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Colin A. Smith

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Hall-Atwater Laboratories, 130

Assistant Professor, Integrative Sciences

Assistant Professor, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry


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BA New York University
PHD University of California, San Francisco

Colin A. Smith

Colin Smith earned his BA from New York University and PhD from the University of California San Francisco, where his research focused on protein design and developing new methods for computationally modeling protein flexibility. He was a postdoctoral scholar at the Max Plank Institute for Biophysical Chemistry. There he studied how proteins move at the atomic level and use that to regulate their activity.

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Tuesdays 3:00-3:45 pm (HA 130)
Wednesdays 3:00-3:45 pm (HA 130)


Fall 2022
MB&B 381 - 01
Physical Chemistry for Life