Ing. Andrej Susor, Ph.D.


2009-2012 Postdoctoral scholar - University of California San Francisco, USA, RNA binding proteins and regulation of meiotic cell cycle
2004-2008 Ph.D. in Developmental biology - Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic, Protein Synthesis and degradation in mammalian oocytes
1996-2001 MSc in Animal Sciences - Slovak Agricultural University, Slovakia


Professional experience

Present position Senior scientist, Institute of Animal Physiology and Genetics Academy of Sciences, Czech Republic


Major scientific interests

  • Germ cell transcriptome and translational program
  • RNA processing in the germ cells and early stage embryos
  • Protein degradation pathway in the meiosis and fertilization

Repressor (red) of cap-dependent translation became inactive at the spindle



2015 Temporal and spatial regulation of translation in the mammalian oocyte via the mTOR-eIF4F pathway.
Susor A, Jansova D, Cerna R, Danylevska A, Anger M, Toralova T, Malik R, Supolikova J, Cook MS, Oh JS, Kubelka M. (2015) Nat Commun. doi: 10.1038/ncomms7078. link
2014 Aurora kinase A is not involved in CPEB1 phosphorylation and cyclin B1 mRNA polyadenylation during meiotic maturation of porcine oocytes.
Komrskova P, Susor A, Malik R, Prochazkova B, Liskova L, Supolikova J, Hladky S, Kubelka M. (2014) PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0101222. link
2013 Cdc25A activity is required for the metaphase II arrest in mouse oocytes.
Oh JS, Susor A, Schindler K, Schultz RM, Conti M. (2013) J Cell Sci. doi: 10.1242/jcs.115592. link
2011 Protein tyrosine kinase Wee1B is essential for metaphase II exit in mouse oocytes.
Oh JS, Susor A, Conti M. (2011) Science. doi: 10.1126/science.1199211. link
2010 Role of ubiquitin C-terminal hydrolase-L1 in antipolyspermy defense of mammalian oocytes.
Susor A, Liskova L, Toralova T, Pavlok A, Pivonkova K, Karabinova P, Lopatarova M, Sutovsky P, Kubelka M. (2010) Biol Reprod. doi: 10.1095/biolreprod.109.081547 .