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Jeffery G. Saven,

Jeffery G. Saven

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Contact information
Department of Chemistry
University of Pennsylvania
231 South 34th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: (215) 573-6062
Fax: (215) 573-2112
Education:
B.A.
New College of Florida, 1988.
Ph.D. (Chemical Physics)
Columbia University, 1993.
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Description of Research Expertise

The Saven group uses theory and computation to study biomolecules, polymers, and condensed phase systems. A current thrust of the group involves developing computational tools for understanding and designing new molecular systems, with an emphasis on proteins. The group works closely with experimental groups at Penn and at other universities; some group members are involved in joint theoretical/experimental projects. Recent projects involve the design of soluble and membrane bound proteins, understanding sequence variability, biomolecular materials, and biomolecular simulation.

Description of Other Expertise

theoretical chemistry
protein design
computational protein design
simulation
molecular dynamics
combinatorial libraries
computational biology
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Last updated: 01/07/2010
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