Dr. Mariel Vazquez – Connections and Reconnections: A Link Between Mathematics, Physics, and DNA
Talk given at the 2017 National Math Festival in Washington, D.C.
What can you do with a Math Major? A question addressed by Monica Vazirani , Professor of Mathematics at UC Davis in “What Can I Do With My Major?” Blog. Gabriel Freund, graduate of UC Davis and researcher in the Arsuaga Vazquez lab weighs in on his experiences with research at the intersection of math and biology.
The California Aggie reports on the recent paper published in Scientific Reports .
UC Davis News reports on the recent paper published in Scientific Reports .
Here are the videos from our collaboration with Numberphile (funded by MSRI; research funded by NSF DMS1519375, NIH60420000, NSF DMS0920887)
National Math Festival – Join us in 2017!
Participation in the 2015 National Math Festival (the festival in 140 seconds)
The following videos illustrate different packing problems.
This video was created by Brian Cruz for his Master’s Thesis. It represents a simulation performed with biologically motivated parameter values of DNA being packed into a Bacteriophage capsid.
These videos were created with Knotplot by Rob Scharein
Action of enzymes
The above video was published as supplementary data in Vazquez et al., 2005
The above video was published as supplementary data in Shimokawa et al., 2013.