JS.png Joanna Slusky

Education and Positions: A.B. Princeton University, Magna cum laude 2001 , Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, 2007 as an NSF Graduate Research Fellow and NIH  structural biology training grant fellow, Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Stockholm 2008-2012 as an HFSP Long Term Fellow, Postdoctoral Fellow Fox Chase Cancer Center 20012-1014 as an NIH postdoctoral training grant fellow, Assistant Professor of Computational Biology, University of Kansas, 2014-present, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biosciences, University of Kansas, 2014-present.

Research Interests: Protein design, protein structural evolution, computational biology, membrane protein folding, antibiotic resistance.

Honors and Awards: Sigma Xi Student Invited Outstanding Scientist Award, Kansas State University (2018), NIH Director’s New Innovator Award (2017), Moore Inventor Fellowship (2016), F1000 Outstanding Presentation Prize 3Dsig (2016).

The Protein Society: First joined ~2004.

Service: Associate Editor for Journal of Membrane Biology, Guest Editor for PLoS Computational Biology, Reviewer for BBA-biomembranes, Biochemistry, Biochimie, Biophysical Journal, BMC Structural Biology, Chemical Reviews, Journal of Computational Chemistry, Molecular BioSystems, Molecular Microbiology, Oncotarget, PLoS Computational Biology, Proteins, Scientific Reports, Trends in Biotechnology