Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

Dr Monika Olahova

Research Associate

Background

Qualifications

Ph.D. Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Newcastle University, UK.

M.Sc. Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovak Republic.

 

Research experience

2012 – present, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Wellcome Centre for Mitochondrial Research, Newcastle University, UK.

2011 – 2012, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute, University of Southern California, USA.

2009 – 2011, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute for Cell and Molecular Biosciences, Newcastle University, UK.

 

External responsibilities

2018 - present Member, Faculty of Medical Sciences’ post-doctoral committee, Newcastle University

2015 - present Member, Institute of Neuroscience Seminar committee, Newcastle University

2015 – present Member, Institute of Neuroscience Postdoctoral committee, Newcastle University

Research

I am investigating the molecular pathology of newly-identified mitochondrial disease genes by utilizing cells and tissues derived from patients to fully characterise the defective mitochondrial phenotype.

http://www.newcastle-mitochondria.com/portfolio/monika-olahova/

 

Teaching

I am involved in supervision of undergraduate, postgraduate and vacation studentship projects

Publications