RNDr. Alena Krejci, Ph.D.

Laboratory Head

Laboratory of Developmental Biology and Genomics

phone: +420 38 777 2270, E-mail: akrejci@prf.jcu.cz

RNDr. Alena Krejčí, Ph.D.

 

 

PERSONAL DETAILS:

WORK ADDRESS: University of South Bohemia, Faculty of Science, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic

Biology Centre, Institute of Entomology, Branisovska 31, 370 05 Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic

Telephone: +420 (0)38 777 2270

E-mail: akrejci@prf.jcu.cz

NATIONALITY: Czech


EDUCATION:

Sept 2000-Sept 2004 Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague

Ph. D. studies in Molecular Genetics

Thesis: Regulation of the expression and function of the M2 muscarinic acetylcholine receptor.

Sept 1998-June 2000 Faculty of Science, Charles University, Prague

M. Sc. degree in Molecular Biology

Thesis: Targeted mutagenesis of the allosteric binding site of the muscarinic acetylcholine receptors.

Sept 1995- June 1998 B. Sc. degree in Molecular Biology, Faculty of Science, Charles University


RESEARCH FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS and GRANTS:

  • EMBO installation grant, 2011-2013: The interplay between Notch signalling and cellular metabolism.

  • Grant from the Czech Grant Agency, 2011-2013: Signallization through the Notch receptor in the context of cellular metabolism.

  • Early Career Research Award from the British Biochemical Society for the year 2011.

  • Winner of the L'Oreal Women in Science award in the Czech Republic, 2011.

  • EMBO long term fellowship, March 2005 - March 2007.

    Lab of Dr. Sarah Bray, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom.

Project title: Investigating transcriptional complexes and epigenetic changes at Notch target gene promoters.

  • Royal Society fellowship, 10 months in total between 2001 – 2004.

    Laboratory of Prof. Noel Buckley, School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Leeds, United Kingdom


WORK EXPERIENCE & RESEARCH HISTORY:

May 2010 – present : University of South Bohemia, Faulty of Science, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic

Group leader of the Laboratory of Developmental Biology and Genomics


Apr 2004 – Apr 2010: Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Senior Research Associate at the laboratory of Prof. Sarah Bray


2001- 2004: Royal Society fellowship at the University of Leeds, School of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, United Kingdom

Laboratory of Prof. Noel Buckley, several short stays (10 months in total)


Feb 1998 - Apr 2004: Department of Neurochemistry, Institute of Physiology, Academy of Sciences, Prague

Laboratory of Prof. Stanislav Tucek (deceased) and Dr. Vladimir Dolezal

Graduate and Ph. D. studies


Link to the LIST OF PUBLICATIONS

 

Interview with EMBO Young Investigators and Installation Grantee