J. Andrew McCammon
University of California, San Diego
Biochemist; Biophysicist; Educator
Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Distinguished Research Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry and of Pharmacology. Introduced molecular dynamics and Brownian dynamics simulations into biochemistry. Invented methods for predicting and interpreting molecular recognition using schemes based on statistical mechanics; calculating rates of diffusion-controlled reactions; and showing how macromolecular dynamics govern biological activity, molecular recognition, and macromolecular assembly.