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Prof. Ľubomír Tomáška is the head of the Department of Genetics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovakia.




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Comenius University in Bratislava

Faculty of Natural Sciences

Department of Genetics

Mlynska dolina B-1, Ilkovicova 6

842 15 Bratislava

Slovak republic


Phone:   +421-2-60296-433, 536

Fax:        +421-2-60296-434

E-mail:   tomaska@fns.uniba.sk



Last update: April 22, 2016

 

Research interests

structure, maintenance and evolution of telomeres

molecular biology and genetics of non-conventional yeast species

regulation of cellular ion homeostasis

organellar biogenesis and inheritance

morphogenesis of eukaryotic cells

cell signalling

Recent publications (2013-2016):

Books

  1. Tomáška, Ľ., Brázdovič, F., Červenák, F., Krajčovič, J., Ševčovičová, A., Cillingová, A., Dušinský, R., Džugasová, V., Gálová, E., Juríková, K., Miadoková, E., Nosek, J., Procházková, K., Sepšiová, R., Slaninová, M., Švec, M., Šubík, J., Vlček, D. (2015) Klasické experimenty v genetike: Na ceste k odhaleniu tajomstiev dedičnosti. Mill Valley Publishing House, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 242 p. [ISBN: 9781511481717] (in Slovak).

  2. Nosek, J., Brejová, B., Neboháčová, M., Baráth, P., Bhatia-Kiššová, I., Valent, I., Kollár, R., Tomáška, Ľ. (2013) Genomika. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 276 p. [ISBN 978-1493731336] (in Slovak).

  3. Nosek, J., Tomáška, Ľ. (2013) Laboratory Protocols in Molecular and Cell Biology of Yeasts. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 184 p. [ISBN 978-1492877684]


Journal Articles

  1. Sepšiová, R., Nečasová, I., Willcox, S., Procházková, K., Gorilák, P., Nosek, J., Hofr, C., Griffith, J.D.,  Tomáška, Ľ. (2016) Evolution of telomeres in Schizosaccharomyces pombe and its possible relationship to the diversification of telomere binding proteins. PLoS One 11(4): e0154225.

  2. Sarto‐Jackson, I. & Tomaska, L. (2016) How to bake a brain: yeast as a model neuron. Current Genetics 62:347-370.

  3. Pevala, V., Truban, D., Bauer, J.A., Košťan, J., Kunová, N., Bellová, J., Brandstetter, M., Marini, V., Krejčí, L., Tomáška, Ľ., Nosek, J. & Kutejová, E. (2016) The structure and DNA-binding properties of Mgm101 from a yeast with a linear mitochondrial genome. Nucleic Acids Research 44: 2227-2239.

  4. Bakkaiová, J., Marini, V., Willcox, S., Nosek, J., Griffith, J.D., Krejčí, L. & Tomáška, Ľ. (2016) Yeast mitochondrial HMG proteins: DNA-binding properties of the most evolutionarily divergent component of mitochondrial nucleoids. Bioscience Reports 36(1): e00288.

  5. Nosek, J., Tomaska, L., Burger, G. & Lang, B.F. (2015) Programmed translational bypassing elements in mitochondria: structure, mobility and evolutionary origin. Trends in Genetics 31: 187-194.

  6. Gerecova, G., Nebohacova, M., Zeman, I., Pryszcz, L.P., Tomaska, L., Gabaldon, T. & Nosek, J. (2015) Metabolic gene clusters encoding the enzymes of two branches of the 3-oxoadipate pathway in the pathogenic yeast Candida albicans. FEMS Yeast Research 15(3): fov006.

  7. Simonicova, L., Dudekova, H., Ferenc, J., Prochazkova, K., Nebohacova, M., Dusinsky, R., Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2015) Saccharomyces cerevisiae as a model for the study of extranuclear functions of mammalian telomerase. Current Genetics 61: 517–527.

  8. Ivan, B., Lajdova, D., Abelovska, L., Balazova, M., Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2015) Mdm31 protein mediates sensitivity to potassium ionophores but does not regulate mitochondrial morphology or phospholipid trafficking in Schizosaccharomyces pombe. Yeast 32: 345-354.

  9. Bakkaiova, J., Arata, K., Matsunobu, M., Ono, B., Aoki, T., Lajdova, D., Nebohacova, M., Nosek, J., Miyakawa, I. & Tomaska, L. (2014) A strictly aerobic yeast Yarrowia lipolytica tolerates a loss of a mitochondrial DNA-packaging protein. Eukaryotic Cell 13: 1143-1157.

  10. Worley, K.C., … Tomaska, L., … (111 collaborators of Marmoset Genome Sequencing and Analysis Consortium) (2014) The common marmoset genome provides insight into primate biology and evolution. Nature Genetics 46: 850-857.

  11. Gerhold, J.M., Sedman, T., Visacka, K., Slezakova, J., Tomaska, L., Nosek, J. & Sedman, J. (2014) Replication intermediates of the linear mitochondrial DNA of Candida parapsilosis suggest a common recombination based mechanism for yeast mitochondria. Journal of Biological Chemistry 289: 22659-22670.

  12. Lang, B.F., Jakubkova, M., Hegedusova, E., Daoud, R., Forget, L., Brejova, B., Vinar, T., Kosa, P., Fricova, D., Nebohacova, M., Griac, P., Tomaska, L., Burger, G. & Nosek, J. (2014) Massive programmed translational jumping in mitochondria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 111: 5926-5931. [Editor’s choice - Science 344: 870, 2014]

  13. Tomaska, L. & Nosek, J. (2014) Opinion: Science in a small European country. The Scientist (28.1.2014)

  14. Kollar, R., Bodova, K., Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2014) Mathematical model of alternative mechanism of telomere length maintenance. Physical Review E 89: 032701. arXiv.org

  15. Hegedusova, E., Brejova, B., Tomaska, L., Sipiczki, M. & Nosek, J. (2014) Mitochondrial genome of the basidiomycetous yeast Jaminaea angkorensis. Current Genetics 60: 49-59.

  16. Nosek, J. & Tomaska, L. (2014) Timing of meiosis: Microtubules on the move. Cell Cycle 13(1): 13.

  17. Hapala, I., Griac, P., Nosek, J., Sychrova, H. & Tomaska, L. (2013) Yeast membranes and cell wall: From basics to applications. Current Genetics 59: 167-169.