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Amgen Scholars: Announcements of Opportunity

Below are Announcements of Opportunity posted by Caltech faculty for the Amgen Scholars program.

Announcements of Opportunity are posted as they are received. Please check back regularly for new AO submissions! Remember: This is just one way that you can go about identifying a suitable project and/or mentor. For additional tips on identifying a mentor click here.

Please remember:

  • Students pursuing Amgen must be U.S. citizens, U.S. permanent residents, or students with DACA status.
  • Students pursuing Amgen must complete the 10-week program from June 21 - August 25, 2023. Students must commit to these dates. No exceptions will be made.
  • Accepted students must live in provided Caltech housing.

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Project:  Multiscale Theory and Applications to Predictions on Structures of GPCRs coupled to GProtein and drugs candidates
Disciplines:  Multidisciplinary, biochemistry
Mentor:  William Goddard, Prof. Chem, Mat. Sci., and Appl. Phys., (CCE), wag@caltech.edu, Phone: 16263953093
Background:  using computers for complex calculations
Description:  predict the structures of GPCR-GP targets and the binding site for agonists or antagonists aimed at various diseases
References:  DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2110085119
DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpclett.1c02162
DOI: 10.1017/qrd.2021.1
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.2026668118
Student Requirements:  Should have a background in classical mechanics at level Fr. So. phys.
Programs:  This AO can be done under the following programs:

  Program    Available To
       Amgen Scholars    Non-Caltech students only  
       SURF    Caltech students only 

Click on a program name for program info and application requirements.

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