Hue Sun CHAN:   Presentations


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    Invited Lectures and Seminars (since 1990)

    1. "Protein Folding" symposium at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) annual Meeting, February 15-20, 1990, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.

    2. "Theoretical Biology" group in the Department of Physics, April 27, 1990, University of California at Berkeley, California, U.S.A.

    3. 1st Princeton Lectures on Biophysics, June 23-29, 1991, (2 lectures on June 24 & 25), NEC Research Institute in Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.

    4. Forty-Second Series of "What Physicists Do" public lectures, October 21, 1991 at the Department of Physics and Astronomy of Sonoma State University of California, Rohnert Park, California, U.S.A.

    5. Group seminar in the Department of Chemical Engineering, April 20, 1992, University of California at Berkeley, California, U.S.A.

    6. "Computational Methods in Materials Science" Symposium at the Spring 1992 Materials Research Society Meeting, April 27-May 1, 1992 in San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

    7. Computational Chemistry Users' Group of San Diego, June 16, 1992, sponsored by Biosym Technologies, Inc., San Diego, California, U.S.A.

    8. 204th American Chemical Society National Meeting (Division of Computers in Chemistry), August 23-28, 1992, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.

    9. "Molecular Bioinformatics" Dagstuhl Seminar (9237), September 7-11, 1992, International Conference and Research Center for Computer Science in Schloss Dagstuhl, Wadern, Saarland, Germany.

    10. Computational Biology Seminar (CS 298-16) of the Computer Division of the Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Department, October 29, 1992, University of California at Berkeley, California, U.S.A.

    11. "Protein & Nucleic Acid Folding" miniprogram, January 4-22, 1993, Institute for Theoretical Physics at the University of California at Santa Barbara, California, U.S.A.

    12. Condensed Matter Physics Seminar, September 3, 1993, Ames Laboratory and Department of Physics & Astronomy, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa, U.S.A.

    13. Biomolecular Engineering Research Institute, November 16, 1995, Suita, Osaka, Japan.

    14. 6th Workshop, "Water and Biological Systems," November 17-19, 1995, Research Development Corporation of Japan (JRDC) Pre-Research for the New Fields Program, Tokyo, Japan.

    15. Department of Physics, University of Tokyo, November 20, 1995, Tokyo, Japan.

    16. "Biopolymers" Gordon Research Conference, June 16-21, 1996, Newport, Rhode Island, U.S.A. [Conference Photo]

    17. 6th Princeton Lectures on Biophysics, June 23-27, 1996, NEC Research Institute in Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.A.

    18. UCLA-DOE Laboratory of Structural Biology & Molecular Medicine and the Molecular Biology Institute, July 2, 1996, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.

    19. Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Delaware, July 18, 1996, Newark, Delaware, U.S.A.

    20. 14th IUPAC Conference on Chemical Thermodynamics (ICCT-96), August 25-30, 1996, Osaka, Japan.

    21. Keihanna International Conference on Molecular Biophysics - Energetic Basis of Structural Biology: Molecular Insight from Thermodynamics Applied to Macromolecules in Water, August 31-September 2, 1996, Kyoto, Japan.

    22. Institute of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, Simon Fraser University, November 19, 1996, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

    23. Department of Human Biological Chemistry and Genetics, University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, February 17, 1997, Galveston, Texas, U.S.A.

    24. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, San Francisco State University, March 7, 1997, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

    25. Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, March 11, 1997, Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

    26. Department of Chemistry, University of California at Santa Cruz (biochemical/physical seminar series), October 1, 1997, Santa Cruz, California, U.S.A.

    27. Workshop on Monte Carlo Approach to Biopolymers and Protein Folding - HLRZ Supercomputing Center, Forschungszentrum December 3-5, 1997, Juelich, Germany.

    28. Abteilung Theoretische Bioinformatik, Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum (DKFZ - German Cancer Research Center), December 8, 1997, Im Neuenheimer Feld, Heidelberg, Germany.

    29. Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health, January 7, 1998, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A.

