Professor

J. Andrew McCammon

University of California, San Diego
Biochemist; Biophysicist; Educator
Area
Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Specialty
Chemistry
Member Since
2006
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.
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