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Vacancy for a postdoc in biomolecular simulation


Do you enjoy working in an interdisciplinary research setting? Do you like studying problems in molecular biology using chemical knowledge, algorithms and high performance computing? The Computational Chemistry group is looking for an ambitious postdoctoral researcher with experience in biomolecular simulation. Your research will be part of the group headed by Jocelyne Vreede. https://vacatures.uva.nl/UvA/job/Postdoctoral-Researcher-in-Molecular-Simulations-of-Protein-DNA-Complexes/748952802/

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Andrew Ferguson visiting professor at Amsterdam Centre for Multiscale Modelling


Andrew Ferguson, Associate Professor at the Fritzker School of Molecular Engineering of the University of Chicago, has been appointed visiting professor in Computational Science at the Amsterdam Centre for Multiscale Modelling. He will be hosted by the Computational Chemistry group at the University of Amsterdam’s Van ‘t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences. The Amsterdam Centre […]

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Cum Laude for chemistry PhD graduate Alberto Pérez de Alba Ortíz


On 22 September, Alberto Pérez de Alba Ortíz successfully defended his PhD thesis entitled ‘Traversing the free-energy pathways of intricate biomolecular processes – enhanced simulation development and applications’. He was awarded the doctor’s title with the distinction ‘cum laude’ for remarkable research leading to new understanding of various biomolecular processes. In addition, he developed powerful […]

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Jocelyne Vreede is new programme director of BSc in Chemical Sciences


Growing appreciation and interest in UvA/VU joint degree 1 February 2022 Since the beginning of this year, Dr Jocelyne Vreede is the new programme director of the Chemical Sciences Bachelor, which is taught as a joint degree with the Vrije Universiteit. Vreede succeeds Dr Sape Kinderman who held the position for over eight years. With […]

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