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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Jul 12, 2021, 4:56 PM
The press, radio and social media highlighted our research on bacterial degraders as the new "superantibiotics" that could help fight AMR
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Jul 9, 2021, 2:22 PM
"II Konkurs o grant" funding from UOTT will help us demonstrate further applications of our RNA enrichment tool in infection diagnostics and NGS
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Jul 6, 2021, 4:18 PM
We analyzed the TPR and Ankyrin repeat protein families for the effects of mutations - see our publication in Frontiers in Bioinformatics
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Jun 1, 2021, 1:41 PM
In our newest manuscript we discuss how bacterial degraders might be designed and used as novel antibiotics and chemical genetics tools

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