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Transforming Life at Disciplinary Boundaries, Text Slide 7 of 24

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Slide title: Life Science Connections

Slide words: How the eye sees: 512-electrode retinal readout system (under the neuroboard photo)

Predicting the structure of proteins: algorithms and parallel computation for understanding multi-body, multi-scale systems (under the protein image)

Slide images: photo of a "neuroboard," in the center of which a pinhead-size 512-electrode array records the output of retinal neurons (top left); photo of an eye (bottom left); computer image of a protein (right)

Image credit: Rachel Kalmar and Alan Litke (top left); MorgueFile (bottom left); Reprinted with permission from "Role of Topology, Nonadditivity, and Water-Mediated Interactions in Predicting the Structures of Proteins," Zong, C., Papoian, G.A., Ulander, J., Wolynes, P.G., J. Am. Chem. Soc., Vol: 128, Iss: 15, pp. 5168-5176 (2006).  Copyright 2006 American Chemical Society (right)

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