Assen Martintchev

Assistant Professor of Physiology & Biophysics

Assen Martintchev
  • Title Assistant Professor of Physiology & Biophysics
  • Office 700 Albany Street, W336 Boston MA 02118
  • Phone 617.358.8486
  • Education PhD, University of Connecticut
    MS, Sofia University

Assen Martintchev studies the architecture of translation initiation complexes and the molecular mechanisms involved in their regulation.

Research Areas

  • Translation initiation and regulation with particular interests in start codon selection and ribosomal subunit joining.
  • Mechanistic and quantitative models of translation initiation and their use in rationally manipulating the system for treatment of metabolic disorders and diseases.
  • Anti-cancer therapy┬áby targeting mechanisms for translation initiation.

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