    30. Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Stony Brook, January 19, 1998, Stony Brook, New York, U.S.A.

    31. Department of Chemistry, Rice University, February 5, 1998, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

    32. Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, March 13, 1998, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    33. Symposium on "Principles of Protein Architecture," December 8-9, 1998, Tokyo, Japan.

    34. Department of Biotechnology, Bioinformation Engineering Laboratory, December 10, 1998, University of Tokyo, Japan.

    35. le Centre de recherche en calcul applique (Centre for Research on Computation and its Applications - CERCA), March 10, 1999, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

    36. "Advanced School on Proteins," National Center for Theoretical Sciences, June 7-11, 1999 (4 lectures on June 7, 8, 9 & 11), Taiwan, R.O.C.

    37. Physics Institute, Academia Sinica, June 13, 1999, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

    38. O.M. Stewart Colloquium, Department of Physics, February 28, 2000, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, U.S.A.

    39. Complex Systems Division, Department of Theoretical Physics, Lund University, Faculty Opponent (October 20); seminar (October 23), 2000, Lund, Sweden.

    40. Niels Bohr Institute and the Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics (NORDITA), October 25, 2000, Copenhagen, Denmark.

    41. Bioinformatics Group, School of Biological Sciences, The University of Manchester, November 1, 2000, Manchester, U.K.

    42. Numerical Analysis Group, Department of Computer Science, University of Toronto, March 30, 2001, Toronto, Canada.

    43. Physics Institute, Academia Sinica, April 2 & 4, 2001 (2 lectures), Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

    44. National Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, April 26, 2001, Bethesda, Maryland, U.S.A.

    45. Structural Biology and Biochemistry and Metabolism Research Joint Seminar Series, Hospital for Sick Children, May 7, 2001, Toronto, Canada.

    46. The SUN Microsystems Symposium on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society of Biochemistry and Molecular & Cellular Biology (CSBMCB), May 31-June 3, 2001, Alliston, Ontario, Canada.

    47. International Workshop on Protein Folding, Structure and Design, at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, June 11-22, 2001 (2 lectures on June 11 & 12), Miramare - Trieste, Italy.

    48. Enzyme Engineering Laboratory, Department of Biotechnology, Graduate School of Engineering, Osaka University, August 4 & 6, 2001 (2 lectures), Suita, Osaka, Japan.

    49. The 8th CGGH International Symposium "New Paradigms of Molecular Chaperons in the Postgenome Era," organized by the Japanese Biochemical Society and CGGH Forum, August 6-9, 2001, Sapporo, Japan.

    50. Proteomics and Bioinformatics Workshop, Program in Proteomics and Bioinformatics, University of Toronto, November 23, 2001, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    51. Institute for Complex Adaptive Matter (ICAM) workshop "Self Organizing Biomolecules -- The Evolving Picture," organized by the Los Alamos National Laboratory, January 13-18, 2002, Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA.

    52. Statistical Mechanics Seminar, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, February 1, 2002, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    53. Colloquium, Department of Physics, University of Waterloo, February 14, 2002, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    54. Department of Biostatistics, Harvard School of Public Health, April 8, 2002, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

    55. CECAM Workshop, "Dynamics of proteins on a continuous energy landscape," Centre Europeen de Calcul Atomique et Moleculaire (CECAM, European Centre for Atomic and Molecular Computations), May 21-24, 2002, Lyon, France.

    56. Ecole Nationale des Travaux Publics de l'Etat (ENTPE), May 24, 2002, Vaulx-en-Velin, France.

    57. Department of Physics, University of British Columbia, November 25, 2002, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

    58. Department of Physics, Simon Fraser University, November 26, 2002, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

    59. Department of Structural Biology, Stanford University School of Medicine, January 13, 2003, Palo Alto, California, USA.

    60. Department of Bioengineering, University of California at Berkeley, January 14, 2003, Berkeley, California, USA.

    61. International Workshop on Proteomics: Protein Structure, Function and Interactions, at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, May 5-16, 2003 (2 lectures on May 7 & 9), Miramare - Trieste, Italy.

