doc. Hassan Hashimi, Ph.D.

Job Position: Research Scientist - Laboratory of Molecular Biology of Protists

Contact details

Phone: +420 387775481
Room: PARU II, 1. patro

Curriculum vitae



  • University of Massachusetts at Amherst. B.Sc. Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 1995, Magna cum laude.
  • The Faculty of Biology, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice. Mgr. Cell and Developmental Biology, 2005, Červený dipom (with honors).
  • The Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia, České Budějovice. PhD. Molecular Biology and Biochemistry, 2009.

Teaching Bioenergetics (for Biological Chemistry)
Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia

Cell regulation and signaling
Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia

Cell Regulation and Signaling (for Biological Chemistry)
Faculty of Science, University of South Bohemia

Total found: 31 records
Durante I., Butenko A., Rašková V., Charyyeva A., Svobodová M., Yurchenko V., Hashimi H., Lukeš J. (2020) Large-Scale Phylogenetic Analysis of Trypanosomatid Adenylate Cyclases Reveals Associations with Extracellular Lifestyle and Host-Pathogen Interplay Genome Biology and Evolution 12 : 2403–2416.
DOI: 10.1093/gbe/evaa226

Documents to download:
Durante_2020_GenomeBiolEvol (pdf)
Pánek T., Eliáš M., Vancová M., Lukeš J., Hashimi H. (2020) Returning to the Fold for Lessons in Mitochondrial Crista Diversity and Evolution Current Biology 30 : R575–R588.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2020.02.053

Documents to download:
Panek_2020_Current Biology (pdf)
Eichenberger C., Oeljeklaus S., Bruggisser J., Mani J. , Haenni B. , Kaurov I., Niemann M. , Zuber B. , Lukeš J., Hashimi H., Warscheid B., Schimanski B., Schneider A. (2019) The highly diverged trypanosomal MICOS complex is organized in a nonessential integral membrane and an essential peripheral module Molecular Microbiology 12 : 1731–1743.
DOI: 10.1111/mmi.14389
Hashimi H. (2019) A parasite’s take on the evolutionary cell biology of MICOS PLOS Pathogens 15 : e1008166.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1008166

Documents to download:
Hashimi_2019_PlosPahtogen (pdf)
Maslov D., Opperdoes F.R., Kostygov A., Hashimi H., Lukeš J., Yurchenko V. (2019) Recent advances in trypanosomatid research: genome organization, expression, metabolism, taxonomy and evolution. Parasitology 146 : 1–27.
DOI: 10.1017/S0031182018000951

Documents to download:
Maslov et al.2019 (pdf)
Faktorová D., Bär A., Hashimi H., McKenney K., Horák A., Schnaufer A., Rubio M., Alfonzo J., Lukeš J. (2018) TbUTP10, a protein involved in early stages of pre-18S rRNA processing in Trypanosoma brucei Molecular and Biochemical Parasitology 225 : 84–93.
DOI: 10.1016/j.molbiopara.2018.09.003

Documents to download:
Faktorova_et al._2018 (pdf)
Kaurov I., Vancová M., Schimanski B., Cadena L.R., Heller J., Bílý T., Potěšil D., Eichenberger C., Bruce H., Oeljeklaus S., Warscheid B., Zdráhal Z., Schneider A., Lukeš J., Hashimi H. (2018) The diverged trypanosome MICOS complex as a hub for mitochondrial cristae shaping and protein import Current Biology 28 : 3393–3407.
DOI: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.09.008

Documents to download:
Kaurov et al. 2018_Current Biology (pdf)
Lukeš J., Butenko A., Hashimi H., Maslov D., Votýpka J., Yurchenko V. (2018) Trypanosomatids Are Much More than Just Trypanosomes: Clues from the Expanded Family Tree Trends in Parasitology 34 : 466-480.
DOI: 10.1016/

Documents to download:
Lukes et al._Trends in Parasitology_2018 (pdf)
Benz C., Stříbrná E., Hashimi H., Lukeš J. (2017) Dynamin-like proteins in Trypanosoma brucei: A division of labour between two paralogs? PLoS ONE 12 : e0177200.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0177200

