Distinguished Professor Arieh Warshel

  • Education: BSc Chemistry (Technion, Israel), MSc and PhD Chemical Physics (Weizmann Institute of Sciences, Israel)
  • Major honors: Nobel laureate (Chemistry, 2013), Member National Academy of Sciences (2009), Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (2008), Fellow of the Biophysical Society (2000)
  • Role(s): Principal Investigator
  • Email: warshel@usc.edu

 

Z.T. Chu

  • Education: BSc Chemistry (University of Science and Technology of China, China), PhD Physical Chemistry (Arizona State University, USA)
  • Role(s): Executive MOLARIS developer, Research Scientist
  • Research Project(s): Involved in all current projects where required
  • Email: ztchu@usc.edu

 

S. Mukherjee

  • Role: Research Associate
  • Education: BSc Physics (University of Calcutta, 1998, India), MSc Biophysics (University of Kalyani, India, 2000), PhD Computational Biology (Jadavpur University, India, 2008)
  • Research Project(s): Structure-Function relationships of biological motors, CG simulations of complex biomolecules
  • Email: shayantm@usc.edu

 

Han Wool Yoon

  • Role: Graduate Student
  • Education: MSc MSc, Computer Science (University of Southern California, USA 2017), MSc Biomedical Informatics and Computational Biology (University of Minnesota, USA 2013), BSc Computer Science(University of Minnesota, USA 2012)
  • Research Project(s): Free energy calculation, Enzyme catalysis, Water penetration development, Machine learning on drug resistance prediction.
  • Email: hanwooly@usc.edu

 

Raphael Alhadeff

  • Role: Research Associate
  • Education: BSc Chemistry & Biology (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 2008), PhD Biochemistry (The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, 2014)
  • Research Project(s): Secondary active transporters
  • Email: raphael.alhadeff@usc.edu

 

Myungjin Lee

  • Role: Graduate Student
  • Education: BSc Chemistry (Sookmyung Women's University, Korea, 2012), Msc Physical Chemistry (Sookmyung Women's University, Korea, 2014)
  • Research Project(s): Ion Channel, Monte Carlo simulations
  • Email: myungjil@usc.edu

 

Garima Jindal

  • Role: Research Associate
  • Education: BSc Chemistry (University of Delhi, India, 2007), Msc Organic Chemistry (University of Delhi, India, 2009), PhD Computational Chemistry (IIT Bombay, India, 2015)
  • Research Project(s): Enzyme design, Kemp eliminase, Dehalogenase, QM/MM calculations.
  • Email: garimaji@usc.edu

 

Mikolaj Feliks

  • Role: Research Associate
  • Education: MSc Biotechnology (Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland, 2007), PhD Computational Biochemistry (University of Bayreuth, Germany, 2014)
  • Research Project(s): QM/MM Free Energy Calculations in DNA Polymerase β
  • Email: feliks@usc.edu

 

Vesselin Kolev

  • Role: Research Associate
  • Education: MSc Physical Chemistry and Chemical Physics (Sofia University, Bulgaria, 1999), PhD Theoretical Chemistry (Sofia University, Bulgaria, 2010)
  • Research Project(s): Secondary active transporters, ion channels, Monte Carlo simulations
  • Email: kolev@usc.edu

 

Dibyendu Mondal

  • Role: Graduate Student
  • Education: BSc Chemistry (Presidency College, Kolkata, India, 2013), Msc Chemistry (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, India, 2015)
  • Research Project(s): Drug Resistance, Drug Design β
  • Email: dmondal@usc.edu

 

Subhendu Roy

  • Role: Research Associate
  • Education: BSc Chemistry (Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, India, 2006), Msc Chemical Sciences (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2009), PhD Computational Chemistry (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, 2013)
  • Research Project(s): Enzyme catalysis, Entropy calculations
  • Email: subhendr@usc.edu

 

Balajee Ramachandran

  • Role: Research Associate
  • Education: BSc Biochemistry (University of Madras, India, 2001), Msc Bioinformatics (Punjab Tech. University, India, 2004), PhD Life Sciences spl., Bioinformatics (Sathyabama University, Chennai, India, 2013)
  • Research Project(s): Enzyme catalysis, Molecular Modelling and Drug Design
  • Email: balajeer@usc.edu

 

Li Na Zhao

  • Role: Research Associate and A*Star Foundation Fellow
  • Education: MSc Theoretical Physics (Zhejiang Normal University, China, 2009), PhD Biophysics (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2013)
  • Research Project(s): Enzyme Reaction and Design
  • Email: linazhao@usc.edu