Borislava Boteva, PhD Student

PhD Student
Interests: Genetics, epigenetics, genetic variation and adaptation
Tel: (+359) 2 979 36 97

Name Borislava Ivanova Boteva
Date and place of birth 18 October 1984, Plovdiv
Citizenship Bulgarian
Spoken languages English, German
Address Institute of Molecular Biology "Acad. R. Tsanev"
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)
Molecular Genetics Lab
“Acad. G. Bonchev” str., bl. 21, lab 523
1113 Sofia, Bulgaria
Telephone (+359) 2 979 36 97
Education and current job

2012 PhD student at the Institute of Molecular Biology, BAS
2008 – 2012 research fellow at the Institute of Molecular Biology, BAS
2010 MSc degree in Genetic and Cellular Engineering at Faculty of Biology, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
2008 Bachelor degree in Molecular Biology at Faculty of Biology, Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”
Professional memberships

2010 – present FEBS constituent society
Project participation

2009 – 2011 "Young scientists’ support for career development”, European Commission, European Social Fund, Human Recourses Development Grant number: BG 051 PO 001-3.3.04/58
2006 – 2011 “Cytotoxic, apoptogenic and genotoxic action of myosmine and the influence of oxidative stress”, TKL 1608/06
Attended courses

2011 International Training Workshop on Contaminants in the environment and their remediation, 09-12 May 2011, Sofia, Bulgaria
2009 CEEPUS International Summer School: “Bioanalysis”, 6 – 12 Sept. 2009, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
Attended conferences

2013 23th International Scientific Conference 6 – 7 June. 2013, Stara Zagora, BulgariaTalk: Еndangered biodiversity in the regions of “Stomana” and “KremikovtziI” heavy metal plants in Bulgaria
2012 Workshop on Ecology, 26 – 27 April, 2012, Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research, BAS, Sofia, BulgariaTalk: Genetic diversity alterations in Taraxacum officinale populations in polluted with heavy metals regions
2011 6th Workshop on Biological activity of metals, synthetic compounds and natural products, 29 – 30 November, 2011, Institute of Experimental Morphology, Pathology and Anthropology, BAS, Sofia, BulgariaTalk: Evaluating the level of polymorphism in the genome of Taraxacum officinale in relation to heavy metal pollution
DATE 4th National science conference for students, PhD students and young scientists, 30 April, 2011, Plovdiv, BulgariaPoster: „Taraxacum officinale – a model organism for studying the genome answer to environmental pollution”
2011 2nd Annual IMPPC Conference “Signalling to Chromatin in Differentiation and Cancer”, March 31, April 1, 2011, Barcelona, Spain
2010 18th Euroconference on Apoptosis, September 1-4, 2010, Ghent, BelgiumPoster: The influence of vitamin C and TEMPOL on cytotoxic and apoptogenic action of myosmine
2010 10th International Symposium and Summer School on Bioanalysis, 7-14 July, 2010, Zagreb, CroatiaPoster: Flow cytometric analysis of the influence of myosmine on the cell cycle
Proceeding article

2011 Boteva, B., Mateva, R. , Iliev, I. & Gorneva, G. Flow cytometric analysis of the influence of myosmine on the cell cycle. Croatica Chemica Acta 84(3), 355 – 359 (2011)