From 2007

Researchers


doc. MVDr. Mangesh Bhide, PhD. – vedúci laboratória


prof. MVDr. Ivan Mikula Sr., Dr.Sc. – emeritný profesor


MVDr. Lucia Pulzová, PhD. – výskumný pracovník


RNDr. Katarína Bhide, PhD. – výskumný pracovník


MSc. Irene Jimenez Munguía, PhD. – výskumný pracovník


Mgr. Ľuboš Čomor – doktorand


Mgr. Lenka Potočňáková – doktorand


MVDr. Evelína Káňová – doktorand


Mgr. Zuzana Tomečková – doktorand


Mgr. Ivana Sirochmanova – doktorand


MUDr. Eva Kendrovska – doktorand


Veronika Harausová – laboratórny pracovník

 

MVDr. Lucia Pulzová, PhD. - pulzova.lucia@gmail.com

Alumni of University of Verinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice. She acquired PhD from Neuroimmunology Department (NIU) of Slovak Academy of Science, where she studied translocation of Borrelia through blood-brain barrier. After her study, she worked as researcher in Medical faculty of Palacky University in Olomouc, Czech Republic. Now, she is working as post-doc in LBMI.


doc. MVDr. Mangesh Bhide, PhD. - mangeshbhide@me.com
Head of the laboratory and principal investigator. Alumnus of Bombay veterinary college, Bombay, India. Acquired PhD. from University of veterinary medicine in Kosice, Slovakia and post-doc from Institute of health, Carlos III, Madrid, Spain.  
Current research interest: Unfolding ligand:receptor interaction between pathogens and host. For more information, CLICK HERE.
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prof. MVDr. Ivan Mikula Sr., Dr.Sc. - mikula@uvm.sk

Profesor emeritus. Former head of the department of microbiology and immunology. Worked in the field of innate immunity against various pathogens like Mycobacterium, IBR, Staphylococcus etc. Currently participating in various research activities in LBMI.

Mgr. Ľuboš Čomor -

Lubos graduated from University of P. J. Safarik in Zoology and animal physiology. He is a PhD student in University of Verinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice with main interest in construction anti-OspA and anti-OspC nanobodies against Borrelia.


Mgr. Lenka Potočňáková -

Lenka received Master of virology in 2013 from Comenius University in Bratislava. Currently, she is PhD student of University of Verinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice. Her aim of study is development of protein arrays for detection of various neuroinvasive pathogens.

RNDr. Katarína Bhide, PhD. -

Katarina obtained Master of Science at the University of Pavol Jozef Safarik in Kosice. She graduated from Zoology and Animal Physiology. She obtained PhD at The Department of Microbiology and Immunology of UVLF in the field of virology. Her focus is molecular biology such as real time PCR, sequencing, cloning and also cell cultivation.



MSc. Irene Jimenez Munguía, PhD  -

After concluding degree in Biopharmaceutical Chemistry in Mexico, Irene was awarded a grant from Fundación Carolina for studying the Master in Genetic, Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology. She obtained PhD. in Biomedicine at The Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of The University of Cordoba in Spain. Mainly, she has been working in proteomics-based techniques to obtain vaccine candidates against pathogenic bacteria. In LBMI, Irene is focused on deciphering ligand-receptor interactions during meningitis caused by S. pneumoniae.




MVDr. Evelína Káňová -

Evelina obtained degree on General veterinary medicine on The University of Verinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice in 2015. To obtain such degree, she was working on the detection of tick borne encephalitis virus based on molecular biology techniques in the Microbiology Department. Nowadays, she is in the second year of PhD studying host-pathogen interactions between Neurovascular Unit and N. meningitidis.


Mgr. Zuzana Tomečková -

Zuzana has studied Molecular Biology in Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava. For her diploma thesis, she worked on Optimization and Introduction of newborn screening for immunodeficiency disorders using RT-PCR. In 2016, she started doctoral studies in LBMI of The University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice wherein she will work on the analysis of cell response between cells of neurovascular unit and borrelia ligands.



Mgr. Ivana Sirochmanova -

Ivana obtained degree on Pharmacy at University of Veterinary Medicine and Pharmacy in Kosice. In 2016, she started doctoral study in neurosciences at Laboratory of Biomedical Microbiology and Immunology for working on in vitro nanobody production against neuroinvasive Neisseria.




Rastislav Mucha, RNDr., PhD

(obtained doctoral degree in 2009 and worked in LBMI till 2012)

Alumnus of biochemistry of  University of Pavol Jozef Safarik in Kosice, acquired PhD  from University of veterinary medicine in Kosice, with specialization of immunology. Later, as a researcher, he participated on protein:protein  interactions between host and neuroinvasive pathogens.

Alumni

Lucia Kišová-Vargová, DVM., PhD

(obtained doctoral degree in 2010)

Alumni  of University of veterinary medicine in Kosice, specializing in food hygiene. She acquired PhD from her alma mater in the  immunology. Now she is working in Immunology department of Medical faculty of University of Pavol Jozef Safarik in Kosice.

Stanislav Hreško, DVM, PhD

(worked in LBMI in 2011-2012)

Stanislav graduated in University of veterinary medicine in Kosice as a general veterinary doctor. After his studies, he continued in the same university as a doctoral fellow, and he got Phd from microbiology. Later he worked as an assisent and then as post-doc in University of veterinary medicine and pharmacy in Kosice.

Marian Maďar, DVM, PhD

(obtained doctoral degree in 2012)

Alumni of University of veterinary medicine in Košice. Acquired PhD. from Neuroimmunology department of Slovak academy of science and University of veterinary medicine in Košice. Main aim of the study: human complement system interacting with various tick-borne pathogens.

