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
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