Professor of Physics; Senior Constellation Chaired Professor in Biocomputation and Bioinformatics Areas Contact Information
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Ph.D., Theoretical Physics, Cornell University.
M.S., Physics, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras
B.S., Physics (Magna cum Laude), University of Puerto Rico, Rio PiedrasBiography
García received a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from Cornell University. He was a staff member in the Theoretical Biology and Biophysics Group, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory Los Alamos, NM from 1989 to 2005 and served as a Group Leader from 2001 to 2005. He is a fellow of the American Physical Society and a member of the Biophysical Society, The Protein Society, the AAAS, and the American Chemical Society. He received the Edward Bouchard prize of the American Physical Society in 2006. García is an Associate Editor of Proteins, Structure, Function and Bioinformatics, a member of the editorial board of the Biophysical Journal, Molecular Simulations, and a member of the Faculty of 1000 for BioMed Central.Research Interests
Professor Garcia's research interests are theoretical and computational aspects of the structure, dynamics and stability of biological molecules.