Prof. Eugene Shakhnovich Harvard University, USA

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Eugene Shakhnovich received his MS in 1981 in theoretical physics from Moscow University. In 1984, he received his PhD in theoretical biophysics and molecular biology from the Russian Academy of Sciences. He was a Research Fellow and Senior Research Fellow in the Institute of Protein Research of the then Soviet... read moreAcademy of Sciences until his arrival at Harvard in 1990, where he held Assistant and Associate Professorships. Since 1997 he has been Full Professor of Chemistry, Chemical Biology and Biophysics. His research interests include theoretical studies of protein folding, evolution and design, rational drug design, theory of complex systems, bioinformatics and theoretical material science. He is the author of more than 220 publications and a recipient of several awards and fellowships. In 2001, he co-founded Vitae Pharmaceuticals, a vibrant pharmaceutical company which incorporates computational approaches developed by the Shakhnovich lab into their drug discovery platform.