At ORCID we take our privacy and security seriously. As of April 9, 2014, all ORCID systems have been updated to protect against the "Heartbleed" vulnerability. As an extra precaution, ORCID.org recommends that you reset your password to something new and not utilized on any other website. Learn more here.

Janusz Bujnicki

Keywords: bioinformatics, structural biology, proteins, RNA, enzymes, bionanotechnology, computer simulations

Websites:
Bujnicki laboratory website

Other IDs:
Scopus Author ID: 7007165509

Personal Information

Biography

Scientific degrees • 25.09.2009 –Professor of Biological Sciences, President of the Republic of Poland • 11.01.2005 - D.habil. in biochemistry, Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland. • 04.06.2001 - Ph.D. in bioinformatics, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Biology, Warsaw, Poland. • 16.06.1998 - M.Sc. in microbiology, University of Warsaw, Faculty of Biology, Warsaw, Poland. Professional experience Present: • 06/2002- : professor, head of the Laboratory of Bioinformatics and Protein Engineering at the International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (IIMCB), Trojdena 4, 02-190 Warsaw, Poland (100% appointment) • 10/2006- : associate professor (extraordinarius), Bioinformatics Laboratory at the Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Umultowska 89, 61-614 Poznan, Poland (currently 25% appointment) Past: • 06/2010-05/2011: deputy director, International Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology in Warsaw (1 year rolling position) • 1-2/2008: visiting professor, University of Tokyo, Japan (sabbatical) • 10/2004-9/2006 : assistant professor (adjunct), Bioinformatics Laboratory, Faculty of Biology, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland • 03/2002-05/2002: Acting head of the Laboratory of Bioinformatics at the IIMCB • 02/2001 - 02/2002: Group Leader, Laboratory of Bioinformatics, IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland (with Dr. L Rychlewski) • 06-09/2001 Visiting Scientist, National Center for Biotechnology Information, NLM, NIH, Bethesda, USA (with Dr. EV Koonin) • 12/1999 - 02/2001: Research Scientist, Bioinformatics Unit, IIMCB, Warsaw, Poland (with Dr. L Rychlewski) • 10/1998 - 07/2000: Senior Research Assistant, Henry Ford Health System, Detroit, MI, USA (with Dr. L.C. Lutter) Professional affiliations • Scientific Committee of the Innovative Medicines Initiative, member (selected in 2013) • Science Europe, Life, Environmental and Geo Sciences (LEGS) Scientific Committee, member (selected in 2013) • EC Advisory Group on European Research Infrastructures including e-Infrastructures, member (selected in 2013) • Science Promotion Council, Polish Academy of Sciences, RUN-PAN (elected in 2013) • Academy of Young Scientists, Polish Academy of Sciences, AMU-PAN (elected in 2011) • Committee for Evolutionary and Theoretical Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences (elected member, 2008-2011, 2011-2014) • Committee for Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences (AMU-PAN member, 2011-2014) • Polish Society for Bioinformatics, PTBI (founding member, vice-president 2007-2010, president 2011-2013) • ELIXIR committee for building the bioinformatics training strategy and committee on global collaboration (member 2007-) • RNA Society (member, 2007-) • Society of Bioinformatics in Northern Europe, SocBiN (board member, 2004-) • International Society for Computational Biology, ISCB (member, 2001-) Editorial activities • Executive Editor, Nucleic Acids Research (2013-) • Series editor, Nucleic Acids and Molecular Biology (Springer Verlag, 2009-) • Deputy Section Editor, BMC Bioinformatics (2010-) • Editorial board member of: Nucleic Acids Research (2005-), Advances in Bioinformatics (2008-2011), Journal of Applied Genetics (2004-), the Database Journal (2008-), Journal of Nucleic Acids (2008-), Biology Direct (2013-)