Aleksey V. Zholobenko, Ph.D.

Aleksey Zholobenko (PhD)

 

Department of Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry

Hněvotínská 3

775 15 Olomouc, Czech Republic

e-mail: aleksey.zholobenko@upol.cz

tel: +420 585 63 2324

 

Research Interests:

  • Areas: Ageing, cardiovascular diseases, cancer, mitochondria.
  • Techniques: Fluorescence microscopy, oxygraphy, cell culture, gene delivery.

 

Position:

2013 – Present

Junior Postdoc, (Faculty of Medicine, Palacký University Olomouc)

 

Education and postgraduate training:

2005 – 2008

Molecular Biology, BSc. University of St. Andrews with ERASMUS project at the University of Nice Sophia-Antipolis

2008 – 2012

PhD at the School of Pharmacy at Queen’s University Belfast

 

Teaching activites:

2006 – 2008

Biotechnology practicals (School of Pharmacy, QUB)

2008

Molecular Biology seminars (School of Pharmacy, QUB)

2013 – present

Biochemistry practicals (Faculty of Medicine, Palacký University Olomouc)

2015 – present

Medical chemistry practicals (Faculty of Medicine, Palacký University Olomouc)

 

Publications:

  1. Gabrielová, Eva, Aleksey Vladimirovich Zholobenko, Lenka Bartošíková, Jiří Nečas, and Martin Modriansky. “Silymarin Constituent 2, 3-Dehydrosilybin Triggers Reserpine-Sensitive Positive Inotropic Effect in Perfused Rat Heart.”PloS one 10, no. 9 (2015): e0139208.
  2. Zholobenko, A., and M. Modriansky. “Silymarin and its constituents in cardiac preconditioning.” Fitoterapia 97 (2014): 122-132.
  3. McCarthy, Helen O., Joanne McCaffrey, Cian M. McCrudden, Aleksey Zholobenko, Ahlam A. Ali, John W. McBride, Ashley S. Massey et al. “Development and characterization of self-assembling nanoparticles using a bio-inspired amphipathic peptide for gene delivery.” Journal of Controlled Release 189 (2014): 141-149.
  4. McCarthy, Helen O., Alek V. Zholobenko, Yuhua Wang, Brenda Canine, Tracy Robson, David G. Hirst, and Arash Hatefi. “Evaluation of a multi-functional nanocarrier for targeted breast cancer iNOS gene therapy.”International journal of pharmaceutics 405, no. 1 (2011): 196-202.