Visualizing the Way Spike Protein Shows Off its Moves

Prof. Anna Tarakanova, an assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and two of her graduate students, Genny Kunkel and Mohammad Madani, develop computational models describing which parts of the spike protein flex, how mutations affect that flexibility, and how it all affects antibodies’ grip.


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Catching the Covid Wiggle


Published: April 27, 2022

Categories: Department Achievements, Faculty and Staff Spotlights, Research

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