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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:   lubomir.tomaska@uniba.sk


Last update: September 11, 2017

 

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 (2015-2017):

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).


Journal Articles

  1. Tomáška, Ľ. (2017) Being 50 in Slovakia. LabTimes 4: 12.

  2. Ferenc, J., Červenák, F., Birčák, E., Juríková, K., Goffová, I., Gorilák, P., Huraiová, B., Plavá, J., Demecsová, L., Ďuríková, N., Galisová, V., Gazdarica, M., Puškár, M., Nagy, T., Nagyová, S., Mentelová, L., Slaninová, M., Ševčovičová, A., Tomáška, Ľ. (2017) Intentionally flawed manuscripts as means for teaching students to critically evaluate scientific papers. Biochemical and Molecular Biology Education, in press.

  3. Gajarský, M., Lenarcic Zivkovic, M., Stadlbauer, P., Pagano, B., Fiala, R., Amato, J., Tomáška, Ľ., Šponer, J., Plavec, J., Trantírek, L. (2017) Structure of a stable G-hairpin. Journal of Americam Chemical Society 139(10): 3591-3594.

  4. Cillingová, A., Zeman, I., Tóth, R., Neboháčová, M., Dunčková, I., Hölcová, M., Jakúbková, M., Gérecová, G., Pryszcz, L.P., Tomáška, Ľ., Gabaldón, T., Gácser, A., Nosek, J. (2017) Eukaryotic transporters for hydroxyderivatives of benzoic acid. Scientific Reports 7: 8998.

  5. Brejová, B., Lichancová, H., Brázdovič, F., Cillingová, A., Neboháčová, M., Tomáška, Ľ., Vinař, T., and Nosek, J. (2017) Draft Genome Sequence of an Obligate Psychrophilic Yeast Candida psychrophila NRRL Y-17665T. Genome Announcements 5: e00851-17.

  6. Červenák, F., Juríková, K., Sepšiová, R., Neboháčová, M., Nosek, J., and Tomáška, Ľ. (2017) Double-stranded telomeric DNA binding proteins:  Diversity matters. Cell Cycle 16: 1568-1577.

  7. Zeman, I., Neboháčová, M., Gérecová, G., Katonová, K., Jánošíková, E., Jakúbková, M., Centárová, I., Dunčková, I., Tomáška, Ľ., Pryszcz, L.P., Gabaldón, T., and Nosek, J. (2016) Mitochondrial carriers link the catabolism of hydroxyaromatic compounds to the central metabolism in Candida parapsilosis. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics (Bethesda) 6: 4047-4058.

  8. Jakúbková, M., Džugasová, V., Truban, D., Abelovská, L., Bhatia-Kiššová, I., Valachovič, M., Klobučníková, V., Zeiselová, L., Griač, P., Nosek, J., and Tomáška, Ľ. (2016) Identification of mutants exhibiting altered sensitivity to valinomycin and nigericin demonstrate pleiotropic effects of ionophores on cellular processes. PLoS One 11(10): e0164175.

  9. Rendeková, J., Ward, T.A., Šimoničová, L., Thomas, P.H., Nosek, J., Tomáška, Ľ., McHugh, P.J., Chovanec, M. (2016) Mgm101: A double-duty Rad52-like protein. Cell Cycle 15: 3169-3176.

  10. 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.

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

  12. 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.

  13. 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.

  14. 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.

  15. 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.

  16. 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.

  17. 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.