Physics Colloquium: Folding RNA: a confluence of biology, mathematics, and physics

Anthony (Tony) Zee, KITP, UCSB

26 March 2017, 14:00 
Shenkar Building, Melamed Hall 006 
Physics Colloquium


I will describe a long-standing project to fold RNA using some topological aspects of matrix field theory in the large-N limit, in particular some recent work with Orland, Vernizzi, and others. The problem involves elements of biology, mathematics, and physics. The talk will be self-contained, aiming at an interdisciplinary audience.



Event Organizer: Prof. Marek Karliner


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