Curriculum Vitae


Pierce, L.C.T.; Salomon-Ferrer, R.; de Oliveira C.A.; McCammon, J.A.; Walker, R.C.; Routine Access to Millisecond Timescales with Accelerated Molecular Dynamics. in press

Lindert, S.; Kekenes-Huskey, P.; Huber, G.; Pierce, L.C.T.; McCammon, J.A.; Dynamics and Calcium Association to the N-Terminal Regulatory Domain of Human Cardiac Troponin C: A Multi-Scale Computational Study. J Chem Phys B 2012 Feb. 14. doi: 10.1021/jp212173f

Sinko, W.; de Oliveira, C.A.; Pierce, L.C.; McCammon, J.A.; Protecting High Energy Barriers: A New Equation to Regulate Boost Energy in Accelerated Molecular Dynamics Simulations. J Chem Theory Comput. 2012 Jan 10;8(1):17-23. doi: 10.1021/ct200615k

Dillon, L.W.; Pierce, L.C.; Ng M.; Wang YH.; DNA Secondary Structures Involved in Fragile Site Breakage from the Study of Human Chromosome 10. in press

Friedman, A.J.; Durrant, J.D.; Pierce, L.C.; McCammon, J.A. The Molecular Dynamics of Trypanosoma brucei UDP-Galactose-4’-Epimerase: A Drug Target for African Sleeping Sickness. accepted

Pierce, L.C.; Markwick, P.R.; McCammon, J.A.; Doltsinis, N.L. Accelerating chemical reactions: exploring reactive free-energy surfaces using accelerated ab initio molecular dynamics. J Chem Phys. 2011 May 7;134(17):174107. doi: 10.1063/1.3581093

Bucher, D.; Pierce, L.C.; Markwick, P.R.; McCammon, J.A. On the Use of Accelerated Molecular Dynamics to Enhance Configurational Sampling in Ab Initio Simulations. J Chem Theory Comput. 2011 Apr 12;7(4):890-897. Epub 2011 Mar 4. doi: 10.1021/ct100605v Cover Feature

Pierce, L.C.; Markwick P.R.; Goodin D.B.; McCammon, J.A.; Adaptive Accelerated Molecular Dynamics (Ad-AMD) Revealing the Molecular Plasticity of P450cam. J Phys Chem Lett. 2011 Feb 3;2(3):158-164. Epub 2011 Jan 7. doi: 10.1021/jz101462n

Burrow, A.A.; Williams, L.E.; Pierce, L.C.; Wang, Y.H.; Over half of breakpoints in gene pairs involved in cancer-specific recurrent translocations are mapped to human chromosomal fragile sites. BMC Genomics. 2009 Jan 30;10:59. doi: 10.1186/1471-2164-10-59

ucsdlogo.jpgGraduate work with JA McCammon, UCSD
Jayhawk.gifwakeforest-logo.jpgMS Honors degree in Computer Engineering with TC Clark and YH Wang University of Kansas and Wake Forest School of Medicine 2008
Jayhawk.gifBS Honors degree in Computer Engineering, Univeristy of Kansas 2005

Teaching Fellow, University of Kansas 2006-2008
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  • August 2017