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October 11, 2021

Ravindra Thakkar to present Anatomy and Physiology Seminar

Submitted by Gail Eyestone

Ravindra Thakkar, a doctoral student working with Jeffrey Comer in the anatomy and physiology department, will present "Computational design of a stapled peptide to target the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein" at the next Anatomy and Physiology Seminar at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, via Zoom.

Thakkar's area of research involves the study of biomolecular interactions using molecular computational tools and de novo design of the therapeutic peptides.

Originally from Vadodara, India, Thakkar received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Sardar Patel University.