Prof. Stefka Taneva | CV

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Educations

  • 1976: MSc in Biophysics, University of Sofia
  • 1974: MSc in Physics, University of Sofia

Scientific degrees and titles

  • 2003: Professor, Institute of Biophysics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • 2002: DSc, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • 1985: PhD in Physics, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

Academic positions held

  • 2010—досега: Head of the Department of Biomacromolecules and Biomolecular Interactions, Institute of Biophysics and Biomedical Engineering, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia
  • 1994—2006: Head of the Department of Photoexcitable Membranes, Institute of Biophysics, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia

Scientific visits

  • 2011: Visiting Senior Researcher, Unidad de Biofisica (CSIC-UPV), University of Basque Country, Bilbao, Spain
  • 2007—2009:Visiting Professor, Departamento de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular, Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao, Spain
  • 2004—2006: Visiting Scientist, Departamento de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular, Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao, Spain
  • 1997—1998: Visiting Scientist, Departamento de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular, Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao, Spain
  • 1993—1994: NATO fellowship, Departamento de Bioquímica y Biología Molecular, Universidad del País Vasco, Bilbao, Spain
  • 1992—1993: Visiting Research Fellow, Centre de Recherche en, Photobiophysique, Universite du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada

Research area

  • Calorimetric markers for diagnostics and monitoring of diseases
  • Physico-chemical characterization and interactions in complex biomolecules films
  • Macroorganization of pigment-protein complexes
  • Energetics of protein-protein and protein-ligand interactions
  • Mechanisms of the function of molecular and nuclear chaperones
  • Molecular mechanisms of light energy transduction. Light energy conversion and charge displacement in the retinal protein bacteriorhodopsin
  • Static and dynamic electric properties of biological membranes and membrane ensembles

Training and scientific supervision

  • New trends in the investigation of proteins – Center of Education, BAS
  • 6 PhD Thesis supervised and 1 advised

Expert activity

  • Member of the Editorial Board – ISRN, Biophysics
  • Referee of international journals
  • Member of Scientific juries in Bulgaria and abroad

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