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

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
Jul 6, 2020, 2:11 PM
We received a University of Warsaw "Excellence Initiative - Research University" microgrant towards improving COVID diagnostics and sequencing
May 19, 2020, 2:51 PM
Matt Merski contributes to a new tool for visualisation and annotation of proteins with low complexity regions - now in Nucleic Acids Research
May 8, 2020, 2:35 PM
Merski et al. describe a new way to analyse proteins with repeats and apply it to the whole protein universe - check it out in BMC Bioinformatics

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