Rámcový program

Excellence Centre of University of Presov, Slovakia


  • Description of the expertise offered
    • Identification of genes responsible for rare genetic disorders in Eastern Europe • Population-genetic analysis of different populations living in Slovakia based on Y-chromosome STRs and SNPs • Analysis of genetic and environmental background of selected complex diseases (obesity, osteoporosis, cardiovascular diseases) • Creation of a Bio-bank of Slovak populations with focus on Roma minority • Detection of pathogenic mutations in cardiomyopathies using NGS technology • Identification of the familial forms of cardiomyopathies and the subsequent capture of asymptomatic individuals at risk on whom pharmacotherapy could be targeted Key research equipment: • Real-Time PCR Systems (OpenArray, Rotor Gene 6000, Light Cycler 480, AB 7500) • Genetic analysers ABI PRISM 3500 and ABI PRISM 3500xL • Next generation sequencing Solid 5500xl DNA sequencing system • RNA isolation station MagMax Express • Flow cytometer NAVIOS • Fluorescent microscope DM4000 • Immunology analyser Cobas e411 • Biochemical analyser Cobas Integra 400 • Standard molecular biology equipment
  • Potential Contribution to the Project Proposal
    • Research development
  • Relevant work programme
    • Europe in a changing world - inclusive, innovative and reflective Societies
    • Health, demographic change and wellbeing
    • Marie Sklodowska-Curie actions
  • Former participation in FP or other international cooperation projects
    We haven ´t got experience with projects under Framework programmes of European Union, but our cooperation at the international level is with Uppsala University, Sweden, Institute national de la santé et de la recherche médicale (IN SERM), Paris, France, DIBIT- San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy, Department of Medical Genetics- MOTOL, Prague, Czech Republic, Medical Solutions⁄GeneService, Nottingham Bussiness Park, Nottingham, UK.
  • Organisation and country
    Excellence Centre of University of Presov, Presov, Slovakia
  • Type of organisation
    • Academic
  • Web address


  • Description of the organisation
    Medical-genetic and population-genetic studies of Slovak population with special interest in Roma (Gypsy) ethnic group.
  • Are you contributor or participant?
    • Are you looking for participation in project proposal as a partner?
  • Organisation details
    • Academic
  • Target Partner Country
    • Any Country
  • Contact person
    prof. RNDr. Ivan Bernasovský, DrSc.
  • Telephone
    +421 51 7570252
  • E-mail
  • Country