Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kristaps Jaudzems
Kristaps Jaudzems is Associate professor at University of Latvia and Group leader at Latvian Institute of Organic Synthesis, which hosts the largest NMR facility in the Baltic States. He has strong interdisciplinary expertise in biophysical chemistry and particularly in biomolecular NMR (solution and solid-state). His research focuses on structural biology and biophysical techniques for drug discovery including fragment screening by NMR. The work is performed in close collaboration with in-house medicinal chemists and pharmacologists with the aim to optimize hit molecules into clinical candidates.