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Olgun Guvench

Olgun Guvench, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Administration

Location

College of Pharmacy Building 320
On campus
Eligible for Student Opportunities

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.

Credentials

Education

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

Post-Doctoral Training

Post-Doctoral Training, NIH Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Maryland (Baltimore, Maryland)

Research

Selected publications

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Research interests

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

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