Ruhong Zhou  Ruhong Zhou photo       

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Distinguished RSM & Head, Soft Matter Science, IBM Research
AAAS Fellow, APS Fellow
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Selected Invited Talks (from 150+ talks since 2000)

  • Keynote Lecture, Large Scale Molecular Simulation of Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions and their Implications in Nanomedicine, The 6th International Conference on Nanoscience and Technology (ChinaNano 2015), Beijing, China, September 3-6, 2015

 

  • HIV Vaccine Development: Molecular Modeling of HIV pMHC-TCR Complex Binding, Department of Oncological Sciences and Medicine, School of Medicine at Mt Sinai, June 8, 2015

 

  • De Novo Design of Nanomedicine: Implications from Nanotoxicity Modeling, Department of Biomedical Engineering,       UT-Austin, Austin, TX, April 26, 2015

 

  • De Novo Design of Nanomedicine: Implications from Nanotoxicity Modeling, Modeling, Distinguished Lecture, Institute of Advanced Study/School of Science Joint Seminar, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, December 17, 2014

 

  • Plenary Talk, Modeling Nanotoxicity: Large Scale Molecular Simulation of Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions and their Implications in Nanomedicine, 2nd International Workshop on Computational Science and Engineering (IWCSE 2014), Hong Kong, December 13-16, 2014

 

  • Water permeation, desalination, gating, and dipole signal transduction with nanopores, 248th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA, August 10-14, 2014

 

  • Modeling nanotoxicity: Large scale molecular simulation of nanoparticle-protein interactions and their implications in nanomedicine, 248th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, California, USA, August 10-14, 2014

 

  • Keynote Lecture, Large Scale Molecular Simulation of Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions and their Implications in Nanomedicine, The 8th IUPAP International Conference on Biological Physics, Beijing, June 18-22, 2014

 

  • Keynote Lecture, Large Scale Molecular Simulation of Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions and their Implications in Nanomedicine, The 7th International Congress on Particles, Beijing, May 18-22, 2014

 

  • Keynote Lecture, Large Scale Biomolecular Modeling with IBM BlueGene, The 2nd Global Chinese Conference on Radiation and Interdisciplinary Science, Suzhou, China, May 10-13, 2014

 

  • Plenary Talk, Modeling Nanotoxicity: Large Scale Molecular Simulation of Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions and their Implications in Nanomedicine, The 7th International Conference on Nanotoxicity, Antaya, Turkey, April 23-27, 2014

 

  • Large Scale Biomolecular Modeling with IBM BlueGene, Center for Mathematic Modeling, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile, Nov. 20, 2013

     

  • Modeling Nanotoxicity: Large Scale Molecular Simulation of Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions and their Implications in Nanomedicine, The International Conference on Dynamic Biology, Beijing, August 24-27, 2013

     

  • Large Scale Biomolecular Modeling with IBM BlueGene, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, Chicago, August 21, 2013

     

  • Large Scale Molecular Simulation of Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions and their Implications in Nanomedicine, Kavli KITPC Program on Advanced Algorithms for Molecular Simulations, Beijing, June 10 – July 5, 2013

     

  • Modeling Nanotoxicity: Large Scale Molecular Simulation of Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions, The 4th International Conference on BioNanoMed (BioNanoMed 2013), Krems, Austria, March 12-15, 2013

     

  • Large Scale Molecular Modeling of Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions and its Implications in Nanomedicine, The 16th International Conference on Drug Delivery Systems, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Feb 3-6, 2013

     

  • Modeling Nanotoxicity: Large Scale Molecular Simulation of Nanoparticle-Protein Interactions, The 50th Anniversary of Ramachandran Map, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India, Jan 7-11, 2013

     

  • Large Scale Biomolecular Modeling with IBM BlueGene, Interdisciplinary Workshop on HPC & Life Science, Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia, Dec. 10-12, 2012

     

  • Large Scale Biomolecular Modeling with IBM BlueGene, 4th International Biosupercomputing Symposium, RIKEN, Tokyo, Japan, Dec.3-5, 2012

     

  • Modeling Nanotoxicity: Large Scale Molecular Modeling of Nanoparticle-protein Interactions, 6th International Conference on Nanotoxicology, Beijing, China, Sept 4-7, 2012

     

  • Action of Urea on Hydrophobic Interactions in Physical and Biological Systems, TSRC Workshop on “Hydrophobicity: From Theory, Simulation, to Experiment”, Telluride, CO, June 11-15, 2012

     

  • Exploring Binding Free Energy Landscape of Protein-Nanoparticle Interactions. TSRC Workshop on “Characterizing Landscapes: From Biomolecules to Cellular Networks”, Telluride, CO, June 11-15, 2012

     

  • William E. Schiesser Lecture, “Large Scale Biomolecular Modeling with IBM BlueGene”, Department of Chemical Engineering, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, April 11, 2012

     

  • Modeling Nanotoxicity: Large Scale Molecular Modeling of Nanoparticle-protein Interactions, Department of Chemistry, University of Wisconsin - Madison, Madison, Feb 14, 2012

     

  • Modeling Nanotoxicity: Large scale molecular modeling of nanoparticle-protein interactions, Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, Chicago, Dec 8, 2011

     

  • Modeling of Influenza pMHC-TCR complex with IBM BlueGene, Harvard Medical School & Ragon Institute, Boston, Oct. 11, 2011

     

  • Large scale molecular modeling with IBM BlueGene, DE Shaw Research Institute, New York, Oct. 6, 2011

     

