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Biomolecular Simulations Group


Principal Investigator

Mahmoud Moradi

Assistant Professor
Dept of Chemistry & Biochemistry (CHBC),
Cell & Molecular Biology Program (CEMB),
and Microelectronics & Photonics Program (microEP),
University of Arkansas, Fayetteville
Office: CHEM 129; Lab: CHEM 104
Phone: 479-575-6459
Email: moradi@uark.edu

Address:
345 N Campus Dr.,
Fayetteville, AR 72701

Education/Training

  • Postdoctoral Associate, 2011-2015
    Beckman Institute and Department of Biochemistry
    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Ph.D., Physics, 2011, NC State University
  • M.Sc., Physics, 2005, Sharif University of Technology
  • B.Sc., Physics, 2002, Sharif University of Technology

Former Mentors: Emad Tajkhorshid (UIUC), Chris Roland (NCSU), Celeste Sagui (NCSU), and Shahin Rouhani (SUT)

Mahmoud Moradi

 

Postdoctoral Fellows

Kalyan Immadisetty

Research Interests:
Mechanosensitive Channels
Proton-coupled Oligopeptide Transporters

Office: CHEM 104
Phone: 479-575-8497
Email: kalyanci@uark.edu

Kalyan Immadisetty

Jeevapani Hettige

Research Interests:
ATP Binding Cassette (ABC) Transporters
Membrane Protein Insertion

Office: CHEM 104
Phone: 479-575-8497
Email: jhettige@uark.edu

Jeevapani Hettige

 

Graduate Students

S. Hamid Tabari

Program: Cell and Molecular Biology

Research Interests:
Simulating Stealth Liposomes
Protein Aggregation

Office: CHEM 104
Phone: 479-575-8497
Email: shtabari@email.uark.edu

Hamid Tabari

Vivek Govind Kumar

Program: Cell and Molecular Biology

Research Interests:
Fibroblast Growth Factor Signaling
Protein Aggregation

Office: CHEM 104
Phone: 479-575-8497
Email: vgovindk@email.uark.edu

Vivek Govind Kumar

 

Undergaduate Students

Mitchell Benton

Research Interests:
Chloroplast Signal Recognition Particle (cpSRP)
Email: mtbenton@email.uark.edu

Mitchell Benton

Thomas Harkey

Research Interests:
Bacterial Membrane Protein Insertase YidC
Email: tjharkey@email.uark.edu

Thomas Harkey

Muhammad Almahayni

Research Interests:
Fibroblast Growth Factor Signaling
Email: moalmaha@email.uark.edu

Muhammad Almahayni

Hayden Hairston

Research Interests:
Zinc Finger Protein
Email: hchairst@email.uark.edu

Hayden Hairston

Former Members

Reid Shelton

Research Interests:
pH-Sensing Liposomal Drug Delivery Nanovalves
Email: rcshelto@email.uark.edu

Reid Shelton