Multi-Pole Approach to Structural Science

May 10 - 13, 2015

Andrzej Joachimiak

Argonne Distinguished Fellow
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA
University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA

Argonne Distinguished Fellow, Director of the Structural Biology Center and the Midwest Center for Structural Genomics at Biosciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, USA, Senior Fellow at Computational Institute, cPI Center for Structural Genomics of Infectious Diseases and Professor, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.

Education - M.Sc., University of Adam Mickiewicz, Poznan, 1974; Ph.D., Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Poznan, Poland, 1980; Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Chicago 1980-1982; D.Sc., Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Warsaw, 1991.

University of Chicago, Chicago, USA; 1980-86, Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Poznan (Poland) 1986-1990, at Yale University 1990-93, at Argonne National Laboratory 1993-present, at the University of Chicago (Chicago, USA) 2004-present.

Fields of interest - structural biology using synchrotron radiation, enzymes specificity, protein-ligand interactions, protein-nucleic acid interactions, molecular chaperones.

>320 publications and book chapters, >16,600 total citations, H-index 63, >2,200 structures in the PDB. Trained >20 postdoctoral fellows. Associate Editor of Journal of Structural and Functional Genomics, Protein Science, Protein & Cell, Member, European Academy of Sciences, Polish Society of Arts and Sciences, Protein Data Bank Advisory Committee, NSLS-II Advisory Committee, ORNL Neutron Advisory Board, Recipient of the University of Chicago Award for Distinguished Performance and the Arthur H. Compton Award, Advanced Photon Source.