RNDr. Anna Voleníková


Researcher in the Laboratory of Chromosomics

University of South Bohemia
Faculty of Science
Branišovská 31, 37005 České Budějovice
B building, office 183

Email: anna.volenikova@gmail.com
Tel. +420 387 772 279

Curriculum Vitae

University Education

since 2016    Ph.D. student in Molecular and cell biology and genetics, University of South Bohemia in České Budějovice (USB)

2016    Master's degree in Exprimental Biology , USB

2015    School of Science, University of Padova, Italy (5 months)

2013    Bachelor's degree in Biology, USB 

Professional and Research Experience

since 2020    Research assistant, Laboratory of Comparative Cytogenetics and Genomics, Faculty of Science, USB

since 2019    Research assistant, Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics, Czech Academy of Sciences, Liběchov

2016 - 2017    University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA (c/o James R. Walters, 10 months)

since 2010    Research assistant, Laboratory of Molecular Cytogenetics, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre AS CR, České Budějovice

2014 - 2015    Research assistant, Laboratory of Tropical Ecology, Institute of Entomology, Biology Centre AS CR, České Budějovice

2013    Intern, Laboratory of Biotechnology, Institute for Nanomaterials, Advanced Technologies and Innovation, Technical University of Liberec, Liberec

Publications

Yoshido A, Šíchová J, Pospíšilová K, Nguyen P, Voleníková A, Šafář J, Provazník J, Vila R, Marec F (2020) Evolution of multiple sex chromosomes associated with dynamic genome reshuffling in Leptidea wood white butterflies. Heredity. Published on line 9 June 2020 , DOI: 10.1038/s41437-020-0325-9

Hejníčková M, Koutecký P, Potocký P, Provazníková I, Voleníková A, Dalíková M, Visser S, Marec F, Zrzavá M (2019) Absence of W chromosome in Psychidae Moths and Implications for the Theory of Sex Chromosome Evolution in Lepidoptera. Genes 10: 1016, DOI: 10.3390/genes10121016

Dalíková M, Zrzavá M, Hladová I, Nguyen P, Šonský I, Flegrová M, Kubíčková S, Voleníková A, Kawahara AY, Peters RS, Marec F (2017) New insights into the evolution of the W chromosome in Lepidoptera. Journal of Heredity 108: 709-719. DOI: 10.1093/jhered/esx063

Mongue AJ, Nguyen P, Voleníková A, Walters JR (2017) Neo-sex chromosomes in the Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus. G3 (Bethesda) 7 : 3281-3294. DOI: 10.1534/g3.117.300187

Šíchová J, Voleníková A, Dincă V, Nguyen P, Vila R, Sahara K, Marec F (2015) Dynamic karyotype evolution and unique sex determination systems in Leptidea wood white butterflies. BMC Evolutionary Biology 15: 89. DOI: 10.1186/s12862-015-0375-4

Conference contributions (selected)

Voleníková A, Dalíková M, Visser S, Marec F (2019) From bacterium to B chromosome: Analysis of a B chromosome in the Mediterranean flour moth, Ephestia kuehniella, revealed an unusual case of horizontal gene transfer. 4th B Chromosome Conference. July 20-23, Botucatu, Brazil. (oral presentation)

Voleníková A, Nguyen P, Zrzavá M, Dalíková M, Marec F (2018) On the origin of sex chromosomes in Lepidoptera: The past, present, and future. 10th International Workshop on the Molecular Biology and Genetics of the Lepidoptera. August 19-25, Kolympari, Greece. (oral presentation)

Voleníková A, Nguyen P, Walters JR, Dalíková M, Zrzavá M, Grof-Tisza P, Marec F (2017) On the origin of the W chromosome in Lepidoptera: Insights from Z chromosome. Arthropod Genomics Symposium. June 6-11, Eck Institute of Global Health, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA. (poster)

Voleníková A, Nguyen P, Grof-Tisza P, Marec F, Zrzavá M (2016) On the evolution of the W chromosome in Lepidoptera. Evolutionary Genomics of Sex conference, November 17-19, Tempe, Arizona, USA. (poster)

Awards and funding

2018    grant of the Grant Agency of USB: Microarray-based comparative genomic hybridization (aCGH) as a tool to finally unravel the sex chromosome evolution in Lepidoptera

2016    Fulbright-Masaryk scholarship

2016    Rector's award for outstanding academic achievements, Faculty of Science, USB

2015    scholarship of the Erasmus+ EU Program

2014    award for the best student grant project of the year, Student Grant Agency of the Faculty of Science, USB

2014    grant of the Student Grant Agency of Faculty of Science, USB: Epigenetic characteristics of supernumerary chromosomes in WT-C02 strain of the Mediterranean flour moth (Ephestia kuehniella)

2014    stipend for outstanding academic achievements, Faculty of Science, USB

Workshops (selected):

2018    Work with Molecular Data in R, Faculty of Science, USB

2017    Bioinformatic Analysis of NGS Data, HPST, Ltd., Prague, Czech Republic

2017     Arthropod Bioinformatics Workshop, Eck Institute for Global Health, University of Notre Dame, Indiana, USA

2016     Software Carpentry Workshop, Price Computing Centre, University of Kansas, Kansas, USA

Teaching (selected):

since 2016   Practicals in Genetics, Faculty of Science, USB (lector)

since 2014    Cytogenetics - laboratories, Faculty of Science, USB (lector)

since 2013    MolBIB (Molecular Biology in Budejovice), an outreach course for high school students, Faculty of Science, USB (lector)