Joachimiak Lab

Our lab seeks to uncover the structure-function relationship of macromolecules involved in protein misfolding — a key element of Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Meet the PI

Łukasz Joachimiak, Ph.D.

Łukasz Joachimiak, Ph.D.

Principal Investigator

I earned my B.S. in biochemistry from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and my Ph.D. from the University of Washington, where I established computational tools to define the energetic and structural principles that underlie protein-protein interactions. My lab studies protein folding and how cellular factors influence folding, both in vitro and in vivo, focusing on how proteins involved in neurodegenerative diseases change shape to drive disease pathology. (My name is pronounced Woo-kash Yo-ah-heem-e-yak.)

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What We Do

We use cross-linking mass spec and other biophysical methods to uncover how proteins fold, misfold, and cause disease.

Learn more about our research
Protein space-filling model

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If you're interested in joining our team, please reach out to learn more about open positions.

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