Congrats Ashley!

The second alum of our lab, Ashley Colvin, graduated on 5/15/16 with an B.S. (honors, Summa Cum Laude) in Chemistry with minors in Physics, Math, and Psychology! Ashley is headed off to Alan’s alma matter, Cornell University where she will be entering the Ph.D...

Congrats Angelo!

Our first lab alum, Angelo Setaro graduated on May 17th, after completing his M.S. thesis “Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Small Systems to Improve Base Pairing Parameters of the AMBER-99 Force Field”, for which he credits Skeletor as inspiration. Angelo...

Welcome to our Summer Undergraduate Researchers!

Welcome to our three new undergraduate summer researchers – Allix Coon (UAlbany Chemistry), Jack Genovesi (UAlbany Physics), and Liangyu Tao (GATech BME). We’re psyched to have you join us and it promises to be a productive, fun, and eventful summer!

Our first grant!

In a wonderful, surprise holiday development, Alan has been awarded a 1-year $100,000 Research Starter Grant in Bioinformatics from the PhRMA Foundation!!! The grant is for developing improved methods for predicting accurate structures of potential RNA drug targets...

Updates Feb 2014

Now that the lab has officially opened, we are off to a great start!  Our PNAS paper on RNA folding was featured in a special commentary in PNAS, and was recommended by Faculty of 1000! Plus, we have two new additions to our lab: Paul Gasper, Ph.D has joined as the...

New PNAS paper on RNA folding featured in the news!

Our tetraloop folding/RNA force field paper is finally out in print in PNAS early edition!!! This has been a long time coming. RPI has been nice enough to interview us and write a Press Release featuring this work! Press “read more” below for the...