Physics and Chemistry of Biological Systems
Giovanni Bussi
Full Professor
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Research interests

During the Ph. D. my research was focused on the ab initio computation of optical properties in low-dimensional systems. Afterward I started working in the field of computer simulation of molecular systems, with a special focus on rare events and biological problems. Since September 2009 I am in SISSA, where I do molecular simulations of nucleic acids.

My research is now strongly focused on developing new techniques for molecular dynamics and applying them to the characterization of protein-RNA interactions and of conformational transitions in non-coding RNAs. This activities are funded by a European grant (Small RNAs in Silico). Besides this, I am one of the developers of the software plugin plumed.

You can find the list of publications with the link below, or check the personal webpage (if apply):