Boris I Kurganov
A.N.Bach Institute of Biochemistry
Russian Academy of Sciences
Boris Kurganov, was born in Lomonosov town on 27th June 1938. He is living in Moscow from 1943. During 1955-1960 he was a student of the chemical faculty of the Moscow State University and graduated from the University with a red diploma. From 1960 to 1964 he studied for PhD at the Moscow State University. From 1964 he was a Junior Research Associate in N.N. Semenov Institute of Chemical Physics of USSR Academy of Sciences. From 1968 to 1988 he worked in the Scientific-Industrial Association "Vitaminy"of Ministry of Medical Industry. In 1984 he was awarded the USSR State Prize in the field “Chemical basis of biological catalysis”. From 1989 he is working in Bach Institute of Biochemistry of Russian Academy of Sciences where he is a Head of Laboratory of Enzyme Systems. He is a member of Editorial Boards of “Biochemistry (Moscow)”, “Applied Biochemistry and Microbiology” and Medline.
Boris Kurganov research interests are protein stability, protein denaturation and aggregation, Protein folding and misfolding, Protein refolding, Chaperones (including chemical chaperones), Molecular crowding, Enzyme kinetics, Allosteric enzymes, Enzymes of glycogen metabolism, Protein dissociation and association, Differential scanning calorimetry, Dynamic light scattering.