The Second CUHK-Shenzhen Conference on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, sponsored by the Warshel Institute for Computational Biology and the School of Life and Health Sciences, supported by School of Science and Engineering at CUHK(SZ), was held successfully on May 17, 2019. A group of leading domestic and foreign scientists were invited to to share their latest research progress.
Review | Conference on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics successfully held in CUHK(SZ)
Prof. Hsien-Da Huang from LHS welcomed the guests and participants on behalf of the hosts.
Prof. Richard Ye, Dean of LHS, introduced the basic information and development progress of CUHK-Shenzhen as well as the School of Life and Health Science of CUHK(SZ) to the guests.
Prof. Ulrich H.E. Hansmann from The University of Oklahoma gave the speech on Computational studies of protein folding, coversion and aggregation.
Prof. Ioan Andricioaei from UC Irvine gave the speech on The interplay between local and global DNA dynamics using computer simulations.
Prof. Andricioaei (left) and Session Host Prof. Lizhe ZHU (right)
Heated discussion at Q&A
Prof. Lee-Wei Yang (National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan)
Computational Design of Allosteric Drugs for Cancer Treatment
Prof. Fangqing Zhao (Chinese Academy of Sciences)
Computational strategies in exploring circular RNAs
Prof. Zhao (right) with Session Host Prof. Tzong-Yi Lee (left)
Prof. Rongzhen Liao (Huanzhong University of Science and Technology)
QM and QM/MM Studies of Selectivities in Metalloenzymes
Prof. Liao (right) and Session Host Prof. Guijuan Cheng (left)
Prof. Haiyan Liu (University of Science and Technology of China)
Neuro-network statistical energy functions of protein conformations and completely flexible protein backbone design
Prof. Liu (left) and Prof. Cheng (right)
The Conference was a great success thanks to all the organizers, guests and participants. Hope to see you next year!
Conference group photo