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Arabela Grigorescu

Research Professor and Managing Director Keck Biophyisics Facility - Northwestern University

Position - Company  
Director - Keck Biophysics Facility Northwestern University Dec 2006 - Present
Research Professor and Managing Director Keck Biophyisics Facility - Northwestern University

• Providing counseling, training and assistance to over 500 clients from various areas of research including: molecular pharmacology, chemistry and biochemistry, molecular biology, neuroscience, biotechnology, cancer therapeutics, nano-biology, nanoscience
• Designing and performing complex experiments, selecting the appropriate combination of techniques, performing data analysis and cross-validation of results obtained by complementary methods, preparing results for publications
• Writing research proposals, project evaluations and reports, technical manuals
• Managing the daily workflow in all operations of the Keck Biophysics Facility at Northwestern University, evaluating and testing novel technologies and instrumentation, organizing tours, seminars and demonstrations,

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Dec 2006 - Present
Degree - University  
Ph.D., Molecular Biophysics - University of Pittsburgh 1998 - 2003
Publication Info
Highly active β-xylosidases of glycoside hydrolase family 43 operating on natural and artificial substrates. Jordan DB, Wagschal K, Grigorescu AA, Braker JD Appl Microbiol Biotechnol. :. doi: 10.1007/s00253-012-4475-4. October 10, 2012. View on PubMed.
Encapsulated cargo internalized by fusogenic liposomes partially overlaps the endoplasmic reticulum. Mustata RC, Grigorescu A, Petrescu SM J Cell Mol Med. 13(9B):3110-21. doi: 10.1111/j.1582-4934.2009.00724.x. September 2009. View on PubMed.
Inter-subunit interactions that coordinate Rad51's activities. Grigorescu AA, Vissers JH, Ristic D, Pigli YZ, Lynch TW, Wyman C, Rice PA Nucleic Acids Res. 37(2):557-67. doi: 10.1093/nar/gkn973. February 2009. View on PubMed.
A CD2-based model of yeast alpha-agglutinin elucidates solution properties and binding characteristics. Grigorescu A, Chen MH, Zhao H, Kahn PC, Lipke PN IUBMB Life. 50(2):105-13. doi: 10.1080/713803692. August 2000. View on PubMed.
The distribution of nucleic acid chromophores at cellulose-water interfaces. 1. Photometric parameters. Hörer OL, Grigorescu A Rev Roum Virol. 43(1-2):33-9. June 1992. View on PubMed.
Electroporation and electrofusion in cellular and viral biology. Grigorescu A Rev Roum Virol. 43(1-2):101-7. June 1992. View on PubMed.
Endocrinology of the salivary glands. Grigorescu A Endocrinologie. 27(3):185-9. September 1989. View on PubMed.
From Iris Bell (American Medical College of Homeopathy) on 2014-10-23 14:49:57 -0700 Excellent thorough laboratory work. Very responsive communication. A pleasure to work with. Thanks! Read more
From Derek Duan (Eyegenix LLC) on 2014-08-29 13:03:38 -0700 Great analyst! Very nice to work with and communication was smooth. Read more
From Elwira Musial (SR Burzynski) on 2014-07-30 13:46:49 -0700 Excellent service, great cooperation Read more
From Iris Bell (American Medical College of Homeopathy) on 2014-05-29 18:19:26 -0700 Excellent work. Great communication. Very responsive to questions about the data. Read more
From Derek Duan (Eyegenix LLC) on 2014-04-28 18:27:50 -0700 Great analyst! Great service, very patient in answering the questions. Read more
From Iris Bell (American Medical College of Homeopathy) on 2014-04-20 13:52:34 -0700 Great job - excellent communication, very responsive. Systematic data reports in a timely way. Wo... Read more
From Derek Duan (Eyegenix LLC) on 2013-10-03 12:20:44 -0700 Very informative and experienced. Very friendly and answering technical questions professionally ... Read more
From Sarah Weil (Columbia University) on 2013-09-23 07:17:43 -0700 This service was performed in a timely manner according to agreed specifications. The data were ... Read more
From Sungjo Park (Mayo Clinic) on 2013-03-20 12:46:09 -0700 Nice work!!! Read more
From Lynne Dieckman (Carver College of Medicine) on 2012-11-28 11:34:47 -0800 Arabela was quick to respond to any questions or comments I had and helpful as well. The project... Read more