Workshop Details
Algorithmic Development on Enhanced Sampling
07/14/2008 - 07/18/2008
Meeting Description:

Enhanced sampling is one of the most important issues in computational biophysics research. In recent years, there have been some significant progresses in algorithmic development for systems of interest to both physicists and biophysicists. Those methods are related in their mathematical foundations, but also different in their applications. Typical examples include recent development on various generalized-ensemble-based sampling methods including those using Wang-Landau sampling scheme. The impact on studying complex biological macromolecules of these advanced simulation methods has just begun to emerge. In many cases, such as in free energy simulation of biomolecular processes, those new methods have shown to be transforming in terms of speed of calculation and efficiency of sampling. Thus, we believe that it will be timely to put together a Telluride workshop for the top-players to exchange ideas and to discuss future directions.


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Meeting Venue:

Telluride Intermediate School
725 West Colorado Telluride CO 81435

Algorithmic Development on Enhanced Sampling Registered Meeting Participants:
Participant Organization
Berg, Bernd Florida State University
Brooks, Bernard NIH/NHLBI
Cheng, Xiaolin ORNL
Chodera, John Stanford University
Chu, Jhih-Wei UC Berkeley
Feig, Michael Michigan State University
Garcia, Angel Rensselaer
Huang, Xuhui Stanford University
Ito, Satoru NIH
KIM, JAEGIL Boston University
Meng, Yilin University of Florida
Mobley, David University of California, San Francisco
Rick, Steven University of New Orleans
Roitberg, Adrian University of Florida
Sindhikara, Daniel University of Florida
Wang, Jin SUNY at Stony Brook
Woolf, Thomas Johns Hopkins University
Xu, Huafeng D. E. Shaw Research
Yang, Wei Florida State University
Zhou, Huan-Xiang Florida State University

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