marseilles, Marseille, France.


    September 18, 2013:
    Insights from Elementary Hydrophobic Interactions into the Activation Enthalpy, Heat Capacity, Volume, and Compressibility of Protein Folding.
    Presented at the Centre de Biochimie Structurale (CBS), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Montpellier, France.


    March 16, 2012:
    Cooperativity, Local-Nonlocal Coupling, and Nonnative Interactions in Protein Folding.
    Presented in the NORDITA scientific program on "Dynamics of Biomolecular Processes: From Atomistic Representations to Coarse-Grained Models," NORDITA - Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, Stockholm, Sweden.


    August 4, 2010:
    Consistent Rationalization of Topo II Actions.
    Presented at the International Conference on "Statistical Physics and Topology of Polymers with Ramifications to Structure and Function of DNA and Proteins," Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan.


    August 3, 2009:
    Interplay of Native Topology, Desolvation, and Nonnative Interactions in Cooperative and Noncooperative Protein Folding.
    Presented in the "Dynamics of Biomolecular Machinery" workshop at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics China (KITPC), Beijing, China.