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MSU Chemist Wins OpenEye Junior Faculty Award

Thursday, August 1, 2019
Gray shadow figure, with two strands of DNA running through it. One strand of DNA is blue and green, while the larger strand is gray and pink.

Michigan State University computational chemist Alex Dickson has received the highly competitive American Chemical Society, or ACS, OpenEye Outstanding Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry. The ACS is…

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MSU Researcher, International Team Gets $1.2M for Cell-Level Study

Monday, April 10, 2017
Alex Dickson (MSU), Danny Hatters (University of Melbourne), Simon Ebbinghaus (Ruhr-University Bochum) and Hannah Nicholas (University of Sydney)

Michigan State University Assistant Professor Alex Dickson, along with collaborators in Australia and Germany, has received a three-year, $1.2 million Human Frontier Science Program (HFSP) grant. “This grant…

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New Computational Methods May Lead to Healthier Future

Tuesday, April 4, 2017
(L to R): MSU scientists Michael Feig, George Mias, Arjun Krishnan and Alex Dickson are using recent advances in computational methods to enrich their research in areas that include biological systems, precision medicine, genomics and pharmaceutical drugs.

Advances in computational methods could lead to a better understanding of human health and the disease process, or the development of new cures for diseases. Four Michigan State…

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Designing Drugs at the Atomic Scale with Computer Simulation

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

At the atomic level, the molecules in our bodies are in constant motion, and are undergoing constant change. The motions are incredibly rich; they range from the isomerization…

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