RESEARCH INTERESTS

Among other interests and activities, I am the organizer of the Computational Biology Town Meeting at SDSC. Researchers from the Salk Institute, The Scripps Research Institute, SDSC, UCSD, and more than a dozen commercial biotechnology firms are involv ed in understanding the function of cellular phenomena via linking knowledge across size and complexity regimes, from atomic scales associated with individual molecules to protein-protein assemblies to subcellular organelles to cell structures. This under standing is gained by the development and use of computational models, algorithms and techniques. The group of researchers brings together expertise in areas of molecular and cellular biology, structural biology, chemistry, biology, neuroscience, computer science, and mathematics.

COMMITTEES

Member, External Advisory Board, Center for Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science

Member, Resource Advisory Committee for NIH Resource for Concurrent Biological Computing, 1995-present

Member, Executive Committee, Center for Research in Biological Structures

Member, External Advisory Committee, Department of Bioengineering, UCSD

Member, La Jolla Interfaces in Science Training Program