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Y. Zhao, Y. Kwan, J. Che, B. Li, and J. A. McCammon,
Phase-field approach to implicit solvation of biomolecules with Coulomb-field approximation,
J. Chem. Phys., 139, 024111, 2013.
What Water Looks Like to DNA
New Computational Method Described in "The Journal of Chemical Physics" Allows Researchers to
Predict how Biological Molecules Interact with Water.
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Our publication "Bo Li, Pei Liu, Zhenli Xu, and Shenggao Zhou,
Ionic size effects: generalized Boltzmann distributions,
counterion stratification and modified Debye length,
Nonlinearity, 26, 2899-2922, 2013" is included in the journal
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Scientific computing and numerical analysis; and applied aspects of partial differential
equations, dynamical systems, and stochastic processes; with application to
continuum mechanics and materials, and more recently to biochemistry and biophysics.
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- Senior Scientist, Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP),
an NSF Physics Frontiers Center, NSF grant PHY-0822283, 7/1/2008 - 8/30/2014.
NIH grant R01GM096188,
7/01/2010 - 6/30/2014.
- PI (with two other PIs), UCSD Chancellor's Interdisciplinary Collaboratories grant,
1/1/2013 - 12/31/2014.
- PI, NSF grant DMS-1319731, 9/1/2013 - 8/31/2016.
- Book project: Weak Convergence Methods for Variational Models of
Crystalline Solids, Springer-Verlag.
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