People

PI

Mgr. Martina Gáliková, PhD.

Martina is a geneticist investigating regulations of energy metabolism. She obtained her undergraduate and graduate education in Biology at the Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia, 2004-2009). She continued in the Genetics studies at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna (Austria, 2009-2013), where she received her PhD in 2014.  Subsequently, she worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen (Germany, 2013-2017) and afterwards at the Stockholm University (Sweden, 2017-2019). Currently, she works as a PI at the Institute of Zoology at the Slovak Academy of Sciences (Slovakia).


Students

Bc. Diana Knoblochová

Diana is a MSc. student in Genetics at Comenius University in Bratislava. She is interested in the hormonal regulation of fat metabolism in Drosophila.

Bc. Ružena Mastišová

Ruženka is a MSc. student in Genetics at Comenius University in Bratislava. She is interested in the hormonal regulation of fat metabolism in Drosophila. Her thesis is focused on the regulation of metabolism by steroid hormones.

Bc. Maroš Valentík

Maro`š is a MSc. student in Genetics at Comenius University in Bratislava. He is interested in the control of hunger and thirst in Drosophila.


Alumni

Bc. Natália Ušáková

Natália was a Bc. student in Biology at the Comenius University in Bratislava.

Thesis title: Neuroendocrine regulation of thirst and hunger in Drosophila.


Collaborators

Mgr. Peter Klepsatel, PhD.

Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences. Link: http://zoo.sav.sk/Drosophila


RNDr. Dušan Žitňan,DrSc.

Institute of Zoology, Slovak Academy of Sciences. Link: http://zoo.sav.sk/en/about-us/departments/dept-of-molecular-physiology/


Doc. RNDr. Stanislav Stuchlík, CSc., prof. RNDr. Ján Turňa, CSc. & team

Comenius University in Bratislava, Faculty of Natural Sciences. Link: https://fns.uniba.sk/en/kmb/


Prof. Dr. Heinrich Dircksen

Department of Zoology, Stockholm University, Sweden. Link: https://www.su.se/english/profiles/hdirc-1.183269

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