Lukasz P. Kozlowski

I am a scientist focused on the bioinformatics and the computational biology.

Currently I work at: Institute of Informatics, University of Warsaw. In past, I worked at Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany in Quantitative and Computational Biology Group headed by Johannes Soeding (postdoc) and earlier at the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Protein Engineering headed by Janusz M. Bujnicki (PhD thesis).

Research Interests

  • development of bioinformatics tools for protein and RNA structure prediction
  • intrinsic protein disorder and its function in biological systems
  • theoretical studies of protein and RNA folding, dynamics
  • next-generation sequencing (NGS) data analysis
  • single nucleotide polymorphism (SNP) influence on human diseases
  • structural bioinformatics and structural biology
  • advanced machine learning (deep learning, ANN, SVM, genetic algorithms)
  • protein structure modeling
  • protein and RNA sequence analysis
  • proteomics

Technical skills

Problem solving
  • analysis of complex data using advanced statistics, machine learning (e.g. artificial neural networks, support vector machines, genetic algorithms)
Software development
  • programming languages: PYTHON, R, C++, C, Java, shell
  • databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Internet: HTML, PHP, Zope, Django, Apache, JavaScript
Scientific packages
  • in-depth knowledge of bioinformatics programs (e.g. BLAST, HHSearch, ClustalW, MAFFT, UCSD Chimera, VMD, Modeller, MEME, and few hundred others)
Languages
  • Polish (native), English (CAE, fluent spoken and written), German (basic)

Educational Background
Ph.D. (2013, biochemistry, cum laude), BSc (2007, informatics), MSc (2006, genetics), BSc (2004, biology)
2008 – 2013      Ph.D. (biochemistry, bioinformatics, cum laude) Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics of the Polish Academy of Science, Thesis title: Integrated bioinformatics platform for protein analysis. Prediction of protein domain and intrinsic protein disorder - in polish
2005 – 2007      Bachelor’s degree: Jan Kochanowski University of Humanities and Sciences, Institute of Physics, Division of Computer Science, Thesis title: Determining amino acid composition in proteins using genetic algorithm - in polish
2004 – 2006      Master’s degree: Jan Kochanowski University of Humanities and Sciences, Institute of Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Genetics, Thesis title: Phylogenetic analysis of the linker histones in vertebrates - in polish
2001 – 2004      Bachelor’s degree: Jan Kochanowski University of Humanities and Sciences, Institute of Biology, Department of Biochemistry and Genetics, Thesis title: The diversity of linker histones in vertebrates - in polish

Employment
2018 –          Assistant Professor, Institute of Informatics, University of Warsaw, Poland
2015 – 2017 Postdoctoral Researcher, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Germany
2013 – 2015 Postdoctoral Researcher, The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology, Poland
2008 – 2013 Ph.D. Student, The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
2007 – 2008 Research assistant, Bioinformatician, The International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology
2006 – 2007 Research assistant, Genetics, The Jan Kochanowski Swietokrzyski University in Kielce, Poland






Online version of my CV is available at: http://goo.gl/JgTHzC

Contact: Lukasz P. Kozlowski