Developing computational protein design and high-throughput experimental methods to generate new proteins with properties not seen in Nature, with an emphasize on membrane protein.

Anastassia Vorobieva

Group Leader
Group Leader, VIB-VUB Center for Structural Biology, 2021
Postdoctoral Fellow: EPFL, Institute of Bioengineering, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2019-2020
Senior Fellow: University of Washington, Institute for Protein Design, Seattle, WA, 2014-2019
PhD: UCLouvain, Louvain Institute of BiomolecularScience and Technology, 2009-2014

Research areas

Computational biology Structural biology

Model organisms

Research focus

The Vorobieva lab interest lies at the interface of molecular modelling, experimental biochemistry and biophysics. We aim to develop new computational design methods and experimental high-throughput assays to study the fundamentals of membrane protein folding, in particular transmembrane beta-barrels (TMBs), and enable the custom design of TMBs for applications such as synthetic biology. 

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