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Biographical entry Kobe, Bostjan (1965 - )

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Born
31 October 1965
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Occupation
Structural biologist

Summary

Bostjan Kobe is a structural biologist noted for his multi-disciplinary approach to determine particularly the molecular and cellular functions of proteins. His research has contributed to our understanding of immunity pathways and the potential for proteins as therapeutic agents. In his research he uses a combination of crystallography, electron microscopy, and a range of biophysical techniques and functional bioassays. Kobe is Professor of Structural Biology at the University of Queensland and leads the Protein Structure and Function research group.

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1994
Education - PhD, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Centre, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
1994 - 1995
Career position - Postdoctoral Fellow, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Dallas, Texas, U.S.A.
1995 - 2002
Career position - Wellcome Senior Research Fellowship in Medical Science
1996
Career position - ARC Postdoctoral Fellowship, St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne
2000 -
Career position - Associate Professor, University of Queensland
2000
Award - Erice Vaciago Award, International School of Crystallographers
2001
Award - Prime Minister's Prize for Achievement in Life Sciences
2003
Career position - Senior Research Fellow, National Health and Medical Research Council
2005 - 2010
Award - ARC Federation Fellowship
2009
Award - Roche Medal, Australian Society for Biochemical and Molecular Biology
2011 - 2015
Career position - Senior Research Fellow, National Health and Medical Research Council
2012 - 2014
Career position - President, Society of Crystallographers in Australian and New Zealand
2012 - 2015
Career position - Member, ARC College of Experts
2018 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
2018 -
Award - ARC Laureate Fellowship
2018
Award - Beckman Coulter Discovery Science Award, Australian Society for Biochemical and Molecular Biology

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See also

Helen Cohn