Frontiers of Science: Bert deGroot

Date/Time
Date(s) - 16/12/2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

December 16th
at 12:00
Virtual event

Prof. Bert deGroot, Max Plank Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
The molecular dynamics of potassium channel permeation, selectivity and gating
host: Parthiban Marimuthu (parthiban.marimuthu@abo.fi)
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Register latest December 15th at 12:00
https://link.webropolsurveys.com/S/2E2BC420647C782C

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Students and early-career postdocs are welcome to share a virtual cup of coffee and discuss with Prof. Bert deGroot after the seminar. This is a great possibility to learn hosting skills in friendly environment and create connections for future. Every student are welcome to join, in spite of which research group they belong to.

If you got interested, after registering to the event please send an email to biocityturku@bioscience.fi

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Selected publications

Gapsys, V.; Yildirim, A.; Aldeghi, M.; Khalak, Y.; van der Spoel, D.; de Groot, B. L.: Accurate absolute free energies for ligand-protein binding based on non-equilibrium approaches. Communications Chemistry 4, 61 (2021)

Rabe von Pappenheim, F.; Aldeghi, M.; Shome, B.; Begley, T.; de Groot, B. L.; Tittmann, K.: Structural basis for antibiotic action of the B1 antivitamin 2′-methoxy-thiamine. Nature Chemical Biology 16 (11), p. 1237-1245 (2020)

Gu, R. X.; de Groot, B. L.: Lipid-protein interactions modulate the conformational equilibrium of a potassium channel. Nature Communications 11, 2162 (2020)

Gapsys, V.; Perez-Benito, L.; Aldeghi, M.; Seeliger, D.; Van Vlijmen, H.; Tresadern, G.; de Groot, B. L.: Large scale relative protein ligand binding affinities using non-equilibrium alchemy. Chemical Science 11 (4), pp. 1140 – 1152 (2020)

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