Institute of High Performance Computing


People: Vibrant & Dynamic Culture



Material Science & Engineering (MSE)

Dr. Jernej ZIDAR

Dr. Jernej ZIDAR

Research Interests:

  • protein aggregation
  • molecular dynamics within lipid bilayers
  • transition metal ion binding to biological molecules


  • Diploma in Biochemistry, 2005, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • PhD in Biomedicine, 2010, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Published Journals/ Articles:


    • Zidar, J.; Merzel, F.; Hodošček, M.; Rebolj, K.; Sepčić, K.; Maček, P.; Janežič, D. , Liquid-Ordered Phase Formation in Cholesterol/Sphingomyelin Bilayers: All-Atom Molecular Dynamics Simulations. J. Phys. Chem. B 2009, 113 (48), 15795-15802.
    • Zidar, J.; Merzel, F., Probing Amyloid-Beta Fibril Stability by Increasing Ionic Strengths. J. Phys. Chem. B 2011, 115 (9), 2075-2081.
    • Stare, J.; Mavri, J.; Grdadolnik, J.; Zidar, J.; Maksić, Z. B.; Vianello, R., Hydrogen Bond Dynamics of Histamine Monocation in Aqueous Solution: Car-Parrinello Molecular Dynamics and Vibrational Spectroscopy Study. J. Phys. Chem. B 2011, 115 (19), 5999-6010.


    • Zidar, J.; Merzel, F.; Hodošček, M.; Janežič, D. Redistribution of lipids inside the membrane - a prelude to formation of lipid rafts?. In: Regional biophysics conference 2009 : February 10-14, 2009, Linz, Austria
    • Zidar, J.; Tratar-Pirc, E.; Hodošček, M. Binding modes of metal ions to hyaluronate. In: Gaspari, Z. (ed.). 4th Central European Conference, Dobogoko, Hungary, September 8-11, 2008. Chemistry towards biology : book of abstracts. Budapest: Hungarian Chemical Society, 2008
    • Zidar, J.; Merzel, F.; Sepčić, K.; Hodošček, M.; Rebolj, K.; Maček, P.; Janežič, D. A molecular dynamics study of structural organization in the Sphingomyelin - cholesterol bilayer : [poster presented at 6th EBSA & British Biophysical Society Congress, 14-18 July 2007, London, UK]. Eur. Biophys. J., 2007, vol. 36, suppl. 1, pp. S128.

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