Mgr. Zoltan Füssy, Ph.D.

Job Position: Postdoc - Laboratory of Evolutionary Protistology

Contact details

Phone: +420 387775437
E-mail: zoltan@paru.cas.cz
Room: 203

Description

Transcriptional regulation, small RNAs, molecular genetics.

Curriculum vitae

Education and Employment:

  • 2013-: Post-doctoral fellow at Laboratory of Evolutionary Protistology, Biology Centre CAS, v.v.i., Institute of Parasitology, České Budějovice. 
  • 2008-2013: Ph.D. student (expected finish 03/2013) in Molecular and Cell Biology and Genetics, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic. Ph.D. Thesis named „Structural and functional analysis of selected hop (Humulus lupulus) regulatory factors“.
  • 2003-2008: Student (Mgr. equiv. MSc.) in Experimental Biology from Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice, Czech Republic. Master Thesis named „Expression analysis of selected regulation factors in hop with relation to symptoms of viroid pathogenesis.“

Scientific experiences:

  • 9/2012 Genomics Workshop, České Budějovice.
  • 9-11/2010 Bioinformatics, small RNA library construction experiments. Short stay at the Institute of Physical Biology, Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • 2006-2007 High-performance liquid chromatography experiments. Short stays at the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium.
  • 3/2004 Work with radioactive isotopes, České Budějovice.

List of Publications:

  • Füssy Z, Oborník M.: Reductive evolution of apicomplexan parasites from phototrophic ancestors. In: Evolutionary Biology: Self/Nonself Evolution, Species and Complex Traits Evolution, Methods and Concepts. (Pontarotti P, Ed.) Springer. ISBN: 978-3-319-61568-4 (Print) 978-3-319-61569-1 (Online), pp 217-236.
  • Füssy Z, Oborník M.: Chromerids and their plastids. Advances in Botanical Research, in press. 
  • Füssy Z, Masařová P, Kručinská J, Esson HJ, Oborník M.: Budding of the alveolate alga Vitrella brassicaformis resembles sexual and asexual processes in apicomplexan parasites. Protist 168:80-91, 2017. [IF2015=2.898]
  • Cihlář J, Füssy Z, Horák A, Oborník M.: Evolution of the tetrapyrrole biosynthetic pathway in secondary algae: conservation, redundancy and replacement. PLOS ONE 11: e0166338, 2016.  [IF2015=3.057]
  • Záhonová K, Füssy Z, Oborník M, Eliáš M, Yurchenko V.: RuBisCO in non-photosynthetic alga Euglena longa: divergent features, transcriptomic analysis and regulation of complex formation. PLOS ONE 11: e0158790, 2016. [IF2015=3.057]
  • Věchtová P, Dalíková M, Sýkorová M, Žurovcová M, Füssy Z, Zrzavá M.: CpSAT-1, a transcribed satellite sequence from the codling moth, Cydia pomonella. Genetica 144:385-395, 2016. [IF2015=1.343]
  • Füssy, Z., Patzak, J., Stehlík, J., Matoušek, J.: Imbalance in expression of hop (Humulus lupulus) chalcone synthase H1 and its regulators during hop stunt viroid pathogenesis. J. Plant Physiol. 170:688-685, 2012. [IF2015=2.971]
  • Matoušek, J., Kocábek, T., Patzak, J., Füssy, Z., Procházková, J. and Heyerick, A. Combinatorial analysis of lupulin gland transcription factors from R2R3Myb, bHLH and WDR families indicates a complex regulation of chs_H1 genes essential for prenylflavonoid biosynthesis in hop (Humulus lupulus L.). BMC Plant Biol. 12:27, 2012. [IF2015=3.631]
  • Matoušek, J., Stehlík, J., Procházková, J., Orctová, L., Wullenweber, J., Füssy, Z., Kováčik, J., Duraisamy, G.S., Ziegler, A., Schubert, J. and Steger, G. Biological and molecular analysis of the pathogenic variant C3 of potato spindle tuber viroid (PSTVd) evolved during adaptation to chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla). Biol. Chem. 393:605-615, 2012. [IF2015=2.710]
  • Matoušek, J., Kocábek, T., Patzak, J., Škopek, J., Maloukh, L., Heyerick, A., Füssy, Z., Roldán-Ruiz, I., De Keukeleire, D.: HIMyb3, a putative regulatory factor in hop (Humulus lupulus L.), shows diverse biological effects in heterologous transgenotes. - J. Agric. Food Chem. 55: 7767-7776, 2007. [IF2015=2.857]
  • Matoušek, J., Kocábek, T., Patzak J., Stehlík, J., Füssy, Z., Krofta, K., Heyerick, A., Roldán-Ruiz, I. Maloukh, L. , De Keukeleire, D.: Cloning and molecular analysis of HlbZip1 and HlbZip2 transcription factors putatively involved in the regulation of the lupulin metabolome in hops (Humulus lupulus L.). - J. Agric. Food Chem. 58: 902-912, 2010. [IF2015=2.857]

