Katarína Razná

Katarína Razná
Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Slovak University of Agriculture
 
Biography
Katarína Razná is working at The Slovak University of Agriculture as an Associate Professor of the Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding. She received M.Sc. in Genetics and Plant Breeding, Ph.D. in Genetics and Assoc. Prof in Biotechnology from the Slovak University of Agriculture. During the years 2001-2002 she worked at the Scottish Crop Research Institute in Dundee, UK as a postdoctoral fellow. She participated in the development of effective transformation methods for barley. In 2002-2005 she participated in the project focused on functional analyses of novel genes by viral-induced gene silencing system at the above-mentioned institute. Since 2005 she is established as the university teacher of the subjects such as plant genetics, plant biotechnology, bioinformatics and genomics. Her research interests are in the field of molecular markers based on microRNA and retrotransposons, miRNA biomarkers of abiotic stress, miRNA-therapeutic potential of medicinal plants and plant tissue cultures.
 
Research Interest
Plant Biotechnology, Molecular Markers, Microrna, Mirna Biomarkers Of Abiotic Stress, Retrotransposons, Microsatellite DNA, Bioinformatics