Name Zábranská Helena
Position Scientist
Helena Zábranská

Helena Zábranská, Ph.D.


Viral and Microbial Proteins
Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry ASCR, v.v.i.
Flemingovo nám. 2, CZ-166 10 Prague 6, Czech Republic

☎: (+420) 220 183 232

1998-2005 Ph.D., Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague. Specialization in biochemistry and microbiology. PhD thesis: Study of structure and function of proteinase from Mason-Pfizer monkey virus, supervisor Dr. I.Pichová.
1993-1998 M.Sc., Institute of Chemical Technology, Prague. Specialization in biochemistry. Diploma thesis: Synthesis and biological activity of analogs of oxytocin with a non-coded amino acid in position 2, supervisor: Dr. J.Slaninová.
2001 University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA, by Prof. Eric Hunter, specialization in virology.
2005-2006 Postdoctoral fellow at Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, Faculty of Chemistry, Department of Cellular Protein Chemistry. Specialization in biochemistry and protein folding, supervisor Prof. Ineke Braakman.
Since 2002 Staff member of Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Department of Protein Biochemistry, Group of Viral and Microbial Proteins.
Supervisor of undergraduate and graduate students.
Research interest
Biochemistry and molecular biology, retroviral assembly and maturation, activation of retroviral proteinase, protein folding under in vivo and in vitro conditions.