• 2019/06/13 Prof. Jakob Ulmschneider visited us from Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and shared with us his research on antimicrobial peptides and experience with force fields in his presentation “How membrane active peptides partition into bilayers and spontaneously assemble into functional membrane proteins”.

  • 2019/05/21 Prof. Shuguang Yuan from CAS Shenzhen Institutes of Advanced Technology, visited our lab and brought a wonderful talk entitled “From Computational Biology to Modern Drug Discovery”.

  • 2019/05/14 Prof. Jun Fan from City University of Hong Kong visited us, presenting her works in “Cell Membranes Interacting with Proteins and Nanosheets”.

  • 2019/05/09 Ms. Tengyu Xie and Ms. Xiaoli Lu, both already admitted into our PhD program, started their pre-doc visiting in our lab. Welcome!

  • 2019/04/15 Dr. Kuang Yu visited us from Tsinghua-Berkeley Shenzhen Institute, and tell us recent advances in density functional embedding theory in his talk “Introduction to Quantum Embedding Theory and its Applications to Surface Chemistry”.

  • 2019/03/26 Prof. Hao Wu from School of Mathematics in Tongji University visited our group. He demonstrated how to leverage deep learning to address the sampling problem in his talk “Deep Boltzmann Generator”.

  • 2019/03/01 Dr. Zongyang Qiu joined the lab as a postdoctorall fellow, and Ms. Qiaozhu Tan as a research assistant. Welcome on board!

  • 2019/02/13 Dr. Xiaowu Chen visited us from Stanford University, bringing an excellent talk “Structure-based Approach Toword New Anti-Influenza,HIV and Hepatitis Drugs”.

  • 2018/12/8-9 Dr. Huang attended the workshop on the Statistical Mechanics of Complex Systems at USTC. Although originally planning to present a poster only, Jing ended up delivering an oral presentation about the MPID polarizable force fields.

  • 2018/10/25-28 Prof. Alex MacKerell from University of Maryland Baltimore visited us, and presented a talk entitled “Can CADD Drive GPCR Drug Design? Rapid Estimation of Relative Binding Affinities Based on Pre-computed Ensembles” for the Westlake Master’s forum.

  • 2018/09/04 Our proposal on MPID has won the Zhejiang Natural Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars.

  • 2018/08/22 Chengwei Zhang and Ye Ding joined our group as PhD students. Welcome!

  • 2018/08/17 Our proposal on IDPs has been funded by NSFC youth program.

  • 2018/07/30 Chengwei Zhang, Fengzhe Xu, Menglei Shuai, Canhui Li, and Zhaoxu Li started their 2rd round of rotation in our lab. Welcome!

  • 2018/07/04 Ye Ding, Yuanyuan Ji, and Hongjuan Wang started their 1st round of rotation in our lab.

  • 2018/06/20 Prof. Yun Luo from Western University of Health Science, CA, US visited us and presented a talk entitled “Allosteric regulation of type 1 serine/theronine kinase receptors”.

  • 2018/06/12 Dr. Yi Shi joined the lab as a postdoctoral fellow.

  • 2018/06/10 Dr. Huang and Dr. You Xu attended the 2nd Worldwide Chinese Computational Biology and Molecular Simulation Conference in Sun Yat-sen University in Guangzhou, China. Dr. Huang presented an invited talk entitled “Capturing the Cooperativity of Backbone Hydrogen Bonding with Polarizable Force Fields”. Dr. You Xu presented a poster, which was awarded as the Best Poster at the conference.





  • 2017/11/01 The Huang lab is established in the Westlake Institute for Advanced Study in Hangzhou, Zhejiang, China