[Simbiosnews] Visiting Scholar Opportunity, Simulation Competition, Unprecedented Simulation of Key Drug Receptor, plus more....

Joy P. Ku joyku at stanford.edu
Fri Feb 28 13:50:55 PST 2014

>> Simbios Research Highlights  


3.html> Simbios Researchers and Google Generate Unprecedented Simulation
of Key Drug Receptor   

Google Exacycle and new analysis techniques produce an unprecedented and
insightful millisecond simulation of the GPCR beta2 adrenergic receptor.

Kohlhoff KJ, et al. "Cloud-based Simulations on Google Exacycle Reveal
Ligand Modulation of GPCR Activation Pathways," Nature Chemistry, 2014,


 <http://nbcr.ucsd.edu/wordpress2/?page_id=3238> New Molecular Dynamics
Method Enables Longer Simulations with a Polarizable Force Field   

OpenMM Visiting Scholar Steffen Lindert's new accelerated molecular
dynamics (aMD) implementation enables longer simulations using a
polarizable force field.

Lindert S, et al. " Accelerated Molecular Dynamics Simulations with the
AMOEBA Polarizable Force Field on Graphics Processing Units," JCTC,


 <http://simbios.stanford.edu/> Skin Growth's Role in Reconstructive

Simbios faculty Ellen Kuhl's lab has developed skin growth modeling
techniques that could improve reconstructive skin surgeries. 

Buganza Tepole A, Gosain AK, Kuhl E. "Stretching skin - The physiological
limit and beyond." Int J Nonlin Mech, 2012;47:938-949.



>> Simbios News


cde=19448982&ddparam=&ddvalue=&ddsub=&cr=3&csb=default&cs=ASC> A Boost for
the Biocomputational Web Portal Simtk.org   

New NIH grant funding will bring social networking and cloud computing
capabilities to Simtk.org


 <http://opensim.stanford.edu/support/all_news.html> OpenSim-Based Science
Fair Project Wins First Place   

Florida high school students win first place by using OpenSim to improve
squat exercises for astronauts


> Inaugural OpenSim Fellows Selected   

Twenty distinguished researchers recognized for their expertise in
biomechanical modeling and simulation


Webinars on Exoskeletons, Dynamic Walking, and Accelerated Molecular

Miss one of our recent webinars?  You can view past recordings:

.         An OpenSim Framework to Estimate Muscle Dynamics During
Locomotion with Elastic Exoskeletons

.         Building and Editing Dynamic Walking Models in OpenSim

.         NVIDIA/Simbios webinar:
nar.mp4>   OpenMM - Accelerating and Customizing Molecular Dynamics
Simulations on GPUs



>> Upcoming Events and Opportunities                                   


 <http://simbios.stanford.edu/OpenMMVisitingScholar/index.html> OpenMM
Visiting Scholar Program

Spend 4 weeks at Stanford University with OpenMM experts to accelerate
your OpenMM project

Deadline:  March 9, 2014


Molecular Dynamics Simulation and Analysis Workshop

March 31 - April 1, 2014

Gain hands-on experience with new tools to enhance your simulations and
the analysis of them


Competition+January+2014> OpenSim Dynamic Walker Competition 2014   

Create a dynamic walker within OpenSim and win an OpenSim polo shirt

Deadline:  April 1, 2014


 <http://sfbay.craigslist.org/pen/web/4351136916.html> Job Opening:  Web

Simbios, Stanford University

A part-time consulting position to help enhance the Simtk.org web portal


oximityCountry=&postalCode=&radiusDistance=&isKilometers=&tosearch=no> Job
Opening:  Senior Software Engineer for Neuroscience Research

HHMI Janelia Farm

Lead the design, development, and implementation of high-performance
systems for neuroscience research





Simbios <http://simbios.stanford.edu/>  is the NIH-funded center on
physics-based simulations of biological structures, supported through
grant U54 GM072970 as part of the National Centers for Biomedical
Computing <http://ncbcs.org/> .









Joy P. Ku, PhD

Director,   <http://simbios.stanford.edu/> Simbios

Director of Communications & Training,  <http://opensim.stanford.edu/>

Stanford University


(w)  650.736.8434, (f)  650.723.7461

Email:   <mailto:joyku at stanford.edu> joyku at stanford.edu


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