    62. CECAM Workshop, "Protein folding: Bringing theory and experiment closer together," Centre Europeen de Calcul Atomique et Moleculaire (CECAM, European Centre for Atomic and Molecular Computations), September 9-12, 2003, Lyon, France.

    63. Institut de Physique Théorique, Université de Lausanne, September 16, 2003, Lausanne, Switzerland.

    64. Institut für Botanik und Botanischer Garten, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (University of Muenster), September 19, 2003, Münster, Germany.

    65. The Protein Engineering Network of Centres of Excellence (PENCE) Bioinformatics Theme Meeting, September 26-27, 2003, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

    66. Colloquium, Department of Physics, University of Toronto, October 16, 2003, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    67. Workshop on "Theoretical Approaches to Self Assembly in Protein and RNA Folding," National Center for Theoretical Sciences (NCTS at the National Tsing Hua University Campus), December 15-19, 2003 (co-organizer and lecturer; 4 lectures on December 15, 16 & 18), Hsinchu, Taiwan, R.O.C.

    68. "Protein Folding Dynamics" Gordon Research Conference, January 11-16, 2004, Ventura, California, U.S.A. [Conference Photo]

    69. Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Research Group of Ken A. Dill, University of California at San Francisco, April 1, 2004, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

    70. Workshop on Structure and Function of Biomolecules, organized by the Polish Institute of Physics, and under the auspices and financial support of the European Union via "ASPECT", May 13-15, 2004, Będlewo near Poznań, Poland. [Group Picture of Participants]

    71. Theory Division, Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces, May 17, 2004, (Golm) Potsdam, Germany.

    72. Biophysics Colloquia, Chemistry Department, University of Cambridge, May 19, 2004, Cambridge, U.K.

    73. Programme on "Statistical Mechanics of Molecular and Cellular Biological Systems," Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences, University of Cambridge, May 21, 2004, Cambridge, U.K.

    74. Astbury Seminars, Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology, University of Leeds, May 27, 2004, Leeds, U.K.

    75. Biochemistry and Structural Biology Seminars, University of York, May 28, 2004, York, U.K.

    76. International Symposium on "Hydration and Thermodynamics of Molecular Recognition," March 1-5, 2005, Tsakhkadzor, Armenia.

    77. Theoretical Biochemistry Group, Institut für Theoretische Chemie und Molekulare Strukturbiologie, Universität Wien (University of Vienna), March 8, 2005, Vienna, Austria.

    78. Workshop on "Flexibility in Biomolecules" (sponsored by Arizona State University and Université de Montréal), May 15-18, 2005, Tempe, Arizona, U.S.A.

    79. Workshop on "Biopolymers: Thermodynamics, Kinetics and Mechanics of DNA, RNA and Proteins," at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, May 30-June 3, 2005, Miramare - Trieste, Italy.

    80. International Symposium on "Protein Folding, Function and Dynamics," at the Center for Theoretical Biology, Peking University, July 4-7, 2005, Beijing, China.

    81. Department of Biochemistry, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, The University of Western Ontario, February 24, 2006, London, Ontario, Canada.

    82. Condensed Matter Seminar, Department of Physics, Fudan University, May 9, 2006, Shanghai, China.

    83. European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) summer course on "Proteins: Structure, Dynamics, Energetics ...," Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS)-Max Planck Society (MPG, Germany) Partner Institute for Computational Biology (PICB), Shanghai Institutes for Biological Sciences, May 10 - 17, 2006 (2 lectures on May 11 & 16), Shanghai, China.

    84. Department of Chemistry, State University of New York at Stony Brook (Stony Brook University), November 10, 2006, Stony Brook, New York, U.S.A.

    85. Center for Computational Molecular Biology (CCMB) Seminar Series, CCMB, Brown University, March 7, 2007, Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.

