Frank Kovacs, Ph.D.

Professor, Biochemistry

Office: BHS 219   |    Phone: (308) 865-8384   |    Email:

Frank Kovacs


Ph.D., Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University, 1999
B.S., Biology, University of West Florida, 1988

Areas of Interest
Protein biochemistry

Faculty Appointments
2014-present, Professor, Department of Chemistry, UNK
2008-2014, Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, UNK
2002-2008, Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry


  • “Cloning and Characterization of a Caesalpinoid (Chamaecrista fasciculata) Hemoglobin: The Structural Transition from a Non-Symbiotic Hemoglobin to a Leghemoglobin.” Gopalasubramaniam, S.K., F. Kovacs, F. Violante-Mota, P. Twigg, R. Arredondo-Peter and Gautam Sarath. (2008) Proteins. 72(1):252-60.
  • “Computing and Fitting SSNMR Powder Patterns with the Arithmetic-Geometric Mean and Edge Detection" Denny, J.K., M.B. Daniel and F.A. Kovacs. (2007) Concepts Magn. Reson. (Pt A) 30A:1-20.
  • “A practical guide for solid-state NMR distance measurements in proteins” Kovacs, F.A., D.J. Fowler, G.J. Gallagher and L.K. Thompson. (2007) Concepts Magn. Reson. (Pt A) 30A:29-39.