UQ-bio Summer School

3.3 – Whole-Cell Spatial Stochastic Processes (Dr. Zan Luthey-Schulten)

Lecture 3.3

Title: Invited Lecture

Lecturer:Dr. Zaida (Zan) Luthey-Schulten

Lecturer Website: http://faculty.scs.illinois.edu/schulten/index.html

Lecturer Email: zan@illinois.edu

Professor Zaida (Zan) Luthey-Schulten received a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Southern California in 1969, an M.S. in Chemistry from Harvard University in 1972, and a Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University in 1975. From 1975 to 1980, she was a Research Fellow at the Max-Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, and from 1980 to 1986, a Research Associate in the Department of Theoretical Physics at the Technical University of Munich. Professor Luthey-Schulten has been at the University of Illinois since 1987, where she is currently the Murchison-Malley Professor of Chemistry, co-director of the NSF Center for the Physics of Living Cells, and co-investigator at the NIH Resource of Macromolecular Modeling and Bioinformatics at the Beckman Institute.

Her research group currently develops the GPU-based software Lattice Microbes for spatially-resolved stochastic simulations of whole cells at biologically relevant length (micron), time (hours), and concentrations (nM to mM) scales. Their simulations of a minimal cell and simple eukaryotic cells integrate a broad range of experimental data with hybrid stochastic-deterministic methodologies to determine the time-dependence of metabolites, proteins, and nucleic acids involved in cellular processes of metabolism, genetic information processing, and growth.

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At the request of the speaker, the recording of Dr. Zan Luthey-Schulten’s lecture is only available by request. Please email qbio_summer_school@colostate.edu for the link and password.