Documents to download:
Benz et al. 2017 PLoS ONE (pdf)
Dixit S., Müller-McNicoll M., David V., Zarnack K., Ule J., Hashimi H., Lukeš J. (2017) Differential Binding of Mitochondrial Transcripts by MRB8170 and MRB4160 Regulates Distinct Editing Fates of Mitochondrial mRNA in Trypanosomes mBio 8 : e02288-16.
DOI: 10.1128/mBio.02288-16

Documents to download:
Dixit et al. 2017 mBio (pdf)
Hashimi H., Kaltenbrunner S., Zíková A., Lukeš J. (2016) Trypanosome Mitochondrial Translation and Tetracycline: No Sweat about Tet PLoS Pathogens 12 : e1005492.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1005492

Documents to download:
Hashimi et al. 2016 PLoS Pathog (pdf)
Read L., Lukeš J., Hashimi H. (2016) Trypanosome RNA editing: the complexity of getting U in and taking U out. Wiley Interdiscip Reviews RNA 7 : 33-51.
DOI: 10.1002/wrna.1313

Documents to download:
Read et al. 2016 WIREs RNA (pdf)
David V., Flegontov P., Gerasimov E.S., Tanifuji G., Hashimi H., Logacheva M., Maruyama S., Onodera N., Gray M., Archibald J., Lukeš J. (2015) Gene loss and error-prone RNA editing in the mitochondrion of Perkinsela, an endosymbiotic kinetoplastid mBio 6 : e01498-15.
DOI: 10.1128/mBio.01498-15

Documents to download:
David et al 2015 mBio (pdf)
Huang Z., Faktorová D., Křížová A., Kafková L., Read L., Lukeš J., Hashimi H. (2015) Integrity of the core mitochondrial RNA-binding complex 1 is vital for trypanosome RNA editing RNA 21 : 2088-2102.
DOI: 10.1261/rna.052340.115

Documents to download:
Huang et al 2015 RNA (pdf)
Verner Z., Basu S., Benz C., Dixit S., Dobáková E., Faktorová D., Hashimi H., Horáková E., Huang Z., Paris Z., Pena P., Ridlon L., Týč J., Wildridge D., Zíková A., Lukeš J. (2015) The malleable mitochondrion of Trypanosoma brucei Internation Review of Cell and Molecular Biology 315 : 73-151.
DOI: 10.1016/bs.ircmb.2014.11.001

Documents to download:
Verner-IRCMB-2015 (pdf)
Huang Z., Kaltenbrunner S., Šimková E., Staněk D., Lukeš J., Hashimi H. (2014) The dynamics of mitochondrial RNA-binding protein complex in Trypanosoma brucei and its petite mutant under optimized immobilization conditions Eukaryotic Cell 13 : 1232-1240.
DOI: 10.1128/EC.00149-14

Documents to download:
Huang_et_al_EC_2014 (pdf)
Ammerman M., Tomasello D., Faktorová D., Kafková L., Hashimi H., Lukeš J., Read L. (2013) A Core MRB1 Complex Component Is Indispensable for RNA Editing in Insect and Human Infective Stages of Trypanosoma brucei PLoS ONE 8 : e78015.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0078015

Documents to download:
Ammerman-PloSOne-2013 (pdf)
Cristodero M., Mani J., Oeljeklaus S., Aeberhard L., Hashimi H., Ramrath D., Lukeš J., Warscheid B., Schneider A. (2013) Mitochondrial translation factors of Trypanosoma brucei: Elongation factor-Tu has a unique subdomain that is essential for its function Molecular microbiology 90 : 744-755.
DOI: 10.1111/mmi.12397

Documents to download:
Cristodero-MM-2013 (pdf)
Hashimi H., Mcdonald L., Lukeš J., Stříbrná E. (2013) Trypanosome Letm1 Protein Is Essential for Mitochondrial Potassium Homeostasis Journal of Biological Chemistry 288 : 26914-26925.

Documents to download:
2013_Hashimi_JBC_26914 (pdf)
Hashimi H., Zimmer S., Ammerman M., Read L., Lukeš J. (2013) Dual core processing: MRB1 is an emerging kinetoplast RNA editing complex Trends in Parasitology 29 : 91-99.
DOI: 10.1016/

Documents to download:
2013_Hashimi_Trends in Parasitol_91 (pdf)

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Biology Centre CAS
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