Postdoctoral Researcher Marta Kulik


2017 Ph.D. (Chemistry) Laboratory of Crystalochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry and Centre of New Technologies, University of Warsaw, Poland
2011 B.A. (Chemistry) Laboratory of Radiochemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Poland
2010 M.S. (Environmental Protection) Faculty of Biology and Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Mechanics (graduated with honours degree), University of Warsaw, Poland


2017 – Postdoctoral Researcher, RIKEN Theoretical Molecular Science Laboratory, Japan
2016 – 2017 JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow, RIKEN Theoretical Molecular Science Laboratory, Japan
2011 – 2016 Teaching assistance at Faculty of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, Poland (Identification of Organic Compounds, Physics A, Computer Science)


2013/2014 KNOW scholarship at Faculty of Chemistry
2011 – 2013 Foundation for Polish Science PhD Fellowship, TEAM program
2011 – 2014 PhD Fellowship at Faculty of Chemistry
2006 – 2011 Student’s Scientific Scholarships, University of Warsaw


2015 Best Short Talk Award, Computational Advances in Structure-Based Drug Discovery, Lausanne, Switzerland
2015 Contributed Talk, 8th Symposium of the Polish Bioinformatics Society, Lublin, Poland
2015 Best Poster Award, Biomolecules and Nanostructures 5, Jaroszowice, Poland
2015 Conference Grant, 19th Annual International Conference on Research in Computational Molecular Biology, Warsaw, Poland
2014 Conference Grant for a PhD Student, IV EURO WG Conference on Operational Research in Computational Biology, Bioinformatics and Medicine, Poznan, Poland
2014 Contributed Talk Award, From Computational Biophysics to Systems Biology, Gdansk, Poland
2013 Conference Grant for a PhD Student, Computer Aided Drug Design, Gordon conference, Mount Snow, USA
2013 Best Poster Award, JCF Frühjahrssymposium, Berlin, Germany
2011 Best Bachelor Thesis in Nuclear Chemistry Award (Canberra Packard Sp. z o.o.)


2016.1 – 2016.3 Theoretical Molecular Science Laboratory, RIKEN, Japan
2014.9 – 2014.12 Theoretical Molecular Science Laboratory, RIKEN, Japan
2010.9 Municipal Chemical Laboratory, Warsaw, Poland
2009.8 Environmental Research Company, Warsaw, Poland


  1. Replica Exchange Molecular Dynamics and Replica Exchange with Solute Tempering of nucleic acids
  2. Flexible Fitting of structures to Cryo-EM density


Peer Review Articles

  1. Acceleration of cryo-EM Flexible Fitting for Large Biomolecular Systems by Efficient Space Partitioning.
    T. Mori, M. Kulik, O. Miyashita, J. Jung, F. Tama, Y. Sugita
    Structure, 27, 161-174 (2019).
  2. Molecular mechanisms for dynamic regulation of N1 riboswitch by aminoglycosides.
    M. Kulik, T. Mori, Y. Sugita, J. Trylska
    Nucleic Acids Research, 46, 9960-9970 (2018).
  3. Interactions of 2′-O-methyl Oligoribonucleotides with the RNA Models of the 30S Subunit A-site.
    M. Jasiński, M. Kulik, M. Wojciechowska, R. Stolarski, J. Trylska
    PLoS ONE,13, e0191138 (2018).
  4. Helix 69 of Escherichia coli 23S ribosomal RNA as a peptide nucleic acid target.
    M. Kulik, A. Markowska-Zagrajek, M. Wojciechowska, R. Grzela, T. Wituła, J. Trylska
    Biochimie,138, 32-42 (2017)
  5. Structural and energetic comparison of the complexes of aminoglycosides with the model of the ribosomal A-site.
    M. Kulik, J. Trylska
    RAIRO-Oper. Res,50, 375-386 (2016)
  6. Interactions of aminoglycoside antibiotics with rRNA.
    J. Trylska, M. Kulik
    Biochem. Soc. Trans., 4, 987-993. (2016)
  7. Electrostatic Interactions in Aminoglycoside-RNA Complexes.
    M. Kulik, A. M. Goral, M. Jasiński, P. M. Dominiak, J. Trylska
    Biophysical Journal, 108, 655-665, (2015)
    Publication featured on the front cover of the Journal.

  8. Bis(L-serinium) oxalate dihydrate: polymorph II.
    M. Kulik, A. Pazio, K. Wozniak
    Acta Cryst., E69, o1667–o1668 (2013).