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Wolfgang Nonner

General Information

Wolfgang  Nonner

Contact

  • Fax: 305-243-5931
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Languages

  • English

Roles

  • Professor of Physiology and Biophysics

Research Interests

Two topics are studied with computational approaches:

Physical mechanisms underlying the selective current flow through biological ion channels and the gating of that flow

Evolution of codon usage bias

 

Education

1969 M.D.
University of Saarland

Publications

  • Domain and inter-domain energetics underlying gating in Shaker-type Kv channels. Biophysical Journal (2014) 107, 1841-1852
  • Voltage sensing in ion channels: mesoscale simulations of biological devices. Physical Review E (2012) 86:011910
  • Ion selectivity in L-type calcium channels by electrostatics and hard-core repulsion. Journal of General Physiology 1(2009) 33, 497-509
  • Bubbles, gating and anesthetics in ion channels. Biophysical Journal (2008) 94,4382-4298
  • Steric selectivity in Na channels arising from protein polarization and mobile side chains. Biophysical Journal (2007) 93,1960-1980
  • The combined effect of pore radius and protein dielectric coefficient on the selectivity of a calcium channel. Physical Review Letters (2007) 98, 168102.

Biography

1972-1978  Assistant Professor, University of Saarland, Medical School, Dept. of Physiology

1978-1980  Research Associate Professor, University of Washington School of Medicine, Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics

1981-1991 Associate Professor, University of Miami School of Medicine, Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics

1991-present Professor, University of Miami School of Medicine, Dept. of Physiology and Biophysics