Jana Szecówka (Kneřová) Ph.D.

Šlechtitelů 31, 779 00 Olomouc
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Curriculum Vitae

Education and Academic Degrees

  • 2007: MSc.; Department of Botany and Zoology; Faculty of Science, Masaryk University, Brno; diploma thesis: „Genome size variation in Eleocharis uniglumis subsp.sterneri"

  • 2017: Ph.D.; Department of Plant Sciences, Faculty of Biology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge (UK); Ph.D. thesis: „The regulation of gene expression in bundle sheath cells of C3 and C4 plants"

Position and Employment

  • 2017 - Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge (UK)

  • 2011 - 2013 - Research Technician - Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge (UK)

  • 2008 – 2011 - Research Technician - Institute of Integrative Biology, University of Liverpool (UK)

Five Selected Publications

P. J. Dickinson*, J. Kneřová*, M. Szecówka, S. R. Stevenson, S. J. Burgess, H. Mulvey, A. M. Bagman, A. Gaudinier, S. M. Brady, and J. M. Hibberd (2020), A bipartite transcription factor module controlling expression in the bundle sheath of Arabidopsis thaliana, Nature Plants, vol. 6, no. 12, pp. 1468–1479.

S. F. Boxall, L. V. Dever, J. Kneřová, P. D. Gould, and J. Hartwell (2017), Phosphorylation of phosphoenolpyruvate carboxylase is essential for maximal and sustained dark CO2 fixation and core circadian clock operation in the obligate crassulacean acid metabolism species Kalanchoe fedtschenkoi, Plant Cell, vol. 29, no. 10,pp. 2519–2536.

B. P. Williams, S. J. Burgess, I. Reyna-Llorens, J. Kneřová, S. Aubry, S. Stanley, and J. M. Hibberd (2015), An untranslated cis-element regulates the accumulation of multiple C4 enzymes in Gynandropsis gynandra mesophyll cells, Plant Cell, vol. 28, no. 2, pp. 454–465.

L. V. Dever, S. F. Boxall, J. Kneřová, and J. Hartwell (2015), Transgenic perturbation of the decarboxylation phase of crassulacean acid metabolism alters physiology and metabolism but has only a small effect on growth, Plant Physiology, vol. 167, no. 1, pp. 44–59.

S. Aubry, J. Kneřová, and J. M. Hibberd (2014), Endoreduplication is not involved in bundle-sheath formation in the C4 species Cleome gynandra, Journal of Experimental Botany, vol. 65, no. 13, pp. 3557–3566.