About Us

Group description

We study the structure and function of proteins using structural biology methods such as protein crystallography and electron microscopy, bioinformatics analysis and molecular dynamics simulations, as well as by functional assays both in vitro and in cell culture.

We are especially interested in proteins for which little structural information is available, so that we can answer vital questions about the activity and function of these proteins. Some of our interests include proteins working on RNA, helical repeats, protein engineering and molecular diagnostics. We also use structural models of proteins to elucidate the molecular mechanisms underlying selected human diseases or to aid drug discovery. Through our findings and inventions, we would like to help combat infections or treat human inflammatory disorders.

Go!RNA Structural Biology Group

Go!RNA News & Events

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Nov 23, 2020, 2:50 PM
Our PhD student Daria Dawidziak obtained a 2-year grant from the National Science Centre, Poland to study protein-RNA interactions. Congratulations!
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Nov 17, 2020, 4:00 PM
A collaborative effort identified a new pathway that arms adipose tissue macrophages againts toxic lipid spillover in obesity
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Nov 17, 2020, 3:53 PM
Merski et al. propose a straightforward way to assess hydrogen-mediated interactions in protein structures based on the heavy atom geometry
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Jul 16, 2020, 1:52 PM
Blanco et al. describe a simpler way to predict the number of cases in the early stage of the COVID-19 epidemics

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