# CV | Andriy Marko

**PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE**

2006 - 2018

Researcher:

• Analysis and interpretation of Electron Para-magnetic Resonance (EPR) experimental data

• Analytical description and numerical simulation of quantum spin systems

• Structure determination of complex biological macromolecules at Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute of Physical and Theoretical Chemistry, Research group of Prof. T. F. Prisner, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2000 - 2005 Researcher:

• Computer simulations of liquid diffusion through porous media.

• Analysis of nuclear magnetic resonance data at Fraunhofer Institute for Non-destructive Testing (IZfP), Saarbrücken, Germany

1998 - 2000 Aspirant:

• Development and application of quantum statistics methods

• Computation of statistical sum for quantum systems of relativistic particles at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv,

Department of Theoretical Physics, Lviv, Ukraine**EDUCATION**

2002 - 2005 Research Training Group 'New High Performance Materials for Efficient Energy Use’

at the University of Saarland, Germany

Degree: Ph.D in physics (05.08.2005)

PhD thesis topic: 'Applications of 1H-NMR for the hydrological characterization of porous materials'

Supervisor: Prof. W. Arnold

1993 - 1998 Study of physics at Ivan Franko National University of Lviv, Ukraine

Specializations: theoretical physics

Degree: Diploma physicist (30.06.1998)

Topic of diploma thesis: 'Approximation form of Dirac equation',

Supervisor: Prof. L. Blazhyjevskyj**PUBLICATIONS**

[1] T. F. Prisner, C. M. Grytz, M. Graenz, P. E. Spindler, N. Erlenbach, A. Marko, P. Cekan and S. T. Sigurdsson, "Structure and dynamics of nucleic acid molecules studied by pulsed EPR," Biophys. J., vol. 114, p. 29a, 2018.

[2] C. Grytz, S. Kazemi, A. Marko, P. Cekan, P. Güntert, S. Sigurdsson and T. Prisner, "Determination of helix orientations in a flexible DNA by multi-frequency EPR spectroscopy," Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 19, pp. 29801-29811, 2017.

[3] P. Schöps, J. Plackmeyer and A. Marko, “Separation of intra- and intermolecular contributions to the PELDOR signal,” J. Magn. Reson., vol. 269, pp. 70-77, 2016.

[4] C. Grytz, A. Marko, P. Cekan, S. Sigurdsson and T. Prisner, "Flexibility and conformation of the cocaine aptamer studied by PELDOR," Phys.Chem.Chem.Phys., vol. 18, pp. 2993-3002, 2016.

[5] D. Akhmetzyanov, P. Schöps, A. Marko, N. Kunjir, S. S. T. and T. F. Prisner, "Pulsed EPR dipolar spectroscopy at Q-and G-band on a trityl biradical," Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 17, pp. 24446-24451, 2015.

[6] P. Schöps, P. Spindler, A. Marko and T. F. Prisner, “Broadband spin echoes and broadband SIFTER in EPR,” J. Magn. Reson., vol. 250, pp. 55-62, 2015.

[7] B. Endeward, A. Marko, V. Denysenkov, S. T. Sigurdsson and T. Prisner, "Advanced EPR Methods for Studying Conformational Dynamics of Nucleic Acids," Methods Enzymol., vol. 564, pp. 403-425, 2015.

[8] T. F. Prisner, A. Marko and S. T. Sigurdsson, "Conformational dynamics of nucleic acid molecules studied by PELDOR spectroscopy with rigid spin labels," J. Magn. Reson., vol. 252, pp. 187-198, 2015.

[9] A. Marko and T. F. Prisner, "An algorithm to analyze PELDOR data of rigid spin label pairs," Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., vol. 15, pp. 619-627, 2013.

[10] A. Marko, V. Denysenkov and T. F. Prisner, "Out-of-Phase PELDOR," Mol. Phys., vol. 111, pp. 2834-2844, 2013.

[11] I. Krstic, B. Endeward, D. Margraf, A. Marko and T. F. Prisner, "Structure and dynamics of nucleic acids," Top. Curr. Chem., vol. 321, pp. 159-198, 2012.

[12] A. Marko, V. Denysenkov, D. Margraf, P. Cekan, O. Schiemann, S. T. Sigurdsson and T. F. Prisner, "Conformational Flexibility of DNA," J. Am. Chem. Soc., vol. 133, pp. 13375-13379, 2011.

[13] A. Marko, D. Margraf, P. Cekan, S. T. Sigurdsson, O. Schiemann and T. F. Prisner, "Analytical method to determine the orientation of rigid spin labels in DNA," Phys. Rev. E, vol. 81, pp. 021911-1–021911-8, 2010.

[14] R. Dastvan, B. E. Bode, M. P. R. Karuppiah, A. Marko, S. Lyubenova, H. Schwalbe and T. F. Prisner, "Optimization of transversal relaxation of nitroxides for pulsed electron− electron double resonance spectroscopy in phospholipid membranes," J. Phys. Chem. B, vol. 114, pp. 13507-13516, 2010.

[15] A. Marko, D. Margraf, H. Yu, Y. Mu, G. Stock and T. F. Prisner, "Molecular orientation studies by pulsed electron-electron double resonance experiments," J. Chem. Phys., vol. 130, pp. 064102-1-064102-9, 2009.

[16] D. Margraf, B. Bode, A. Marko, O. Schiemann and T. F. Prisner, "Conformational flexibility of nitroxide biradicals determined by X-band PELDOR experiments," Mol. Phys., vol. 105, pp. 2153-2160, 2007.

[17] A. Marko, B. Wolter and W. Arnold, "Application of a portable nuclear magnetic resonance surface probe to porous media," J. Magn. Reson., vol. 185, pp. 19-27, 2007.

[18] A. Marko, B. Wolter and W. Arnold, "Magnetization density calculation for diffusing spins," Phys. Rev. B, vol. 69, pp. 184424-1-184424-8, 2004.

[19] A. Marko and B. Wolter, "Diffusion studies in porous media with the “inside-out” technique," Magn. Reson. Imag., vol. 21, pp. 363-364, 2003.

[20] L. Blazhyevskyi and A. Marko, "Relativistic Schrödinger equation for spinless particles," Bulletin of Lviv University: Physical Section, vol. 32, pp. 1-3, 1999.

Book chapter

I. Krstic, A. Marko, C. Grytz, B. Endeward and T. F. Prisner, "Structure and conformational dynamics determined by pulsed EPR," in RNA structure and folding, De Gruyter, 2013, pp. 261-285.

**AWARDS**

• Student scholarship from ‘International Renaissance Foundation’ (1994)

• Award ‘Frankfurt outstanding personality with foreign roots 2017’ given by the KAV of the city of Frankfurt am Main