department of pharmacology

Krzysztof Palczewski, Ph.D.


Education:
1980 M.S. Organic Chemistry, University of Wroclaw, Poland
1986 Ph.D. Biochemistry, Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland

Graduate and Postgraduate Training:
1980-1986 Junior/Senior Research Fellow, Department of Biochemistry Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland. Ph.D. Thesis: Study on topography of active site and mononucleotide binding site in aldolase fructose-1.6-P2. (PRECEPTOR: Dr. M. Kochman)
1983
(Feb–July)
Research Assistant, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Illinois. Training in protein sequencing.
1986-1988 Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Florida, Gainesville. Studies on phosphorylation of rhodopsin, phosphorylation of synthetic peptides, rhodopsin phosphatase. (PRECEPTOR: Dr. Paul A. Hargrave)

Research and Professional Experience:
1988-1989 Assistant Research Scientist, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Florida, Gainesville.
1990-1992 Assistant Scientist II, R.S. Dow Neurological Sciences Institute and Dept of Ophthalmology, Good Samaritan Hospital & Medical Center, Portland, OR.
1990-1992 Assistant Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR.
1990-date Courtesy Assistant Scientist, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Florida, Gainesville.
1990-1992 Research Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland.
1991-1992 Associate Scientist I, Robert S. Dow Neurological Sciences Institute, Good Samaritan Hospital and Medical Center, Portland, OR.
1992-1994 Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Adjunct, Pharmacology; University of Washington, Seattle.
1992-date Affiliate, Center on Human Development and Disability (CHDD), University of Washington, Seattle.
1994-1997 Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, Adjunct, Pharmacology; University of Washington, Seattle.
1997-2005 Professor of Ophthalmology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
1997-2005 Professor (Adjunct) of Pharmacology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
1998-2005 Professor (Joint) of Chemistry, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
1999-2005 Research Affiliate, Regional Primate Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
1999-2005 E.K. Bishop Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Washington, Seattle.
2005- Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmacology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH .
2005-

John H. Nord Professor.


Honors and Awards:
Polish Academy of Science (1978, 1985)
Polish Ministry of Education (1986)
Jules and Doris Stein Research to Prevent Blindness Professor (1992-99)
Cogan Award, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (1996)
Humboldt Research Award for Senior U.S. Scientists (2000)
Trustee Award, The Foundation Fighting Blindness (2000)
Senior Scientific Investigator, Research to Prevent Blindness, Inc. (2001-date)
Alcon Research Institute Award for the Year 2001