Beáta Petrovská


  • 1996 – 2000 – Department of Plant Genetics, Slovak Agricultural University Nitra, Slovak Republic
  • 2000 – 2006 – Ph.D. in Genetics, Institute of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Nitra; Faculty of Natural Sciences, Comenius University Bratislava, Slovak Republic


  • 2000 – 2006 – Institute of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Nitra, Slovak Republic
  • 2002 – 2003 – Laboratory of Plant Cell Biology, Wageningen University, The Netherlands
  • 2005 – Institute of Cell and Molecular Biologie, University of Bonn, Germany
  • 2005 – 2006 – Department of Cell Biology, Polish Academy of Sciences, The F. Gorski Institute of Plant Physiology, Krakow, Poland
  • 2006 – 2010 – Postdoc – Institute of Experimental Botany, Olomouc, Czech Republic
  • 2010 – Junior Researcher – Centre of the Region Haná for Biotechnological and Agricultural Research

Research orientation:

  • molecular biology, cell biology, biochemistry, physiology, in vitro techniques
  • List of publications from recent years (2004-2011): 
    – Bleho, J., Obert, B., Takáč, T., Petrovská, B., Heym, C., Menzel, D., Šamaj, J. (2011). ER disruption and GFP degradation during non-regenerable transformation of flax with Agrobacterium tumefaciens. Protoplasma Published online: 26 January 2011 
    – Doskočilová, A., Plíhal, O., Volc, J., Chumová, J., Kourová, H., Halada, P., Petrovská, B., Binarová, P. (2011). A nodulin/glutamine synthetase-like fusion protein is implicated in the regulation of root morphogenesis and in signalling triggered by flagellin. Planta 234, 459-476. 
    – Dubas, E., Wędzony, M., Petrovska, B., Salaj, J., and Żur, I. (2010). Cell structural reorganization during induction of androgenesis in isolated microspore cultures of triticale (x Triticosecale Wittm.). Acta Biol. Cracov. Bot. 52/1, 73-86. 
    – Petrovská, B., Salaj, T., Moravčíková, J., Libantová, J., Salaj. J. (2010). Development of embryo-like structures in the suspension cultures of flax coincides with secretion of chitinase-like proteins. Acta Physiol. Plant. 32, 651-656. 
    – Ageeva, M.V., Petrovska, B., Kieft, H., Salnikov, V.V., Snegireva, A.V., Van Dam, J.E.G., Van Veenendal, W.L.H., Emons, A.M.C., Gorshkova, T.A., Van Lammeren, A.A.M. (2005). Intrusive growth of flax phloem fibers is of intercalary type. Planta 222, 565-574. 
    – Salaj, J., Petrovska, B., Obert, B., Pretova, A.(2005). Histological study of embryo-like structures initiated from hypocotyls segments of flax (Linum usitatissimum L.). Plant Cell Rep. 24, 590-595.

Grants and projects:

  • GAČR 204/09/P155: Aurora kinases and their role in cell division of acentrosomal plant cells – 1.1.2009-31.12.2011 (investigator)
  • Open Science II CZ.1.07/2.3.00/09.0034: Visualization of cell cycle important proteins in Arabidopsis thaliana 1.117/2 (lector of Jana Skopalíková) – 1.4.2010 – 31.1.2012