Prof. Ahn was awarded 9600 GPU node hours by TACC Frontera Pathways for the project “Unveiling the mechanism of alpha-synuclein aggregation and prevention with small molecules using molecular dynamics.”
Prof. Ahn gave a seminar titled "Bridging timescales between simulations and catalytic and biological process" in the Dept of Chemistry at the University of Colorado, Denver.
Siddharth gave an oral presentation at ACS Fall Meeting 2023 titled "Elucidating the fluxionality and dynamics of zeolite-confined Au nanoclusters using machine learning potentials."
We have a new graduate student from the Dept of Chemistry joining the Ahn Lab, Maryam Foroozmehr. Welcome, Maryam!
Siddharth has received 200,000 ACCESS credits from ACCESS Explore for his project titled "Machine learning-based computational methods development to study catalytic and enzyme systems" and Celeste has received 750,000 ACCESS credits from ACCESS Discover for her project titled "Atomic-level molecular dynamics study of paramagnetic amyloid ligands and α-synuclein." Congratulations, Siddharth and Celeste!
Prof. Ahn gives a seminar talk titled "Looking through the lens of a computational microscope" at the 2023 University of Science and Technology (UST) Global Mentoring Conference.
We have two new Young Scholars Program participants Isabella Wu and Alistair King joining the lab this summer. Welcome, Isabella and Alistair!
Congratulations to Tanya for being selected for the AMPAC summer research internship, which will take place in the McDonald-Nandi Lab and the Ahn Lab this summer!
Prof. Ahn participates at the NSF MPS Workshop for Young Investigators.
Prof. Ahn gives a keynote seminar and a career seminar at the 2023 Korean Life Scientists in the Bay Area (KOLIS) Annual Conference.
Dennis gives an oral presentation at the WESTPA developers' meeting regarding his equal weight resampler for WE.
Congratulations to Celeste and Siddharth for passing their preliminary exams!
Dennis gives a poster presentation at the Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activities Conference at UC Davis regarding his equal weight resampler for WE.
Dennis will start a summer internship at OpenEye, Cadence Molecular Sciences with the Enhanced Sampling team and will work on looking at different integrators for MD simulations!
Prof. Ahn won the 2023 Synergy Team Research Award with Prof. Qizhi Gong and Prof. John Voss at UC Davis! ($150,000 in total for the team for one year or $50,000 for each PI)
We'll have a new undergraduate student joining the lab this summer, Ethan Vickrey. Welcome, Ethan!
We have a new undergraduate student joining the lab this quarter, Joshua Lew. Welcome, Joshua!
Prof. Ahn gives a seminar talk titled "Looking through the lens of a computational microscope" at the K-BioX Global Class Seminar.
Prof. Ahn gives a seminar talk titled "Building the lens of a computational microscope" at the Mathematical Molecular Biosciences (MMB) Seminar.
Prof. Ahn is featured in the March WISE newsletter from the Biophysics Graduate Group at UC Davis.
Prof. Ahn gives a seminar talk titled "Building the lens of a computational microscope" at the Graduate Group in Applied Mathematics (GGAM) Mini-Conference at UC Davis.
Prof. Ahn is awarded the UC Davis Research Travel Grant ($800) for the upcoming Biophysical Society 2023 Annual Meeting. Mac Kevin Braza (Amaro lab) will be presenting a poster titled “Full Length APOBEC3B Active Site Opening Mechanism” (Prof. Ahn is a co-first author).
Our new paper on DeepWEST is out now! https://pubs.acs.org/doi/10.1021/acs.jctc.2c00282
We have a new undergraduate student joining the lab this quarter, Tanya Chettri. Welcome, Tanya!
Workstations have finally arrived for the Ahn lab!
Siddharth gives a talk about the weighted ensemble method (WE) during the weekly Rosetta Brainstorm meetings at UC Davis.
Prof. Ahn gives a seminar talk titled "Looking through the lens of a computational microscope" to the Biophysics Graduate Group at UC Davis.
Prof. Ahn is featured in an article about new faculty members at the College of Engineering at UC Davis (https://engineering.ucdavis.edu/news/meet-our-new-faculty-0).
We have two new graduate students joining the lab next quarter, Hung-Yu (Celeste) Wan and Siddharth Sonti. Welcome, Celeste and Siddharth!
We have a new undergraduate student joining the lab next quarter, Celine Recinos. Welcome, Celine!
Prof. Ahn gives a seminar talk titled "Looking through the lens of a computational microscope" to the Dept of Chemistry at UC Davis.
Prof. Ahn joins the Applied Mathematics Graduate Group at UC Davis (http://appliedmath.ucdavis.edu/blog/welcome-surl-hee-ahn-ggam).
Our 2021 Gordon Bell Special Prize for COVID-19 Finalist paper is out now! https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/10943420221128233
We have a new undergraduate student joining the lab this quarter, Dennis Plotnikov. Welcome, Dennis!
Prof. Ahn joins the Biophysics Graduate Group at UC Davis.
Prof. Ahn, Prof. Jungwon Park and his graduate students are awarded 6674 GPU node hours ($4388.10) by the NSF ACCESS for their project: “Investigating the dissolution of a Pt nanoparticle using molecular dynamics and the weighted ensemble method.”
Prof. Ahn joins the HPC Core Facility Advisory Committee (https://hpc.ucdavis.edu/advisory-committee).
Prof. Ahn gives the keynote lecture at 2022 CHMS Graduate Research Symposium at UC Davis.
Prof. Ahn gives an informal seminar at UCSB to computational groups in the Dept of Chemistry and Dept of Chemical Engineering.
Prof. Ahn starts as a new tenure-track assistant professor in the Dept of Chemical Engineering at UC Davis.