The Mrksichs paid $895,000 for Unit #D in Belgravia Terrace in Jan. 2003. Sudler Sotheby's Kittie Dyer listed the property for $1.075 million and sold it after 57 days on the market.
In his lab, Mr. Mrksich specializes in engineering the interface between cells and surfaces. He has a B.S. in Chemistry from University of Illinois-Champaign (1989) and earned his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, Calif, (1994).
Mrs. Mrksich also has a Ph.D. in Chemistry from California Institute of Technology But after finishing medical school, decided she wanted to pursue a career in law instead, attending Georgetown University Law School.
She currently works in the Chicago office of intellectual property law firm Brinks Hofer Gilsen & Lione. She often represents clients in the technical areas of pharmaceuticals and biologics. Before joining Brinks in 1997, she worked as a patent agent at Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C. in Arlington, Va.
Bulit in 1986, Belgravia Terrace units are 3,500 square-feet and meant to resemble turn-of-the-century London rowhouses.
Address: 414 West Wisconsin Street
Buyer(s): Margaret M Thornton
Seller(s): Milan Mrksich and K Shannon Mrkscih
Sale date: Aug. 7, 2006