Ľubomír Tomáška’s Curriculum vitae
 

Personal Data:

Born on August 5, 1966, married (Jana), 1 child (Filip)


Current Position:

Professor and Head of the Department of Genetics

Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Natural Sciences

Department of Genetics

Mlynska dolina B-1, Ilkovicova 6

842 15 Bratislava 4

Slovak Republic


Phone:     421.2.60296.433, 421.2.60296.536

Fax:          421.2.60296.434

e-mail:     lubomir.tomaska@uniba.sk

url:           http://www.biocenter.sk/lt.html


Academic Degrees:

  1. 1990  Master of Sciences in Genetics and Molecular Biology (Supervisor: Prof. Ladislav Kovac)

  2. 1994  PhD in Genetics (Supervisor: Prof. Ladislav Kovac)

  3. 1998  Associate Professor of Genetics

  4. 2006  DSc in Molecular Biology

  5. 2008  Professor of Genetics


Previous Positions:

  1. 1998-2000: Associate Professor, Department of Genetics, Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava

  2. 1994-1998: Assistant Professor, Department of Genetics, Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava

  3. 1990-1994: PhD training, Department of Genetics, Comenius University, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Bratislava


Scientific Visits and Sabbaticals:

  1. 1990-1993: Visiting scientist, Department of Biochemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, USA (Prof. Efraim Racker, Prof. David Shalloway)

  2. 1994 (February-March), 1995 (August-September): Visiting scientist, Institute Curie, Orsay, France (Supervisor: Prof. Hiroshi Fukuhara)

  3. 2001 (September-October): Visiting scientist, Clusius Laboratory, Leiden, The Netherlands (Prof. H. Yde Steensma)

  4. 1999 (September-December), 2000 (June-August), 2001 (June-August), 2002 (July-August), 2003 (July-August), 2004 (July-August), 2006 (July-August), 2007 (July): Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA (Prof. Jack D. Griffith)


Research Projects and Publications


Fellowships:

  1. 2001: NATO Science Fellowship

  2. 1995: FEBS Short term Fellowship

  3. 1994: Stipend of the Ministére de l’Education Nationale, de l’Enseignement Supérieur, de la Recherche et de l’Insertion Professionelle de la Republique Française


Awards:

  1. 2000: Outstanding Junior Scientist Award (Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava)

  2. 1999: Award of the Czechoslovak Microbiological Society for Junior Czech and Slovak Microbiologist

  3. 1999: Outstanding Junior Scientist Award (Dean of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava)


Editorial board memberships:

  1. 2012-present Academic Editor of PeerJ

  2. 2005-present: Editorial Board of Current Genetics (Springer Verlag)

  3. 2002-present: Editorial Board of FEMS Yeast Research (Wiley-Blackwell)


Other professional memberships:

  1. 2010-present: Slovak Academic Society (SAS)

  2. 2006-2010: Council of Natural Sciences and Working Group for Biology of the Slovak Research and Development Agency (APVV)

  3. 2007-present: Scientific board of the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University, Bratislava

  4. 2005-present: American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

  5. 2004-present: Genetic Society of America

  6. 2003-present: Finance and Policy Committee of the International Conferences on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology

  7. 1998-present: Gregor Mendel Genetic Society

  8. 1994-present: Czechoslovak Society for Microbiology


Other activities:

  1. Ad hoc reviewer in following international journals: Acta Virologica, Biologia, BMC Biotechnology, BMC Medical Education, Cell Cycle, Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences, Current Genetics, DNA Sequence, Environmental Microbiology, FEBS Letters, FEMS Immunology and Medical Microbiology, FEMS Yeast Research, Folia Microbiologica, Genome Integrity, Mitochondrion, Mycoses, Neoplasma, PLoS Genetics, PLoS ONE, Trends in Biochemical Sciences