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Van A. Ngo (pronounced as Van Gogh)

Director's Postdoctoral Fellow

Non-equilibrium Statistics Mechanics; Ion Channels; RAS-related Cancers; Force-Field Development; Molecular Dynamics Simulations

Van A. Ngo (pronounced as Van Gogh)

Office: TA-3, Bldg 1690, Room 130
Mail Stop: B258
Phone: (505) 309-6346
Fax: (505) 665-2659
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 Educational Background/Employment:
  • Ph.D. (2014) Physics, USC, USA.
  • M.Sc. (2012) High Performance Parallel Computing & Simulations, USC, USA.
  • B.Sc. (2005) Honors Program in Physics, Hanoi National University of Education, Vietnam
  • Employment:
    • 2014-2018: AIHS (2015-2017) and CIHR (2016-2018) Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Research Interests:

  • Complex Biological Systems (ion channels such as gA, KcsA, NavAb, CavAb, RyR.)
  • Non-equilibrium Statstical Mechanics (e.g., nonequilibrium sampling)
  • Next generations of Polarizable Force Fields.
  • High-performance Computing
  • Ras-related Cancers; Cellular Signaling

Selected Recent Publications:

  1. (2019) Yi Shi, Sarah Holzmann, Sergei Noskov, Van A. Ngo, Robert Farley, and Darko Stephanovich. How Nonequilibrium Two-dimensional Pulling Simulations Reveal both Equilibrium Properties and Correlated Processes, J. Chem. Theor. Comp., 2019 (submitted revision) N/A(2019)
  2. (2018) Van A. Ngo, John Keenan Fanning and Sergei Yu. Noskov. Benchmarking Hydration Properties of Proteins with Classical and Drude Polarizable Force Fields., Advanced Theory and Simulations (Wiley),
  3. (2018) Williams Ernesto Miranda, Van Ngo, Ruiwu Wang, Lin Zhang, SR Wayne Chen, Sergei Yu Noskov. Molecular Mechanism of Conductance Enhancement in Narrow Cation Selective Membrane Channels.J. Phys. Chem. Lett 10.1021/acs.jpclett.8b01005
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