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Erick Aitchison

Molecular Biophysics Graduate Student
Major Professor: Dr. Wei Yang

Lab: 418 KLB (Kasha Laboratory Building)



Advanced Free Energy Simulations in Drug Discovery.
I am currently doing projects in Absolute Binding, Relative Binding, and Transmembrane Permeation Free Energy Simulations.  I am also developing new methods using the Orthogonal Space Tempering framework.


B.S. Biological Sciences; University of California, Merced (2010)


McGee LW, Aitchison EW, Caudle SB, Morrison AJ, Zheng L, et al. (2014) Payoffs, Not Tradeoffs, in the Adaptation of a Virus to Ostensibly Conflicting Selective Pressures. PLoS Genet 10(10): e1004611. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1004611