Jitka Petrlova

Laboratory Researcher

Research areas and keywords

UKÄ subject classification

  • Dermatology and Venereal Diseases


Name and title                       Jitka Petrlova, PhD., Associate Professor

Nationality                             Swedish and Czech citizen

Address (work)                       Dermatology and Venereology

                                             BMC floor B14, Sölvegatan 19

                                             221 84 Lund

Phone (work)                          046-2223315

Email-address  jitka.petrlova@med.lu.se


1. Higher education degree

M.Sc., Science Faculty of Masaryk University, Czech Republic, January 2003, Biochemistry

Thesis theme: The Detection of surface-active components (detergents), (working with ELISA).

2. Doctoral degree

Ph.D., Mendel University, Czech Republic, May 2006, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Title of Ph.D. thesis: The Detection of proteins and DNA using electrochemical and chromatographic techniques, (working with HPLC-ED, HPLC-MS, HPLC-UV, AUTOLAB-potentiostat/galvanostat, fluorescence spectrometry).

3. Docent-ship

In Experimental Structural Biology, Lund University, Medical faculty, October 2016


4. Positions

Laboratorieforskare, Lund University, Department of Dermatology and Venereology, 2014 – current.

Biträdande forskare, Lund University, Department of Experimental Medical Science, 2012 – 2014.

Wenner-Gren research fellow, Lund University, Department of Experimental Medical Science, 2010 – 2012.

Post-doctoral fellow, University of California, Davis, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Medicine, 2007-2010.

Post-doctorate researcher, University of California, Davis, Electrochemistry, Department of Chemistry, 2006-2007.

5. Teaching 

Cell Biology: (Fall-Spring 2011-current)

Molecular Microbial Pathogenesis (Fall-Spring 2015-current)

Molecular Medicine (Fall 2015-Spring 2016)

Summer project: (Summer 2015-2016)

6. Previous positions and periods of appointment

Teaching assistant, Practicum of Biochemistry, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Mendel University of Agriculture and Forestry in Brno, Czech Republic, January 2005- May 2006.

7. Honors

Recipient, Prize of Deane for publication activity, Mendel University, Czech Republic, Brno. 2006.

Recipient, Award for excellence in research on Alzheimer’s and Related Disorders: The Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California and Northern Nevada. 2010.

Recipient, Poster prize at Bioimaging Day Symposium in Lund, 2010.

Sensors: Best Paper Award 2011, 2nd prize for paper Phytochelatine Modified Electrode Surface as a Sensitive Heavy-Metal Ion Biosensor. 2005, Authors: V.Adam, J. Zehnalek and J. Petrlova et al.

8. Publications

Total number of publications is 60 and 1 book chapter.

Recent research outputs

Saravanan, R., Holdbrook, D. A., Jitka Petrlova, Singh, S., Berglund, N. A., Choong, Y. K., Sven Kjellström, Bond, P. J., Malmsten, M. & Artur Schmidtchen, 2018 Jul 17, In : Nature Communications. 9, 1, 2762.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Holdbrook, D. A., Singh, S., Choong, Y. K., Jitka Petrlova, Malmsten, M., Bond, P. J., Verma, N. K., Artur Schmidtchen & Saravanan, R., 2018, In : Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes. 1860, 11, p. 2374-2384

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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