Arieh Warshel

    Dr. Arieh Warshel, PhD

    PRINCIPAL INVESTAGATOR
     
    EDUCATION
    PhD , Weizmann Institute, Israel, 1969
    MS , Weizmann Institute, Israel, 1967
    BS , Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1966
     
    RESEARCH INTEREST
    Modern Biophysical Chemistry.

    Matt Colopy

    Matthew Colopy

    EXECUTIVE PROJECT SPECIALIST
     
    ROLE
    Colopy handles the day-to-day management of personnel, administrative, financial, and operational activities for the Warshel Center for Multiscale Simulations.

    Zhen Tao Chu

    Dr. Zhen Tao Chu, PhD

    SENIOR RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
     
    EDUCATION
    PhD , Arizona State University, 1988
    BS , University of Science & Technology, China, 1970
     
    RESEARCH INTEREST
    Chemical Reactions of Enzymes and Proteins in Biological System & Computational Chemistry Software Programming
    Vesselin Kolev

    Dr. Veselin Kolev, PhD

    RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
     
    EDUCATION
    PhD , Sofia University, Bulgaria 2010
    MS , Sofia University, Bulgaria 1999
    BS , Sofia University, Bulgaria 1997
     
    RESEARCH INTEREST
    Protein Conformation Analysis, Voltage-gated Ion Channels & Scientific Computing

    Gabriel Oanca

    Dr. Gabriel Oanca, PhD

    RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
     
    EDUCATION
    PhD , University of Iasi, Romania, 2017
    MS , University of Iasi, Romania. 2014
    BS , University of Medicine & Pharmacy, Romania, 2012
     
    RESEARCH INTEREST
    Chemoinformatics & Molecular Biophysics


    Arjun Saha

    Dr. Arjun Saha, PhD

    RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
     
    EDUCATION
    PhD , Indiana University Bloomington, 2016
    MS , University of North Bengal, India, 2008
    BS , University of North Bengal, India, 2006
     
    RESEARCH INTEREST
    Understanding the peptide hydrolysis mechanism of Proteasome through Empirical Valence Bond (EVB) method.
    Wenjun Xie

    Dr. Wenjun Xie, PhD

    RESEARCH ASSOCIATE
     
    EDUCATION
    Postdoc , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017-20
    PhD , Peking University, China 2017
    BS , Peking University, China, 2012
     
     
    RESEARCH INTEREST
    Chemistry and the physics of biomolecules
    Mohgan Asadi

    Mojgan Asadi

    RESEARCH ASSISTANT (PhD Candidate)
     
    EDUCATION
    PhD , University of Southern California, 2022
    BS, City College of New York, U.S.A., 2018
    Honors Research, Columbia University, advisor: Dr. Wayne Hendrickson, PhD
     
    RESEARCH INTEREST
    Membrane Protein, QM/MM, Molecular Machines

    Aoxuan Zhang

    Aoxuan Zhang

    Graduate Student
     
    EDUCATION
    MS, University of Southern California, 2021
    BS, University of Science and Technology Beijing, 2019
     
     
     
    RESEARCH INTEREST
    Membrane protein, QM/MM, EVB, PDLD
     
    Jake Finkelstein-Boim

    Jake Finkelstein-Boim

    PREMED CANDIDATE
     
    EDUCATION
    BS, Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Keck School of Medicine of USC, 2021
     
    RESEARCH INTEREST
    Proton-Translocating Transhydrogenase, Motor Protein-PDLD, Conformation Changes.