  • Modeling Nanotoxicity: Large scale molecular modeling of nanoparticle-protein interactions, CECAM Workshop on "Combining Experimental and Computational Techniques to Study Protein Behavior", Lausanne, Switzerland, Sept 26-29, 2011

     

  • Large scale molecular modeling with IBM BlueGene, EPFL-CECAM Biological Physics Seminars, EPFL, Switzerland, Sept. 13, 2011

     

  • Action of urea: Molecular mechanism of protein chemical denaturation by urea, Gordon Conference on Biological Molecules in the Gas Phase & Solution, Proctor Academy, NH, July 31-August 5, 2011

     

  • Free energy perturbation methods and applications with IBM BlueGene, Telluride Workshop on Free Energy Perturbation, Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC), Telluride, July 4-8, 2011

     

  • Large scale molecular modeling with BlueGene, Med-X Research Institute, Medical School, Shanghai Jiaotong University, Shanghai, June 15, 2011

     

  • Nanotoxicity: Large scale molecular modeling of nanoparticle-protein interactions, 397th Xiangshan Conference on Nanobio Effects, Beijing, June 1-4, 2011

     

  • Molecular modeling of protein misfolding and aggregation, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, Feb28, 2011

     

  • Plugging into Proteins: Poisoning Protein Functions by Hydrophobic Nanoparticles, Plenary talk, PacificChem 2010, Hawaii, Dec 15-20, 2010

     

  • A two-stage kinetic unfolding mechanism for proteins in urea, 2010 CECAM Workshop on Protein Folding Dynamics, Lausanne, Switzerland, October 4-8, 2010

     

  • Some Enhancements of the Replica Exchange Method, Telluride Workshop on Advanced Sampling Methods, Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC), Telluride, June 14-18, 2010

     

  • Action of urea: A molecular picture of the urea denaturing mechanism, Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Protein Folding Dynamics, Ventura, CA, Jan. 10-15, 2010

     

  • Protein misfolding and aggregation with BlueGene, Department of Physics, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, August 11, 2009

     

  • Dewetting Transition and Hydrophobic Collapse in Biological Complexes, Kavli Workshop on Protein Function and Dynamics, Kavli Institute of Theoretical Physics, Beijing, July 28, 2009

     

  • Exploring Hydrophobic Interactions in Protein Folding, Department of Molecular Pharmacology, Physiology and Biotechnology (MPPB), Brown University, Rohde Island, Jan 25, 2008

     

  • Replica Exchange Solute Tempering Method, Symposium on Sampling Enhancement, Telluride Science Research Center (TSRC), Telluride, July 14-18, 2008

     

  • Nanoscale Dewetting Transition in Protein Complex Folding, Department of Physics, Fudan University, Shanghai, China, October 24, 2008

     

  • Protein Folding Free Energy Landscape with Replica Exchange Method, 6th International Conference on Monte Carlo Methods (MCM2007), University of Reading, Reading, UK, June 20-21, 2007

     

  • Protein Folding with Molecular Dynamics, Biological Physics and Biophysical Chemistry Seminar, Department of Chemistry, SUNY-Stony Brooks, Stony Brooks, April 30, 2007

     

  • Dewetting in Nanoscale Hydrophobic Particles Collapse and Protein Complexes Folding, School of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, December 4, 2006

     

  • BlueGene: Single Mutation Effect on Protein Lysozyme Misfolding, Nuemann Institute of Computing (NIC), Julich, Germany, June 9, 2006

     

  • Dewetting Transition and Hydrophobic Collapse in Protein Aggregates, College of Biological Science, Nanjing University, Nanjing, July 14, 2005

     

  • Dewetting Transition in Nanoscale Hydrophobic Plate Collapse and Protein Aggregates, Beijing International Conference on Protein Folding, Dynamics and Function, Beijing University, Beijing, July 3, 2005

     

  • Dewetting Transition and Hydrophobic Collapse in Protein Aggregates, 3rd US-Japan Conference on Protein Folding and Design, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, May 4, 2005

     

  • Protein Folding with Molecular Dynamics, College of Computing, National University of Singapore, Singapore, June 22, 2004

     

  • Exploring Free Energy Landscape of Protein Folding with Molecular Dynamics, Department of Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, May 21, 2004

     

  • Protein Folding with Large Scale Molecular Dynamics, Department of Chemistry, Kobe University, Kobe, Japan, April 20. 2004

     

  • Exploring Free Energy Landscape of Protein Folding with Molecular Dynamics, National Institute of Natural Science, Institute of Molecular Science, Okazaki, Japan, April 19, 2004

     

  • Protein Folding and Conformational Dynamics: Comparison to NMR, Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Computational Aspects - Biomolecular NMR, Ventura, CA, Jan. 19, 2004

     

  • Hydrophobicity Spatial Profiling of Proteins, Fudan Bioinformatics Workshop, Fudan University, Shanghai, Dec. 17-20, 2003

     

  • Hydrophobic Spatial Profiling of Proteins, invited talk, The 7th International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology (RECOMB2003), Berlin, Germany, April 11, 2003

     

  • Protein conformational space search with efficient sampling algorithms, Department of Chemistry, Yale University, May 10, 2002

     

  • Protein Folding with Molecular Dynamics: Novel Algorithms, Department of Computer Science, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, July 16, 2002

     

  • Early results from the Blue Gene science project, invited talk, Biophysics Department, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Mar. 4, 2002

     

  • Protein folding with molecular dynamics: new algorithms, invited talk, School of Medicine, Washington University, St. Louis, Feb. 16, 2001