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Expanding the energy landscape ideas from protein to chromatin

Grant number: 19/01521-0
Support type:Research Grants - Visiting Researcher Grant - International
Duration: December 15, 2019 - June 29, 2020
Field of knowledge:Physical Sciences and Mathematics - Physics
Principal Investigator:Nathan Jacob Berkovits
Grantee:Nathan Jacob Berkovits
Visiting researcher: José Nelson Onuchic
Visiting researcher institution: Rice University, United States
Home Institution: Instituto de Física Teórica (IFT). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de São Paulo. São Paulo , SP, Brazil
Associated research grant:16/01343-7 - ICTP South American Institute for Fundamental Research: a regional center for theoretical physics, AP.TEM

Abstract

We will investigate how ideas coming from the energy landscape for protein folding can now be used to understand genome folding and function.These applications of theoretical physics in biology will contribute to fortify this new interdisciplinary at ICTP-SAIFR. aplicações de física teórica na biologia vão contribuir para a ampliação desta área interedisciplinar no ICTP-SAIFR. (AU)