Dai, Jian

Jian Dai, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Researcher
Dr. Huan-Xiang Zhou’s Group
Office – KLB 419

Email – jdai2@fsu.edu


RESEARCH INTERESTS

Molecular modeling and simulation of ion channels, focusing on state transition of these channels; structure calculation of membrane proteins using solid state NMR data and refinement using molecular dynamics simulation in a native-like environment.

EDUCATION

PhD in physics: Texas Tech University, 2005-2011;
BA in physics: Sichuan University, 2001-2005;

PUBLICATIONS

  •  Modification of Lipid Bilayer Structure by Diacylglycerol: A Comparative Study of Diacylglycerol and Cholesterol. Alwarawrah M, Dai J, Huang J., J Chem Theory Comput. 2012
  • Simulation of the lo-ld phase boundary in DSPC/DOPC/cholesterol ternary mixtures using pairwise interactions. Dai J, Alwarawrah M, Ali MR, Feigenson GW, Huang J., J Phys Chem B. 2011
  • A molecular view of the cholesterol condensing effect in DOPC lipid bilayers. Alwarawrah M, Dai J, Huang J., J Phys Chem B. 2010;
  • Instability of cholesterol clusters in lipid bilayers and the cholesterol’s Umbrella effect. Dai J, Alwarawrah M, Huang J., J Phys Chem B. 2010.

AWARDS

AT&T Chancellor’s scholarship, Texas Tech University, 2005-2008