News

April 2023

Dennis gave 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!

March 2023

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.

Feb 2023

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).

Jan 2023

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.

Dec 2022

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).

Nov 2022

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).

Oct 2022

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.

Sept 2022

Prof. Ahn, Prof. Jungwon Park and his graduate students are awarded 2500 GPU hours 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.

July 2022

Prof. Ahn starts as a new tenure-track assistant professor in the Dept of Chemical Engineering at UC Davis.