Andrea Schenkmayerova, Dr.

Andrea Schenkmayerova, Dr.

Molecular Biology
since 2017

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Research interests

Andrea Schenkmayerova is a multidisciplinary scientist with solid background in biotechnology. She is interested in structural biology, specifically macromolecular crystallography and its application in understanding the structure-function relationship of proteins. She is excited about applied research and she wishes to further forward her career towards drug design in the pharmaceutical industry.


2017 PostDoc, Protein Engineering/Structural Biology, ICRC Brno, Czech Republic
2015 PostDoc, Biochemistry, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
2013 PostDoc, Biotechnology/Bioanalysis, SAS, Bratislava, Slovakia
2009 PhD, Biotechnology, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia
2007 MSc, Biotechnology, Slovak University of Technology, Bratislava, Slovakia


Molecular Biotechnology lectures and practicals Summer School of Protein Engineering

Scientific output

8 research articles
Google Scholar h-index = 6
total citations 164


2021 Travel grant, CCP4 Crystallographic School in Cape Town, South Africa
2019 2 nd place, 10 th Drobnica memorial conference 2019, Slovakia
2018 TOP4 contribution to X. Interactive conference of young scientists, Slovakia
2017 EMBL Travel grant, EMBO Practical Course on Synthetic Biology, Germany
2016 2 nd Best talk, Postdoctoral Research Symposium, South Africa
2015 3 rd Best talk, Postdoctoral Research Symposium, South Africa
2015 Claude Leon Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship (for 2 years), South Africa
2014 Travel grant, EuroBiotech Conference, Italy 2012/2013 Placed among 7 nominees for “Student personality of Slovakia” in the field of Natural Sciences, Chemistry
2013 Best Work in Biotechnology, 7th Drobnica Memorial, Slovakia
2013 EBTNA Mariapia Viola Magni Best Oral Presentation, EuroBiotech, Slovakia
2013 1 st place, Stefan Schwarz Fellowship (for 2 years), Slovakia, 2012 Selected poster by organizers for XII Interdisciplinary meeting of young biologists and biochemists


Google Scholar

2nd Hands-on Computational Enzyme Design Course Successfully Behind Us
Singapore Patent for FGF2 Granted
The Dean’s Award for Honza and Ondra
Martin to Present at ProtStab’2021
Nikola’s Success at SOC
The Dean’s Award for Jan
Gaspar Presented at 18th IUGEN International Winter School