Meet FAH team member Dr. Vince Voelz

Dr. Vince Voelz is a relatively recent addition to the Folding@home team.  His interests involve studying protein folding in biophysical settings as well as folding in the presence of the ribosome.  He is part of the multi-institutional grant from NSF’s Frontiers In Biological Research program.  While it’s a bit early to talk about his work with FAH, Vince has been one of the key driving force behind a major new protein folding initiative at Folding@home (more on that later) as well as working with FIBR experimentalists to see what we can do to predict their experiments and build a tighter connection in general.

Below is a recent youtube movie where Vince explains about electrostatics in proteins, a key aspect of protein stability.