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HIV-1 Lifecycle Seminar

Gregory A. Voth, PhD

When: Monday, May 13, 2024
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: 625 N Michigan Ave, Suite 1400, Stonewall Conference Room, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Post Docs/Docs

Contact: Dana Kauffman  

Group: Third Coast Center for AIDS Research

Category: Lectures & Meetings


The Third Coast CFAR is hosting a hybrid seminar, “Multiscale Computational Studies Reveal Key Insights Into the Molecular Processes Underlying the HIV-1 Lifecycle,” with Gregory A. Voth, PhD, at the University of Chicago. Voth will present advances in computational methodology designed to simulate complex biomolecular systems across multiple lengths and time scales. Examples include results relevant to the maturation of the HIV-1 virion, the HIV-1 capsid assembly, the interaction of cofactors and drugs such as Lenacapavir with the capsid, and the entry of the capsid into the nuclear pore complex on its way to the interior of the infected cell nucleus.

About the Presenter

Voth is the Haig P. Papazian Distinguished Service Professor of Chemistry at the University of Chicago. He is also a professor of the James Franck Institute and the Institute for Biophysical Dynamics. Voth is a leader in the development and application of theoretical and computational methods to study problems involving the structure and dynamics of complex condensed phase systems, including proteins, membranes, liquids, and materials.

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