Kosinsky Yuri A.
Scientific grade: Ph. D.
Personal information: Birth date & place: 1 August 1973, Moscow, Russia.
2006: Ph. D. degree in Physics & Mathematics (candidate in physical and mathematical sciences), Specialization: Biophysics.
Thesis: Molecular modeling of structural and functional aspects of P-type ATPases interactions with ATP.
19961999: Post-graduate education at Shemyakin-Ovchinnikov Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry.
Thesis: NMR and molecular simulation analysis of neurotoxin-II.
19901996: Student of department of cybernetics, Medico-Biological Faculty of Russian Medical University. Master of science degree in biophysic, judged for the thesis entitled Analysis of cofactors microenvironment in proteins (1996).
1999present: The minor researcher in the Molecular Simulation Group of NMR laboratory of Institute of Bioorganic Chemistry, Russian Academy of Sciences.
Field of scientific interest: conformation of peptides and proteins, molecular dynamics, electrostatic interactions in proteins, ligand docking and binding energy estimation, polypeptide toxins, proteins structure-function relationships.
Studied objects: neurotoxins, fusion peptides, nonspecific acid phosphatase, P-type ATPases.
Programming: C, Delphi, UNIX shell.
Platforms: All Windows versions, Linux/IRIX/Sun OS.
Molecular modeling software: DOCK, GROMACS, INSIGHT II, MOLMOL.
Foreign language: English.
Publications: Coauthor of 7 articles in international scientific journals (see details).