Personal Data:

Name: Joanna Trylska
Address: Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, Banacha 2C, 02-097, Warsaw, Poland
e-mail: joanna@cent.uw.edu.pl
tel: +48 (22) 5543-683
fax: +48 (22) 5540-801
Nationality: Polish

 

Employment:

  • January 2012 - present Associate Professor, Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, Banacha 2c, 02-097 Warsaw, Poland
  • May 2009 - December 2011 Associate Professor, Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling, University of Warsaw, Pawińskiego 5A, 02-106 Warsaw, Poland
  • Feb 2005 - May 2009 Assistant Professor, Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling, University of Warsaw, Pawińskiego 5A, 02-106 Warsaw, Poland
  • Jan 2003 - Jan 2005 Post-doctoral Researcher, University of California at San Diego, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry and Center for Theoretical Biological Physics, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093-0365, USA
  • Dec 2001 - Dec 2002 Faculty Adjunct, Interdisciplinary Centre for Mathematical and Computational Modelling (ICM), University of Warsaw, Pawińskiego 5A, 02-106 Warsaw, Poland
  • Sept 2000 - Nov 2001 Research Assistant, University of Warsaw, Poland

Education:

  • Sept 2017 - Professor title awarded by the President of Poland
  • May 2009 - habilitation colloquium, Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, thesis: “Internal dynamics, association and energetics of binding of ligands with the ribosome”
  • Oct 2001 - PhD degree at Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw, specialization: molecular biophysics, thesis "Computational Modelling of Protonation Equilibria and Reaction Mechanism of HIV-1 Protease"
  • 1995 - 2000 PhD student, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics, Department of Biophysics
  • 1989 - 1995 student, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Physics, specialization: molecular biophysics, MSc degree in physics, thesis entitled "Molecular modelling studies of physicochemical properties of human erythrocytic purine nucleoside phosphorylase"

Fellowships and Awards:

  • 2017 - "Biophysicist in Profile" an article in Biophysical Society Newsletter 
  • 2016 - a silver medal from the Rector for the 200 anniversary of the University of Warsaw
  • since 2011 - Associate Editor of BMC Biophysics
  • 2015, 2012, 2010, 2009 - University of Warsaw Rector's award for research achievements
  • 2014 - nomination by the Foundation for Polish Science and Robert Bosh Foundation to AcademiaNet initiative
  • 2008 - University of Warsaw Rector fellowship
  • 2007 - 2012 - Foundation for Polish Science "Focus" fellowship
  • 2003 - 2004 - NSF Center for Theoretical Biological Physics fellowship
  • 1995 - 2000 - Faculty of Physics, PhD fellowship
  • 1993 - 1995 - Faculty of Physics, student's fellowship

Memberships:

  • The International Society of Quantum Biology and Pharmacology
  • Biophysical Society
  • American Chemical Society
  • Polish Bioinformatics Society

Areas of specialization:

  • modeling macromolecular nanoassemblies such as the ribosome
  • development of coarse-grained models for proteins and nucleic acids
  • antibacterial antisense oligonucleotides
  • thermodynamics and energetics of ribosome and its complexes with antibiotics
  • enzymatic activity of proteases
  • quantum-classical molecular dynamics methods to simulate proton transfer processes in enzymatic reactions

Teaching experience:

  • lecture on "Modelling Macromoleculat Machines", courses "Introduction to Physics", "Molecular Quantum Mechanics", "Biophysics"
  • laboratories in physics, molecular modelling methods