2013 Undergraduate Summer Research Program Participant

Home Department: Biomedical Computation
Supported by: Dean of Research and VPUE
Mentor: Vijay Pande, Professor of Chemistry and of Structural Biology and of Computer Science

Osama is a rising junior at Stanford with an intended major of biomedical computation. His research in the Pande lab aims to improve parameter estimation of the Karplus equation utilizing machine learning with large data sets from molecular dynamics simulations of small proteins. When he is not conducting research, Osama can be found playing basketball.

Poster presented at the Stanford Bio-X Interdisciplinary Initiatives Symposium on August 26, 2013:

Karplusplus: Improving the Karplus Relation

Osama El-Gabalawy1, TJ Lane2, Kyle Beauchamp3, Vijay Pande2
[Departments of Biology1, Chemistry2, and Biophysics3, Stanford University]