RNDr. Ľudmila Blaščáková, PhD.

 

Education:

2012-2017: Graduate student in Biophysics – P.J. Safarik University, Kosice

2007-2012: MSc. in Biology and Physics – University of Presov, Presov

 

Research interests:

  • construction and characterization of the targeted drug delivery system based on lipids and lipoproteins
  • enzymology of respiratory oxidases
  • monitoring of osteoporotic biochemical markers in postmenopausal women

 

Education:

2012-2017: Graduate student in Biophysics – P.J. Safarik University, Kosice

2007-2012: MSc. in Biology and Physics – University of Presov, Presov

Languages:

Slovak, German and English

Professional positions:

2017-present: independent technician, Laboratory of bioenergetics, Center for Interdisciplinary Biosciences, Technology and Innovation Park, Safarik University Kosice

Research training:

2014 Pierre et Marie Curie University in Paris 6 (France) (3 months)

2016 School of Biophysics in Primosten (Croatia) (2weeks)

Methodological experience:

  • UV-VIS absorption spectroscopy, fluorescence spectroscopy, stopped-flow, isothermal titration calorimetry (ITC)
  • purification of proteins (cytochrome c oxidase from beef heart mitochondria) and saponins, preparation of large unilamellar vesicles

Publications:

Number of articles in journals registered in WoS and SCOPUS: 5 , Number of SCI citations (self-citations excluded): 4, H-index: 2

Membership in scientific societies:

2012-present Slovak Biophysical Society (SKBS)

2012-present the international Society for optics and photonics (SPIE)

2012-present Slovak Physical Society (SPS)

Electron-proton coupling in the respiratory heme-copper oxidases, Slovak Grant Agency (VEGA) 2018-2021. Co-investigator.

Number of articles in journals registered in WoS and SCOPUS: 5 , Number of SCI citations (self-citations excluded): 4, H-index: 2

  1. L. Blascakova, D. Horvath, D. Belej, G. Wagnieres, P. Miskovsky, D. Jancura, V. Huntosova. Hypericin cross barriers of the chicken chorioallantoic membrane model when delivered in low-density lipoproteins. Photodiagnosis and Photodynamic Therapy 23, 1572-1000, p.306-313 (2018).
  2. K. Kopcova, L. Blascakova, T. Kozar, D. Jancura, M. Fabian. Response of Heme Symmetry to Functional State of Bovine Cytochrome c Oxidase. Biochemistry 57, 4105−4113 (2018).
  3. M. Mydlarova Blascakova, L. Blascakova, J. Poracova, J. Mydlar, J. Vaskova, J. Bernasovska, I. Boronova, E. Petrejcikova, I. Bernasovsky. Relationship between A163G osteoprotegerin gene polymorphism and other osteoporosis parameters in Roma and non- Roma postmenopausal women in eastern Slovakia. J Clin. Lab. Anal: DOI: 10.1002/jcla.22093, s. 1-10 (2017).
  4. E. Lopez-Tobar, V. Verebova, L. Blascakova, D. Jancura, G. Fabriciova, S. Sanchez- Cortes. Detection and aggregation of the antitumoral drug parietin in ethanol/water mixture and on plasmonic metal nanoparticles studied by surface-enhanced optical spectroscopy: Effect of pH and ethanol concentration. Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy. Vol. 159, 1386-1425, p. 134–140 (2016).
  5. J. Joniova, L. Blascakova, D. Jancura, Z. Nadova, F. Sureau, P. Miskovsky. Incorporation of photosenzitizer hypericin into synthetic lipid-based nano-particles for drug delivery and large unilamellar vesicles with different content of cholesterol. Proc. of SPIE Vol. 9166, 916604-12 (2015).