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Title: What are Proteins, What is Protein Folding and What is Anfinsen's Dogma?
Originating Office: IAS
Speaker: Smale, Stephen
Issue Date: 18-Oct-2013
Event Date: 18-Oct-2013
Group/Series/Folder: Record Group 8.15 - Institute for Advanced Study
Series 3 - Audio-visual Materials
Location: 8.15:3 EF
Notes: IAS Distinguished Lecture.
Title from IAS Channel home page.
Abstract: The presentation will not assume any background in biology, but it will use some mathematics. After describing the problem, new structures and state of the art predictions will be explained.
Prof Stephen Smale received his PhD from the University of Michigan in 1957. He began his career as an instructor at the University of Chicago. He was appointed an Associate Professor of mathematics at the University of California at Berkeley in 1960, moving to a Professorship at Columbia University the following year. He returned to Berkeley in 1964, where he has spent the main part of his career, and became Professor Emeritus of Mathematics and Economics in 1994. He joined City University of Hong Kong in 1995, and is currently University Distinguished Professor. He was also Professor at the Toyota Technological Institute at Chicago from 2002 to 2009.
Prof Smale’s research focuses on algorithms, numerical analysis and global analysis, and his current research interests include complexity and computation.
Prof Smale received numerous prestigious awards including the Fields Medal in 1966, the US National Medal of Science in 1996 and the Wolf Prize in Mathematics in 2007.
Duration: 85 min.
Appears in Series:8.15:3 - Audio-visual Materials
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