Corey O'Hern

Assoc Prof Mechanical Eng (SEAS), Physics and Applied Physics; Assoc Prof Dept of Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science and Physics; Associate Professor

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Computational Biology and Bioinformatics

School of Engineering and Applied Science

Research Interests

protein-protein interactions; intrinsically disordered proteins; active media; cell motion; wound healing in epithelial tissue; molecular dynamics simulations; statistical mechanics; Markov state modeling more...


  • B.S., Duke University, 1994
  • Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1999

Selected Publications

  • G. Lois, J. Blawzdziewicz, and C. S. O'Hern, "Reliable Protein Folding on Complex Energy Landscapes: The Free Energy Reaction Path", Biophys. J. 95 (2008) 2692.
  • A. L. Cortajarena, G. Lois, E. Sherman, C. S. O'Hern, L. Regan, and G. Haran, "Non-random-coil behavior as a consequence of extensive PPII structure in the denatured state", J. Mol. Biol. 382 (2008) 203.
  • G. Lois, J. Blawzdziewicz, and C. S. O'Hern, "Percolation Model for Slow Dynamics in Glass-Forming Materials", Phys. Rev. Lett. 102 (2009) 015702.



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