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03 - 05 Sept 2017 Cambridge, UK


 Professor Charles Brooks III

 University of Michigan, USA





Dr. Charles L. Brooks III is the Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Chemistry, Professor of Biophysics and Director of Biophysics at the University of Michigan. Education and Positions: B.Sc. in Chemistry and Physics, Alma College, Alma, MI, 1978. Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry, Purdue University, 1982. Postdoctoral Fellow and NIH Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 1982-85. Assistant, Associate and Full Professor of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, 1985-94. Professor, Department of Molecular Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, 1994-2007. Warner-Lambert/Parke-Davis Professor of Chemistry and Professor of Biophysics, Director of Biophysics, Department of Chemistry and Biophysics Program, University of Michigan, 2008 – present. Research interests: Protein structure, function and folding studied with molecular simulations; small-molecule – protein interactions; protein-protein interactions; role of pH in modulating protein and nucleic acid structure and function; RNA and DNA structure, function, dynamics and folding. Honors and Awards: NIH Postdoctoral Fellow; Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellow; Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science; Fellow Royal Society of Chemistry; Cited as “Top 100 chemists of the decade, 2000-2010” by Science Watch (Thomson Reuters); Purdue University Alumni of the Year, 2010; Hans Neurath Award of the Protein Society, 2012; Member of Executive Council of the Protein Society, 2014 – 2016; Gilda Loew Lecturer, ISQBP, 2014; Fellow of the Biophysical Society, 2016; President Elect/President of the Protein Society, 2016-2020. Service: North American Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Computational Chemistry; Editorial Advisory Boards, Proteins, Journal of Molecular Biology (2014-2016), Molecular Simulation; Co-chair/Chair Proteins Gordon Research Conference, 2017/2019; NIH Charter Member of MSFD, NSF MCB Biophysics panel member; Ad hoc on numerous NIH/NSF review panels.