Computationally Guided Design of Materials and Biomolecules

Monday, July 29 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

A one-day symposium in honor of Professor Mary Jo Ondrechen on the occasion of her 60th birthday

200 Richards Hall

Lunch and Poster Session:
The Cabral Center
John D. O’Bryant African American Institute
40 Leon Street

Plenary Lecturers and Topic Titles:

Professor Donald Hilvert, Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, ETH-Zurich, Switzerland
“Designer Enzymes”

Professor Steve Mayo, Division of Biology, Caltech
“Computational Design and Directed Evolution of Enzymes”

Professor Abraham Nitzan, School of Chemistry, Tel Aviv University, Israel
“Molecular Conduction and Beyond”

Professor Gregory Petsko, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Cornell University
“Protein Engineering: Where we are and how far can we go?”

Professor Mark Ratner, Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University
“For Mary – Capturing the Sun”

Professor Dagmar Ringe, Departments of Chemistry & Biochemistry, Brandeis University
“Where are the hydrogens?”

Contact Rinnelle van Ee for more information ( or 617.373.2822)

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