    86. Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research (AHFMR) Visiting Lecturer, Department of Biological Sciences, University of Calgary, May 18, 2007, Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

    87. Workshop on Mathematics of Knotting and Linking in Polymer Physics and Molecular Biology, Banff International Research Station (BIRS) for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery, May 20 - 25, 2007, Banff, Alberta, Canada. [Group Picture of Participants]

    88. Departamento de Quimica Fisica, Facultad de Ciencias, Universidad de Granada (University of Granada), June 1, 2007, Granada, Spain.

    89. Conference on "Structure and Dynamics in Soft Matter and Biomolecules: From Single Molecules to Ensembles" (co-director and speaker), at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, June 4 - 8, 2007, Miramare - Trieste, Italy.

    90. Mathematics of Molecular and Cellular Biology Workshop on Protein Folding, at the Institute for Mathematics and its Applications (IMA), University of Minnesota, January 14 - 18, 2008, Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S.A. [Abstract and presentation slides.]

    91. International Workshop on "Knots and Macromolecules," at the Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, March 6 - 8, 2008, Venice, Italy.

    92. Telluride Workshop "Characterizing Landscapes: From Biomolecules to Cellular Networks," Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC), July 7 - 11, 2008, Telluride, Colorado, U.S.A.

    93. The Sixth Congress of the International Society for Theoretical Chemical Physics (ISTCP-VI) -- Symposium on Biomedical Sciences, July 19 - 24, 2008, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. [Abstract]

    94. Symposium on "Protein Folding Dynamics: Experiment and Theory" (Division of Physical Chemistry) at the 236th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, August 17 - 21, 2008, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. [Abstract]

    95. Conference on "Knots and other Entanglements in Biopolymers: Topological and Geometrical Aspects of DNA, RNA and Protein Structures" (co-director and speaker), at the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics, September 15 - 19, 2008, Miramare - Trieste, Italy. [Announcement Poster] [Group Picture of Participants]

    96. Thomas C. Jenkins Department of Biophysics, Johns Hopkins University, March 9, 2009, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

    97. International Meeting on DNA Topology, April 22 - 26, 2009, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. [Abstract]

    98. The 52nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Society for Biochemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology (CSBMCB) on "Protein Folding: Principles and Diseases" (co-chair and speaker), June 1 - 5, 2009, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario, Canada.

    99. "Biological Molecules in the Gas Phase, and in Solution" Gordon Research Conference, July 5 - 10, 2009, Tilton School, Tilton, New Hampshire, U.S.A. [Conference Photo]

    100. "Dynamics of Biomolecular Machinery" workshop (July 29 - August 10, 2009) in the "Function and Dynamics of Biomolecules" Program at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics China (KITPC), July 1 - August 15, 2009, Beijing, China. [Talk slides (.pdf)]

    101. "Protein Folding Dynamics" Gordon Research Conference, January 10 - 15, 2010, Ventura, California, U.S.A. [Conference Photo]

    102. Workshop on Mathematics and Physics of Polymer Entanglement: Emerging Concepts and Biomedical Applications (co-organizer and speaker), Banff International Research Station (BIRS) for Mathematical Innovation and Discovery, January 10 - 15, 2010, Banff, Alberta, Canada. [Group Picture of Participants]

    103. International Symposium on "Hydration and Thermodynamics of "Solvation and Ionic Effects in Biomolecules: Theory to Experiment," May 17-21, 2010, Tsakhkadzor, Armenia.

    104. Institute of Enzymology, Biological Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, May 25, 2010, Budapest, Hungary.

    105. Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas (CIB) of the CSIC (National Research Council), Department of Cell Proliferation and Development, May 27, 2010, Madrid, Spain.

    106. Centro de Investigaciones Biológicas (CIB) of the CSIC (National Research Council), Department of Chemical and Physical Biology, May 28, 2010, Madrid, Spain.

    107. 2010 Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Congress, June 7-10, 2010, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    108. Telluride Workshop "Characterizing Landscapes: From Biomolecules to Cellular Networks," Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC), June 14 - 18, 2010, Telluride, Colorado, U.S.A.

