Mgr. Veronika Dorňáková

Job Position: PhD student - Laboratory of Genomics and Proteomics of Disease Vectors

Contact details

Phone: 420387775491
E-mail: dornakova@paru.cas.cz
Room: 614

Curriculum vitae

 

Education:

  • 2011 – now PhD studies about the ‘Antibody responses to saliva of Triatoma infestans (Hemiptera: Reduviidae): Potential novel epidemiological tools for Chagas disease surveillance’ at the Institute of Parasitology, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic
  • 2008 – 2011 Mgr. studies about the ‘Identification and characterization of histidine-rich peptides from hard ticks Ixodes ricinus and Ixodes scapularis’ at the Institute of Parasitology, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic
  • 2005 - 2008 Bc. study about the ‘Identification of a new gene encoding antimicrobial protein from hard tick Ixodes ricinus’ at the Institute of Parasitology, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice, Czech Republic

Professional experience related to biology:

  • 2010-now Laboratory of Ecology and Evolution of Social Insects (isolation of genomic DNA, PCR, barcoding)
  • 2009-2010 GENTREND s.r.o. (detection of tick pathogens)

Awards:

  • 11-12/2010 Fellowship for the peptide synthesis at the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of the Sciences of the Czech Republic in Prague

Conferences:

  • 09/2010 25th Congress of the Czechoslovak Society of Microbiology, Stará Lesná, Slovakia (poster presentation: Histidine-rich antimicrobial proteins from hard ticks Ixodes ricinus and Ixodes scapularis)
  • 06/2009 9th Conference of young chemists, biochemists and molecular biologists, Sigma-Aldrich, Milovy, Czech Republic (oral presentation: The new histidine-rich antimicrobial protein from hard tick Ixodes ricinus.)
  • 04/2009 Biologically active peptides XI., Prague, Czech Republic (poster presentation: Tick antimicrobial peptides)
  • 09/2008 12th Biochemical congress, České Budějovice, Czech Republic (poster presentation: Ricinusin – the new gene encoding antimicrobial protein from hard tick Ixodes ricinus.)
  • 08/2008 10th European Multicolloquium of Parasitology (EMOP X), Paris, France (poster presentation: Ricinusin – the new gene encoding antimicrobial protein from hard tick Ixodes ricinus.)

Publications
Total found: 2 records
Hönig V., Švec P., Halas P., Vavrušková Z., Šťastná H., Kilian P., Vrtišková V., Dorňáková V., Dupejová J., Simonová Z., Mondeková H., Erhart J., Štěrba J., Golovchenko M., Grubhoffer L., Rudenko N. (2015) Ticks and tick-borne pathogens in South Bohemia (Czech Republic) - spatial variability in Ixodes ricinus abundance, Borrelia burgdorferi and tick-borne encephalitis virus prevalence Ticks and Tick-borne diseases 6 : 559-567.
DOI: 10.1016/j.ttbdis.2015.04.010
Dorňáková V., Salazar-Sanchez R., Borrini-Mayori K., Carrion-Navarro O., Levy M., Schaub G., Schwarz A. (2014) Characterization of Guinea Pig Antibody Responses to Salivary Proteins of Triatoma infestans for the Development of a Triatomine Exposure Marker. PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8 : e2783.
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0002783

CONTACT

Biology Centre CAS
Institute of Parasitology
Branišovská 1160/31
370 05 České Budějovice

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