Discovery Park Undergraduate Research Internship Program

"Computational study of drug-protein interactions"

About the Project

Project Time & Type:
Spring 2016 - DURI
Research area(s):
bioinformatics, computational biology
Project Description:
Development and application of computational methods for virtual screening and drug-protein interactions.
Expected Student Contributions:
The intern will help with developing and executing programs on a proteomics scale. This task will help develop the database of computational analysis of receptor proteins and drug molecules.
Related Website(s):
http://kiharalab.org
Desired Qualifications:
programming skill in any language (C, C++, Perl, Java, Python, etc.) or background in a related area (e.g. physics, mathematics) and eager to learn bioinformatics and computational skill
Estimated Weekly Hours:
12
Department awards independent research credits for this project?
Yes, 3 credit hours

Professor in Charge

Name:
Kihara, Daisuke
Deptartment/College:
biological sciences/Computer Science

Student Supervisor

Name:
Daisuke Kihara
Title:
Professor

Cooperating Faculty

Name:
Chiwook Park
Deptartment/College:
MCMP