Multi-Pole Approach to Structural Science

May 10 - 13, 2015

Krzysztof Brzezinski

Head, Laboratory of Biochemistry and Structural Biology
Institute of Chemistry, University of Białystok, Poland

Education: MSc in Pharmacy, Poznan University of Medical Sciences (2000), PhD in Chemistry, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan (2006).

Postdoctoral fellowship: Zbyszek Dauter laboratory, National Institutes of Health/Argonne National Laboratory, USA (2010-2012).

Employment: Center for Biocrystallographic Research at the Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry of the Polish Academy of Sciences in Poznan (2008 – 2010), University of Bialystok (2012 – present).

Field of interest – structural studies of glycosyltransfereses and enzymes involved in the regulation of methylation reactions, small molecule crystallography.

24 publications, ~170 total citations, H-index 7, 15 structures in PDB, reviewer for Acta Crystallographica section D and Molecules.

Recipient of the OPUS 5 grant (National Science Centre, Poland), Polish Biochemical Society J. K. Parnas' Prize (2005).