Prof., RNDr. Pavol Miškovský, PhD., DrSc.

Head of the Center for Interdisciplinary Biosciences, P.J. Safarik University, Kosice
CEO SAFTRA Photonics LtD
Specialist in biophotonics. PhD degree in Biophysics (1986), Charles University, Prague, D.Sc. degree in Biophysics (2000), Comenius University Bratislava, full professor in Physics (2000). Director of Master and Doctoral study in Biophysics, UPJS, Kosice, Slovakia. President of the committee for D.Sc. in Biophysics in Slovak Republic.

Assoc. Prof. Daniel Jancura, PhD.

Associate professor at Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Safarik University in Kosice (UPJS), PhD. degree in Biophysics (1999), Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia), associate professor in Biophysics at UPJS from 2009. Specialist in molecular biophysics and molecular bioenergetics, recent research interests: structure and stability of biomacromolecules and their complexes with low molecular ligands, construction and characterization of lipoprotein based drug delivery systems, catalytical mechanism of cytochrome c oxidase.

Assoc. prof. Gregor Bánó, PhD.

Gregor Bánó received an M.S. degree in 1997 at Charles Univ. in Prague, Czech Rep. (physical electronics and plasma physics) and a PhD in 2003 at Univ. of Szeged, Hungary (optics and opto-electronics). He held research position at the Research Institute for Solid State Physics and Optics in Budapest (Hungary) from 2001–2006, and joined the Department of Biophysics at P.J.Šafárik Univ. in Košice in 2007. His present research interest is focused on the experimental investigation of drug transport phenomena by means of different laser spectroscopic techniques.

RNDr. Branislav Brutovský, CSc.

Branislav Brutovský received PhD degree in Condensed Matter Physics in 1998 at Institute of Experimental Physics, Slovak Academy of Science in Kosice. Presently, his research focuses on the applications of evolutionary optimization, simulation and prediction techniques to solve broad range of problems at the interface of physics, biology and medicine.

RNDr. Gabriela Fabriciová, PhD.

Assistant professor at the Department of Biophysics. Specialist in Raman spectroscopy. M.S. degree in Biophysics in 1994 at Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice (Slovakia). Ph.D. in Biophysics in 1998 at Comenius University in Bratislava (Slovakia). Postdoctoral studies at Institute for the Structure of Matter, CSIC in Madrid (Spain).

RNDr. Zuzana Jurašeková, PhD.

Senior researcher at the Department of Biophysics, Faculty of Science, Safarik University in Kosice.
M.S. degree in Biophysics and Chemical Physics in 2002 at Safarik University in Košice, Slovakia.
PhD degree in Physical Chemistry in 2009 at National University of Distance Education in Madrid, Spain.
Her present research interest is focused on the application of Raman scattering methods in the field of Cultural Heritage and Raman imaging.

RNDr. Zuzana Naďová, PhD.

Specialist in molecular biology, protein chemistry and metabolic pathways, senior researcher at the Dpt. of Biophysics, UPJS. PhD degree in general biology/microbiology (2001) UPJS, Slovakia. Research training: Inst. of Molecular Genetics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic (3 years – postdoctoral stay), several short term fellowships at ANBioPhy, Univ. Paris VI, France. Research expertise: mol. biology, cell metabolic pathways, cell biophysics, fluorescent imaging

RNDr. Katarína Stroffekova, Ph.D.

Associate Professor at Dept. of Biophysics, UPJS, Košice
RNDr degree in Biophysics Magna cum laude (1986) Comenium University, Bratislava
PhD degree in Biophysics (1997), Institute of Molecular Physiology and Genetics, SAS Bratislava.
International research expertise: Postdoct. Assistant, Dept Mol & Cell Physiol, College of Medicine, Univ of Cincinnati, OH (USA) (3 yrs); Postdoct.Assistant, Dept Biomed Sciences, College of Vet. Medicine and Biomed. Sciences, Colorado State University, CO (USA) (5 yrs). Research expertise: Cell biophysics, Ca2+ homeostasis in cell physiology, cell metabolism, cell signalling in apoptosis and proliferation, role of ion channels in cell physiology, electrophysiology of ion channels, confocal fluorescent microscopy, molecular biology.

Assoc. prof. Jozef Uličný, PhD.

Graduated in 1985, in Biophysics and chemical physics, Safarik University Kosice. PhD in the Physics of condensed matter and acoustics 1996. Habilitation in 2003 (Assoc. Prof.). Using computers to solve biomedicinal problems:
• molecular modeling and simulations
• molecular quantum mechanics
• quantitative modeling of reaction networks (systems biology)
• less traditional optimization techniques

Doctoral students