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RNDr. Karol Ondriaš, DrSc. - curriculum vitae

Curriculum vitae

Karol Ondrias, Ph.D., D.Sc.

Permanent address:
Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics
Slovak Academy of Sciences
Vlarska 5
83334 Bratislava
Slovak Republic
Phone: ++421-2-54774102; ++421-2-65314106
Fax: ++421-2-54773666
Email: umfgonds@kramare.savba.sk
http://nic.savba.sk/sav/inst/umfg/lmp/index.htm

Personal

1952, March 30: born in Zlate Moravce, Slovakia.
Nationality: Slovak.
Married.

Education

1977: M. Sc., Physic-biophysics, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia. Diploma work: Use of electron spin resonance to study membrane fluidity.

1985: Ph.D., Institute of Experimental Pharmacology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia. Title of thesis: Biophysical analysis of local anesthetic action on membranes.

1988: DSc., Mathematical–Physical faculty, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia. Title of thesis: Antioxidant properties of some pharmacologically active drugs.

Research Experience

Doctoral:

1977-1985: Research Associate, Institute of Experimental Pharmacology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia. Topic: Study of fluidization effect of pharmacologically active drugs.

1979-1980: The Seven International Course on Biology. Biological Research Center, Szeged, Hungary. Topic: Use of electron spin resonance method in Biology.

Postdoctoral

1985-1988: Institute of Experimental Pharmacology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia. Topic: Use of ESR spectroscopy to study free radical interactions in biological systems.

1988-1990: Laboratory of Prof. B.E. Ehrlich, The University of Connecticut Health Center, Farmington, CT, USA. Topic: Electrical properties of single RyR channels in planar lipid membrane.

1990-1992: Independent researcher, Head of the Laboratory of Biophysical Pharmacology, Institute of Experimental Pharmacology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia. Topic: Interactions of pharmacologically active drugs with free radicals.

1992-1996: Postdoctoral Fellow: Laboratory of Prof. A. R. Marks, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA. Topic: Effect of phosphorylation of IP3R on its single channel properties.

1995-1996: Research Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY, USA.
1998-2002: One-two months visit at laboratory of Prof. A. R. Marks, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA. Topic: Coupled properties of RyR channels.

1996-present: Head of the Laboratory of Intracellular Ion Channels, Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia.


Honors and Awards

1997: 3-years research grant, from S.G.A. Slovak Republic.
1999: 3-years research grant FIRCA Collaborator, from NIH, USA.
2000: 3-years research grant, from S.G.A. Slovak Republic.
2000: Certificate of merit for research, from Inst. Molec. Physiol. Gen., Bratislava.
2002: 3-years research grant FIRCA Collaborator, from NIH, USA.
2002: Silver Medal of merit for research, from Slovak Academy of Sciences
2002: 3-years APVT grant. Slovak republic
2003: 3-years research grant, from S.G.A. Slovak Republic.
2005: 3-years APVT grant. Slovak republic
2006: 3-years research grant, from S.G.A. Slovak Republic.

Karol Ondrias, Ph.D., DSc. Bratislava, December 1, 2008