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Taras Pogorelov

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign



Abhishek Singharoy, Christopher Maffeo, Karelia H. Delgado-Magnero, David J.K. Swainsbury, Melih Sener, Ulrich Kleinekathöfer, John W. Vant, Jonathan Nguyen, Andrew Hitchcock, Barry Isralewitz, Ivan Teo, Danielle E. Chandler, John E. Stone, James C. Phillips, Taras V. Pogorelov, M. Ilaria Mallus, Christophe Chipot, Zaida Luthey-Schulten, D. Peter Tieleman, C. Neil Hunter, Emad Tajkhorshid, Aleksei Aksimentiev, and Klaus Schulten (2019): Atoms to Phenotypes: Molecular Design Principles of Cellular Energy Metabolism, Cell, Elsevier B.V., Vol 179, Num 5, pp1098-1111.e23


Taras V. Pogorelov, Chad Rienstra, Martin Burke (2019): Amphotericin-Driven Sterol Extraction: Probing the Mechanism, 2019 Blue Waters Annual Report, pp316

Simulation reveals how bacterial organelle converts sunlight to chemical energy

Nov 14, 2019

Researchers used supercomputers to construct a 136 million-atom model of the chromatophore, a primitive light-harvesting structure in purple bacteria. The simulated organelle behaved just as it does in nature, the team reports.