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Biological systems at the nano scale
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"Biophysics is an interdisciplinary science that uses methods of physics to study biological systems. Biophysical research shares significant overlap with nanotechnology, bioinformatics, biomateriales or bioengineering . This is a multidisciplinary group with experience in different aspects of materials science, both from experimental and theoretical points of view. Research subject: dynamics of biomolecules (proteins, DNA, RNA ...) at the nano scale with bio-medical applications. Methods: Statistical Physics and All-Atom Molecular Dynamics Simulations (thousands of atoms can be analysed at the same time). Spatial and Temporal Scales: Nanometers and Femto-Nano seconds, respectively. All-atom molecuar dynamics simulations in biological systems is a technique that has been recently implemented at icma by this group."