Multi-Pole Approach to Structural Science

May 10 - 13, 2015

Wieslaw Nowak

Professor of Physics, Head of Theoretical Molecular Biophysics Group
Nicholas Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland

Education - M.Sc., N. Copernicus University, Torun (NCU,chemistry), 1979; Ph.D., NCU (theoretical physics), 1980; D.Sc., NCU, 2000. Professor, 2009.
Fields of interest - development and application of methods involving computer simulations of medically important proteins, photoactive proteins and fluorescent probes, biophysics, quantum chemistry and bioinformatics, single molecule force spectroscopy, science, technology and society.
>60 publications, >600 total citations. Advised 5 Ph.D. and >25 M.Sc. theses. Recipient of the NIH, INSERM, JSPS postdoctoral awards, a member of Polish Physical Society, Biophysical Society, Open Systems and Information Dynamics Society, founding member and vice-president (2008-) of the Polish Bioinformatics Society. Organizer of BioInformatics in Torun (BiT) workshops (15 meetings organized). Head of ZiFi - a group of interdisciplinary scientists (>30) working in the MIT-C (Modern Interdisciplinary Technologies Center of NCU).