Publications
Total found: 21 records
Cihlář J., Füssy Z., Oborník M. (2019) Evolution of tetrapyrrole pathway in eukaryotic phototrophs Advances in Botanical Research 90 : 273–309.
DOI: 10.1016/bs.abr.2018.12.003
Füssy Z., Faitová T., Oborník M. (2019) Subcellular Compartments Interplay for Carbon and Nitrogen Allocation in Chromera velia and Vitrella brassicaformis. Genome biology and evolution. 11 : 1765-1779.
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evz123
Jirsová D., Füssy Z., Richtová J., Gruber A., Oborník M. (2019) Morphology, ultrastructure, and mitochondrial genome of the marine non-photosynthetic bicosoecid Cafileria marina gen. et sp. nov. Microorganisms 7 : 240.
DOI: 10.3390/microorganisms7080240
Sharaf A., Füssy Z., Tomčala A., Richtová J., Oborník M. (2019) Isolation of plastids and mitochondria from Chromera velia Planta 250 : 1731–1741.
DOI: 10.1007/s00425-019-03259-3
Smith S.R., Dupont C.L., McCarthy J.K., Boddrick J.T., Oborník M., Horák A., Füssy Z., Cihlář J., Kleessen S., Zheng H., McCrow J.P., Hixson K.K., Araújo W.L., Nunes-Nesi A., Fernie A., Nikoloski Z., Palsson B.O., Allen A.E. (2019) Evolution and regulation of nitrogen flux through compartmentalized metabolic networks in a marine diatom Nature Communications 10 : 4552.
DOI: 10.1038/s41467-019-12407-y
Xin M., Věchtová P., Shaliutina-Kolešová A., Füssy Z., Loginov D., Dzyuba B., Linhart O., Boryshpolets S., Rodina M., Li P., Loginova Y., Štěrba J. (2019) Transferrin Identification in Sterlet (Acipenser ruthenus) Reproductive System Animals 9 : 753.
DOI: 10.3390/ani9100753
Füssy Z., Oborník M. (2018) Complex Endosymbioses I: From Primary to Complex Plastids, Multiple Independent Events. In: E. Maréchal (Ed.), Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press, New York 1829 : 17–35.
DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-8654-5_2

Documents to download:
Fussy and Obornik_2018_Chapter (pdf)
Vazač J., Füssy Z., Hladová I., Killi S., Oborník M. (2018) Ploidy and Number of Chromosomes in the Alveolate Alga Chromera velia. Protist 169 : 53-63.
DOI: 10.1016/j.protis.2017.12.001
Záhonová K., Füssy Z., Birčák E., Novák Vanclová A.M.G., Klimeš V., Vesteg M., Krajčovič J., Oborník M., Eliáš M. (2018) Peculiar features of the plastids of the colourless alga Euglena longa and photosynthetic euglenophytes unveiled by transcriptome analyses Scientific Reports 8 : 17012.
DOI: 10.1038/s41598-018-35389-1
Füssy Z., Masařová P., Kručinská J., Esson H. J., Oborník M. (2017) Budding of the alveolate alga Vitrella brassicaformis resembles sexual and asexual processes in apicomplexan parasites Protist 168 : 80-91.
DOI: 10.1016/j.protis.2016.12.001
Füssy Z., Oborník M. (2017) Reductive Evolution of Apicomplexan Parasites from Phototrophic Ancestors. In: Pontarotti P. (Ed.), Evolutionary Biology: Self/Nonself Evolution, Species and Complex Traits Evolution, Methods and Concepts. Springer, Cham 217-236.
DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-61569-1_12
Füssy Z., Oborník M. (2017) Chromerids and their plastids Advances in Botanical Research 84 : 187-218.
DOI: 10.1016/bs.abr.2017.07.001
Cihlář J., Füssy Z., Horák A., Oborník M. (2016) Evolution of the Tetrapyrrole Biosynthetic Pathway in Secondary Algae: Conservation, Redundancy and Replacement PLoS ONE 11 : e0166338.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166338
Věchtová P., Dalíková M., Sýkorová M., Žurovcová M., Füssy Z., Zrzavá M. (2016) CpSAT-1, a transcribed satellite sequence from the codling moth, Cydia pomonella. Genetica 144 : 385-395.
DOI: 10.1007/s10709-016-9907-0
Záhonová K., Füssy Z., Oborník M., Eliáš M., Yurchenko V. (2016) RuBisCO in Non-Photosynthetic Alga Euglena longa: Divergent Features, Transcriptomic Analysis and Regulation of Complex Formation PLoS ONE 11 : e0158790.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0158790

Documents to download:
Zahonova et al. 2016 PloS ONE (pdf)
Füssy Z., Matoušek J., Patzak J., Steger G., Uhlířová K. (2013) Hop stunt viroid pathogenesis involves a disbalance of hop regulatory genes Acta Horticulturae 1010 : 113-120.
Füssy Z., Patzak J., Stehlík J., Matoušek J. (2013) Imbalance in expression of hop (Humulus lupulus) chalcone synthase H1 and its regulators during hop stunt viroid pathogenesis Journal of Plant Physiology 170 : 688-695.
DOI: 10.1016/j.jplph.2012.12.006
Matoušek J., Kocábek T., Patzak J., Füssy Z., Procházková J., Heyerick A. (2012) Combinatorial analysis of lupulin gland transcription factors from R2R3Myb, bHLH and WDR families indicates a complex regulation of chs_H1 genes essential for prenylflavonoid biosynthesis in hop (Humulus lupulus L.) BMC Plant Biology 12 : 27.
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2229-12-27
Matoušek J., Patzak J., Kocábek T., Füssy Z., Stehlík J., Orctová L., Duraisamy G. (2011) Functional analyses of lupulin gland-specific regulatory factors from WD40, bHLH and Myb families of hop (Humulus lupulus L.) show formation of crucial complexes activating chs_H1. Brewing Science 64 : 151-155.
Matoušek J., Kocábek T., Patzak J., Stehlík J., Füssy Z., Krofta K., Heyerick A., Roldán-Ruiz I., Maloukh L., De Keukeleire D. (2010) Cloning and Molecular Analysis of HlbZip1 and HlbZip2 Transcription Factors Putatively Involved in the Regulation of the Lupulin Metabolome in Hop (Humulus lupulus L.) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 58 : 902-912.
DOI: 10.1021/jf9043106

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