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Dr. Harald JANOVJAK Assistant Professor, Molecular and Cellular Biophysics, Optogenetics, Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria), Klosterneuburg


2005 PhD, University of Technology, Dresden
2006-2010 Postdoc, University of California, Berkeley, USA
2010-2011 Research Associate, University of Munich
2011 Assistant Professor, IST-Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria)


Biophysical Society
Austrian Biophysical Society


Janovjak H., G. Sandoz & E.Y. Isacoff. A modern ionotropic glutamate receptor with a potassium-selectivity signature sequence. Nature Communications ,2: 232, 2011
Janovjak H., S. Szobota, C. Wyart, D. Trauner & E.Y. Isacoff. A light-gated, potassium-selective glutamate receptor for the optical inhibition of neuronal firing. Nature Neuroscience, 18: 1027-1032, 2010
Syzmcyak P. & H. Janovjak. Periodic forces trigger a complex mechanical response in ubiquitin. Journal of Molecular Biology,390: 443-456, 2009


HFSP Program Grant, 2011
Long-term fellow of the European Molecular Biology Organization, 2007-2009
PhD with highest honors (summa cum laude), 2005