    109. Group seminar in the Department of Biophysics, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, July 30, 2010, Kyoto, Japan.

    110. International conference on "Statistical Physics and Topology of Polymers with Ramifications to Structure and Function of DNA and Proteins" (a satellite meeting of the XXIV International Conference on Statistical Physics), August 2 - 6, 2010, Yukawa Institute for Theoretical Physics, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan. [Abstract] [Talk slides (.pdf)] [Conference Photo]

    111. Department of Physics and William Mong Institute of Nano Science & Technology, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, August 23, 2010, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong SAR, China. [Abstract]

    112. Department of Biomedical and Molecular Sciences, School of Medicine, Queen's University, September 23, 2011, Kingston, Ontario, Canada. [Abstract]

    113. Laufer Center for Physical and Quantitative Biology, Stony Brook University, November 15, 2011, Stony Brook, New York, U.S.A. [Abstract]

    114. Physical Chemistry Seminar, Department of Chemistry, University of Toronto, November 22, 2011, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    115. NORDITA scientific program on "Dynamics of Biomolecular Processes: From Atomistic Representations to Coarse-Grained Models," NORDITA - Nordic Institute for Theoretical Physics, February 27 - March 23, 2012, Stockholm, Sweden. [Abstract: March 16] [Talk slides (.pdf)] [Abstract: March 22]

    116. Protein Folding Consortium Workshop [Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF, USA) Research Coordination Network], Stony Brook University (SUNY), June 15 - 16, 2012, Stony Brook, New York, U.S.A.

    117. The 12th Emerging Information and Technology Conference (EITA-EITC 2012), "Research, Innovation, and Commercialization", University of Toronto, August 16 - 17, 2012, Toronto, Canada. [Proceedings]

    118. Departmental seminar, Verna and Marrs McLean Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Baylor College of Medicine, November 15, 2012, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.

    119. Computational Biophysics Session, 2013 Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Congress, May 27 - 31, 2013 (Congress Program), Montréal, Québec, Canada.

    120. Simulation in Soft Matter and Molecular Biophysics Session, International Interdisciplinary Conference on Applied Mathematics, Modeling and Computational Science (AMMCS-2013; Conference Program), August 26 - 30, 2013, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.

    121. Centre de Biochimie Structurale (CBS), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), September 18, 2013, Montpellier, France. [Talk slides (.pdf)]

    122. 17th Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marseilles, September 17 - 20, 2013, Marseille, France. [Talk slides (.pdf)]

    123. Biochemisches Institut (Department of Biochemistry), Universität Zürich (University of Zuerich), September 23, 2013, Zürich, Switzerland.

    124. Physics of Biological Systems Research Group, Instituto para a Investigação Interdisciplinar, Universidade de Lisboa (University of Lisbon), September 26, 2013, Lisbon, Portugal.

    125. Institut für Evolution und Biodiversität, Faculty of Biology, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster (University of Muenster), October 1, 2013, Münster, Germany.

    126. Physikalische Chemie (Physical Chemistry), Fakultät für Chemie und Chemische Biologie, Technische Universität (TU) Dortmund (Technical University of Dortmund), October 2, 2013, Dortmund, Germany.

    127. Molecular and Statistical Biophysics Group, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA - International School for Advanced Studies), October 4, 2013, Trieste, Italy.

    128. Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Centre de Recherche en Modélisation Moléculaire (CERMM -- Centre for Research in Molecular Modeling), Concordia University, February 7, 2014, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

    129. Annual Meeting of the Brazilian Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Society (Sociedade Brasileira de Bioquímica e Biologia Molecular -- SBBq 2014), May 17 - 20, 2014, Foz do Iguaçu (Iguazu Falls), Brazil. [Talk slides (.pdf)]

    130. Symposium on Current Topics in Molecular Biophysics, Universidade de São Paulo, May 21 - 23, 2014, São Paulo, Brazil. [Symposium Photo]

    131. Protein Folding Consortium Workshop [Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF, USA) Research Coordination Network], University of Michigan, May 30 - June 1, 2014, Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.A.

