Jana Gaburjáková, PhD.

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Centre of Biosciences – Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic, Senior Research Fellow


1996 MSc., in Biophysics and  Molecular Physics, Faculty of  Mathematics and Physics, Comenius Univeristy, Bratislava, Slovak Republic  (supervisor: Waldemar Ziegler, PhD.)
title of diploma thesis: „Effect of usnic acid on permeability of planar lipid bilayer
2003 PhD., in Biophysics, Faculty of Mathematics, Physics and Informatics, Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovak Republic (supervisor: Karol Ondriaš, DSc.)
title of thesis: „Cooperative gating of ryanodine receptors isolated from the rat heart
2006 Senior Research Fellow, Centre of Biosciences – Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovak Republic


reconstitution of  ion channel  into the planar lipid membrane, isolation of microsomal preparation from animal muscle tissue (rat, mouse, dog, human) and HEK293 cells, Dot Blot and Western Blot techniques, stereological analysis of 2D electron microscopy images, bioinformatics analysis of proteins, skill in writing research proposals and scientific papers


Slovak Research and Development Agency (APVV):

Mutations associated with Wolfram syndrome: Alternative signaling pathways for calcium and mitochondrial physiology (2022 – 2026)
principal investigator: RNDr. Michal Cagalinec, PhD., co-investigator
Activation of the VGF/BDNF/TrkB pathway by synthetic mRNA encapsulated in polyplex nanoparticles: effects on neural excitability, neuroplasticity and animal behavior (2021 – 2025)
principal investigator: MMedSc. Dremencov Eliyahu DrSc., co-investigator
Novel antidepressant therapy – long term consequencies on offspring (2020 – 2024)
principal investigator: prof. RNDr. Lacinová Ľubica DrSc., co-investigator

Grant Agency for Science (VEGA):

VEGA 2/0018/21
The role of protein-protein interactions in regulation of the cardiac ryanodine receptor (2021 – 2024)
vice-principal investigator
Regulation of ryanodine receptors (RYR) from the rat brain under physiological and pathophysiological conditions (2020 – 2023)
principal investigator: Mgr. Marta Gaburjáková, PhD., vice-principal investigator
VEGA 2/0008/20
The role of physiologically relevant metal ions Mg2+ and Zn2+ in the luminal regulation of the cardiac ryanodine receptor  (2015 – 2017)
principal investigator
The role of calsequestrin in luminal regulation of the cardiac ryanodine receptor (2014 – 2016)
principal investigator