Olgun Guvench


Ph.D. The Scripps Research Institute 2005
M.D. Columbia University 2001
B.A. Harvard University 1997

Brief biography

Olgun Guvench teaches biomedical sciences to Pharm.D. students and pursues research in the field of biomolecular simulation, with a focus on proteoglycans and protein-carbohydrate interactions. Before joining UNE, Dr. Guvench was a National Institutes of Health Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Maryland, where he trained in biomolecular simulation and structure-based discovery/design, including developing new atomic-resolution models for simulating carbohydrates.

Post-doctoral Training

  • National Institutes of Health Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (F32)
  • University of Maryland

Research Interests

Molecular modeling of proteoglycans, Protein-carbohydrate interactions in molecular recognition and signaling


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