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Title: A Conversation with Harold A. Scheraga
Authors: Scheraga, Harold A.
Wilcox, Charles
Keywords: Oral history
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Aspects of Cornell University history
Legendary publication record
structure of water
computational studies of protein folding
Issue Date: Sep-2006
Publisher: Internet-First University Press
Abstract: Sponsored by the Oral History Project of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University, led by Charles Wilcox and Kelly Strickland, this presents an extended interview with a senior member of the faculty, Harold A. Scheraga, in which he shares his life's journey, professional interests and reflections about the distinctive character of his department and its nurturing environment. Topics [m:s] Growing up in Monticello, NY [5:40]; War Years [7:06]; Post-doctoral at Harvard [5:30]; Coming to Cornell [4:21]; Department Chair [12:42]; Research - Structure of Water [6:40]; Research - Computer Studies [9:33]; Biological Significance of Global Free-Energy Minimum [6:10]; Can the Protein Folding Problem Be Solved? [2:42]; Conclusion [1:10]. Short biographies of interviewee and interviewer [Charles Wilcox] are included, in addition to a photo gallery and list of publications of the interviewee. Video Total Run Time: 64 minutes. The streaming video is openly accessible at: The DVD was produced by J. Robert Cooke.
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A Conversation with Harold Scheraga

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