Professor, Department of Bioengineering and Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
Computation, theory, and experiment in the areas of biomolecules and biomaterials.
1979-1983 B.S., Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, Chemistry
1984-1989 Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, Theoretical Chemistry
2001 IBM-SUR Award for Research in Computational Biology
2003-present Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Computational Chemistry
2003-2006 Editor, Biophysical Journal
2004-2008 Editorial Board Member for the SIAM book series on Computational Science and Engineering
2005-2006 Schlumberger Medal and Sabbatical Fellow at Cambridge University.
2006- Clare Hall Faculty, UK
2007 Keynote Speaker. Maria Goeppert-Mayer Symposium, San Diego, California
2007 Plenary Lecture. International Workshop on Molecular Structure and Dynamics of Interfacial Water, Shanghai, China
2009-2010 Li Ka Shing Foundation Women in Science Research Award
2009 Keynote Speaker. MM2009, Surfers Paradise, Queensland Australia
2009 MasterWorks Talk, Supercomputing 2009, Portland, Oregon
2009-2011 Editorial Advisory Board Member, Journal of Physical Chemistry
2011-present Editorial Advisory Board Member, Theoretical Chemistry Accounts
1990-1992 AT& T Bell Laboratories, Murray Hill, New Jersey, Postdoc
1992-2000 Staff Scientist, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
2001-2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley
2001-present Member of Bioengineering Graduate Group, University of California, Berkeley
2001-present Member of Biophysics Graduate Group, University of California, Berkeley
2001-present Member of Applied Sciences and Technology Group, University of California, Berkeley
2001-present Department Head of Computational Structure Group, Physical Biosciences, LBNL
2001-present Faculty affiliate of QB3 Institute
2003-present Research Council Member, University-Industry Cooperative Research Program
2004-2007 Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley
2007-present Professor, Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley
C. Peng & T. Head-Gordon (2011). Auto-inhibition dynamical mechanism in AMP-activated protein kinase. PLoS Comput Biol 7(7): e1002082. doi:10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002082.
K. A. Ball, A. Phillips, N. L. Fawzi, D. E. Wemmer & T. Head-Gordon (2011). Heterogeneous tertiary structure for intrinsically disordered amyloid-b42. Biochemistry, 50 (35), 7612-7628.
J. W. Ponder, C.J. Wu, V.S. Pande, I. Haque, R.A. Distasio Jr., D. Lambrecht, M. Head-Gordon, G.N.I. Clark, M.E. Johnson, T. Head-Gordon (2010). Current status of the AMOEBA polarizable force field. J. Phys. Chem. B (Feature Article and Cover) 114, 2549-2564.
C. Peng, L. Zhang & T. Head-Gordon (2010). Instantaneous normal modes as a reaction coordinate for protein conformational transitions. Biophys. J. 98, 2356-2364.
G. N. I. Clark, G. L. Hura, J. Teixeira, A. K. Soper, T. Head-Gordon (2010). Small angle scattering and the structure of ambient liquid water. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. 107, 14003-14007.
A. Sodt and T. Head-Gordon (2010). Driving forces for transmembrane alpha-helix oligomerization. Biophys. J. 99, 227-237.
E.-H. Yap and T. Head-Gordon (2010). New and efficient Poisson-Boltzmann solver for interaction of multiple proteins J. Chem. Theory Comput. (Journal cover) 6, 2214-2224.
J. E. Kohn, P. Afonine, J. Z. Ruscio, P. D. Adams, T. Head-Gordon (2010). Evidence of functional protein dynamics from X-ray crystallography. PLoS Computational Biology 6(8): e1000911.
J. Z. Ruscio, J. E. Kohn, K. A. Ball, T. Head-Gordon (2009). The influence of protein dynamics on the success of computational enzyme design. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 131, 14111-14115.
N. Lux Fawzi, A. Phillips, J. Z. Ruscio, M. Doucleff, D. E. Wemmer & T. Head-Gordon (2008). Structure and dynamics of the Alzheimer’s Ab21-30 peptide from the interplay of NMR experiments and simulation. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 130, 6145-6158.