Jack A. Tuszynski


Phone: (780) 432-8906
Email: Email Me
Department: Physics - Area: Condensed Matter Physics
Office: CCIS 3 - 246
Office Hours: By appointment
Address: University of Alberta
CCIS 3 - 246
Edmonton, AB
Canada T6G 1Z2


MSc (1980) University of Poznan, Poland
PhD (1983) U of C, Canada
Assistant Professor U of A 1988-1990
Associate Professor U of A 1990-1993
Professor  U of A 1993-present
Allard Research Professor U of A 2005-present


Research Interests:

Collective dynamics of cellular proteins, rational drug design for cancer chemotherapy, nonlinear models of pharmacokinetic processes


Selected Publications:

C-Y Tseng, Md Ashrafuzzaman, J. Y. Mane, J. Kapty, J. R. Mercer, and J. A. Tuszynski, Entropic fragment based approach to aptamer design, Chemical Biology and Drug Design 78, 1-13 (2011).

R.E. Marsh, J.A. Tuszynski, M. Sawyer and K.J. E. Vos, A model of competing saturable kinetic processes with application to the pharmacokinetics of the anticancer drug paclitaxel, Mathematical Biosciences and Engineering Vol. 8 Number 2, April 2011, 325-355.

M. Bennett, K. Barakat, T. Huzil, D. L. Sackett, J.A. Tuszynski and D. C. Schriemer, Discovery and Characterization of the Laulimalide-Microtubule Binding Mode by Mass Shift Perturbation Mapping,  Chemistry and Biology 17, 725–734, July 30, 2010

H. Freedman, V. Rezania, A. Priel, E. Carpenter, S. Noskov and J. A. Tuszynski, Model of ionic currents through microtubule nanopores and the lumen, Physical Review E 81, 051912 (2010) [11 pages] URL: http://link.aps.org/DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevE.81.051912,