dept. of chemistry & dept. of applied mathematics, western university, london, ontario, canada
Today is March 21. On this day:
  • 1932: Walter Gilbert, 1980 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, was born in Boston (MA).
  • 1768: Joseph Fourier, mathematician known for Fourier's law and Fourier series, was born in Auxerre (FRA).

Read more: Molecular docking, multiple sequence alignment and atomistic molecular dynamics simulations reveal residues associated with selective binding of beta-blockers to human beta-1 and beta-2-adrenergic receptors, J. Phys. Chem. B 114, 8374-8366 (2010).

This is the home page of SoftSimu, the Biological and Soft Matter & Nanomaterials Group of Prof. Mikko Karttunen. Our research is geared towards the interface between condensed matter physics, biology and biomedical sciences. Typically, we employ large scale computer simulations combined with analytical studies. Most of our projects are done in collaboration with experimental groups.

We concentrate on problems related to multiscale modeling of biological systems, lipid membranes, pattern formation in reaction-diffusion systems, and computational methods. From these pages you'll find more about our research, downloadable software, events, computational facilities and jobs/studentships.

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