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Ondrej Slaby


Ondrej Slaby, PhD

Ondrej Slaby obtained his PhD degree in Oncology at the Faculty of Medicine at Masaryk University in 2008, and Associate Professor of Biochemistry degree at the Faculty of Science at Masaryk University in Brno in 2012. He is currently working as scientific secretary at the Masaryk Memorial Cancer Institute in Brno and research group leader (Molecular Oncology II) at the Central European Institute of Technology (CEITEC) at Masaryk University. Dr. Slaby has published extensively in the area of non-coding RNAs. He published more than forty impacted papers and three scientific monographs. His main research interests are in the non-coding RNAs significance in solid cancer and their translational potential in diagnostics and as the therapeutic targets. Dr. Slaby is a member of American Association of Cancer Research, European Association for Cancer Research, Czech Society of Oncology, Czech Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (member of FEBS), and others. In 2009, dr. Slaby founded Cancer Biology Section of Czechoslovak Biological Society and in 2012 co-founded Neurooncological Section of Czech Oncological Society. In 2010 and 2012 received award of Czech Oncological Society. He is a member of the editorial board of the World Journal of Gastroenterology, World journal of Gastrointestinal Oncology, Biomarker Research and Clinical Oncology. As a peer-reviewer collaborates with a number of respected scientific journals from the field, for instance British Journal of Cancer, European Journal of Cancer, PLoS ONE, Cancer Letters, Oncology, Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics, Biomarkers in Medicine, Current Pharmacogenomics and Personalized Medicine, Human Pathology, etc.

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