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Eshel Faraggi
Staff Scientist
Research and Information Systems
Visiting Professor
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Indiana University School of Medicine

Ph.D., University of Texas, 2003

Carmel, IN 46032
TEL: (317) 332-0368
FAX: (317) 587-0063
E-Mail@ e f a r a g g i @ g m a i l . c o m
My areas of expertise are from the fields of complex systems. They include: (1) Ferromagnetism of Ising systems and ultrathin surfaces. (2) Light tissue interaction, with special focus on laser absorption by the retinal pigment epithelium and melanosomes. (3) Predictions of protein structure (secondary and tertiary) based on amino acid sequence information. Predicting protein sequence based on structure, protein design. Intrinsically disordered proteins. Protein configuration spaces. (4) Chaotic systems, focusing on modeling and characterization. Other problems in biological and/or complex systems are of interest to me, for example cell division and machine learning. I am a contributing member of both the American and the Israeli Physical Societies.


Curriculum Vitae      Research Synopsis

    


Teaching Experience:

Physical Science (PS303) Mechanics and Heat
2000 -- 2002

Electromagnetism Lab (102N)
1996 -- 2003


Research Experience:

UT Austin: Ferromagnetism
1998 -- 2003
Continued

FIU Miami: Melanosome's laser absorption characteristics
2003 -- 2006
Continued

IUPUI Indianapolis: Protein structure prediction
2006 -- Present
Major current research topic


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