Upcoming Activities:

March 2013

Prof. Doxastakis is invited to present our research at the Dept. Chemical Engineering, Columbia University.

July 2013

Prof. Doxastakis is invited to present our research at the 7th International Discussion Meeting on Relaxation In Complex Systems, Barcelona.

 

 

 

 

Molecular Thermodynamics and Modeling of Materials 

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Past News:

December 2012
Prof. Doxastakis presented our research at the 4th Molecular Simulation meeting, Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana in Mexico City.
November 2012
Prof. Doxastakis was invited to give a talk at the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, Colorado State University.
October 2012
2012 AIChE Annual Meeting: Yogendra presented a talk on a molecular characterization of the interactions of growth modifiers with zeolite surfaces.
September 2012
27th Annual Graduate Research Symposium - Fall 2012. Yogendra presented his research on the interactions between small molecules and zeolite surfaces. Congratulations to Wei who won a poster award for describing a molecular framework on membrane protein activation.
July 2012
Telluride Science Research Center: Prof. Doxastakis was invited to give an oral presentation in the worskhop for Structure and Dynamics of Complex Macromolecular Systems of Biological and Synthetic Origin
May 2012
Rice University, Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Prof. Doxastakis was invited to present our group's research.
April 2012
Dept. of Chem. Engineering, Lehigh University. Prof. Doxastakis was invited to present our group's research.
March 2012
Rice University, Chem. & Biom. Eng. Dept. Prof. Doxastakis was invited to present our group's research.
February 2012
Mardi Gras Conference - Computational Materials and Biosystems. Prof. Doxastakis was invited to give an oral presentation on our group's research.
Prof. Doxastakis presented a poster on our group's work on the thermodynamics of proteins in cholesterol-containing membranes at the Biophysical Society 56th Annual Meeting.
January 2012
Prof. Doxastakis gave an invited talk at the Chem. Eng. Dept., Univ. of Patras, Greece.
Wei Dai joins our group.
October 2011
Prof. Doxastakis gave a talk on the association of proteins in membranes in AIChE Annual Meeting 2011
September 2011
Professor Doxastakis begins a new contract with the National Science Foundation to perform research on protein association in membranes.
August 2011
Congratulations to Anupam for successfully defending his PhD thesis!
March 2011
APS Meeting 2011:Prof. Doxastakis gave a talk on the association of proteins in membranes and chair Session D40: "Lipid Bilayers and Biological Membranes: Peptide Interactions"
Biophysical Society 55th Annual Meeting: Prof. Doxastakis presented a poster on our group's work on the thermodynamics of proteins in membranes.
February 2011
Profs. Stein and Doxastakis begin a new contract with the Semiconductor Research Corporation.
December 2010
Prof. Doxastakis gave a lecture in the Distinguished Lecture Series at the Academy of Science and Technology, Woodlands College Park High School.
Anupam's and Lorant's paper appears in Biophys. J..
November 2010
AIChE National Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT: Yogendra presented results of his research on nanoparticles in polymers. Prof. Doxastakis was chair of two sessions on Modeling of Polymers.
October 2010
Anupam presented a poster in the Keck Center's Annual Research Conference.
August 2010
Anupam presented his Ph.D. proposal on methods to study sequence-specific association of transmembrane proteins.
July 2010
Lorant's and Anupam's paper appears in Biophys. J..
May 2010
Carlos defends his Honor Thesis and graduates with an Outstanding Honors Thesis Award.
Yogendra presents his Ph.D. qualifier
April 2010
Our research projects were awarded CPU time at the new IBM-Rice computing facility BlueBioU.
December 2009
Prof. Doxastakis was awarded a UH Small Grants Award.
October 2009
Carlos has a poster presentation during UH Undergraduate Research Day.
September 2009
Prof. Doxastakis gives an invited talk at the 37th Annual Conference of NATAS, Lubbock, TX.
August 2009
Lorant's paper appears in J. Chem. Phys.
Prof. Doxastakis gives an invited talk at 6th International Discussion Meeting on Relaxations in Complex Systems, Rome, Italy.
July 2009
Democritus receives an expansion with 16 dual quad nodes reaching a total of 216 cores.
June 2009
Carlos is accepted for an HHMI Summer Internship in Bionanotechnology at Rice University.
April 2009
Prof. Doxastakis is invited to submit a short review on modeling of polymers and biomolecules in McGraw's Hill 2010 Yearbook of Science and Technology.
January 2009
Yogendra Pandey joins our group.
December 2008
Undergraduate junior student Carlos Rueda receives a PURS Fellowship to perform research in our group.
November 2008
Prof. Doxastakis gives a presentation at AIChE Annual National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
Lorant gives a presentation at AIChE Annual National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
Anupam gives a presentation at AIChE Annual National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA.
October 2008
Prof. Doxastakis gives an invited talk at W.M. Keck Center for Interdisciplinary Bioscience Training, Gulf Coast Consortia, Rice University.
Anupam presents at the OChEGS Symposium.
September 2008
We received accounts for new shared facilities at RCC. The Maxwell cluster offers more than 1,000 cores.
April 2008
Prof. Doxastakis was awarded a UH Grant to Enhance and Advance Research.
March 2008
Lorant presented at the APS March Meeting, New Orleans, LA.
February 2008
Prof. Doxastakis was awarded a UH New Faculty Award.
November 2007
Prof. Doxastakis co-chairs a session and gives a presentation at AIChE Annual National Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT.
September 2007
Dr. Lorant Janosi, joins our group.
July 2007
Democritus with 88 cores (11 dual quad nodes) is up and running!
January 2007
Anupam Prakash joins the group.