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Researcher: Gheorghe Craciun

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Areas of Expertise
  • Chromosome biology
  • Gene expression
  • Cell biology
  • Metabolism
  • Membrane biology
  • Cell signalling
  • Developmental biology
  • Structural biology
  • Computational and systems biology
  • Mathematical and computational methods for understanding dynamical properties of biochemical networks
  • Gene regulatory networks
  • Signaling pathways
  • Metabolic networks
  • Algorithms that allow us to relate the topological structure of a biochemical network and its dynamical properties
  • Cell division and apoptosis
  • Intracellular transport using motor proteins
  • Electrical signals that allow for intercellular communication
  • The action of regulatory molecules that are present at very low levels per cell
  • Algorithms for de novo sequencing of peptides using mass spectrometry data
Web Site Gheorghe Craciun's Department of Biomolecular Chemistry Website
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Issued Patent(s)
  • 8,278,115 - Methods for processing tandem mass spectral data for protein sequence analysis, issued October 2012.
USPTO Published Applications
  • 20090173878 - Methods for processing tandem mass spectral data for protein sequence analysis, published July 2009.
Recent Publication(s)
  • High Throughput Analyses of Budding Yeast ARSs Reveal New DNA Elements Capable of Conferring Centromere-Independent Plasmid Propagation. Hoggard T, Liachko I, Burt C, Meikle T, Jiang K, Craciun G, Dunham M, Fox CA. G3 (Bethesda). 2016 Feb 10. pii: g3.116.027904. doi: 10.1534/g3.116.027904. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Lyapunov Functions, Stationary Distributions, and Non-equilibrium Potential for Reaction Networks. Anderson DF, Craciun G, Gopalkrishnan M, Wiuf C. Bull Math Biol. 2015 Sep;77(9):1744-67. doi: 10.1007/s11538-015-0102-8. Epub 2015 Sep 16.

  • Modeling the endocrine control of vitellogenin production in female rainbow trout. Sundling K, Craciun G, Schultz I, Hook S, Nagler J, Cavileer T, Verducci J, Liu Y, Kim J, Hayton W. Math Biosci Eng. 2014 Jun;11(3):621-39. doi: 10.3934/mbe.2014.11.621.

  • Most homeomorphisms with a fixed point have a cantor set of fixed points. Craciun G. Arch Math. 2013 Jan;100(1):95-99. Epub 2012 Dec 13.

View Gheorghe Craciun's publications at PubMed.
Recent Artistic Works
  • Ohio State University
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Research Facilities
E-mail Address [email protected]
Phone Number 608-265-3391
Current University UW–Madison
Department Biomolecular Chemistry / Mathematics
Title Professor
Other Appointments
Address Line 1 405 Van Vleck Hall
Address Line 2 480 Lincoln Drive
City Madison
State WI
Zip Code 53706
Bachelor's Degree B.S., University of Bucharest, Romania, 1994
Master's Degree
PhD Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2002
Other Degrees
Technologies Available for Licensing Real-Time Tandem Mass Spectral Data Analysis for Protein Sequence Identification