[RC5] Protein folding. A new project???

Sanford Olson sanford at msn.fullfeed.com
Sun Jan 21 20:46:29 EST 2001


This group at Stanford seems to be building a distributed computer network 
from scratch.  Also, their client software is somewhat buggy.  Perhaps 
Distributed.Net should help them out??  Seems like a very worthwhile project.

 >>PROJECT GOALS: Solving the protein folding problem
 >>
 >>Understanding how proteins self-assemble ("protein folding") is a holy 
grail >>of modern molecular biophysics. What makes it such a great 
challenge is its >>complexity, which renders simulations of folding 
extremely computationally >>demanding and difficult to understand.

Check out this web site:
http://www.stanford.edu/group/pandegroup/Cosm/index.html

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