MolSSI Software Fellow: Heta A. Gandhi

Heta A. Gandhi, one of our current MolSSI Software Investment Fellows, is currently completing her PhD at the University of Rochester under the direction of Prof. Andrew White.  She is working with Dr. Jessica Nash on extending machine learning software to coarse-grained molecular dynamics. How did you first become interested in molecular science? Working with […]

MolSSI Software Fellow: Tucker Burgin

Tucker Burgin, one of our current MolSSI Software Investment Fellows (and former Seed Fellow) is currently completing his PhD at the University of Michigan under the direction of Prof. Heather B. Mayes.  He is working with Dr. Sam Ellis on building software tools for understanding and evolving enzymes in silico guided by unbiased, all-atom simulations […]

MolSSI Workshops at the 2020 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE): CANCELLED

CANCELLED until further notice: The Molecular Sciences Software Institute is hosting two events at the 2020 Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE). BCCE is a national meeting sponsored by the Division of Chemical Education of the American Chemical Society (ACS). The conference is designed for those who teach chemistry at all levels, and is taking place July 18-23, […]

MolSSI Software Fellow: Geemi Wellawatte

Geemi Wellawatte, one of our current 2020 COVID-19 Seed Fellows, is currently a PhD candidate in computational chemistry at the University of Rochester under the direction of Prof. Andrew White.  She is working with MolSSI Software Scientist Dr. Eliseo Marin-Rimoldi on the development of an automated, complete coarse-grained simulation model. How did you first become interested […]

Introducing the new 2021-A Seed Software Fellows!

After reviewing many impressive applications, the MolSSI is pleased to announce that the Science and Software Advisory Board has identified 10 new 2021-A Seed Software Fellows! They are: Brandon Butler, University of Michigan Matthew Chan, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Yunsie Chung, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Jason Gibson, University of Florida Dr. Rachel Kurchin, Carnegie Mellon University […]

MolSSI Software Fellow Alum: Dr. Josh Rackers

Dr. Josh Rackers, one of our MolSSI Software Fellow alums, is currently a Harry S. Truman Fellow at Sandia National Laboratories in New Mexico.  Josh, who was a 2018 Phase I Fellow, received his PhD from Washington University in St. Louis under the direction of Prof. Jay W. Ponder. While a MSF he worked on […]

The MolSSI is a Finalist for a .ORG Impact Award!

We are delighted to announce that The MolSSI was named as a finalist for a .ORG Impact Award, which honors the remarkable individuals and organizations working to make the world a better place.  This week’s announcement lists the top five entries across nine award categories. Winners in each of the categories (e.g., combatting the coronavirus, […]

“Teaching Programming Across the Chemistry Curriculum:” An ACS Symposium Series Book

Prof. Ashley Ringer McDonald, Associate Professor in the Dept. of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Cal Poly and a MolSSI Associate, and Dr. Jessica Nash, MolSSI’s Education Lead, are accepting contributions for an ACS Symposium Series book entitled “Teaching Programming Across the Chemistry Curriculum,” to be published in 2021. Programming and computational science represent increasingly important components of an […]

2021 MolSSI Community-Led Workshops Focusing on HPC

2021 MolSSI Software Workshops on High Performance Computing The Molecular Sciences Software Institute (MolSSI) is now accepting proposals for Software Workshops focusing on High Performance Computing (HPC).  The purpose of these workshops is to bring key software developers and users together to identify and discuss the most important questions we face as a community in […]

First 2021 Software Fellowship Competition is Now Open!

The Molecular Sciences Software Institute (MolSSI) is pleased to announce the latest Software Fellowship competition, which will focus on Seed Fellowships in the current round.  These prestigious six-month Fellowships recognize advanced graduate students and postdocs pursuing the development of software infrastructure, middleware, and frameworks that will benefit the broader field of computational molecular sciences, including biomolecular […]