Bojan Zagrovic , Ph. D.

Bojan Zagrovic

Member of the Young Academy since 2013

  • Max F. Perutz Laboratories


Research Areas:

  • Biology
  • Biophysics
  • Structural biology
  • Macromolecular chemistry
  • Bioinformatics
  • Evolutionary research



Selected Prizes:

  • ERC Starting Grant
  • START-Preis des Wissenschaftsfonds FWF
  • Tomorrow's PI Preis, Genome Technology magazine
  • EMBO Postdoc Fellowship
  • McGraw-Hill Italia Preis, Protein Society

Selected Publications:

  • Hlevnjak, M.; Polyansky, A. A.; Zagrovic, B. (2012) Sequence signatures of direct complementarity between mRNAs and cognate proteins on multiple levels. Nucleic Acids Research, Bd. 40 (18), S. 8874-8882.
  • Wlodarski, T.; Zagrovic, B. (2009) Conformational selection and induced fit mechanism underlie specificity in non-covalent interactions with ubiquitin. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), Bd. 106 (46), S. 19346-19351.
  • Zagrovic, B.; Lipfert, J.; Sorin, E. J.; Millet, I. S.; Van Gunsteren, W. F. et al. [..] (2005) Unusual compactness of a polyproline type II structure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (USA), Bd. 102 (33), S. 11698-11703.
  • Zagrovic, B.; Pande, V. S. (2003) Structural correspondence between the alpha-helix and the random-flight chain resolves how unfolded proteins can have native-like properties. Nature Structural Biology, Bd. 10 (11), S. 955-961.
  • Zagrovic, B.; Sorin, E. J.; Pande, V. S. (2001) β-hairpin folding simulations in atomistic detail using an implicit solvent model. Journal of Molecular Biology, Bd. 313 (1), S. 151-169.