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  • Wit, grit and a supercomputer yield chemical structure of HIV capsid

    Physics professor Klaus Schulten, postdoctoral researcher Juan R. Perilla and their colleagues used experimental data and computer simulations to determine the chemical structure of the HIV capsid.

    Physics professor Klaus Schulten, postdoctoral researcher Juan R. Perilla and their colleagues used experimental data and computer simulations to determine the chemical structure of the HIV capsid.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      Physics professor Klaus Schulten, postdoctoral researcher Juan R. Perilla and their colleagues used experimental data and computer simulations to determine the chemical structure of the HIV capsid.

      Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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      VIEW VIDEO The researchers used the supercomputer Blue Waters to determine the complete HIV capsid structure, a simulation that accounted for the interactions of 64 million atoms.

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