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Michal Maj

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Department of Chemistry & Molecular
Visiting address
Medicinaregatan 9 c
41390 Göteborg
Postal address
Box 462
40530 Göteborg

About Michal Maj

Research in the Maj group focuses on studying the structure and aggregation kinetics of amyloid intermediates using laser spectroscopy and high-resolution imaging techniques. Many diseases are caused by aggregation of misfolded proteins into amyloid fibrils. We take advantage of the rapid acquisition of femtosecond two-dimensional infrared (2D-IR) spectroscopy to elucidate mechanisms of such protein self-assembly. To increase the structural specificity of 2D-IR, we develop new molecular probes that can be used as IR-active sensors of structure and dynamics of proteins.

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