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Phone: +359 2 8167 340
e-mail: robert.penchovsky@biofac.uni-sofia.bg
For more information visit http://penchovsky.atwebpages.com


Teaching responsibilities course holder of the B.Sc. course Molecular genetics", and the M.Sc. courses "Genomics", "Bioinformatics and Molecular Evolution" and "Synthetic Biology".
Professional interests Synthetic Biology, Synthetic RNA biosensors and bacterial riboswitches, DNA microfluidic chips, Bioinformatics and Genomics, Molecular Computing
Selected publications

1. Penchovsky, R. Programmable and automated bead-based microfluidics for versatile DNA microarrays under isothermal conditions. Lab on a chip, 13, 2370-2380 (2013)

2. Penchovsky, R. Computational design and biosensor applications of small molecule-sensing allosteric ribozymes. Biomicromolecules, 14, 1240-1249 (2013)

3. Penchovsky R. & Stoilova C.C. Riboswitch-based antibacterial drug discovery using high-throughput screening methods. Expert Opinion on Drug Discovery, 8, 65-82. (2013)

4. Penchovsky R. Engineering integrated digital circuits with allosteric ribozymes for scaling up molecular computation and diagnostics. ACS Synthetic Biology, 1, 471-482 (2012).

5. Penchovsky R. Engineering Gene Control Circuits with Allosteric Ribozymes in Human Cells as a Medicine of the Future, in the book "Quality Assurance in Healthcare Service Delivery, Nursing and Personalized Medicine: Technologies and Processes", Publisher IGI Global, DOI: 10.4018/978-1-120-7, 71-96 (2012).