Patrik Mlynarčik, Mgr., PhD.

(obtained doctoral degree in 2013)

Patrik graduated from University of Pavol Jozef Safarik in Kosice in  ecology. Currently he is doctoral fellow in  University  of veterinary medicine and pharmacy in Kosice.

His  major interest is study of protein:protein interactions, which are responsible for borrelial translocation through blood-brain barrier.

Incoming researchers and doctoral fellows

1. Anastasia Rozhdestvenskaya, MSc.(Russia) – 09.10.2010 to 09.12.2010

Bilateral project Slovakia- Russia – APVV SK-RU-0013 Sak188/189 two component system dependent transcriptional regulation in Streptococcus agalactiae.



2. Alexander Dimitriev, DrSc. (Russia) – 02.2.2011 to 12.2.2011

Bilateral project Slovakia- Russia – APVV SK-RU-0013 Sak188/189 two component system dependent transcriptional regulation in Streptococcus agalactiae

3. Miklós Gyuranecz, DVM, PhD. (Hungary) – 01.02.2012 to 30.11.2012

Post-doctoral fellowship – SAIA: Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of atypical Brucella ovis and Francisella-like endosymbionts.


4, Satheesh Natarajan, MSc. PhD. (India) – 01.2.2012 to 31.1.2013

Post-doctoral fellowship – SAIA: Assessment of the role of Outer surface protein (OspA) of Borrelia in the immune reaction of CSF (cerebrospinal fluid) in rat model.


5. Maria-Carmen Aguilar, MSc. PhD (Spain) – 07.10.2013 to 22.12.2013

BECA – Spanish fellowship for doctoral exchange: Identifying interactions between host and pathogen at the molecular level




6. Maria-Carmen Aguilar, MSc. PhD (Spain) – 01.6.2014 to 31.9.2014

BECA – Spanish fellowship for doctoral exchange: Identifying interactions between host and pathogen at the molecular level


7. Mark Braceland, MSc. (Glasgow – UK) – 06.9.2012 to 18.10.2012

STSM – European Science Foundation – FA1002 Production of SAA protein in Leishmania expression system

8. Zsuzsa Kreizinger, MSc. (Hungary) – 02.6.2013 to 31.8.2013

SAIA – doctoral exchange fellowship: Interaction between Francisella and complement factor H


9. Prof. Ana Varela Coelho, PhD. (Portugal) – 10.12.2012 to 22.12.2012

Bilateral project – APVV SK-PT 0014-10 Study of complement evasion strategies used by Borrelia and Francisella


10. Prof. Andre Almeida, PhD. (Portugal) – 10.12.2012 to 22.12.2012

Bilateral project – APVV SK-PT 0014-10 Study of complement evasion strategies used by Borrelia and Francisella


  1. 11.Asiya Borsynbaeva (Kazachstan) - 26.11.2014 to 07.12.2014.

Student exchange between universities. 


12. Valerie Pinarello (Guadeloupe, Carrabin islands of France) – 22.11.2014 to 04.12.2014

Bilateral project – APVV SK-PT 2013-0031 Production and identification of the receptor for outer membrane proteins OMPtt of E. ruminantium

13. Valerie Pinarello (Guadeloupe, Carrabin islands of France) – 08.7.2015 to 24.7.2015

Bilateral project – APVV SK-PT 2013-0031 Production and identification of the receptor for outer membrane proteins OMPtt of E. ruminantium


14. Sergey Mureev, MSc, PhD (Austalia) – 08.7.2015 to 30.7.2015

Research agreement with production facility of JenaBioscience (Germany) in Australia.   Development of ribosome display based of Leishmania cell free translation system



15. Petra Nizic, MSc. (Croatia) – 08.6.2015 to 08.8.2015

Secondment through European Research Area Chair project (FP7) Development of infra-red dye based DIGE technique for relative quantification of serum proteins.


16. Dorotea Huber, DVM, PhD. (Croatia) – 5.2016

Secondment through European Research Area Chair project (FP7). Detection of pathogens by molecular techniques.


17. Ana Beck, MSc. (Croatia) – 5.2016

Secondment through European Research Area Chair project (FP7). Detection of pathogens by molecular techniques.


18. Andreia Filipa Tomas Marques, MSc. (Italy) – 23.2.2016 to 23.5.2016

Italian fellowship for doctoral exchange: Quantitative proteomics on tissues obtained from turkey.

19. Deepti Patel, MSc. (Norway) – 29.3.2016 to 03.7.2016

Mobility project between Nord University and UVMP.


20. Lourdes Mateos Hernández, MSc. (Spain) – 04.9.2016 to 04.12.2016

Fellowship from The University of Castilla- La Mancha for doctoral exchange: Characterization of protein-protein interactions established between Anaplasma phagocytophilum and Ixodes scapularis tick cells.


Bachelor, diploma and other students

Patrícia Mertinková, Bc.

Diploma work: Preparation of fluorecent-tagged G protein (ongoing)


Miroslava Galgaňáková, MSc.

Diploma work: Preparation of expression cassette for the preparation of the proteins in vitro, 2014


Ivana Kralikova, MSc.

Diploma work: Study of the interaction of the complement regulatory proteins and Trypanosoma brucei brucei, 2014


Husáková Eva, MSc.

Diploma work: Preparation of recombinant protein vitronectin, 2012


Rybárová Jarmila, MSc.

Diploma work: Preparation of recombinant protein C4Bp, 2012