Summer School in Mathematical Biology: Spatial Problems from Cells to Tissues to Flocks,
Septembr 22 - 26, 2014, AP&M 6402, UCSD.
Brainstorm Workshop on Biological Molecules, Cells, and Beyond,
August 4 and 5, 2014, UCSD.
News on our research:
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
Highlights of 2013.
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- Research Interests:
Scientific computing and numerical analysis; and applied aspects of partial differential
equations, dynamical systems, and stochastic process; with application to
continuum mechanics and materials, and more recently to biochemistry and biophysics.
Mathematics and Biochemistry-Biophysics (MBB) - Research Initiative
- Current Funded Research Projects
- Senior Scientist, Center for Theoretical Biological Physics (CTBP),
an NSF Physics Frontiers Center, NSF grant PHY-0822283, 7/1/2008 - 8/30/2014.
- PI (with two other PIs), UCSD Chancellor's Interdisciplinary Collaboratories grant,
1/1/2013 - 12/31/2014.
- PI (with two Co-Is),
NIH grant R01GM096188,
7/01/2010 - 6/30/2014 with no-cost extension to 6/30/2015.
- PI (with one Co-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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