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BCBP Seminar: Lynn Kamerlin PhD (Georgia Tech)
October 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Lynn Kamerlin PhD, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Host: Graduate Students
Title: “Modulating Loop Dynamics and the Evolution of New Enzymes”
Dr. Lynn Kamerlin received her Master of Natural Sciences from the University of Birmingham (UK), in 2002, where she remained to complete a PhD in Theoretical Organic Chemistry. She was a postdoctoral researcher in the labs of Stefan Boresch at the University of Vienna (2005-2007), Arieh Warshel at the University of Southern California (2007-2009, Research Associate at the University of Southern California in 2010) and Researcher with Fahmi Himo (2010). She is currently a Professor and Georgia Research Alliance – Vasser Wooley Chair of Molecular Design at Georgia Tech, a Professor of Structural Biology at Uppsala University, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. She has also been a Wallenberg Scholar, the recipient of an ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grant (2012-2017) and the Chair of the Young Academy of Europe (YAE) in 2014-2015. Dr. Kamerlin’s lab’s research focuses on applying the tools of computational (bio)chemistry to understanding the chemical basis for complex biological problems. Her non-scientific interests include languages (fluent in 5), amateur photography, and playing the piano. To read more about Dr. Kamerlin