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prof. RNDr. Ľubica Lacinová, DrSc. - curriculum vitae

Curriculum Vitae.

Name: Ľubica L a c i n o v á

Born at 15th of June 1959 in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. Citizen of the Slovak republic, single, without children.

Address: Nezábudková 2, 821 01 Bratislava
phone +421–2–5477 2311
e-mail lubica.lacinova@savba.sk

Educational and professional history:

2018 professor of physics at Faculty of mathematics, physics and informatics Comenius University, Slovakia
2017 member of Presidium of Slovak Academy of Sciences
2016 assistant professor at Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of SS. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava
2013 visiting professor at Institute of Physiology, Medical School, Masaryk University, Brno, Czech republic
2011 habilitation in physics at Faculty of mathematics, physics and informatics Comenius University, Slovakia
2003-2011 multiple stays at Institute for Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Albert-Ludwigs University, Freiburg, Germany
2008 visiting professor at Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology Universität Wien
2002-2007 multiple stays at Institute for Pharmacology and Toxicology Technical University of München, München, Germany
2004 D.Sc (research professor) in animal physiology. Thesis: Voltage dependent calcium channels.
2003-present vicedirector, Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics, Slovak Academy of Sciences
2003-present Leading Research Associate, Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics, Slovak Academy of Sciences
2002-2003 Independent Research Associate, Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics, Slovak Academy of Sciences
2001-present Member of Commission for Biosafety, an advisory committee of Ministry of Environment
1996 stay at University of Rochester Medical School, Rochester, NY, USA
1993–2001 Research fellow, Institute for Pharmacology and Toxicology Technical University of München, München, Germany
1992 Scientific Secretary of Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics Slovak Academy of Sciences
1990–1991 University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Philadelphia, PA, USA Postdoctoral student, physiology
1989 CSc (equivalent of PhD) in biophysics, Center of Physiological Sciences Slovak Academy of Sciences
1983–1989 Center of Physiological Sciences Slovak Academy of Sciences graduated student in biophysics
1985–1988 Institute of Art Photography, Praha, art photography
1983 RNDr in nuclear physics
1978–1983 School of Mathematics and Physics, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia, student of nuclear physics and biophysics
1974–1978 Juraj Hronec Gymnasium in Bratislava

Teaching experience

Graduated students (PhD thesis)
RNDr. Martina Kurejová (since September 2002, graduated 26. 4. 2006)
Mgr. Bohumila Tarabová (since September 2003, graduated 14. 12. 2007)
RNDr. Mária Drígeľová (since September 2006; graduated 8. 12. 2010)
MVDr. Anton Caro (since September 2007; graduated 15. 3. 2012)
RNDr. Lucia Lichvárová (since September 2011; graduated 12. 3. 2015)
RNDr. Katarína Jašková (since September 2012; graduated 19. 8. 2015)
Mgr. Lucia Lapínová (since September 2014; graduated 23. 8. 2018)
Veronika Chvátalová (since September 2014)

Graduated students
Mgr. Juraj Fuska PharmDr thesis (2012-2013)
Mgr. Lucia Lapínová RNDr thesis (2015)

Undergraduated students (diploma thesis)
Marek Pucher (2002-2003)
Melinda Drabová (2003-2005)
Zsolt Kohus (2007-2009)
Silvia Huláková (2008-2010)
Dominika Valachová (2009-2011)
Lucia Lichvárová (2009-2011)
Juraj Fuska (2010-2012)
Helena Jánošíková (2011-2013)
Jana Hlinková (2012-2014)
Lucia Lapínová (2012-2014)
Lucia Klongová (2016-2018)
Alena Kolevová (2016-2018)

Undergraduated students (bachelor thesis)
Zsolt Kohus (2006-2007)
Mária Malinová (2009-2010)
Jana Hlinková (2011-2012)
Alexandra Padová (2012-2013)
Lucia Klongová (2015-2016)

Since 2018 Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of SS. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava, semester lecture course “Biophysics”
Since 2018 Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of SS. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava, semester lecture course and seminar “Medical biophysics”
Since 2010 School of Pharmacy Comenius University semester lecture course “Basic Physics”
Since 2009 School of Pharmacy Comenius University semester lecture course and seminar “Pharmacology of voltage-activated ion channels”
2008 Institute of Pharmacology and Toxicology Universität Wien: course “Pharmacology of voltage-activated ion channels”
Since 2005 Lecture for students (Slovak and English) of School of Pharmacy Comenius University “Pharmacology of voltage-activated ion channels”
2004 Universität Wien: „Reproductive technologies: from in-vitro-fertilisation to human cloning.” Lecture within Ringvorlesung: Brüche-Geschlecht-Gesellschaft: Verfügbare Menschen ? Geschlecht zwischen Hochtechnologie, Bio-Politik und Wissenschafts- Ideologien.
2002-present external lecturing at Faculty of Natural Sciences Comenius University in Bratislava
2000-present external lecturing at Department of Human Environmental Studies, School of Social Studies, Masaryk University, Brno (Czech republic)
1991–1994 external lecturer at Department of Biophysics School of Medicine Comenius University in Bratislava

