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Dr. Chun Wu  (Here is my CV)

Assistant Professor

Dept: Chemistry & Biochemistry  and Biomedical sciences

Contacts: wuc{at}rowan.edu  

Office Phone:  (856) 256-5462

Office:  301A Science Hall

Research Interests and Expertise

        All-atom molecular dynamics simulations of biomolecules

    Structure & dynamics of biomolecules

        Interaction between protein/DNA and ligands

         Computer-aided drug designs

 

Group members:

 

 

Research experience:

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California Santa Barbara, CA 93106

Assistant Research (i.e. Research Assistant Professor),working for Prof. Joan-Emma Shea and Prof. Michael T. Bowers on folding and oligomerization of amyloid-disease-related proteins (amylin of type II diabetes, amyloid-β peptides of Alzherimer disease, prion protein fragment of mad cow disease).

Methodology development

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Protein/Lipid/Ligand force field development

We are developing a set of 37 AMBER lipids (To be come)!

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Parallel implementation of replica-exchange method and simulation analysis tools

Applications

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Amyloid fibril inhibition and dye binding

                      (Predicted binding mode for Alzheimer's amyloid detection)

 

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Amyloid fibril formation

                             (Predicted new drug target of type II diabetes)

 

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Protein folding

                           (High-resolution structure predication)

 

Education:

05/2005 Ph.D. in Analytical Chemistry, University of Delaware

 (Dr. Duan's group, Wu-Lei-Wang-Zhang)

01/2005 M.S. in Computer Science, University of Delaware

  

05/1999 M.S. in Analytical Chemistry, Xiamen University, P. R. China

                              (Dr. Li's group)

05/1995 B.S. in Chemistry, Xiamen University, P. R. China

                     

   

   

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