Scientific interest and research:

Protein kinase CK2 - its substrates and inhibitors; regulation and engagement of CK2 in pathological states.  Molecular aspects of pathogenicity of microorganisms; proteins involved in virulence of Candida albicans. Genetic engineering.


Skills and methods:

Molecular cloning, mutagenesis, RT-qPCR, RNAi technology, overexpression of recombinant proteins in bacterial and yeast systems (E. coli, S. cerevisiae), electrophoresis and chromatography techniques, flow cytometry, analysis of protein-protein interactions, detection of enzymatic activity and its quantitative characterization.