    132. Telluride Workshop "Designing Biomolecular Switches," Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC), August 4 - 8, 2014, Telluride, Colorado, U.S.A. [Talk slides (.pdf)] [Workshop Photos]

    133. Groupe d'étude des Protéines Membranaires (GEPROM) at Université de Montréal, October 7, 2014, Montréal, Québec, Canada.

    134. The Second International Symposium on Protein Folding and Dynamics at the National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) in Bengaluru (Bangalore), November 5 - 7, 2014, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. [Group Picture of Participants]

    135. Chemical Biophysics Symposium. University of Toronto, April 10 - 12, 2015, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [Abstract] [Talk slides (.pdf)]

    136. Protein Folding Consortium Workshop [Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF, USA) Research Coordination Network], University of California at Berkeley, May 29 - May 31, 2015, Berkeley, California, U.S.A.

    137. Invited lecturer for the short course "Tópicos em Enovelamento de Proteínas e Macromoléculas" (Topics on Macromolecules and Protein Folding; four 2-hour lectures) in the Graduate Program on Molecular Biophysics, Instituto de Biociências, Letras e Ciências Exatas, Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP, São Paulo State University) Câmpus de São José do Rio Preto (hosted by Prof. Vitor B.P. Leite, Departmento de Física), June 22 - 25, 2015, São José do Rio Preto, Estado de São Paulo, Brazil. [Picture of Course Participants]

    138. CECAM Workshop, "Intrinsically Disordered Proteins - Bringing together Physics, Computation and Biology," Centre Europeen de Calcul Atomique et Moleculaire (CECAM, European Centre for Atomic and Molecular Computations), August 18 -- 21, 2015, ETH Hönggerberg, Zürich, Switzerland. [Group Picture of Participants]

    139. Department of Physics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, January 11, 2016, Sha Tin, Hong Kong SAR, China. [Abstract]

    140. BiophysTO Lunchtime Talks, University of Toronto, February 25, 2016, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

    141. Departments of Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering Research Seminar, McGill University, June 6, 2016, Montréal, Québec, Canada. [Abstract]

    142. HPBB-2016: The 9th International Conference on High Pressure Bioscience and Biotechnology (co-organizer and speaker), July 25 - 29, 2016, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [Group Picture of Participants]

    143. School of Science, University of Nova Gorica, September 22, 2016, Nova Gorica, Slovenia.

    144. Molecular and Statistical Biophysics Group Seminar, Scuola Internazionale Superiore di Studi Avanzati (SISSA - International School for Advanced Studies), September 23, 2016, Trieste, Italy.

    145. FKKT -- Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Univerza v Ljubljani (University of Ljubljana), October 4, 2016, Ljubljana, Slovenia. [Abstract] [Talk slides (.pdf)]

    146. Department of Physics Colloquium, Northeastern University, November 10, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. [Abstract]

    147. Institute for Advanced Study / School of Science Joint Lecture, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, January 3, 2017, Clear Water Bay, Hong Kong SAR, China. [Talk slides (.pdf)]

    148. Siu Lien Ling Wong Visiting Fellow, Chung Chi College, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, March 2017, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China. [Activities (in Chinese)]

    149. Department of Chemistry and School of Life Sciences Joint Research Seminar, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, March 29, 2017, Shatin, Hong Kong SAR, China.

    150. Protein Folding Consortium Workshop [Sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF, USA) Research Coordination Network], University of California at Berkeley, June 2 - 4, 2017, Berkeley, California, U.S.A. [5-minute "Ignite" Talk slides (.pdf)] [Group Picture of Participants]

    151. The Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences: Conference on Means, Methods, and Results in the Statistical Mechanics of Polymeric Systems II, June 12 - 14, 2017, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. [Abstract] [Conference Poster] [Group Picture of Participants]

