Research interests

Enzymology:

Isotope Effects; Oxygen metabolism (oxidases); Nitrogen metabolism (nitrogenase, glutamine synthetase).

Biophysical chemistry of proteins 

Electrostatics, folding, quaternary structure.

Pharmacological chemistry:

Drug design for orphan diseases; Biomarker for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS); Neurochemistry.

Geochemistry and Biogeochemistry.

Biomineralization and extreme environments.

 

Example presentation on enzymology of extreme microorganisms: "Thermotoga flavin-dependent thymidylate synthase: Implications for oxygen metabolism",Thermotoga 2007 Workshop

 

 

For the list of publications see the CV.

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