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Tuesday, May 12 • 16:00 - 17:30

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4:00 Munir Salomao Skaf: "Molecular modeling of cellulases and plant cell walls"
4:20 Alexandra Navrotsky: "Collaborations with Brazil in Materials Science"
4:40 Edgar Dutra Zanotto: "Open challenges in structure, dynamics, crystallization, and properties of glasses"
5:00 Q+A session 

Session chair: José Arana Varela (State University of São Paulo)

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Alexandra Navrotsky

Interim Dean, UC Davis - Mathematical & Physical Sciences
Presentation at FAPESP WEEK UC DAVIS IN BRAZILAlexandra Navrotsky was educated at the Bronx High School of Science and the University of Chicago (B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in physical chemistry). After postdoctoral work in Germany and at Penn State University, she joined the facul... Read More →
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Munir Salomao Skaf

Professor, University of Campinas (UNICAMP), Intitute of Chemistry
Presentation at FAPESP WEEK UC DAVIS IN BRAZILMunir Skaf’s research focuses in the study of molecular mechanisms underlying structural and dynamical features of biomolecules using classical and quantum Molecular Dynamics simulations. In the last ten years, the Skaf group has studied nuclear hormone receptors and other proteins... Read More →
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Edgar Dutra Zanotto

Professor, Director, Universidade Federal de São Carlos (UFSCar) and Center for Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials
Presentation at FAPESP WEEK UC DAVIS IN BRAZILEdgar Dutra Zanotto (EDZ) has been a professor of materials science and engineering at the Federal University of São Carlos (UFSCar) in Brazil for 39 years. Currently he is the director of the Center for Research, Technology and Education in Vitreous Materials (CeRTEV), and Editor of the... Read More →

Tuesday May 12, 2015 16:00 - 17:30 GMT-03
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