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On the mathematics of protein foldingColloquium
|Speaker: ||Stephen Smale, City University of Hong Kong|
|Location: ||1147 MSB|
|Start time: ||Fri, Feb 21 2014, 4:10PM|
We will give an exposition of protein folding without assuming very much
More than fifty years ago Anfinson received the Nobel Prize for his work on
what is now called Anfinson's Dogma.
We will describe this Dogma which asserts that the amino acid sequence
determines the folded state of the protein in the cell.
New geometries on the space of proteins will be described and new
predictions will be given.