    152. "Physics and Biology of Proteins" Workshop, International Institute of Physics, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (Federal University of Rio Grande do Norte, UFRN), June 12 - 30, 2017, Campus Universitário - Lagoa Nova, Natal, RN, Brazil [Workshop Poster] [Group Picture of Participants].
      Abstracts and Talk Videos:
      [Conformational heterogeneity and organelle-like liquid-liquid phase separation of intrinsically disordered proteins (Video)]
      "Aspects of Protein Folding" Mini-course:
      [Mini-course Lecture 1: Funnels, cooperativity, desolvation, and enthalpic barriers in protein folding (Video)]
      [Mini-course Lecture 2: Nonnative effects in protein folding and evolutionary switches (Video)]
      [Mini-course Lecture 3: Volumetric effects of elementary hydrophobic interactions on pressure-dependent protein folding (Video)]
      [Talk videos also available directly (not via youtube) at the bottom of the Workshop's Webpage]

    Contributed Presentations

    1. "Intrachain Contacts in Proteins: Disulfide Bonds and Secondary Structures," platform presentation at the 2nd Annual Biothermodynamics Conference (subsequently named "Gibbs Conference"), September 24-28, 1988, Carbondale, Illinois, U.S.A.

    2. "Sequence Space, Conformational Space, and the Origins of Secondary Structure in Globular Proteins," poster presentation at the 10th International Biophysics Congress, July 29-August 3, 1990, Vancouver, B.C., Canada.

    3. "Enhanced Structure in Polymers at Interfaces," platform presentation at the 203rd American Chemical Society National Meeting (Division of Polymer Chemistry), April 5-10, 1992, San Francisco, California, U.S.A.

    4. "Solvation: Effects of Molecular Size and Shape," poster presentation at the "Water and Aqueous Solutions" Gordon Research Conference, August 7-12, 1994, Holderness School, Plymouth, New Hampshire, U.S.A. [Conference Photo]

    5. "Solvation: Effects of Molecular Size and Shape," platform presentation at the 8th Annual (Gibbs) Biothermodynamics Conference, October 1-4, 1994, Carbondale, Illinois, U.S.A.

    6. "A Simple Model of Chaperonin-Mediated Protein Folding," poster presentation at the "Proteins" Gordon Research Conference, June 18-23, 1995, Tilton School, Tilton, New Hampshire, U.S.A. [Conference Photo]

    7. "Extracting Hydrophobic Parameters: Solvation Effects of Molecular Size and Shape," poster presentation at the 40th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, February 17-21, 1996, Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A.

    8. "Simple Models of Protein Folding Kinetics," platform presentation at the "Biomolecular Recognition at Office of Naval Research" meeting, November 6-10, 1996, Coolfont Conference Center, Berkeley Spring, West Virginia, U.S.A.

    9. "Chevron Plots and Non-Arrhenius Kinetics in Simple Models of Protein Folding," platform presentation at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, February 22-26, 1998, Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.A.

    10. "Modeling Evolutionary Landscapes: Mutational Stability, Topology and Superfunnels in Sequence Space," poster presentation at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society, February 12-16, 2000, New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.A.

    11. "Energetics of Protein Folding," platform presentation at the first Canadian Working Conference on Computational Biology (CCCB'2000), November 12, 2000, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

    12. "Simple Two-State Protein Folding Kinetics Requires Near-Levinthal Thermodynamic Cooperativity," poster presentation at the Seventh Hopkins Folding Meeting, March 22-25, 2003, Coolfont Conference Center, Berkeley Springs, West Virginia, U.S.A.

    13. "Cooperativity Principles in Protein Folding: Desolvation is a Likely Origin of Robust Enthalpic Barriers," poster presentation at the "Protein Folding Dynamics" Gordon Research Conference, January 8-13, 2006, Ventura, California, U.S.A. [Conference Photo]

    14. "Consistent Rationalization of Type-2 Topoisomerases' Unknotting, Decatenating, Supercoil-Relaxing Actions and Their Scaling Relation," poster presentation at the Workshop on Knots and Links in Biological and Soft Matter Systems (smr 2881), The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), September 26-30, 2016, Trieste, Italy. [Workshop Group Photo]





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