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Olgun Guvench

Olgun Guvench joined the UNE College of Pharmacy as Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in July of 2009. 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. Dr. 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.

Education

Ph.D.

The Scripps Research Institute

2005

M.D.

Columbia University

2001

B.A.

Harvard University

1997

Post-Doctoral Training

NIH Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellowship

University of Maryland

Baltimore

Maryland

Expertise

biomolecular simulation

Research

Research Interests

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

Selected Publications

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Funded Grants

NSF MCB-1453529                                                                            
“Atomic resolution modeling of proteoglycans”
5/1/2015 – 4/30/2020
Role: PI

Olgun Guvench

Olgun Guvench

,

M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Chair

Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

Pharmacy Building
320

oguvench@une.edu

(207) 221-4171

On Campus

Eligible for Student Opportunities