Membership in scientific boards and committees

2017-present member of the Scientific board of Slovak Academy of Sciences
2017-present member of the Scientific board of Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of SS. Cyril and Methodius, Trnava
2012-2017 member of the Scientific board of Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics
2008-2012 chair of the Scientific board of Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics
2009-2016 member of the Assembly of Slovak Academy of Sciences
2008-present member of the Learned Society of Slovak Academy of Sciences

Membership in scientific societies

Slovak Physiological Society
Slovak Neuroscience Society
The Slovak Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Slovak Biophysical Society


Awards

2011 premium award for scientific literature for the book Biomembranes awarded by Slovak literary fund
2009 Honorary plaque of Slovak Academy of Sciences for achievements in biological sciences
2008 elected as a Member of the Learned Society of Slovak Academy of Sciences
2004 award for most cited Slovak scientist (2nd place) awarded by Slovak literary fund

Grants

Domestic

2016-2020 Grant APVV-15-0388 „Prenatal and postnatal effects of δ and µ opioid receptor ligands on the hippocampal development and function“ principal investigator
2016-2018 Grant VEGA 2/0107/19 „Novel pathways of N-type (CaV2.2) calcium channels regulation.“ principal investigator
2013-2015 Grant VEGA 2/0044/13 „Principle of gating of voltage-dependent calcium channels“ principal investigator
2011-2014 Grant APVV-0212-10 “Calcium channels in neuronal excitability” principal investigator
2010-2012 Grant VEGA 2/0195/10 „Regulation of the gating of the T-type calcium channel.“ principal investigator
2009-2011 Grant KEGA 3/7389/09 „Biophysical principles of voltage dependent ion channels regulation in health and disease“, co-investigator
2008-2011 VVCE „Biomembranes: Structure and dynamics of biological membranes related to cell functions“ co-investigator
2007-2009 Grant VEGA 2/7001/27 „Structure, function and regulation of neuronal calcium channels.“ principal investigator
2006-2008 Grant ESF “BIOMEMBRANES: horizontal program for education of graduated students and young scientists ” co-investigator
2005-2007 Grant APVT-51-027404 „Signaling and transport function of biological membranes under normal and pathological conditions“, co-investigator
2003-2005 Grant SP 51/0280900/0280901 „Heart adaptation to pathological conditions“, co-investigator
2003-2005 Grant ŠPVV SP51/0280800/0280802 “Genomics of cardiovascular diseases for healthier population”, co-investigator
2004-2006 Grant VEGA 2/4009/24 „Voltage dependent calcium channels in neuronal excitability.“ principal investigator
2003-2005 Grant APVT-51-013802 „Transport and signalling mechanisms of biological membranes at normal and pathological conditions“, co- investigator
2002-2003 Grant VEGA 2/2004/22 „Characterisation of the gating of neuronal T-type calcium channel“ principal investigator


International

2006-2010 Marie Curie Research Training Network CavNET MRTN-CT-2006-035367, responsible for partner organisation
2002-2005 Grant from Volkswagenstiftung “Role of L-type and T-type Ca2+ channels in neuronal excitability.” co-investigator
Other
2016-2017 DAAD/SAV Novel interaction partners of the CaV2.2 channel , principal investigator for a slovak partner

Membership of steering groups

2015 – Chairperson of the SAS Assembly
2014-2016 member of the Board of the SAS Assembly
2013-present Editorial council SAS
2009-present Equal opportunities committee SAS
2008-present National expert group for GMOs, novel food and biotechnology-derived food at Ministry of Agriculture, Slovak republic
2006-2012 Committee for the environment SAS
2004-present Committee for Bioethic of Slovak UNESCO Committee; secretary
2003-2004 Expert for Committee for Biosafety at Ministry of Environment, Czech republic
2002-present Committee for Biosafety at Ministry of Environment, Slovak republic

Membership of editorial boards

2017-present editorial board of BMC Neuroscience
2016-present editorial board of Pflügers Archive - European Journal of Physiology
2008-present editor-in-chief of the journal General Physiology and Biophysics
2003-present editorial board of the journal General Physiology and Biophysics
2002-2007 editorial board of the journal Mosty
2001-present editorial board of the journal Sedma Generace (Czech republic)